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Handmade winter snow themed card featuring spinning snowflakes.

Snowflake Spinner Card

I adore blue and silver as a holiday color scheme (or any time of year, for that matter). I created this card with a frosted-looking inside scene (courtesy of Creative Medium mixed with VersaColor) and a fun spinner element in the front-panel frame. The Rinea foiled paper is sturdy enough to hold its shape, even when cut so delicately, making this card a real display piece for the holidays.

A handmade mixed media style holiday card featuring a penguin image and blue colors.

Penguin Mixed Media Holiday Card

Winter is right around the corner and I love when the snow covers the landscape! When I received the Frosted sampler pack of Rinea papers, I couldn't resist making a winter card with a cute penguin stamp. I didn't have white Creative Medium to make my snowflake background, so I mixed some All-Purpose Ink in the clear Creative Medium and achieved great results! I created a wintery background with Doodlestix, a Gelli Press, All-Purpose Inks, and Fireworks sprays from Imagine.

Handmade mixed media style autumn themed card

Metallic and Distressed Autumnal Greeting Card

I love making mixed media cards! It is a smaller canvas to work with and you can experiment with different products together. Imagine always has just the right tools for this beautiful copper metallic and golden-hued theme! For November, Imagine is working with Rinea papers and I am having so much fun experimenting with how they emboss and handle ink products! I used the Walnut spray and Creative Medium on the Rinea paper and made a beautiful fall card.

Beautiful Mixed Media Artist Trading Coins

Artist Trading Coins are very popular right now and so fun! I love having different shapes to work with to create fun projects. Of course, Imagine supplies pair perfectly with these ATC Coins to create a cute banner to decorate your space. Use Fireworks Shimmery Craft Spray and Creative Medium to apply great colors and textures to your background. StazOn Ink is always the perfect choice when you need a permanent ink for your mixed media project.

Christmas card featuring a flocked Pinecone created using Radiant Neon Amplify. Using a paper card base and a vellum overlay, Nadine Carlier's Christmas card is a fun yet elegant design.

How to Amplify Your Holiday Cards

Using Neon Radiant Amplify on holiday cards is a fabulous way to create a snowy effect. On my card today I used Amplify in white with a stencil and some Dark Brown Shimmer Delicata Ink. I am really loving how the pinecone on my card looks like it is flocked with snow!

Mixed Media Masking Techniques with Fireworks!

Fireworks! spray provides an easy way to turn simple white papers into vibrant, colorful backgrounds for card projects. When working on one-layer projects, the stamped image needs to be protected with a mask to avoid the wet ink getting on the main image. For this technique, no special supplies are needed as the masks are created using cheap masking tape and baking paper or wax paper. This technique can be used for various projects; ATC’s, standard sized cards, scrapbook layouts, and art journal pages.

Go Confidently In The Direction of Your Dreams

I love large background stamps! Especially the ones using beautiful, romantic scripts. There is nothing easier to create your own custom backgrounds with these stamps, some embossing powder and pigment ink.

Found Poetry Bookmark

When you’re at a loss for words, the best inspiration is someone else’s. This bookmark uses a technique popular in altered books and a favorite of artists like Austin Kleon: found poetry. In found poetry you pick out the words you want and cover everything else, leaving only your message behind. You can do this with books, magazines, newspapers — even junk mail — but for this bookmark the narrow column of a newspaper or magazine article is just the right size.

A Poem Lovely As A Tree

Trees by Joyce Kilmer is one of my favorite poems. Living in the country I have had the opportunity to enjoy trees all my life. It’s a wonder to view them through the seasons and enjoy the various stages of life. They truly are a lovely.

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