Mixed Media {Mon}: Mess-Free Mixed Media Cards

Monday, April 19, 2021

Hello, Kraftie Friends!

These cards have the Mixed-Media look...but without the mess!

Here's how to make mess-free mixed media cards:

Card #1

#1 I die cut some butterflies (top and bottom ones) from a butterflies patterned paper and stamped on them. 
Then, I added them on a die cut panel with foam tape. Sentiment (Daisy Meadows Cardmaking Workshop Kit) was paper pieced on 2 different pp. Dots were done using ColorBox Smooch.

Card #2

#2 Look for patterned papers that already look "mixed media-ish" and use the scraps to make a freestyle collage card.
Sentiment and Bird are from April Stamp of The Month - Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings ($18.95, $5 with a $50 purchase or FREE as a CTMH VIP Customer) and stitches from Stitched Together - Cardmaking stamp set.

Card #3

#3 This is also a printed pp that already have the Mixed Media look...I trimmed a panel for the card front, making sure I got the houses I wanted.
Then, I added a die cut poinsettia + stamping. Flower's center is also done with ColorBox Smooch. Sentiment is from a retired Craft With Heart Cardmaking Kit.


Card #1

1. CAS Mix Up April Mixed Media: Paper Piecing

2. Simon Says Wed: Clean and Simple

3. Simon Says Mon: Bright, Cheerful Colors

4. Happy Little Stamper April AGoes with Dies

5. Crafty Animals #49: AGoes with an Animal

Card #2

1. Inkspirational #237 - Taxi Picture

2. Gem of a Challenge #8 - Craft & Cardmaking AGoes

Card #3

1. ABC Christmas: H & I are for? (H for Home/Houses)

2. CHNC #538: AGoes Christmas Optional Theme Include a House or Other Building

3. Christmas Crafts All Year 'Round April Challenge - Something that starts with G and/or H (Gold/Houses)

4. QKR Stampede #418: AGoes

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  1. Great houses and background..
    Thank you so much for sharing and joining in with us at CCAYR...[ Christmas Crafts All Year Round]

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  2. Three fabulous cards Lilian!! Agree, great way to make mixed media cards without the mess. You have some amazing papers!! Especially love your first card with the butterflies. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

  3. I love all 3 unique cards! The CAS style Mixed Media is my fave:) Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up.

  4. WOW! Three amazing cards. Great job with the paper piecing! Thank you for playing along at CAS Mix Up!

  5. What a beautiful card thanks for sharing it with us at the Pearly and Sparkles Challenge Blog.
    Hugs Ilonka DT

  6. Great cards. I love the butterflies and the layers. Well done. Thanks for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams and hope to see you again soon.
    Tammy DT

  7. Lovely card!!! Thank you for joining the April challenge of the Country View Challenges!

  8. Your house card certainly looks mixed media, it's beautiful. Thank you so much for joining us in our challenge at QKR Stampede Good Luck and looking forward to seeing you again in our next challenge.
    Faith A DT

  9. Lovely take on the H and I challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge, thanks for joining in.
    Dorte x

  10. Love the card. Thank you for sharing it with us at Dragonfly Dreams.

  11. Great cards - thanks for sharing it us at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.

    Helen x

  12. Beautiful creations!! Thanks so much for participating in our CHRISTMAS CRAFTS ALL YEAR ROUND challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafting day!! Stay safe and healthy!! Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper


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