Sunday, 9 August 2015

Mixed Media World - Gorgeous Textures

Happy Sunday Afternoon Everyone,

Cannot believe we're in August already, I'm sure time is whizzing by faster than it should be! Over at Mixed Media World this month, our lovely leader Ingrid has set our theme:

GORGEOUS TEXTURES

"Use various media and materials to create yummy textures on your projects"

Sponsor: Old Vintage shop 
Prize: 3 Image from Etsy

For this challenge I was very inspired by Prima's Product Pick (mood board below), with the fresh colours, and my recent purchase of some garden fable products, I really wanted to play!


I decided to pour in all sorts of texture, from paint and modelling paste to the soft look and feel of cheesecloth. Prima's new Garden Fable line, is so fresh and summery, I'm just in love with the line right now!


I used modelling paste with Splash Micro Beads from Finnabair to create a few of these butterflies through a stencil. 

And that bow... isn't it gorgeous...! Huge thank you to a hugely talented dear team mate and friend, Samra from Paper Talk With Samra  who sent me some bows for my birthday when I was being absolutely clueless on how to make them. I've been holding on to them, (staring, drooling... the occasional stroking.. cough cough.. ahem.. :) I'm not weird -promise!!)  ;)  not wanting to use them up as they're soooo pretty, but this teal/turquoise one was just a match made in heaven for this tag. Thank you Samra!! :) 


Thick paint splattered creates a lovely bumpy surface :), beads and sequins add some sparkle and shine.


The heart lock and key was covered with a little gel medium and sprinkled with glitter and beads, the flowers are such an easy options if you ever struggle with texture!

So fancy playing along with us at Mixed Media World? :) We love seeing what fantabulous creations you come up with!! 


Don't for get to stop by my other teamies and check out their fabulous creations!

Products Used: 

Prima Garden Fable A4 Pad
Prima Garden Fable Chipboard Pieces and Sequins
Prima Garden Fable Flowers
Prima Pixie Glen Flowers
Art Basics Soft Matte Gel
Art Basics 3D Matte Gel
Prima Color Bloom Sprays: Glistening Waves, Sunset (together they create the most gorgeous of greens), Peony
Prima Julie Nutting Doll Metal Embellishments
Prima Lace Leaves Die
Finnabair Splash Micro Beads
Prima Art Basics Heavy White Gesso



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19 comments

  1. Just one word from me, or maybe two - absolutely stunning!! Hugs, Anne xx

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  2. Ooh beautiful colours Georgie, love all the textures and details on this, stunning work ;)
    Big hugs
    Donna xxx

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  3. Awwww Georgie!!!! Your tag is stunning!!! Thank you so very much for the shout out! I am glad that you used one of them:) this is such an honor for me!!!
    Hugs to you my dear!
    Samra

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  4. So very sweet of Samra! You out that gorgeous bow to good use. This tag is stunning in so many ways! I love that you used the "my favorite" sentiment as it coincides with your enthusiasm for the Garden Fable line. Hehe! Awesome sauce dear Gee! Hugz to you muffin! ~Niki

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  5. I think one of the things I love most about your designs is that you can manage to make mixed media look fresh, ethereal, and soft. That is such a hard thing to accomplish! This is stunningly bright and gorgeous.

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  6. Really gorgeous textures, and there's a lightness and freshness about this which is really appealing. Love that bow - you've put it to such good use after all that stroking and drooling! - a really lovely tag.
    Alison xx

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  7. Holy gorgeous Georgie! You have really captured the 'gorgeous textures' theme with this beauty! Love your colours and the butterfly stencil is really stunning! hugs :)

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  8. Oh my stars and garters - you have totally busted them loose Georgie... just FABULOUS. LOVE this creation. BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL.... beeeeautifuuullllllllllllllllllllll. j.

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  9. Brilliant work, Georgie! I love the colors and textures you have created here! Lucky you to receive Samra's gorgeous bows and how wonderful it looks on your pretty garden fable tag. How inspiring this beautiful piece of artwork is! Big hugs!

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  10. Brilliant work, Georgie! I love the colors and textures you have created here! Lucky you to receive Samra's gorgeous bows and how wonderful it looks on your pretty garden fable tag. How inspiring this beautiful piece of artwork is! Big hugs!

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  11. Oh, Georgie, you have outdone yourself again with this brilliant tag! What fantastic colours, textures and that perfect bow from our sweet Samra! Absolutely beautiful, my friend!
    Big hugs! Branka xxx

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  12. Beautiful tag Georgie, it's so soft and delicate! I love how you've used the chippies!

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  13. Beautiful Georgie, lovely layers and delicate colours and textures, wonderful!

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  14. Me encanta!! es precioso!! muy buen gusto!

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  15. Oops, should also have said thanks so much for playing along at Country View Challenges.
    Alison xx

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  16. I love these fresh looking colours.....your tag is amazingly beautiful! Chrisx

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  17. So beautiful, love the birdhouse and the ribbons are such a gorgeous colour! Wonderful! Ruth xx

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