Friday, April 24, 2015

Mix Ur Media Kit - APRIL Release!

April kit is absolutely LOADED with awesome products!  This month is very 'vintage' inspired and make you 'reflect' on your memories!  There are loads of Tim Holtz bits & pieces, Die Cuts, Stickers, Rub Ons, Stencil, Metal embellishments and yes...even a sewing pattern!  Please remember that each kit may be slightly different with which patterns/images you may receive. 



The kits will be sold for $12.00 each (not including shipping or tax).  The 'Buy Now' button will provide the shipping options available to you and include the updated price of shipping.  Tax will be added once you proceed through the PayPal cart.  Be sure to scroll down to the end - there are loads of creative inspiration included in this post!

I have a wonderful guest designer I am showcasing this month as well - allow me to introduce Monica Longard!  Monica has been a loyal customer with W2 Scrapbooking for several years and I have truly enjoyed seeing her art evolve.  Her work on this month's kit is simply amazeballs!! Monica has a great blog that you really should check out here.  Monica also has a YouTube channel, so please take the time to check it out as well.

Let's get started on a few of her projects - for more pictures and details, be sure to head over to her blog!

Circle Canvas



supplies from the kit:  clear gems, Vintage Pattern, Sticker Sheet, TH Found Relatives Cards,  Mini Round & Square Mirror Embellishments,  Regal Adornments,  Metal Hangers,  twill,  Shabby Chic Die Cuts,  and Metal Filigree embellishments

"I started off spraying and inking the canvas, using the Prima Color Bloom Sprays I got at W2 Scrapbooking, as well as the Viva Decor Rusty Paper. I then added some flakes and sprayed it with sealer. I spread out all the assorted goodies from the kit and went to work on the canvas! I took the vintage photos and tore/distressed them, and placed them (no idea how I decided where to put them - it just comes to me! LOL) I then made flowers using the vintage pattern and placed them on the canvas as well. I also used the various elements from the kit to make a little mini burlap canvas to attach to the larger canvas."




Square Canvas


supplies from the kit:  8x8" TH Paper, Paper Goods (vintage images), TCW Stencil, clear gems, Vintage Pattern,  Mini Round & Square Mirror Embellishments,  TH Regal Adornments, Metal Filigree embellishments

"I started this canvas by ripping the 8x8 paper, distressing it and collaged them onto the canvas. I also address some joint tape on top to give them more texture. I then used Tim Holtz Distress Sprays to add color to the canvas. After that I used a wonderful Donna Downey Scribble Stencil and glitter paste to add more texture. I again used the vintage pattern to make more flowers and added them and other embellishments to finish the piece. Just a fun note - the "clock" on the page is a door knob I got at my local hardware store and had my husband saw off the back so I could use it on the piece!"





Art Journal Page





supplies from the kit:   TCW  Stencil, Vintage Pattern, TH Mini Flashcards


"My last project I did a journal page because I was inspired by the stencil! It came out completely different than I saw it in my head, but I am actually happier with it than I think I would have been if I had gone with my original idea!!"

"I started the pages by gessoing them, then I used my Modeling Paste and the GREAT stencil to add texture to the page. To add more texture/background I added pieces of the vintage pattern. Next, I used the great Gelatos I got from W2 Scrapbooking and using a technique I found on the Faber Castel blog, I colored the page in sections and then used water to blend the colors. I added a little spray sparkle and then sealant on the pages, after which I added the Tim Holtz Elementary Flashcards. I then used Viva Decor Modeling cream to create the "tree"! For finishing touches, I stamped some birds and a butterfly onto the instruction sheet from the pattern and also added some black (you always have to have black!!) with a Pico Writer and some pink Bo Bunny Glitter paste to accent the stencils."



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Now here are a few samples of what I have done so far - more details will follow in future blog posts!!

Bathing in PanPastels (Art Journal page)


supplies used from kit: Paper Goods Vintage Images

Liquid Gold (Art Journal Page)


supplies used from the kit: Tim Holtz Elementary Flashcards, Tim Holtz Adornment (crown), Vintage Pattern

How do I Measure Up? (Art Journal page)


supplies used from kit:  8x8" Tim Holtz Paper

Every Story has a Memory (Art Journal Page)


supplies used from the kit:  Tim Holtz Photo Booth strip, Hangers, 8x8" Paper (cut up), flashcards, FabScrap Die Cuts, Creative Impressions Twill


She Measures Up (Art Journal Page)


supplies used from the kit:  Kaisercraft Rub On, SOC Stickers, FS Die Cuts, TH Paper (cut up), vintage sewing pattern

Mrs Winterbottom


supplies used from the kit:  Tim Holtz Paper, Flashcards, Found Relatives, Hangers, Adornments, Vintage Goods image, FabScraps Die Cuts, Metal Filigrees &Sticker, Round & Square Mirrors, Rub Ons, 






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