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Friday, September 20, 2013

Creating Keepsakes Mixed Media Special Issue and a Giveaway

Creating Keepsakes' newest special issue is out: Mixed Media, Vol. 2.  This special issue of FULL of wonderful ideas for using color mediums, modeling mediums, fabric, collage, metallics, and more!  Best of all, there are easy to follow instructions for the techniques shown in the issue.

Create beautiful works of art that preserve and showcase your family memories using your scrapbooking skills, diverse art mediums, and the ideas in this follow-up to the popular first volume last year. From chalk to paint, fabric to metal, we'll show you how to get amazingly artistic looks for your pages with creative and clever techniques. And with plenty of step-by-step tutorials, quick ideas you can use in minutes, and colorful photos, you'll feel confident in trying new materials and mediums on your layouts.

Here is a layout I made for the "Metallic" section of the magazine.


I created the flourishes using flourish stamps, embossing ink, Ranger's Sticky Embossing Powder, and platinum glitter.  


You can see some more sneak peaks: Mixed Media, Vol. 2, and you can purchase a copy here: online store.

I get to give away a copy of this special issue to one lucky blog reader. Leave me a comment here by the end of the day on Friday, September 27th and you could be randomly chosen to win. (International winners, you’ll be given a download for a PDF version of the magazine.)

For more chances to win and to see more projects created for this issue, head on over to the blogs of these very talented ladies: 

Mou Saha
Riikka Kovasin 
Cindy Tobey
Ashley Horton
Susan Weckesser
Kim Watson
 

Lastly, hop on over to the CK blog for another giveaway!

38 comments:

{VICKI} said...

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Miriam Prantner said...

Love the design of this page and those great sparkly swirls!

Riikka Kovasin said...

Really stunning!

Shari Czerwinski said...

The embossing is beautiful! Thanks for a chance to win.

Kim said...

I'm such a fan! I love how much detail you put into each layout. Thank you for the inspiration. Take care. :)

CraftyViolet said...

Nice layout! I like how you added photos to the top of those rectangles. Great use for those small photos.

Karen said...

I love swirl flourishes and yours is gorgeous.

Unknown said...

I love your layouts. You should do sketches. Thanks for the opportunity to win. k_lingel@hotmail.com

Romy said...

Wow, that is such an amazing lay-out! The fab colours and the glitter vine look so beautiful.

Alexia Misso said...

super cute layout, thanks for sharing!

Melanie said...

I love glitter!! Makes the world brighter!!

Isbaha said...

Such a beautiful layout !

ellie248 said...

I love embossing! Thanks for the chance to win. :)

juliejulie said...

love the flourishes just unpacked my embossing powder and next the stamps cant wait to try... ty for the chance at vol 2

Susan K. Weckesser said...

I {adore} your creation!! Sweet! xo

JPScraps said...

The layout is beautiful! Love the tousch of metallic.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Wow what a gorgeous layout! I love the glitter on here!

Kymberly Buchanan said...

Would love to try heat embossing! There is such a pretty quality to is on your layout! zekymmer@gmail.com

VERO The Sahm said...

Ohhh so adorable and sweet layout ! love this sparkling details !!

cghundley said...

How lovely! Great
use of the embossing
agents.
Carla from Utah

justasiam said...

I don't use mixed media much in my scrapbooking because I don't really know how to do a lot of the techniques. I'm sure this issue will be helpful!bernice.janssen@prrd.ab.ca

Mandi said...

That is lovely. I love stat sparkle

Jean said...

This is just amazing!!

Terri H. said...

I've used rub-on swirls with flowers before but never thought to stamp the swirls. Thanks for the inspiration!

Janis said...

Love those gorgeous glittery flourishes. I am like a little crow who loves shiny things!!! Caw...caw...caw! Ha. Such a beautiful LO. Love it so much.

How lovely of you to offer one of us a copy of this magazine for even more inspiration! I would love to learn more abt these techniques. You did not require us to be a follower to be eligible, but I am a brand-new follower by Google Friend, nonetheless. Yippee!!
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com

Wendy said...

Beautiful layout!

Keshet said...

Beautiful layout! This looks like fun!

marylouh said...

A very pretty page. Love the embossing. thanks for sharing.

MB Isaac said...

I love glitz and glitter :) Awesome project

Hollyk said...

Beautiful layout.

Chris Gualazzi said...

Clean and simple. I love this! I really want to try this technique... It looks awesome!

tape said...

Ooo, sparkly! Thanks for the chance to win.

Donna Bolo said...

gorgeous layout!

MissKayCreates said...

Very pretty layout. I especially like the bookmark-style mats.

JJ Meyer said...

Gorgeous layout! Loving your blog! Blessings!

Ava Gavloski said...

i like this CAS look to this layout, truly allows for individual element appreciation

Unknown said...

Love love the paper doll page!!!!!! I also love the swirls on this post.

Unknown said...

Love love the paper doll page!!!!!! I also love the swirls on this post.