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Friday, 28 November 2014

Mixed Media Vintage Card

Hello all, Nataliya is here :)
Today I will show you my new card for our November Challenge - Mixed Media:


For create background I used sprays, stamping, gesso & Clear Matt Dull with stensil.


On chipboard I used Olive powder:


This rose is handmade :) I used a little bit of Vintage Romance here:


For butterfly I used Lime Light:


Have a great day!
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Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Joy Mixed Media Ornament

Hi Wow fans, this is Jenifer here with you today to share my mixed media project with you.  I am definitely in the Christmas mood so I ended up making an ornament.  Just wait till you see what I made this out of :)

I added a piece of patterned paper from DCWV on all sides of the box and then using an embossing ink pad I ran it down all the edges and then using opaque bright white embossing powder it made it look like a snowy glass window.  I love how it turned out, and I think I will be making a set to hang on the tree this year.

I stamped Joy using the "Deck the Halls" Stamp set in Metallic Platnum splarkle embossing glitter then cut our around the stamp and adhered it with some foam squares.  All the ribbons are from May Arts and the deer die is from Spellbinders.  Top the ribbon off with a Foliage Button and you are now good to go.
I used the box from a package of soap to make my ornament, I snapped a picture quick before I finished it up.  What could you recycle to turn into a masterpiece?  There is tons of stuff out there, don't be afraid to look.

Wow Supplies Used:
Deck the Halls Stampset
Metallic Platnum Sparkle Embossing Glitter
Opaque Bright White
Foliage Button Mould

Other Supplies used:
May Arts Ribbons
DCWV
Spellbinders Die

Thank you so much for looking at my project today, I hope you have a wonderful holiday season.
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Monday, 24 November 2014

Mixed Media Art Doll: by Trish

Hello!
The theme for this month is my favourite thing, mixed media!
I've created my favourite thing, an Art Doll!
As well as plenty of paints and inks, there are rather a lot of WOW products in there too!
I stamped the body using the dots from the funky border strip set, and embossed them using white powder. The 3D heart is created using the heart mould, with clear and process blue powder. To get the swirly effect, add the blue powder on top of the clear powder, then just leave well alone until completely melted. Stir just once, then pour into the mould. The white inner core of the blue powder is not totally released that way, giving the variations in shade...
The 'love' word comes from the Express yourself stamp set. I stamped it onto tissue paper then added it to the body.
I added a strip of hearts to the base, from the Gratitude set..
 The crown has been triple embossed using primary apple red powder, with a layer of white powder as the second layer. The white breaks through the top layer of red, giving a fab effect....
I painted the crown with blue dots, then added it to the head, giving a nice 3D look..
The head is simply created from a driftwood disc, covered in text paper, then I created a face using paints and pencils.
Hope you like her!

WOW Products used:
Stamps: Express Yourself, Funky Border Strips, Gratitude
Powders: Clear, White, Process Blue, Primary Apple Red
Mould: Heart

Have a great week!
Trish xxx



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Saturday, 22 November 2014

Mixed Media Project

Hi all

Hers's my Mixed Media project for WoW. Iv'e made a canvas for you today using WoW Embossing Powders and the Crackle Stamp.

To make this canvas I firstly covered it with white tissue paper and scrunched it up before it dried.

I then coloured the canvas with beige paint and grunged it up a bit with a black stamp pad. I then added clear embossing powder to the Cracked Leather stamp and embossed the whole thing with Sensational Sage powders.

Gold Embossing powder was also added in patches to add to the grunge look.

I embossed 3 leaves with Sensational Sage and Azure Mist powders, stick them onto a backing paper and added them to the canvas.

I then with gold powder, I  embossed some wording from the "Express yourself" stamp onto a label and added it to the stamped image of the NB Canvas stamp which I cut out.

The whole thing was finished off with 3 lines from the top of the canvas down to the leaves which I added in ribbon. .Finally a bow to complete the picture and a hanger made with twine.

Products used

Cracked Leather Stamp
NB Canvas Stamp
Express Yourself Stamp
Powders - Sensational SageMetalallic Gold RichAzure Mist

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Thursday, 20 November 2014

A little bit of mixed media fun

Hello all.  I hope you have enjoyed the blog hop with Wow and Ruby Rock-It.  If you have not gone and had a look I highly recommend you do.  Today I have a layout to share with you using some mixed media technique.   I had so much lovely Ruby Rock-It product left over that I have used it in this layout.




For this project I have started by using a mask and a versamark pad.  Applied the versamark by pressing down into the mask.  This can be a bit tricky if you don't have a moist pad.  I then added a mixture of two embossing powders,  both light in colour as I did not want the background to over power the photo.  The colours I used in this project are special edition Dune and gobi.  I then heat set  the embossing powders.


You can see in this close up that the powders do not leave a complete colour, but leaves the shape that I had used from the mask.  If you would like to add another layer to the back ground.  Wow has some amazing colours available in foils.   Foils can be applied in many ways,  one of my favourite ways is to re-heat the embossed area and very quickly lay your foil over top and rub.  This leaves a distressed look rather than a full image foiled .



One of my all time favourite techniques to do with Wow embossing powders is to used it in moulds.  I have used a mixture of melt it powder,  black and copper in a melting pot to create my twigs. 

WoW Products used
 (click the links and it will take you straight to products I used)


 Thanks for popping by.  Have an awesome weekend, remember if you have not done the hop, you still have a bit of time.  xox Donna
       
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WOW! organization

Hello all, Nataliya is here :)
Today I want to show you how I made a palette of my powders collection .
It's very simple! I marked all the covers in cans using this same powder :)


I took ink for embossing, make a print, sprinkle it with powdered and melted it.


Now I always know what color of powder in the can, how looks glitter, transparent color or not, and all the other properties of powder :)


My little army :)


,Have a nice day!
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Sparkle Every Day

Hi! It's Sandie here and today I am sharing my take on this month's theme, which is 
Mixed Media.
  
I have had this wooden wall plaque in my stash forever and decided it would be perfect to alter using some left over papers from the Ruby Rock-It/WOW! Embossing blog hop - if you haven't seen the hop, you can find it HEREYou still have a little bit of time to hop around for your chance to win an amazing prize :) 


I created the background using Gesso, modelling paste, stencils and spray inks. Once it was dry I started to layer up my elements. I  distressed the edges of the quote with Blue Glitz glitter powder and adhered it with 3D foam. 


For the flowers I used Foil Melt-It cases and combined some Melt-It powder with various embossing powders. To melt the powders together I heated from underneath using the WOW! Heat Tool. The moulds I used were - Daisy & Tea Rose



When I had all of my embellishments in place I finished by adding some Tim Holtz Chitchat word stickers. 


WOW! Products used:

Thank you for dropping by today. 
To enter this month's challenge just click to go to THIS POST!

Sandie
xXx

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Monday, 17 November 2014

Ruby Rockit and WOW! Embossing Powder - BLOG HOP!



Hello WOW! Embossing Powder and Ruby Rock-It Fans!  We are delighted to have you join us this week for the fun with our blog hop!

We are very excited to be partnering with this fabulous company and their amazing designers, so here's all the info you will need...and then come and join and hop along!

Here's the blog hop order, all you need to do to be eligible for our prize, is to leave a comment on each designer's blog and then come back to our blog letting us know you have done so!  Comments will be closing on Friday, November 21st at 11:59pm PST.
WOW Embossing Powder Blog <---- You are here!

Here's our beautiful prize: The Essence East Coast collection! [album not included] and a selection of WOW! Products:

 




Your next stop is: Nikki Smith's blog!

Enjoy the hop!

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Saturday, 15 November 2014

Mixed Media Canvas Wall Art

Embossing powders can color almost any material that can take the heat.

I am not naturally inclined toward mixed media but I have tried a couple of canvas projects with my WOW embossing powders, and I came up with one I like.


This year's trend of home state shapes in everything from jewelry to decor inspired me to add a California piece to the beach themed guest bath.

I taped off strips on an 8"x8" canvas and inked the canvas with clear Versamark ink one stripe at a time. I heat set regular gold embossing powder to these stripes.

After heat embossing, I removes the tape then used a shade of yellow to paint the alternating canvas stripes.

For the state shape, i used a template to cut out California's outline from thin cardboard. I inked the shape then used ultra high copper, 2 layers, to emphasize the shape. This was adhered to the canvas with strong wet glue.

My Golden state creation was fun to make and looks great on the wall!






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Monday, 10 November 2014

Mixed media card

Hi, Maya here with my project for this month. I must admit I struggled a bit with this months theme. I love playing with different mediums and experimenting but it's often a happy accident when I succeed in mixing techniques and mediums. I got this idea of making a stormy sea using the puff powder from WOW as foam on the waves and this is the result.


I used distress ink and a mask I cut by hand to make the waves, I added some shimmering acrylic paint on top of the waves and applied the puff powder to it while it was still wet. I also splattered some different mists over the whole piece. The last thing I did was to sprinkle some extra high white embossing powder over the whole piece and applied the heat tool from the back to melt it.


Here is a close up showing the shimmering paint on the waves. 

I hope you got inspired to try some mixed media this month. 

Supplies:





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Saturday, 8 November 2014

Mixed Media...CAS Style!

Hello there!

How is everyone?  It's the weekend - yay!  I hope you all have wonderful plans and find a little time for crafting too :)

As you probably know by now, it is Mixed Media month here at WOW! Embossing Powder.  Now, I'm not going to lie, the thought of mixed media fills me with fear so this was a true challenge!  The other girls on the team are mixed media queens and we all know I'm here for the CAS contribution!

I was surprised however, at how easily it all came together once I got going - so anyone else out there who thinks they can't 'do' the whole mixed media thing, give it a go, you may well surprise yourself :)

On to my card...


I know what you're thinking...not as 'mixed' as the other projects from the other Design Team members...I did warn you I was the CAS element of the team  :)

I started by blending the inks onto white cardstock and then attacked it with splashes of water which lifted the ink nicely.  Then I stamped the floral stamp from WOW!'s Collage stamp set along the bottom, trying not to be too precise about it as I wanted there to be some 'misses'.

Then I applied a strip of scrim.  I live in a builders household - myself and my other half have always worked in the construction industry, so there are always random building materials lying around my house!  I found this roll of plastering scrim a few months ago and until now I've only used it as a stencil and a stamp, I hadn't thought to actually apply it to my cards - there's a first time for everything!  I love to re-purpose and I'm pleased with how this looks.

I then applied embossing ink to the die cut words and very lightly sprinkled some Platinum Super Fine embossing powder over them so that the powder only stuck to a small, random portion of the wording.  I covered the rest with Black Glint embossing glitter which has created a nice mix of the two colours and finishes.



The die cut butterfly was heat embossed using Calypso embossing glitter and the body was again embossed using Black Glint embossing glitter.



So, there you have it - mixed media a la CAS style!

I hope you all find time to join us for our challenge and you enjoy the rest of the teams' projects!

Ta ta for now ;)











WOW! Supplies
Collage Stamp Set
Black Glint Embossing Glitter
Calypso Embossing Glitter
Platinum Super Fine Embossing Powder Pin It Now!

Thursday, 6 November 2014

Mix it all Up!

Hi Everyone


Over at WOW HQ this month is MIXED MEDIA.

I have used an ATC (Artist Trading Card) and started by covering this with Versamark ink.
I then used an item I found in the pound shop.  It is what you put flour in to sprinkle on your surface to stop the dough sticking.  The holes are big enough for the embossing powder to come through.

I then got a little bit of the following embossing powders and put them in the sprinkler: Primary Chartreuse, Gold Pearl, Earthtone Paprika, Bright White and added a little bit of black puff powder.   


I then sprinkled this onto the Versamark and heat set.

I then used pieces of a torn old book and glued 2 x strips onto the ATC.  I then put Versamark on the top of this and again sprinkled the embossing powder mixture mostly onto the strips of paper and heat set again.  The paper slightly bubbled and raised off the ATC giving a small dome effect.

I then stamped with Versamark, the script stamp from 'Call Me' and stamped this onto the ATC.  I then sprinkled ebony embossing powder over the script and heat set.  I then got the large butterfly stamp from the 'Make a Wish' set and stamped with Versamark and heat set with Ebony embossing powder.

My small masterpiece.

Take Care  Sue
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Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Mixed Media with Patti

This month's theme is "Mixed Media"!!! Well, I'm not a mixed media scrapper so this totally pushed me out of my comfort level. It's not really that mixed media, but it is for me! LOL! This is a layout of our Granddaughter.

There are lots of WOW stamps and lots of texture here.


I started of with my background. I used the Collage floral and stamped randomly around the edges in pink, green and blue. Then I used the Cracked Leather and stamped with pink on the entire page. I also used a sponge dabber and used the same colors and inked the center of the page.

I made embossed, scalloped rosettes with inked edges and added pink decorative buttons. The photo mat is also embossed with an embossing folder.

I did the fern leaves with a stencil, mixed gel medium with green Gelato and mixed to keep some small pieces showing! Then cut out.


I used the Canvas stamp and made one of each of the same colors green, pink and blue and cut them out and used them on my background. I used foam dots for the photo mat.

I used the words from the Collage stamp and put them on foam dots as well for some dimension.

Here are a couple more close-ups. I also stenciled a couple of circle ornage patterns, you see a small piece peeking out here!


WOW Supplies used:
Canvas Clear Stamp
Collage Clear Stamp
Cracked Leather Clear Stamp
Green, Pink and Blue WOW Embossing Powders
Other Supplies used:
Faber Castell Gel Medium
Faber Castell Gelatos
Inks, buttons, blooms
Anna Griffin punch
Anna Griffin embossing folder

Thanks so much for dropping by and I hope you liked my project!!!
Patti
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Sunday, 2 November 2014

Be Happy: Mixed Media canvas with Irit

Hello my dear crafty friends!
 This is my small, card size, canvas made for WOW! Embossing powders November new monthly challenge and it's very easy one: make Mixed Media piece! Anything with embossing powders and Mixed Media is great.
So here is my " piece of art": flat as a journal page, made with a few Tando Creative masks, few WOW! Embossing powders stamps as the background and a lot of WOW! POWDERS.


First I made the profile with white texture paste and heat embossed with Black Glint powder. The I added a few pieces of another  mask and heat embossed with Raspberry  Coulis powder.
The next step was clear embossing VersaMark  ink and Canvas  stamp and heat embossing with Ebony black powder and I made a kind of a frame around the canvas.
As the next step I added a bit of texture paste over the  girl's hair and heat embossed it  with Pearl Gold powder.



Then I added two heat embossed corners with Metallic Gold Sparkle powder.
The piece was still very " empty" so I stamped the  Sexi- Hexy stamp  inside  over the  " white"  spaces.
The whole piece was misted with a mix of mists  in teal, gold and pink.
The title was heat embossed with Ebony Black and Metallic gold rich  and as my final touch I added some glaze drops and heat embossed them with Calypso powder.

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