Noel Mixed Media Canvas

Do you love mixed media? Well, Little Birdie Crafts makes the perfect Metallic Paints and Stencils that makes dreams come true when creating mixed media art!

With a few basic steps and a little patience between drying times you can create a magical Noel Canvas.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Step 1: Paint canvas, frame and scroll border with Tawny Gold; dry.

Step 2: Repeat by randomly painting the Caribbean Teal to prepared canvas; dry.

Step 3: Mix paste with a bit of Tawny Gold and Caribbean Teal; mix.

Step 4: Lay stencil on to prepared canvas; apply mix of paint to top with palette knife. Allow to dry.

Step 5: Stamp with background stamp with black paint. Spatter with both white and black paint; dry.

Step 6: Adhere pattern paper to top of chipboard circle.

Step 7: Add frame to top of pattern paper.

Step 8: Add fussy cut pinecones to top of canvas.

Step 9: Die cut “Noel” from pattern paper. Adhere to bottom of canvas.

Step 10: Add bow and flowers to top of canvas.

The completed Noel Mixed Media Canvas is a beautiful addition to Christmas home decor, and also makes a beautiful handmade gift that will be treasured for years to come.

Shaker Birthday Card

If you know someone with a fall birthday, this shaker birthday card is a beautiful way to send along a greeting!

pretty fall handmade card with flowers

With a palette inspired by the changing leaves of trees in the autumn, this pretty shaker birthday card is sure to be a cherished memento by its special recipient. The shaker birthday card features sparkling gold glitter and sequins behind a clear cellophane panel that shimmer and shine when the card is moved.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Step 1. Place Layered Petals Canvas Flowers on an absorbent cloth or paper towel. Apply Color Splash in Lemon Zing and Lime until the desired shade is achieved. Allow to dry as you move on to the next step.

Step 2. Remove cover sheet from adhesive card front, as shown.

Step 3. Adhere to card.

Step 4. Add glitter and sequins (included in card kit!) to the open square area on the card.

Step 5. Apply cellophane square (also included in card kit) to front of card, covering glittered area completely.

Step 7. Apply patterned paper (trimmed to fit) over the card front, to the adhesive that is exposed. Then, apply flowers with glue.

The completed shaker birthday card is ready to be signed, sealed and delivered! Who wouldn’t love to receive such a special handmade item for their birthday?