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Shabby Chic framed Dragonfly – Inspired by…

This project idea was inspired by a Youtube video by Caroline, “My Home of the Hillside”. In her video, Caroline created 3 Shabby Chic projects featuring Rosette Roses hand-made from strips of scrap fabric. Well, I just had to try making these beautiful trash to treasure roses! And with that, came my Shabby Chic framed Dragonfly project. This creation features an upcycled old frame and other reuse and repurposed materials.

Be sure to watch Caroline’s video on how to make these Rosette Roses as well as my Quick Tips Mixed Media video below for the step by steps on my project.

My project, Shabby Chic framed Dragonfly

Loris’ Cards and Creations (available Emerald Creek Craft Supply):

Other Supplies:

Dew Drops

Upcycled/reuse/found objects:

  • canvas cloth
  • 7″ x 8″ frame
  • backing board
  • ribbon/string
  • fiber mesh
  • collage materials

Mixed Media Quick Tips Video

I hope you enjoyed this project and will check out Caroline’s video and Youtube page! The Rosette Roses are really fun to make and are a great way to use up old fabric scraps. Tune in for more project using upcycled, reuse, and repurposed elements.

Happy day,

L

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Ready, Set, Shop!

Yep, it’s true! The Lori’s Cards and Creations shop is back online! Yeah!! I have several stamps from my Sketchy Flower line available as well as the Dragonfly and Butterfly from the Art Nouveau line. These are the perfect images to use on your spring and summer projects so I hope you will check them out.

Need a project idea? Check out this Quick Tips Mixed Media Video below featuring the Sketchy Flower Stamp.

Sneak Peek

I have two sets in the works for fall that I am hoping will be available in July.

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Click here to go right to the Lori’s Cards & Creations Shop

Hope you have a great weekend!

Happy day!

L

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After holiday creating

Hello all,

I love the holiday season and all of the crafty projects that I like to immerse myself in. I start in October and run crazy through December 25th. After that, though, I am ready to move on. The jingle bells and glitter are put away for another year and I break out my mixed media stash.

As a warm up to bigger and better mixed media projects, I created this 6″x8″ mixed media art piece on a flat panel canvas. I didn’t really have a solid direction, was just enjoying the whole process. Hence, the title for the piece below is “No Direction”.

A little collage, a little assemblage, a little steampunk and lots of paint. Yes, it is a familiar and happy place! Now I need to start thinking about what I am going to create for the Utah Arts Festival, Unmasked event!

Hope you all had a wonderful holiday season! Now lets move our craftsy selves onto the next project!

Happy day!

L

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A little “Peace” at The Robin’s Nest

 Hello all,

Lori here, back as a guest designer over on the Chattering Robin blog to share a fun mixed media project featuring Dew Drops.  I came up with the idea for this project while sitting in my booth at The Utah Arts Festival.  Isn’t it funny how things just pop into your head?  I met a lot of lovely people while at the show and I think this is what inspired me to create this mini piece of art. Check out the Quick Tips Mixed Media video below for the step by steps as well as checking out the Chatter Robin Blog post.

The Robin’s Nest Products:

Other materials:

  • The Crafter’s Workshop stencil – TCW5007
  • Ranger – Texture Paste
  • Craft Smart – Mandala Painting Round Canvas Panels
  • Decorative Napkin
  • DecoArt Dura Clear Matte Varnish
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint – Charcoal Grey, Indian Turquoise, Lemonade
  • Tombo – Multi Mono Liquid Glue
  • DecoArt Americana Premium White Gesso

Quick Tips Mixed Media Video

Thank you for visiting my blog today! I hope that this project gave you inspiration to create a mixed media project of your own using Dew Drops.

Happy Day!

Lori

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Mystical Dragonfly Mask & Event updates

Hello all,

Happy New Year!  It is hard to believe that we have put another year behind us.  My Creative Schedule is already pretty full and that makes me happy.   Creativation is only a few weeks away!   You can catch me demo’ing at the Imagine® booth.  I am so excited!

Creativation 2020

Next on the agenda is teaching a workshop at the Idaho Scrapbook Show on Friday, January 31st.  I will be teaching a Mixed Media Workshop; creating on a mini-canvas.

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To round off the early 2020 schedule, is the Utah Arts Festival Unmasked Event (open to the public from 2/7/2020 through 2/21/2020).  I am creating a couple of masks to be auctioned off at this event.  The first Mask that I have created is shown below, Mystical Dragonfly Mask.  The mask features Dew Drops for The Robin’s Nest.   Creating the wings were pretty challenging, but fun!  I hope that it will do well at the auction.  Mystical Dragon fly Mask.badge final wm

My busy Creative Schedule in addition to my full-time day job has proved to be a challenge!  I have had to rely heavily on my organization skills to meet my project deadlines.  Being busy does make me happy so, all is good (Especially when I can keep it all together. lol)

Happy day!

L

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Create Mixed Media Art Panel with Patina Frame

Hello all,

Posting today to share with you a Mixed Media Art Panel made with lots of bits and pieces paired with great texture and layers.  The frame was painted with home made patina mediums (made with acrylic paint, texture powder and sand).  Of course, you could always use a Patina kit, rather than making your own mediums.  Kits are a great option and decreases the tension of trying something new!  Be sure to check out the Mixed Media Quick Tips video below for the step by steps.

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Supplies:

  • Prima Flowers
  • Prima Junkyard Findings
  • Prima Stencil – Tile
  • Prima Glass Beads
  • Brea Reese Texture Powder & Sand
  • Bead Landing – gears
  • Metal wings & feather
  • Tim Holtz Idea-ology – Small Talk Stickers, Roses & Mini Framed Panel
  • TCW Light & Fluffy Modeling Paste
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylics – Sugared Peach, Light Lime, Zinc, Lamp (ebony) Black, Desert Turquoise,
  • DecoArt Americana Premium White Gesso
  • DecoArt Americana Premium Texture Medium
  • Deco Art Americana DuraClear Matte Varnish
  • DecoArt Dazzling Metallics – Worn Penny

Mixed Media Quick Tips Video

I hope you enjoyed learning about this Mixed Media creation.  Comment below if you have any questions about this project or even suggestions for an upcoming project.

Happy Day!

Lori

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Lori's Cards & Creations Digital Downloads, Mixed Media, Uncategorized

Mixed Media 4 from 1 Project

Hello all,

We all love getting the biggest bang for our buck, right?  This project is designed to give you just that, 4 projects from 1 Mixed Media Collage Panel.  You will get 1 card panel, 2 ATCs and a book mark.  How cool is that?  We will also be using 4 digital images from Lori’s Cards & Creations that were printed on tissue paper.  And, of course, there is a step by step Mixed Media Quick Tips video below to walk you through the process.

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Sketchy Cone Flower, Sketchy Flower, Sketchy Daisy, Sketchy Daffodil – printed on tissue paper.

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Lori’s Cards & Creations Digital Downloads:

Sketchy Daffodil set wm  Sketchy Daisy Flower shop digi file

Sketchy Flower digi shop image file  sketchy cone flower stamp package for marketing w overlay for web

Other Supplies:

  • Collage papers
  • Mixed Media paper
  • StazOn Pigment Ink – Piano Black
  • DecoArt Americana – Vintage Pink Acrylic Paint, White Gesso
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics – Yellow Green Light, Diarylide Yellow
  • DecoArtDuraClear Matte Varnish

Mixed Media Quick Tips Video

Happy day!

L

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19 New Digi-Images Available

Hello all,

There are 19 new digi-images available on the Lori’s Cards & Creations Website!

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Here are just a few of the new designs, several of which have been designed by Carri Sue from Carri Sue Fine Art and Illustration!

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If you have some time, I would really appreciate it  if you would pop on over to the website to check out these new images!  Let me know what you think?  Would you like to see more of something etc…?  Your feedback is valued!

Happy day!

L

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