Spring Themed Mixed Media Projects

Gothic Bookmark

by Darsie

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Supplies:

  • Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko: StazOn Gothic Purple; Delicata Golden Glitz; Vertigo: Tilted and Taffeta; Sponge Dauber; Fantastix
  • Spellbinders Paper Arts: Die D-Lites Filigree Cross; Artisan X-Plorer; Metal Shim
  • May Arts: burgundy edged ribbon
  • Miscellaneous: adhesive pearls, flower charm, ⅛˝ hole punch, pink crystals, black pen, low-tack painter’s tape

Directions:

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1. Nest Spellbinders Filigree Cross inset into the Border and secure with low-tack painter’s tape. Cut/emboss Taffeta Vertigo using a Metal Shim and the Artisan X-Plorer.

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2. Lay the Filigree Cross border onto Tilted Vertigo and trace around the outside edge of the die with a black pen.  Cut cross with a pair of scissors.

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3. Apply StazOn Gothic Purple to the solid Vertigo cross with a Sponge Dauber.

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4. With a Fantastix, apply Delicata Golden Glitz ink to the edge of the solid Vertigo cross. Adhere the Taffeta Vertigo Cross to the solid Vertigo Cross.

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5. With a sponge dauber, add Gothic Purple ink to white self-adhesive pearls and decorate your cross. Add a charm to the center of the cross.

6. Punch a hole in the top of the cross and add ribbon and crystal beads.

Spring Home Decor

By Emily

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Supplies:

  • Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko: StazOn Opaque Baby Blue, Memento Luxe Angel Pink, Monterey Pine Butterflies, Sponge Daubers, InkBlushers
  • Simple Stories: “Fresh Air” Simple Sets Collection Kit
  • The Crafters Workshop: 6×6 “Flutterby” stencil
  • May Arts: light blue solid/plaid ribbon
  • Clear Scraps: Acrylic All Mixed Up Album
  • Petaloo: flowers

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To create this fun Spring wall hanging, you will need a piece of acrylic (ClearScraps mini albums work great for these), a stencil, StazOn ink. You MUST use StazOn on acrylic or it will rub off.

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1. Tape your stencil in place.

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2. Using a Sponge Dauber, lightly daub the StazOn ink over the stencil.

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3. Lift off the stencil.  Finish the edges with StazOn Opaque Baby Blue.

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4.  Using Memento Luxe ink and an InkBlusher, color the Monterey Pine Butterflies for embellishments.

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5.  Add paper, ribbons, and other embellishments to complete your wall hanging.

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