-->

Monday, May 18, 2015

Mixed Media Card

I needed to get some ATCs out to friends in distant lands and thought it would be a nice touch to make a card to go with them.  I love Buru.  Not only is he charmingly weird and quirky but he is relatively easy to fussy-cut.


Last year I started an art journal in a reclaimed planner.  I had ripped out some of the pages to make it possible to add bulky stuff and (of course) I saved those ripped out pages.  They started my background on these cards.

Pulling out various colors of acrylic paints, I swiped, dabbed and pressed using various implements (hotel key card, bubble wrap, empty tape roll, and a mystery cardboard circle).  After those dried, I applied gold crackle paste through a stencil.


Next, Buru was stamped onto white cardstock using black dye ink, I cut him out and then glued him onto the card over a strip of washi tape.

I'm going backwards in the SDC challenges this month and adding this to #194.

Easy, breezy cards are ready to go postal.  Hooray!

3 comments:

  1. These cards are wonderful !
    Lucky recipients !
    Corrie x

    ReplyDelete
  2. Awesome cards Julie! Love Buru too :)
    Thanks for joining us at SDC this week!

    xx Arwen

    ReplyDelete
  3. These are both fabulous. I love the backgrounds you created for Buru!

    Thanks for playing along with us at Stampotique Designers Challenges!

    ReplyDelete

I'm sitting on the edge of my seat waiting to hear what you think about this post. Have a spectacular day!