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Mixed Media Friday Layout

Good morning to all my scrappy and crafty friends. Barbara here with a Friday Layout. I am going to show you how to do a simple mixed media layout. Hope you enjoy it.

Tip  Mixed media is really easier than it looks. There are no mistakes. If you do something you don't like just put something else over it.

Here is my finished layout for today:


Recipe
medium bold patterned paper
gesso
stamps
inks
embellishments as desired


First I chose inks that were pretty close match to the colors of the patterned paper.
Then i put 2 coats of gesso over the middle section of the patterned paper. Let the first coat dry completely before adding the second coat. 
Then I chose stamps with a linear pattern, but any kind of stamps will do fine.
After the second coat of gesso is completely dry stamp your images over the part of the pp that has gesso on it.
The ink will not soak into the paper because of the gesso so will take a little longer to dry.

After the inks are completely dry add your photos and embellishments. And now see, you have done your first mixed media layout easy as pie. Now you can be more adventurous.
Hope you have a scrapbook blessings kind of day.

BARBARA

Hope you have a blessed day and thanks for stopping by,

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