Saturday, April 14, 2018

Mixed Media Layout With Rainy Day Symbols

Today's creativity produced this Mixed Media layout that is rich in pink and rainy day symbols. I spent the weekend with a dear friend in rainy Tacoma. We had a fabulous time hanging out. Along the way we found this sign that defines the greatest quandary of all time!
~ Good Times ~
 To come up with my pink texture I mixed modeling paste and acrylic paint. I was very thrifty and used the back of a damaged photo for my palette. A butter knife served as my palette knife.
 I had to mix two batches of pink modeling paste. The first batch I spread thinly thru the honey comb frame. The second I used to fill the umbrella/rain boots silhouette. To add texture I used a produce netting. 
 My inspiration for this layout came from Laurel Seabrook's Inspired By blog. I choose the color, the friends having fun, and the rainy atmosphere for my prompts. This is the offered image: 
Along with the modeling paste I also did a lot of stitching. The burlap is stitched to the cardstock and the tabs are stitched onto the photo mat. The two pieces of cardstock are stitched together using a Sew Easy with a Loop-de-Loop attachment.
Patterned Paper:Blue Fern Studios
Modeling Paste:Liquitex
Acrylic Paint:Tattered Angels
Stencils:Peachy Cheap Die, Studio Calico, Memory Box
Brads and Tabs:Echo Park
Embroidery Thread:Prism
Sew Easy: WE R Memory Keepers

Craft On!

~Charity Hotrum~


  1. Looks like you had fun on that layout! It is so pretty! Thank you for playing at Inspired By!

  2. Back of damaged photo and produce netting...great recycles, love the texture! Loved seeing it in the Inspired By gallery!