Wedding gift DIY using mixed media technique

Purple, Silver and green mixed media art

A step by step video on making this mixed media project using items from Dollarama, AliExpress, Prima Marketing (Scrapbook.com) and Dusty Attic. Learn how to make your own background using a makeup sponge, acrylic paints, stencil, oil pastel, archival ink and crackle medium.

This is a longer video tutorial to give mixed media beginners a general idea on the process that a mixed media project goes through.

I made this as a wedding gift to my co worker who just got married.


Materials


from Dollarama

Here is my Dollarama haul which includes some of the items that I’ve used in this project

  • 12×16 in blank wood canvas
  • laser cut wood embellishment container
  • dollar store artificial grass
  • butterfly cardstock design
  • green moss
  • paper roses or flowers
  • artificial foliage
  • 3D flower stickers
  • cosmetic wedges
  • purple vase fillers

from AliExpress


from Michaels

  • Martha Stewart Crafts Multi-Surface Metallic Acrylic Craft Paint in Assorted Colors (2-Ounce), 32128 Sterling https://amzn.to/30eJ2SN
  • Liquitex Ultra Matte Gel Medium, 16-Ounce -bought it from Michaels but cant seem to find it in their website) https://amzn.to/2W2QWiW

from Scrapbook.com *


from Dusty Attic

chipboards from Dusty Attic

old materials

  • Gorilla Glue
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