Welcome ladies to the Mixed Media Blog Hop. This hop will not have a long list because it involves a little more work and it is going to broaden everyone's creative by introducing everyone to the world of mixed media along with altered which of course everyone is familiar with.
For those who may not know what it is: Mixed media includes but is not limited to using things like -
But it is a simple as using glimmer mist on a tag or using game pieces and alcohol inks.Everyones take on it is different and I hope you enjoy all the creations. Be sure to become a follower on each blog and leave a comment to be eligible for the GRAND PRIZE which is pictured/listed below and GOOD LUCK to the winner!!
|THANK YOU MONICA!!!|
|close up of glitter/embossing powders|
|THANK YOU STEPHANIE!!!!|
Whimsical Stamp Set
|THANK YOU JESSICA!!!|
Now, for the good stuff...LOL :) If you arrived here from Nouel, YEAH! You are in the right spot...If you just stumbled upon my blog or are reading from e-mail or in your reader, please go to the beginning at Monica's blog and see all the WONDERFUL Mixed Media creations these ladies have made. You are sure to learn some new techniques and see some beautiful creations. On to my creation:
This is an altered "cigar" box that I built from artist's drawing board as a gift for my mom. She absolutely LOVES it, which makes me happy!
|Charm on front of box, can also be worn on a necklace|
|Front of box, beads are on floral wire then hot-glued.|
|another view of front of box, paper is printed on my Imagine|
|box propped open, painted red inside using home-made glimmer paint|
|Inside of box, painted with homemade glimmer paint, you can see how I made the corners to support it|
|Top view of box, you can see the beads around the front & two sides.|
|side view, beads along edge, all along side.|
This is what an "in-progress" box looks like with painter's tape & the first coat of Mod-Podge:
I hope you have enjoyed my creation. I Love to receive comments! Don't forget to follow me & leave a comment to be entered in the grand prize drawing! Your next stop is your final destination at Creations Etc. Please be sure to stop in & check out all we have to offer. It is a wonderful place to spend some time, get inspiration & share your creativity.
Monica - http://scraps2treasure.blogspot.com/
Alina - http://neverstopscrapping.blogspot.com/
Julie - http://jk-littlebitofbling.blogspot.com/
Kristy - http://scraptasticalkreations.blogspot.com
Liz -http:// www.scrapiliciousLife.blogspot.com
Paula - http://preciouspagesbypaula.blogspot.com/
Theresa - http://scrappinginheels.blogspot.com
Evila - http://www.frenchconnectiondesigns.blogspot.com/
Nouel - royalmidnightcraftcreations.blogspot.com
Michelle http://craftychelle.blogspot.com/ <--- YOU ARE HERE
Creations Etc. - http://alwaysforever.ning.com/ <---GO HERE NEXT