In Nature Mixed Media Canvas

Hello there my lovelies!!!! Well I am sure most of you would have seen the latest 3Quarter Designs release over the weekend – Seasons Palette…… and all I can say is WOW!!! I thought for this collection I would create a mixed media canvas and I can see a lot of layouts being created with this collection too….. just stunning!

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I was planning on recording my process with this project but silly me forgot to charge my phone first and then I didn’t realise that the video had stopped recording…. oops. Anyway I shall give you a quick tutorial on my canvas – So I used a 5×7 inch canvas and covered it using the paper with Hydrangeas on it.

Nature Mixed Media Canvas by Farrel Tailor

I used a palette knife to scrape some black gesso around the edges. I painted the film strip chipboard from the collection, my resin frame and metal butterfly with black gesso. For the frame and butterfly I used Art Alchemy Waxes to add some colour.

Mixed Media Canvas Seasons Palette by Farrel Tailor

Using the same patterned paper, I tore 2 strips using the lighter part of the paper and inked with Distress Archival Inks and adhere to both sides of the film strip. I also cut the quote strip at the bottom of the paper and mounted them onto the “Pine” photo mats.

Seasons Palette canvas by Farrel Tailor

I used alcohol inks to add colour to my glass pebbles (gold mixative and Valencia) and inked my cheese cloth using Art Anthology’s Minx Shimmering Inks – Decadent. Then I added my flowers and art stones.

Thanks for dropping by and I will be back with another project soon

Farrel xx

 

Dreamer Mixed Media Tag – 3 Quarter Designs

Hello there my creative lovelies, today I am sharing a mixed media tag I created for 3 Quarter Designs using their new collection – Dreamers Flight. If you haven’t seen this collection yet then you are in for a treat as it is just gorgeous!!!!

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For my tag I did use a chipboard tag and adhered “Flight” patterned paper. I applied some crackle medium to the background and then used Art Anthology’s Colorations Spray – Patience over the top. I then stamped a script stamp randomly over the sprayed area with black archival ink.

Dreamer mixed media tag by Farrel Tailor

I the heart and word “Dreamer” are from the collections quotes and elements sheet. I applied some glossy accents to the word Dreamer. I used resin wings, key and stars and painted them with Art Alchemy Sparks paint and then highlighted with a wax.

Dreamer Tag by Farrel Tailor

I stamped the butterflies and coloured them using Distress Oxide Ink. To finish the tag I added an assortment of flowers, micro beads, art stones and sisal. I just love how this tag turned out.

Thanks for dropping by and I can’t wait to show you my next project real soon.

Farrel xx

Love Always Layout – Dusty Attic Mood Board Challenge

Hello! Hello! Hello! I am back to share with you all my interpretation of this month’s  Dusty Attic mood board.

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I will not lie, I found the colours of this mood board quite hard as purple (any shade of it) is a hard colour for me to work with but I love pushing the boundaries and ended up having a lot of fun creating this layout.

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For the patterned paper I used 7 Dots Garden Party – the colours matched the mood board perfectly. Along with flowers by Little Birdie and Plum Preserve Metallique Acrylic Paint by Finnabair.

Dusty Attic April Mood Board

The sketch grid stencil I used in the background is by The Crafter’s Workshop and I used Paper Texture Paste by Finnabair. I also added some art stones and beads to the flowers.

Love Always by Farrel Tailor

I covered the Geometric Panel pieces in black gesso and used Art Alchemy Waxes. For the Clockworks chipboard, I covered in white gesso and used the waxes and some archival inks and finally for the title I used archival ink on word “Always” after I painted the words in white gesso.

Dusty Attic Products Used

Best Friends

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Clockworks

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Geometric Panel

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Thanks for dropping by and remember you could be in the running to win 1 of 2 $50 voucher. Join us in the mood board challenge using Dusty Attic chipboard and upload your creation to the Dusty Attic Blog. Can’t wait to see this month’s entries xx

Farrel Tailor

 

Sail The Seas Mixed Media Tag for Dusty Attic

Hello there my fellow crafters!!! So some of you would have seen on my social media links that was I recently teaching on a crafting cruise, one of the lovely ladies on the cruise asked us to join in on a tag swap. The theme was sail the seas so I this is what I created.

Sail The Seas Tag for Dusty Attic

To begin I coated my tag with TCW9007 Clear gesso. Once dry, I then created my background using Distress Oxide Inks and sprays. Then stamped a wood grain stamp over the top, I used Tim Holtz Birch and Pine stamp set.

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I applied a thin coat of TCW9001 white gesso on all my chipboard pieces. For the Port Hole chipboard, I used Distress Oxide Ink pads to create a rusty patina effect.

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I also used the Distress Oxide Ink Pads to the Adventure tab and the mini fish skeleton chipboard.

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For the compass chipboard I lightly brushed the coffee and sepia archival ink and then painted TCW9028 Antique Gold Modeling Paste.

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I trimmed the Fish Net panel down to the size I wanted and then heat embossed using Stampendous Aged Ivory Embossing Enamel. I then adhered it to the tag and wrapped some twine around the the tag.

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I used Graphic 45 By The Sea collection for the ship in the port hole and the backing of the tag. To finish off the tag I added some art stones and glass beads.

Dusty Attic Tag by Farrel Tailor

Dusty Attic Products Used

Fish Net Panel

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Port Holes

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Skeleton Fish Bones Mini

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Wordpl@y #1

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Camping Icons

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I hope you enjoyed my tutorial and happy creating xx

Farrel Tailor