Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Mixin It Up

Hello MBT Fans,
Mix media has been around for along time but in the last year it has taken the paper crafting world by storm. If you missed out on our last Youtube Hop, then boy are you in luck as today we are going to share all the creations the design team and myself came up with for the hop. All of today's beautiful crafts have a special focus on how to use mix media in your creations! You will see 3 stunning canvases by Pernilla Svalborg, Rochelle Wilson and Misty Busby. A fabulous tag by Deb Edwards and a gorgeous card by Kelly Peters. Today's blog has everything you need to bring some inspiration to your day! So lets get to it!

First up is me (Misty Busby). I have been so in love with mix media lately and applying it to a canvas, it's like a match made in heaven. so here is what I made.

Misty Busby
Butterfly Dream Canvas 

I'll will have a start to finish tutorial on this canvas soon in a later blog post!

Supplies from MBT:
Black Soot Distress Ink
Tim Holtz Book Plate
1" Clear Acrylic Butterfly

Other Supplies:
6x6 Canvas
Golden Gesso Paint
Golden Modeling Paste
Metal Key and birdcage
Ruffled Trim
Chipboard Butterflies
Half of a Butterfly chipboard Album page
Chipboard letter "T"
Michaels Frame

Next we have a beautiful tag by Deb. I just love the colors!

Fashonista Tag

Supplies from MBT:
Candy Gem Spray
Gothic Frame
White Wide Scalloped Lace
Black Round Pearl Trim (4mm)
White Paper Flowers
Black Scalloped Lace
Black Scalloped Venise Lace #04

Next we have a stunning card by Kelly. I love all the dimension!!!

A Little Birdie Card 

Supplies from MBT: 
Daisy Pearl trim 
Wide scallop lace 
Chrysanthemum flowers 
Small eyelet lace w/ribbon celadon 
Mesh butterflies 
Chelsea lace 
Acrylic flowers 
Ruffled satin lace 
Lovebirds cabochons 
flower cabochons 
Basket cabochons 
A Resin frame 
Ribbon buckle flat back pearl 
Gardenia flower 
Small paper flowers from roses

Next we have a canvas from Rochelle. Now this canvas has a deep story to tell. Great work of art!!!

Broken Heart Canvas 

Supplies from MBT:
Chicken Wire Stencil

Next we have another gorgeous canvas from Pernilla. This canvas features some of our MBT favorites. I can't believe she got so much on one canvas :) Take a look and enjoy!


Supplies from MBT: 
Ruffled lace, peach
Box pleated lace, natural 

We hope you all had a lot of fun on today's blog! We want to thank Deb, Kelly, Rochelle and Pernilla for their amazing work! We hope that today's creation will inspire you to try a little Mixed Media! Please come back and join us tomorrow for more amazing craft inspirations, we have lots of eye candy and a tutorial to share here on our blog tomorrow! 

We always encourage you to post your creations to our Facebook page or Craft Community! We'd love to see what you've been creating with MB's Treasurista!

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"Creating the Crafty Life" Craft Community

Happy Crafting,
Your Friends at MB's Treasurista

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