Welcome! Today is release day at i-crafter. There are lots of fabulous new products! My card today features the new Geometric Wreath die set and a couple of previously released products.
I have recently been trying out some mixed media techniques and have really had lot of fun experimenting with different things. For this card I started out with an A7 (5x7) white cardstock panel. I brushed a layer of collage medium over the whole panel.s new goodies at the shop! My card features the new Geometric Wreath die set and also incorporates a couple of
I tore strips from a book that I no longer wanted and randomly added them onto the panel. Then I brushed gel medium over top to seal the panel and prepare it for the next layer. Make sure the panel is completely dry before moving onto the next step. I also trimmed off the overhanging paper.
Next, I brushed on some red and orange acrylic paint. I started with red. Quickly dried it with my heat tool, then added the orange. I dried the panel fully and added touches of white here and there.
Once the paint had fully dried, I added random areas of texture by adding modeling paste through the fern berries stencil. You could use texture paste, glitz paste whatever you have. Make sure to wash the stencil right away so the paste doesn't dry on the stencil. When the paste had dried, I used the half tone dots stamp with black ink and stamped dots in a few areas. I just held the stamp in my hand to do this.
Now comes some shine from deco foil. I dabbed some Deco Foil Transfer Gel Duo on my finger and swiped it on random areas of my panel. It is a thin layer so it becomes tacky pretty quickly. I then placed a piece of the foil over the tacky areas, pressed it down and used my i-Burnisher tool to apply more pressure. Then I pulled the foil away and the gold stuck to the tacky spots. I repeated this process until I had my desired amount of gold foil.
With the background complete, I created my 3 layered geometric wreath. I die cut the wreaths from kraft cardstock. I die cut an extra one from a book page and adhered it to one of the kraft wreaths. Then I brushed a little bit of white acrylic paint onto each wreath. Once they were dry I adhered them together but not so that they were perfectly lined up. I put the book page wreath in the center layer.
I used the Thank You die from the Geometric Wreath set to die cut 2 white thank you's and 1 black thank you. I adhered the 2 white ones together then added touches of gold foil using the same technique as I did the for background. Then I adhered the black thank you behind the white to create a shadow effect.
The last step was to add all the elements onto my 5x7 card base. I adhered the background panel onto a piece of self adhesive white fun foam and adhered that onto my card base. Then, I added on my wreath and adhered the Thank You inside it.
Thanks so much for stopping by and sticking with me through this long tutorial. I am super happy with how this card turned out. Mixed media is so forgiving, so things really don't have to be done perfectly or coloured just right to come up with an end result that is beautiful!
Here are the links for products I used for this card. Some are affiliate links. They do not add any extra cost to you but do give me a small amount. Thanks!
Geometric Wreath Die Set: https://i-crafter.com/product/geometric-wreath/?wpam_id=25
Fern Berries Stencil: https://i-crafter.com/product/fern-berries-stencil/?wpam_id=25
Comic Halftone Dots Stamp set: https://i-crafter.com/product/comic-half-tone-dots/?wpam_id=25
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