Spring Fling Scrapbook Page by Margie Higuchi

Spring Fling Scrapbook Page by Margie Higuchi

 

First of all, I LOVED creating with Art Anthology products! The colors and effects enhanced my project to a whole new level in creativity…who doesn’t love sparkle and dimension…and of course, colors?!

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First I wanted to try painting on die cuts. I die cut tissue paper with Spellbinders™ Blossom Five dies and then painted them with Cotton Candy Velvet Paint, Vegas Gold and Imperial Sorbet Paints. After they dried, I layered them to create colorful blossoms.

Paint on Tissue Paper Die Cuts

Knowing that these products are dimensional, I wanted to find out how they would do if I painted them on my non-stick craft sheet. So I used Cotton Candy Velvet Paint and Honolulu Blue Sorbet Paint. I did about three coats with drying time between. What great results! They dried to what is similar to vinyl sheets but with wonderful color and sparkle! I cut/embossed with Spellbinders Shapeabilities® Cherry Blossoms and Media Mixàge™ Shields One dies.

Making Sheets  DieCutting Sheets DieCutting Sheets2

This is the close up on how I used the finished products in my scrapbook page with the tissue paper blossoms and die cuts…

Embellies CloseUp

I painted leaves with June Bud Sorbet Paint on my non-stick craft sheet and let dry. These turned out perfectly and were added to my blossoms.

Painted Leaves Leaves CloseUp

On the Spellbinders Media Mixàge Butterflies One blank, I first textured it with Media Mixàge™ Grate Works Three Texture Plate, painted Honolulu Blue Sorbet Paint and sanded lightly.

Butterfly 1&2 Collage ButterflyDone CloseUp

I stenciled through Spellbinders Botanical Swirl and Accents corner die with June Bud Sorbet Paint. I love how it gave dimension and interest on the corners of my page. For my background paper, I stenciled with Gesso  and The Crafters’ Workshop  Fragmented Flower stencil. Then added Cotton Candy Velvet Paint over the dried Gesso design and it anchored my embellished cluster.

Stenciling StencilDone CloseUp Stencil Background

 

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