Mixed Media Cardmaking with Stencils and Paint

Hello, wonderful you! We’re so happy to see you and to share this beautiful mixed media card! We’ll  show you how to use colorful shades of acrylic paint and a couple of stencils to create this beauty. 

FSJ Wonderful You Card 1

Start with Whip Cream cardstock for the base of this beautiful card —  lay the Flower Power stencil  on top and then add equal dabs of Sweet Berry, Cool Pool, Pineapple Smoothie and Citrus Cooler acrylic paints on top. 

FSJ Wonderful You Card 2Use a brayer to spread paint across stencil – blending just enough to keep the colors from becoming muddy. We still want each of the colors to show, and not blend together too much. 

FSJ Wonderful You Card 3

Next, leave the stencil on top of the cardstock and allow paint to dry. Once it’s dry, you’re going to add another amazing layer on top – are you ready?

FSJ Wonderful You Card 4

Lay the Vintage Screen stencil directly on top of the flower stencil and painted panel.

FSJ Wonderful You Card 5

Add a few dabs of Oatmeal Cookie acrylic paint on top of the Vintage Screen Stencil.

FSJ Wonderful You Card 6

Use a clean brayer to spread the acrylic paint over the stencil. This adds a layer of pattern onto the flower image. Next, lift up all the stencils and enjoy the colorful one-of-a-kind image you’ve made! We absolutely love the layers of the paint and pattern, don’t you? The beautiful design doesn’t need much more — just a a few well placed embellishments and a sentiment.  That’s it!

FSJ wonderful you card

We hope you feel inspired and encouraged to try this fun technique – whether it’s in your wheelhouse and you love getting painty when you craft – or maybe you’re just a little unsure, but feeling brave to give it a try! We can’t wait to see how you make this technique your very own as you bring paper to life!

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  1. Such a pretty color combination!

  2. Such a beautiful card! Love working with the paint! Love the colors used! Love FSJ colors!

  3. It’s absolutely gorgeous! Love the look you get with two stencils!

  4. That is a lovely card and the creation of it was amazing.

  5. Im in LOVE with our stencils and paints!

  6. What a cool technique! I am definitely going to try it in one of my classes.

  7. Love your gorgeous creation!

  8. A really great techniques and the resulting card is stunning! Thanks for sharing!!

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