Boo Mixed Media Canvas with Deco Art Americana Paints – Tutorial

BOO TO YOU!!!
Let’s get our paint on today!!

Begin by painting a 6 x 6 canvas using DecoArt Americana paints. 
Blend paints together while they are wet using paint brush to create the greens and hues of white and blues. 

Stamp background image with DecoArt Americana Carbon Black Paint. Dry

Prep chipboard pumpkin and scary cat chipboard with Carbon Black and Titanium White Paint. 

Apply DecoArt One Step Crackle Paint; dry. 

Apply DecoArt Americana paint to each of the prepared chipboard pieces; dry.

Lay a small circle stencil on prepared canvas; apply DecoArt Media Modeling paint to top with palette knife. Dry
Stamp background image with Titanium White paint. Dry

Paint chipboard “Boo” with Carbon Black paint; dry. 
Adhere to top of  prepared canvas. 
Dry brush Titanium White paint to top of prepared “Boo”. Dry
Add small metal Halloween hand charm to “Boo”. 
Add wire hanger. 

Adhere prepared pumpkin and cat to canvas.
Add metal spiders to pieces. 

Add twine bow to prepared cat. 

I hope you get your Halloween paint on today with DecoArt! 
Enjoy Pam

Supplies: (Product Linked in List for Convenience)
6″ x 6″ Canvas
DecoArt Americana Paints: Cobalt Teal Hue, Cadmium Yellow Hue, Cadmium Orange Hue, Cadmium Red Hue, Dark Grey Value 3, Green Gold, Carbon Black, and Titanium White
Deco Art Media Modeling Paste
DecoArt One Step Crackle
Blank Page Muse Stamps: Grunge Stamp Set
Wire
Metals
Chipboard Pumpkin, Boo and Cat
Stencil
Twine
Palette Knife
Dynasty Paint Brushes

Hero Fold Up Card Box with ColorBox

Hi! I appreciate all the Hero’ in our lives that serve in or have served in our communities. I can’t say thank you loud enough or often enough….BUT…Thank You…For Being Amazing!!!

Cut two pieces of white card stock to measure 5″ x 7″. Score at 4′ and 6″ marks.

Adhere seams together.

To form box.

Cut three 1 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ white card stock. Score 1/4″ on each side of strip to create inserts for card box.

Adhere inserts into box card.

Lay ColorBox Ringer Art Screen on prepared card box making sure to keep it flat. Apply modeling paste with palette knife. Dry. Repeat on other side of card box. Dry.

Apply ColorBox Sunshine Blends Ink to craft sheet; mist with water. Press prepared card box into mist; dry. Repeat on other side of card box.

Apply ColorBox Stop Blends Ink to craft sheet; mist with water. Press prepared card box into mist; dry. Repeat on other side of card box. 

Stamp stars from ColorBox Big Thanks Clear Stamp Set with ColorBox Uniform Blends Ink. Repeat with background stamp.

Cut 4 strips of white cardstock. Apply ColorBox Blends Sunshine, Uniform, Nutmeg and Stop Ink to each strip.

Stamp sentiment from ColorBox Big Thanks Clear Stamp Set with ColorBox Premium Licorice Dye Ink to prepared paper.  Stamp star image with ColorBox Blend Stop ink to prepared paper.

Punch stars from prepared paper; stamp background images with coordinating ColorBox Blends Inks. Repeat with Nutmeg inked paper.

Cut narrow strips from the prepared Nutmeg paper; adhere prepared sentiments to strips. Adhere sentiments to card box.

Layer stars together; adhere to strips of prepared paper. Add to card box.

Ink chipboard letters with ColorBox Blends Uniform Ink; adhere to front of card box. Add small metal stars to card box.

Add twine bow to card box.

Fold card flat to place in envelop.

Open up when it is receive. I hope you have fun creating some Fold Up Card Boxes using this simple tutorial along with ColorBox products. Pam

Supplies:
ColorBox Art Screen: Ringer
ColorBox Blends Ink: Sunshine, Uniform, Stop, and Nutmeg
ColorBox Big Thanks Clear Stamps
ColorBox Premium Licorice Dye Ink
Blank Page Muse Grunge Stamp Set
1 3/4″, 1 1/2″ and 1″ Star Punch
White Card Stock
Modeling Paste
Metal Stars
Adhesive
Pop Dots
Palette Knife
Red Twine
Scoreboard

DISCLAIMER

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Pam Bray Designs – Scrapbook Flair Blog at no additional cost to you..

Thanks So Much Mixed Media Card with ColorBox

Hello ColorBox Fans! Are you ready to create a few mixed media Thank You Cards using your ColorBox Dyestress Inks along with ColorBox Art Screens and the fabulous ColorBox Big Thanks Clear Stamp Set!!! We are sharing a fabulous tutorial on how to create your very own collection of mixed media cards.

Lay ColorBox Lattice Art Screen on white card stock. Apply ColorBox Dyestress Cattail Ink over top using ColorBox Stylus and Tip. Repeat with ColorBox Dyestress Salmon Ink to create background paper.  Remove art screen.

Lightly apply Dyestress Salmon and Citronelle Inks over prepared background paper using ColorBox Stylus and Tip. 

Stamp background images with Dyestress Shamrock and Posy Inks to prepared background paper. 

Lay ColorBox Swirldot Art Screen on prepared background paper. Apply white gesso to top with palette knife. Dry.

Distress edges of prepared background paper with distress tool. Ink edges with Dyestress Fruit Punch Ink using ColorBox Stylus and Tip. Adhere to Kraft Card Base.

Apply Dyestress Citronelle and Shamrock Ink to top of white card stock using ColorBox Stylus and Tip. Stamp flower border to top of prepared strip using ColorBox Licorice Premium Ink.

Distress edges on prepared border with distress tool. Ink edges with Dyestress Shamrock Ink. Repeat with White card stock border strip; ink with ColorBox Dyestress Posy Ink.

Adhere borders together. Adhere to front of card base. 

Apply ColorBox Dyestress Fruit Punch and Posy to top of white card stock using ColorBox Stylus and Tips. Stamp flower border twice on prepared card stock with ColorBox Licorice Premium Ink. Fussy cut flower images from card stock. Adhere one to top of card bordder. Add second one to top of border with pop dots. Add gemstones to center of flowers. 

Stamp larger flowers from image on white card stock using ColorBox Licorice Premium Ink. Apply Dyestress Citronella, Shamrock, Fruit Punch and Posy Ink to top of stamped images using ColorBox Stylus and Tips.

Add gemstone and bows to card front.


Apply ColorBox Dyestress Citronella and Shamrock ink to small white card stock strip using ColorBox Stylus and Tips. Distress edges with distress tool. Apply Dyestress Shamrock Ink to distress edges. Repeat with Dyestress Fruit Punch and Posy Inks. Distress edges with distress tool. Apply Dyestress Posy Ink to edges with ColorBox Stylus and Tip. Adhere together. 

 Add to card front with pop dots. Add small enamel dot. 

Thanks so much for stopping by today. Pam

Supplies:
ColorBox Art Screens: Lattice and Swirldot
ColorBox Dyestress Inks: Cattail, Salmon, Shamrock, Citronella, Posy
ColorBox Stylus and Tips
ColorBox Premium Licorice Dye Ink
ColorBox Big Thanks Clear Stamp Set
Blank Page Muse Grunge and Tropical Dreams Stamp Sets
White Gesso
White Card Stock
Clear Gemstones
Small Green Enamel Dot
Xyron Adhesive
Pop Dots
Palette Knife
Tan Twine
Cream Silk Ribbon
Distress Tool
5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ Kraft Card Base

Love Mixed Media Card with Tutorial….ColorBox Blends and Blank Page Muse Stamps

Love is in the air as we head into Jan… Valentines is right around the corner!

 Today I created a “Love” Mixed Media Card to share the ease of using ColorBox Blends along with Eileen Hull dies from Sizzix and Blank Page Muse/Pam Bray Designs: Grunge Stamp Set created by me!!!

Die cut  Journaling Card; Flowers and Leaves Die from white card stock. 
Using ColorBox Golden and Wildberry Blends ink paper.
Stamp Grunge image from Blank Page Muse/Pam Bray Designs: Grunge Stamp Set using ColorBox Ebony Blend ink. 


Blend ColorBox Blends ink on white card stock.
Stamp Grunge images from Blank Page Muse/Pam Bray Designs: Grunge Stamp Set with ColorBox Blends Ink.
Apply Wildberry, Ebony and Golden to top of Basket Weave embossing folder; emboss.

Distress edges of embossed paper; ink all edges with ColorBox Nutmeg Blends Ink.
Adhere to distress card stock.
Die cut doily; cut in half and adhere to card front.

Distress prepared Journaling Card; Flowers and Leaves  and red card stock; adhere together.
Wrap tan twine around and add to card front with pop dots.

Die cut flowers from pattern paper. Ink edges with Wildberry, Nutmeg and Frog ColorBox Blends Ink. 
Form Flowers; layer together. 

Punch scallop circles from pattern paper and card stock; adhere together. 
Adhere to front of card. 

Adhere already made floral butterfly to front of card.

Die cut “love” from Journaling Words. 
Ink with ColorBox Golden and Wildberry Blends Ink. 

Add twine and gold ribbon bow to card front.

Adhere more flowers.


I hope you enjoyed my mixed media card and check out the links in the supply list. 
Hugs Pam


Supplies:
Stamperia Pattern Paper
MayArts Tan Twine and Gold Silk Ribbon
Scallop Circle Punch
Green and Red Card Stock
Distress Tool
Clear Gemstone
Xyron Tape Runner with Permanent Adhesive
Pop Dots
DISCLAIMER

This blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products.

The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with each manufacturer, provider, or party in question.

This blog contains affiliate links, clicking and shopping through these links helps to support and run Pam Bray Designs – Scrapbook Flair Blog at no additional cost to you..

Vintage Memories Travel Journal Storage with Eileen Hull Inspiration Team


(Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the Eileen Hull Inspiration  Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.)
Happy Tuesday!!! 
It is “ANYTHING GOES” with Eileen’s Inspiration Team this month. 
I am sure you will be delighted to see how the team has combined her dies to create some fun and fabulous projects!!!

In a month I am heading out on a 5 week vacation to finish my 50 state bucket list of being in all the states.
 I thought I needed  a Travel Journal to carry along with me in the truck to take notes and jot down things that we see and do after all we are estimating a 6000 mile trip. 
I know I wont’ be able to remember everything, lol.


To begin the Travel Journal Storage Box; die cut Card Box, Planner Storage and Organizer.
Create a mist with Clearsnap Colorbox Blends Inks by carefully removing tips; drop a few drops of ink into tiny misting bottles and fill with water. 
Spray the Card Box, Planner Storage and Organizer with prepared mist; dry. 
Stamp background images with Clearsnap Colorbox Blends Ebony Blend. 
Ink edges with Clearsnap Colorbox Blends Nutmeg Blend. 
Form Box. 

Adhere pattern paper to outside of the Card Box, Planner Storage and Organizer using DCWV Vintage Memories Paper Pad.

Ink pattern paper from the DCWV Vintage Memories Paper Pad using Clearsnap Colorbox Blends. 
Die cut flower pieces from Bookmark, Tag & Pocket Die.

Layer flowers together. Carefully cut flowers to center. 
Use stylus, tweezers and flower mat to form flowers. 
Adhere pieces together. Add metal brad to center.
Add flowers to top of prepared box. 

 Add to front of box. 

Add twine and ribbon bow along with the planner embellishments. 

Cut 3 cards to measure 5″ x 6 1/2″, 4 1/2″ x 6″ and 4″ x 5 1/2″, layer together. 
Punch a small hole at the top and the bottom of stacked cards on crease line. 

Decorate each of the cards with layers of DCWV Vintage Memories Paper Pad inked with Clearsnap Clearsnap Colorbox Blends Nutmeg Ink. 
Add die cuts from the supply list to decorate each of the pages. 

Add metal gemstones to pages!

Create extra pages with scored and folded paper added under the DCWV Vintage Memories Paper Pad
Decorate the pages also. 

Tie pages closed with twine. 

Add hidden tags under mats by only placing adhesive on 3 sides of mats. 

Add Journaling Words to pages. 

When pages are decorated; tie together with twine. 

I hope you are inspired to create a few Travel Journal Storage Boxes! 
They will hold all types of Journals, Notepads, Photos, it is just an all around organizer that you will love!!! 
Enjoy Pam 

Supplies:
Sizzix/Eileen Hull #662361 Card Box, Planner Storage and Organizer
Sizzix/Eileen Hull #662810 Credit Card Sleeve and Tags
Sizzix/Eileen Hull #662813 Journaling Words
Sizzix/Eileen Hull #662357 Floral Arch and Words
Sizzix/Eileen Hull #662356  Bookplate, Hinges and Label Book Die
Sizzix/Eileen Hull #662355 Bookmark, Tag & Pocket Die
DCWV Vintage Memories Paper Pad
Clearsnap Colorbox Blends: Nutmeg, Ebony, Stop, Bay, Golden, Wildberry
Blank Page Muse Grunge Stamp Set
May Arts Navy Ribbon and Tan Twine
Paper Studio Planner Embellishment
Metal Brads
Stylus
Tweezers
Flower Mat
Xyron Adhesive
Glue Gun and Glue Sticks

(Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of the Eileen Hull Inspiration Team. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.)

Love You Mixed Media Tag

“Love You” Tag using some of my favorite products….

Apply Colorbox Blends to one of GRAPHIC 45 WHITE TAGS!!!

Lay a TIM HOLTZ STENCIL FROM STAMPERS ANONYMOUS to top and apply WENDI VECCHI CRACKLE PASTE to top with palette knife; dry. 
Apply Colorbox blends over the top of second stencil. 

Add line work with white pen. 


Die cut SETH APTER Ray of Sunshine from cardstock. 

Using XYRON CREATIVE STATION; apply adhesive to embossed pieces and doily. 

Place doily to top of prepared tag. 

Add embossed ray of sunshine to tag. 

 

Place the embossed frame and stamped “Love You” to tag. 
Add a paper doll image to tag with pop dots. 

Tie MAY ARTS RIBBON to top of tag along with a few flowers. 

To finish add a few more flowers to the bottom of tag along with a PRIMA/FINNABAIR heart. 
I hope you are inspired to check out SOME OF MY FAVORITE PRODUCTS that I have highlighted! 
Enjoy! Pam
Supplies:
May Arts Ribbon
Flowers
Black Ink
Pop Dots

Stand by You Card with Blank Page Muse Stamps

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as a Artist for Blank Page Muse Stamps. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.

EXCITING NEWS!!!
Did you hear!!!!
I am announcing the
“NEWEST” Blank Page Muse Stamps called  Flamingo Row and Tropical Dreams that I designed!
They are both available for PreSale! 

Begin your card by first adhering Travel Tropical pattern paper to top of card.
Stamp and color watercolor with flowers from the Flamingo Row Set; color with markers.
Stamp chicken wire from the Gunge Stamp Set using Mowed Lawn Distress ink. 

Die cut scallop circle from water color paper.
Stamp Flamingos from the Flamingo Row Set; color with markers.
Ink edges with Scattered Straw. 
Add to top of card with pop dots. 

Stamp sentiment on watercolor paper; ink edges.
Mat to Tropical Travelogue pattern papers. 

Stamp Flamingo Row image to watercolor paper.
Color with markers; ink edges with Scattered Straw. 
Add to bottom of card front. 
Add bow and flowers to top of card. 
I hope you are loving the “NEW” Flamingo Row Stamp Set.
Thanks for stopping by and supporting me and adventures! 
Hugs Pam


Blank Page Muse Flamingo Row Stamp Set
Blank Page Muse Grunge Stamp Set
Graphic 45 Tropical Travelogue Deluxe Collection Kit
Spellbinders Die
MayArts Ribbon
Ranger Mowed Lawn and Scattered Straw
Ranger Archival Black Ink
Watercolor Paper
Tombow Markers
Blending Tool
Pop Dots
Xyron Tape Runner

Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as a Artist for Blank Page Muse Stamps. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more here.

A True Friend Card with Sin City Stamps and Distress Oxide Inks

 Disclaimer Notice: I’ve received products/compensation as part of Sin City Stamps manufacturing my stamps. This project however, is 100% my own project! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I explain more HERE!

Happy Monday!!!
Today I am sharing with you my “True Friend” Card using Ranger Distress Oxide Inks along with two sets of my stamps from Sin City Stamps.

Begin by applying the distress oxide inks to a craft sheet; mist with water. Gently dabbing card stock to the wet mist. Continue to do this with the distress oxide inks until you achieve the color of background you would like; drying between colors. This will create your background base for your card.

 Stamp with Sin City Stamps Grunge Background Stamps using the Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink.
Spatter with Titan Buff Paint; dry.

Adhere prepared background to card stock mats and card base.

Repeat same method as background to create pretty distress oxide ink paper for flowers and sentiment.

Stamp flowers and sentiment from Sin City Stamps Sympathy Set to prepared card stock.

Corner punch prepared sentiment; adhere to card stock mats.
Add to front of card front with pop dots.

Fussy cut stamp flowers; layer together. Adhere to front of card base. Add buttons to top along with bow and chipboard pieces.  

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial on how to use Ranger Distress Oxide Inks with SinCity Stamps.
I hope you stop by the SinCity Store to not only check out my stamp collection but to see all the fabulous stamp products that are available.
Supplies:
Ranger Distress Oxide Inks: Fossilized Amber, Lucky Clover, Spiced Marmalade, Vintage Photo, Black Soot, Twisted Citron, Iced Spruce, Peeled Paint
MayArts Ribbon and Tan Twine
Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Filigree and Texture Diamond Background
Black Ink
Deco Corner Punch
2- Buttons
Paint Brush
Xyron Tape Runner
Pop Dots
Card Stock