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Masculine Mixed Media and Collage Be You Exquisite A2 Card

Thank you so much for joining me for this Masculine Mixed Media and Collage Be You Exquisite A2 Card, Let's jump right in.

I started by trimming down my panel and creating an A2 base, I cut off about 1/2 an inch on the top and side to have some of the background show around the card panel. I adhered some beautiful collage paper to the card base with some Matte medium and set that aside to dry. I then blended some Salvaged Patina Distress Oxide ink into my panel from the bottom right corner going up and fading into white. For added interest, I splashed clean clear water on the inked panel.

Once the panel was dry I used my Misti and stamped the beautiful floral image from the Exquisite stamp set in some Versafine onyx black ink and used an N5 Copic marker to give it a shadow for some added weight, I also used the Noteworthy stamp set for the sentiment. I used a nail file to lightly remove the leftover collage paper hanging off the edges of the base for a smooth look. Then trimmed down a piece of silver metallic cardstock to adhere under the blended panel for a bit of shimmer. I used a little bit of white gesso on the collage base to push it into the background and adhered my layers together.

Then for a bit more interest I brought in some ephemera pieces and created a small cluster at the top of my blended panel and a few extra pieces on the lower part of the panel. For a final touch, I added a few silver metallic pearls to pull more of that silver into the design and called this card done.

Thank you so much for stopping by for this quick look at my Masculine Mixed Media and Collage Be You Exquisite A2 Card. If you would like a more in-depth look please check out the video below, I also have a complete supplies list in case you want to know exactly what I used. I hope to see you again very soon!!


White 110lb Cardstock (Base)

HammerMill Cardstock

Tim Holtz metallic classics Kraft-stock

Tim Holtz Halloween Collage Paper

Tim Holtz Noteworthy Stamp Set

Tim Holtz Exquisite stamp set


Versafine Onyx Black ink

Salvaged Patina Distress Oxide Ink

Simon Says Stamp Small Blending Brushes

Nuvo Deluxe Glue

Distress Collage Medium Matte

Distress Brush Set

Glad Press and Seal

White Gesso

Distress Sprayer

Grey Reverse Tweezers

Tim Holtz mini Snips

N5 Copic Marker

Spectrum Noir Glitter pen

Studio Katia Embellishment Wand

Studio Katia Embellishment Tray

Pink Fresh Silver Metallic Pearls

Tim Holtz Memoir Ephemera pack

Tim Holtz Snippets Labels Ephemera

Tim Holtz Glass media mat

Tim Holtz paper trimmer

ScrapBoys Vintage pop up pad

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