We're in the midst of a frigid and beautifully snow covered winter vortex here in Ohio. Today I'm sharing a wintry mixed media star that fits the season perfectly with it's sparkling snowflakes. This shimmering star features gorgeous Little Birdie Crafts flowers and mixed media products.
Here's a full DIY video tutorial with voice instructions to share all the details on how to create one of these gems. I hope you find inspiration and learn new techniques as you view it.
In this DIY Wintry Mixed Media Star tutorial learn how to:
~ Prepare a wood base with gesso
~ Dry brush with metallic paints
~ Stencil a design with crackle texture paste
~ Accentuate crakle with Color Splash
~ Add spatter texture with ink
~ Heat emboss chipboard and wooden snowflakes with glittered embossing powder
~ Hand stamp your sentiment
~ Learn my creative process for arranging embellishments
~ Add texture with mini craft pellets and metal microbeads
~ Add sparkling mica flakes
Please hop on over to the Little Birdie Crafts blog to view more close-up photos HERE.
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Little Birdie Crafts Supplies
Premium Card Stock A4 - Bright White
Craft Pellets - Mini
Sissal Fiber - Natural
Wooden Star Base
Tim Holtz with Idea-ology ~ Adornments - Snowflakes
Beaded White Stamen
Blue Fern Studios ~ Shabby Flakes Chipboard
KaiserCraft ~ Wooden Snowflakes
Hobby Lobby ~ Wooden Snowflakes
Stampendous ~ Spoonfuls of Snow Embossing Powder
Wow! Opaque Bright White Embossing Powder
Ranger ~ Holographic Embossing Powder
Ranger ~ Emboss It Dabber
Tsukineko ~ Versafine Ink Pad - Onyx Black
Higgins ~ White Drawing Ink
Tim Holtz with Sizzix ~ Mini Paper Snowflakes Die Set
Alphabet Stamps - Upper and Lower Case Sets
Helmar 450 Quick Dry Adhesive
Helmar ~ Premium Craft Glue
Tombow ~ MONO Multi Liquid Glue
Bristle Fan Brushes #1, #3, 20/0
Liquitex ~ Free-style Small Knife #5
EK Success ~ Tweezers
Liquitex ~ Free-Style Small Knife #5
Watercolor Rigger Brush #2