Category Archives: Mixed Media

Using A Digital Image To Create Thanksgiving Home Décor

The digital image that I played with this week for the Scrapping 4 Fun Challenge is a really fun image!  I had so many ideas for how I might use this as a Thanksgiving decoration that I actually printed it in several sizes. I finally decided on the one I would share when I was looking through my… Read More »

LOAD Challenge 4: How To Use Digital Products on Traditional Layouts

I’m still managing to keep up with the load layouts!!  I waited to post this so I could add the process video for the layout that I have to share with you today. I attended a virtual Scrap Smarter experience a few weeks ago and there were 11 presentations from women who are leaders in the scrapbooking and… Read More »

Quick and Easy Technique To Add Foil To Your Cards

The Paper Craft Crew sketch for this week inspired me to add a foiling detail to my card. I’ve had foil in my stash for a couple of years and haven’t played with it in a while.  I decided to keep it simple and use it on my card for today!   I aspire to make clean and… Read More »

If You Are A Fan Of The Office, You Will Love This Pumpkin Head Card!

Who doesn’t love the episode of the office where Dwight puts the pumpkin on his head and then can’t get it off?! If you are a fan of The Office, you will understand why I had to pick this digital image from Kinda Cute by Patricia as soon as I saw it! I couldn’t resist making a mixed… Read More »

Create Easy Backgrounds With Gelli Plates To Create Gift Bag Toppers and Gift Tags!

I’ve got so much to share today! I created a bunch of quick and easy circular backgrounds with my new 3″ gelli plate.  I usually use a 5 x 7″ or a 6″ round one, but after taking the July One Little Word class with Ali Edwards, I purchased a set of 3 smaller gelli plates with a… Read More »

Scrapping 4 Fun Challenges: Anything Goes Challenge

I’ve joined the Scrapping 4 Fun Challenge Design Team for the September-December 2020 term and I’m very happy to share my very first DT design challenge as part of the team! Each challenge for this team has a sponsor and the sponsor for this two week challenge is LeAnn’s World 101. I selected the Painter Girl digi and… Read More »

Create Cards And Art Journal Backgrounds With Mixed Media Using Taylored Expressions Field Notes Kit

You know that I love a good craft kit. I do have to confess that I’ve been surprised at the prices of kits these last few months.  It feels like they doubled in price.  I’ve actually cancelled all my monthly kit subscriptions with the exception of the Simon Says Stamp kit and the Altenew Mini Delight Kit.  Simon… Read More »

How To Create A Quick And Easy Mixed Media Background Page For Scrapbooking

When you are learning new skills and techniques, you need to just keep practicing them.  I’ve been looking for opportunities to create mixed media backgrounds pages and use them in meaningful ways. Today, I have a video to share with you to show you how I made the background for this mixed media scrapbook layout using the Scrap… Read More »

What Are You Creating Today? + Video

Hello friends!  What are you creating on this quiet summer Sunday? I’ve been busy creating layer 1 of some soon to be fabulous mixed media backgrounds that I will be binding together to create my very own album for memory keeping!   I’ve created 16 backgrounds so far!  I created along with Vicki Boutin on Friday night during… Read More »