Wintry Mixed Media Star

Hello Little Birdie Fans, It’s Tracey back to share a wintry mixed media star. Here in Ohio we’re in the midst of cold winter weather with lots of snow, so I’ve created this wintry inspiration for you featuring gorgeous Little Birdie Crafts flowers and mixed media products. I’m sharing a DIY process video with all the details for you to create this textured winter star.

In this DIY Wintry Mixed Media Star tutorial learn how to:
~ Prepare a wood base with gesso
~ Dry brush with metallic paints
~ Stencil a design with crackle texture paste
~ Accentuate crakle with Color Splash
~ Add spatter texture with ink
~ Heat emboss chipboard and wooden snowflakes with glittered embossing powder
~ Hand stamp your sentiment
~ Learn my creative process for arranging embellishments
~ Add texture with mini craft pellets and metal microbeads
~ Add sparkling mica flakes


Tips & Techniques:

Gorgeous Little Birdie flowers including: ~ Shabby Chic: Bonita; Eva; Queenie; Polina; ~ Elsie: Ocean Mist and ~ Micro Jewelled Florettes: Arctic Ice.
A close up of this sweet spray using Shabby Chic Queenie and Elsie Ocean Mist flowers.
A sparkling chipboard snowflake using embossing powders.
Fabulous grungy texture using crackle paste, gesso, Color Spray, Mini Craft Pellets, and Metal Microbeads.
A hand stamped sentiment for this wintry star. Here you can see Little Birdie Mica Flakes tucked in for shimmering texture.

Little Birdie Crafts Supplies:

Little Birdie Crafts can be purchased at the online store:

Other Supplies
BeadCraft Jewellery Essentials White Pearls
Tim Holtz ~ Snowflakes
Clear Rhinestones
Beaded White Stamen
Shabby Flakes Chipboard
Wooden Snowflakes
Spoonfuls of Snow Embossing Powder
Opaque Bright White Embossing Powder
Ranger ~ Holographic Embossing Powder
Ranger ~ Emboss It Dabber
Versafine Ink Pad – Onyx Black
White Drawing Ink
Tim Holtz ~ Mini Paper Snowflakes Die Set
Alphabet Stamps – Upper and Lower Case Sets
Silicone Glue
Tombow ~ MONO Multi Liquid Glue

Thanks so much for stopping by and taking the time to view my DIY video. I hope you’ve been inspired to pull out your Little Birdie Supplies to create a wintry home decor piece.

~ Blessings ~


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