Saturday, February 10, 2018

Precious Moments Forever Mixed Media Card for ScrapBerry's

Mixed media sympathy card by Tracey Sabella for ScrapBerry's. Also using Prima Finnabair waxes and art mediums, Lindy's Stamp Gang Starburst MIsts, Distress Ink, and Art Anthology Stencil.
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My dear sister lost her beloved kitty recently. She had Trixie for 18 years, and she was a special part of her family. I created this special sympathy card for her featuring ScrapBerry's A Furry Little Story Collection. The tiger striped kitten looks just like Trixie and so perfect for this card.

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Mixed media sympathy card by Tracey Sabella for ScrapBerry's. Also using Prima Finnabair waxes and art mediums, Lindy's Stamp Gang Starburst MIsts, Distress Ink, and Art Anthology Stencil.
This sweet cluster includes ScrapBerry's Peach Gardenia, Blue & White Cherry Blossoms, Skeleton Leaves, Flair Button, Winds of Travel Clock, White Shabby Ribbon which I colored, and a sentiment stamped with the Elegy Precious Moments set.

Of course I had to add mixed media textures. I used the gorgeous Art Anthology Keyhole Stencil with Prima Light Paste to create texture, then added colors pulled from the sweet pillow and crown using Lindy's Stamp Gang Starburst Mists. Microbeads, Prills, and Mica Flakes are added around the cluster for additional texture.

Mixed media sympathy card by Tracey Sabella for ScrapBerry's. Also using Prima Finnabair waxes and art mediums, Lindy's Stamp Gang Starburst MIsts, Distress Ink, and Art Anthology Stencil.
The kitten looks like she is playfully batting at something, so I added this Elegy Polymer Butterfly which I colored with several shades of creamy Prima Finnabair art wax.

Here's a little tip. I always brush my background papers with clear gesso - mostly to reduce warping. Here's another great benefit. When spritzing color mist, I covered the little kitty in teal. Not a great color for a cat, but since I had brushed over her with clear gesso, I was able to use a damp paper towel to dab off all of the teal color to save my project.

ScrapBerry’s Supply List
A Furry Little Story Collection ~ Yes, I Am A Princess (SCB220608902)
Elegy ~ Set of Polymer Items - Butterfly
Winds of Travel ~ Set of Clocks - Black and Beige
№ 2 Forever ~ Set of embellishments (SCB340001090)
Elegy ~ Set of Stamps - Precious Memories
Shabby ribbon ~ 10 MM White (SCB510101)
Skeleton leaves ~ dual-tone - Rubber tree, Silver-Natural (SCB300507)
Paper Flowers ~ Cherry Blossom - Blue & White (SCB300210)
Paper Flowers ~ Gardenia 5cm Peach/White (SCB290114)

Other Products
Martha Stewart ~ Microbeads - White Gold
Iced Enamels ~ Inclusions - Shattered Mica, Bronze
US ArtQuest ~ Mini Prills - Sage Advice
Liquitex ~ Gesso - White
Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff ~ Joe’s Prime Really Good Clear Gesso
Prima ~ Finnabair Art Basics - Light Paste, Opaque 
Prima ~ Finnabair Art Alchemy - Antique Brilliance Wax, Red Amber
Prima ~ Finnabair Art Alchemy - Metallique Wax, Brushed Iron
Prima ~ Finnabair Art Alchemy - Opal Magic Wax, Vintage Silk
Tsukineko ~ VersaFine - Onyx Black
Ranger ~ Tim Holtz - Distress Ink, Evergreen Bough, Gathered Twigs
Lindy’s Stamp Gang ~ Starburst - California Poppy Gold, Tibetan Poppy Teal, Red Hot Poker Orange, Bayou Boogie Gold
Art Anthology ~ 6x9 Stencils - Keyhole
Helmar ~ 450 Quick Dry Adhesive


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