Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Tropics Collection Shabby Mixed Media Card by Tracey

Hi ScrapBerry's Fans!! It's Tracey here to share a special project with you. My sweet niece is turning 16, and I created this mixed media card to celebrate her special day. I just adore the gorgeous colors and designs in ScrapBerry's Tropics Collection used for this card.

Tips and Techniques
I've used a combination of ScrapBerry's fabulous paper, fabric, and resin flowers and leaves to create this sweet focal point. A little dry brushing with white gesso softened them perfectly for the vintage feel I wanted to create.

A triple-loop bow is tied with Peach Shabby Ribbon dry brushed with white gesso to add to the shabby appearance. A polymer feather is tucked in from the Colorful Dreams set. I brushed it with gesso before coloring with touches of ink. A little background stamping is created in diagonal corners with the Fairy Tail Stamp. The pearl flourish is from the Happy Holidays 1 Swirl Set.

The Tropics Card paper is filled with lovely sentiments including this Celebration piece which I distressed along the edges and dry brushed with white gesso.

I layered strips of Wind of Travel, Writings Washi Tape on the background paper before adding stenciling and stamping.

One final view.

I hope you've been inspired to grab your ScrapBerry's products
and create a card or gift for someone special in your life.

ScrapBerry’s Supply List:
Tropics Paper Collection ~ Cards (SCB220609407B)
Tropics Paper Collection Set ~ 6x6” (SCB220609408X)

Set of Polymer Items ~ Colorful Dreams (260001031)
Fairy Tale 1 ~ Set of flowers (resin) (SCB25002018)
Pearl swirl Happy Holidays 1 (SCB25002042)
Wind of Travel ~ Craft/Washi Tape - Writings
Shabby Ribbon ~ Peach (SCB510109)
Paper Flowers ~ Rose – Light Pink (SCB280504)
Paper Flowers ~ Daisy - Pink (SCB280307)
Paper Flowers ~ Clove - Pink (SCB280408)
Paper Flowers ~ Set of Leaves - (SCB300603)
Paper Flowers ~ Gardenia 5cm - Cream & Orange (SCB290107)
Daises ~ Turquoise (SCB281407)
Fairy Tale ~ Set of Stamps (SCB4904025)

~ Blessings ~

Thanks for stopping by today!!

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