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Thursday, 26 May 2016

Mixed Media Magic Moments

 Hello, everyone!

I am very inspired by the grunge and rustic look of clocks and cogs in the picture and the word moments!
                                                                   Go out, I beg of you
                                                             And taste the beauty of the wild
                                                              Behold the miracle of the earth
                                                              With all the wonder of a child
                                                  And the sound of the outer ocean at the beach!
Children are absolutely cool, charming by nature. It doesn't matter, that the sun is shining brightly, the waves are calling to swim, sea creatures, shells are crawling with the sea waves! They just enjoyed the moment, relaxing with natural look and the whole time look like stopped!!!!
So here is my Mixed Media canvas!
First of all, I applied gesso and leave it to dry.
 Created some textures using modeling paste and  clear crackle paint. Let it dry well. Now, some stamping for textures, tear some layers of a textured white paper, adhered it with mod podge, To create the sea level at the bottom, I glued some tissue papers and cheese clothes using Mod podge.
Some close ups

 Adhered some ropes in the circle shape with mod podge, real stones, some jute mesh, a cardboard and applied different inks, sprays.
 Some close ups

 Cut away the PP for photo matting and distressed the edges. Tear away the layers of the  cardboard for textures. Now before matting, I arranged my all MDF cogs, clocks with textures applying Inka gold, glitter paste, different inks and give them a rusty look.
I created a fun weaved garland with some different types of beads, shells, atiny cute clock at the centre and tucked it at my top panel from one corner to another corner.
I created a Seaweed and Coral look at the bottom of the sea. Created a wavy edge at the last bottom layer using the mold and inked it.

Created a 'V' shaped in the paper panel and I tucked a vintage look clock with a chain hanging with a bottle with a message in the sea.
I used a mixture of foliage, give the look of seaweed, corals at the bottom of the sea. My starfish was shaded with ink and highlighted it.

 So here is a Masculine, charming 'boy' stylish page enjoying the magic moment of the sea beach , sunlight and relaxing!!!! And really enjoyed this great moment mood board!!!

Hope you all enjoyed this fun creation!!!

Supplies used:
Brown Cardboard
PP from Wooden stack pad from Papericious from Lulupu store, Textured cream CS
Artists' gesso from Camel, white Gauge
White Texture embossing paste from Dreamweaver; Clear Crackle paste  from Lulupu store
Bo Bunny Glitter paste- Caribbean, silver
White Linen Dylusion Ink Spray
Peacock Feather Distress ink; Antique Linen Distress stain; Distress inks- Vintage photo, faded jeans, black soot from Lulupu store
Archival Jet Black Ink
Burlap stencil from Tim Holtz; Bubbles stencil from Magenta
Pearl colors from Fevicryl Hobby ideas-
Copper and silver Perfect Pearls
Viva Gold from Lulupu store
Mat finish Mod Podge from Lulupu store
Acrylic Chinese white paint from Mont Marte ( Itsy Bitsy store), Background stamp from Itsy Bitsy
D metal tags beach from Itsy Bitsy, Rub -Ons from K& Company BW Mira Words from Itsy Bitsy store
Granules( Micro Tiny beads) in shades of blue from Itsy Bitsy
Stabilo 0.4 fine black pen
Watercolor crayons from Recollections
Jute mesh lace and jute flower from my stash
Mold- Sea creatures and Nature; Milky white Mod podge stick
MDF clock, cogs, sayings from Nirmal stationers
Polka dotted blue flower from Prima Flowers Strawberry kisses set
And all other elements from my stash

I would love to enter my creation in few challenges:


  1. FANTASTIC !!! Great attention to the details and super fun outcome !! Love it !!! Thank you so much for joining us at More than Words !!

  2. Love it...Love all the detailings!!

  3. Oh wow, Vinita, this is stunning!! The details are amazing!! I love the scene you've created and the adorable picture!! This is just spectacular!! Wow!! I'm in awe!! One of my favorites of yours!! Thank you so much for playing along at Anything But Cute and DL.ART!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  4. This is so fun Vinita I love the picture o the little guy there, but all you elements sure make this a work of art Thank you for sharing and the inspiration others will get when they see this. I love It!!
    Thank you for entering the DL.ART THANKFUL THURSDAY challenge #181-“Boys or Men” for this challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.


  5. What a fabulous creation Vinita! I love the vibrancy of your colours and all the interesting additions that make up this happy scene. It was great to see your step by step pictures too - so creative.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Happy Little Stampers.

  6. This is wonderful! I love all the details. Thanks for joining us at More Than Words.

  7. Such an amazing canvas Vinita with so many amazing details & textures. Fantastic creation, I love it. Thanks for playing along with us at More Than Words.

  8. What a spectacular project this is! I love the scene you've created and all the amazing elements and beautiful textures! It's fantastic!
    Thank you so much for joining in our Celebrate Your Style challenge at Anything But Cute! Branka DT

  9. wooohooo Vinitaaaaa
    and loovee all the texture
    yaay that little children is so cuteee
    love love love this
    Funtastic MADE my friend

  10. Gorgeous canvas! I love! Thank you for playing with us at MTW Challenge!

  11. have created a mini beach here and I love that super cool pic!Thanks for sharing this with us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month. Good luck, Rupa (DT).

  12. Absolutely fantastic! Such detail. Thank you for entering your project at Rhedd’s Creative Spirit. Sammy-x

  13. Stunning mixed media canvas! Thank you for playing along with us at More Than Words!

  14. The layers & texture looks INCREDIBLE...
    Thanks for joining in over @ More Than Words.... :)

  15. Awesome mixed media canvas!! I love the colors, the wonderful elements and the variety of texture you used. Thank you for joining our blog challenge at

  16. Fabulous layers of media! Love the shells! Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers.

  17. Wow Vinita! What a wonderful and very personal make.
    I love your use of poetry in your blog post too. Thanks for joining in Rhedd's Creative Spirit challenge for May.

  18. Wow, Vinita! What a fun and creative canvas! I love that you've taken us through your process and we can appreciate all the work that went into it. Thank you for joining our Celebrate Your Style Challenge at Anything But Cute. Hugs! Sara Emily DT

  19. Such an amazing mixed media canvas, Vinita. You have beautifully created the whole scene. Awesome colours and textures here :)
    Thank you so much for joining us at Papericious. Good luck!
    P.S : Please add the Papericious challenge logo in your post for your entry to qualify.

  20. Wow, so many interesting things to see here and such a detail work. Love this layout.
    Thanks so much Vinitha for joining us at Papericious Vintage challenge this month.

  21. Absolutely gorgeous mixed media piece Vinita! The colors and layers are simply stunning! Thank you so much for playing along the Vintage themed challenge over at Papericious and all the best! ^__^

  22. Gorgeous work and loved all the details. Thank you for joining the May Challenge at Papericious.