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Tuesday, 15 March 2022

Treats on Tuesday with Christine - La gâterie du mardi avec Christine


Hi Everyone, it's Christine here with a mixed media card.

I stenciled the background using the Mandala Quad stencil and texture paste. I then glued a piece of textured printed tissue paper to the card with Matte Medium then blended the inks over the surface. I stamped the flower image in Hero arts white ink then used white detail embossing powder. As the tissue paper had a little texture the embossing picked it up, you can see a little cross hatch pattern on the flower head. I stamped and cut out some of the "words to live by" stamp and placed them over the image.

If you want a sentiment stamped on a piece of card to stand out run the edge over the brush tip of a black pen or an ink pad helps define the outline. You can see the black framing each of the words.




Christine Alexander - DT Magenta

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Produits Magenta utilisés:
Magenta products used:

Wildflowers - Umbells 
 [14.634.O] 

Words to Live by 
 [07.1047.J] 

MC94 Mandala Quad 
 [MC94] 

9 comments:

Loll said...

This is a "WOW" card Christine. LOVE your design with the mix of stenciling, embossing paste, sponging, heat embossing ... and the fabulous tissue with text. What a cool pattern that added to the flower heads.

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful design Christine, now I know how you did the flower...cool result..xx

Brenda in IN said...

I wish I could feel this card. It has so much texture that you just want to feel it in person. I love the look of the texture over the words. It makes the flower look like lace.

Susan said...


Fabulous card, Christine. I love all the texture, the colours, and the way you did the words.

nancy littrell said...

OMG...Stunning mixed media card with all your beautiful creative textured elements, Christine. A beautiful, thoughtful and loving tribute to the brave Ukrainians, who deserve all our support. Your Words To Live By were perfect caring additions to your mixed media beauty. Thank you for Sharing your Gorgeous card, mf. Love and Hugs..Nancy

Bonnie said...

What wonderful texture from the embossing paste, tissue paper and heat embossing! Love the little words to live by too!

Mac Mable said...

Fabulous mixed media card with amazing texture and extra loving the way the wildflower turned out Christine x.

Julia Aston said...

What a beautiful tribute card with the colors and block sentiments Christine - the pasted stenciling and embossing adds such great texture!

Trina P. said...

So beautiful! The texture is amazing. The design and colours are fabulous. This may be one of my favourite mixed media cards of yours.