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2017-12-13

Our new Designer - Anastasia Korvyakova

Hello everyone,
we are excited to welcome on board the new designer - Anastasia Korvyakova. She will inspire you for the next whole year. Today she prepared for you a video with simple way for great altering of cloth pins. 




My name Anastasia Korvyakova but in social media I also called Anastasia Elena. I'm happy wife because my husband support my passion to creation. And I'm mom of very active boy 12 years old. We have a dog(jack russell terrier), he is very friendly and funny. We live in Saint-Petersburg(Russia).  For several years my passion is interior decoration and scrapbooking. The last couple of years I've been creating in the mix media style. I adore paints, pastes, inks, textures. I love to make layouts, tags, ATC's, canvases, altered objects and more. I like to create and really like to remodel old things, rather repaint. For example, I repainted our old kitchen from brown to blue. Now doors in our flat waiting when I repaint them)). I have an experience as a decorator and I'm always glad of the chance to do such projects again.

I really love to use Finnabair and 7 Dots Studio products in my works so I'm excited and happy to be a part of amazing team ofthis blog. And I'm grateful to Anna, Andrzej and Tusia for the invitation!

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Hello, fans of mixed media! I'm so excited and so glad to present to you my first work as a design team member of this wonderful blog!

Soon will be festive days and many gifts. And I made altered clothes pins which can use for decorate gifts or cards or envelopes, for tags or for decorate bags with tasty baking.







I like to use waxes in my work. The process of using them with each other and with paints is always interesting. All paints and waxes I used as a base and
for highlight accents. Some waxes, for example Lucky Emerald and Amethyst Magic, I heated to get a smooth surface. They melt  well.
If you'll be use a several colours on one space you'll get beautiful results! And you can decorate some ornaments with rhinestones and it will become more festive.



I prepared for you step-by-step video tutorial. Nothing complicated, just work with your favorite paints and waxes!




Mixed Media Place supplies:


2017-12-10

Green dummy by Georgie


Hi everyone,

Today I’m sharing something a little different for me. My mum runs a little antique stall in one of those curiosity/aladdin caves and she gave me a paper-mache bust for decorating. She wanted something - colour-wise - that would display both gold/silver and vintage pieces nicely.



I chose Emerald Green from the Art Alchemy range as it will work perfectly with most of the jewellery pieces she sells, but  had to add a little Georgie-spin to the piece too ;)



For texture, I used Texture Paste White Sand and Mini Art Stones. Whilst it was till wet I added some Prima Crystals.



For the other embellishments, I used Finnabair’s Mechanicals to dress the lower side in a cluster and then a single little heart on the other side towards the back.






For depth I used Artisan Powder in Clay, Porthenay and Black. Brushing it in and dusting off the excess. I finished the piece with some wax, using Vintage Gold and Vintage Silk.





Thanks for joining me here, see you again soon!
Gee
xx


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2017-12-07

Sweet dreams by Cindy


Hello,
Today I would like to show you a layout created with newest 7 Dots Studio collection - Northern Lights. I love the new range! Take a look at those chipboard pieces - they are fantastic!




Below you will find some close-ups and a video tutorial. Finnabair Impasto Paints and ArtAlchemy Wax were a perfect match!












My video tutorial:



Mixed Media Place supplies:

2017-12-04

Christmas Angel by Ola Khomenok


Hello dears!
Ola here. Today I'm going to inspire you with some cool Christmas themed mixed media project. I called this Christmas angel :). But my Angel is in Steampunk style :). 









This project is technically quite simple, so even beginners will be able to create it. And of course I prepared for you a step by step video tutorial with my voice explanations. Hope you'll like it. 




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