Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Mixed Media-ish



I love the freestyle look of mixed media and journaling...but I'm not ready to bring out the paints and get messy.



I can still get the look by grunging with a background like the mesh from Market Street stamps.





I laid down misc paper scraps and stamped over them.



I did the same technique here, but with border stamps.



You still get a "template" look, but without the template and paints.


I criss-crossed with pink and purple backgrounds for the color challenge at









Julie Ebersole


Her beautiful card reminded me of how much I love SPLATTERS!


Dabbing from Copic and Memento pens can look like splattered paint.


I was determined to participate~if only to have a great reason to splatter~or rather, DAB! ;)
 
 
 
I also used the negative image for 


 
 
 
Have a great day~thanks for stopping by to see me friends!
 
 
 
stamps: Market Street Stamps Mesh and Great Big Greetings
 ink:Memento Ink (Lilac Posies),Versamark,Ranger Tim Holtz Dusty Concord
die:My Favorite Things Die-Namics Solid Skyline
cardstock:Papertrey Ink soft stone,Bazzill
other:Copic and Memento inks,Whispers embossing powder
 
 
 
 
 
 




7 comments:

  1. Great use of your stamps and Copics! Thanks for joining us at CASE Study this week :)

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  2. Fabulous design! I love the mesh background and of course...the splatters! A cool design :)

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  3. awesome technique..so creative and really looks cool..

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  4. Wow! This is super cute! Love the skyline image!

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  5. So loving your grunge, but you did it in a very feminine way with all the pinks! Fun!

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  6. Hey Marlena! Thanks for linking this up to the Emphasize the Negative Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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  7. Wow... The mesh made such a great background. I like the alternating colors in there. Very cool. :)

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