How to Create a Mixed Media Home Decor Piece

Using the beautiful Colorations sprays and a stencil, it's very easy creating a one-of-a-kind home decor piece!

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How to Create a Mixed Media Home Decor Piece
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Get yourself a plaque of wood.

Get yourself a plaque of wood.

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Add a layer of gesso to give it a base of white. Leave to dry.

Add a layer of gesso to give it a base of white. Leave to dry.

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3
Adhere some wall paper with stucture to your piece and trim the edges to fit.

Adhere some wall paper with stucture to your piece and trim the edges to fit.

4
Adhere tissue wrap that has some script stamped onto it, and also a postage stamp, as shown. Leave to dry.

Adhere tissue wrap that has some script stamped onto it, and also a postage stamp, as shown. Leave to dry.

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Add a thin layer of gesso, and dry it. Apply texture paste over the beehive stencil as shown. Don't cover the whole of the background. Leave to dry.

Add a thin layer of gesso, and dry it. Apply texture paste over the beehive stencil as shown. Don't cover the whole of the background. Leave to dry.

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Drip some drops of Siesta Key Colorations Spray at the top of your project and..

Drip some drops of Siesta Key Colorations Spray at the top of your project and..

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... mist it with water;  now let it drip downward by tilting your piece. Leave to dry.

... mist it with water; now let it drip downward by tilting your piece. Leave to dry.

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Repeat the previous 2 steps until you're satisfied. Dry it in between the repeated steps.

Repeat the previous 2 steps until you're satisfied. Dry it in between the repeated steps.

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Add some more color by dropping drips of the same color Colorations spray to enhance the beehive structure. Why not spray the color? This way the top areas will stay mostly white.

Add some more color by dropping drips of the same color Colorations spray to enhance the beehive structure. Why not spray the color? This way the top areas will stay mostly white.

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A close-up of the wet Colorations spray.

A close-up of the wet Colorations spray.

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At this stage I knew I needed a second color, without overdoing it.  I dripped some Timeless Colorations Spray onto the surface and let it find it's own way. Leave to dry.

At this stage I knew I needed a second color, without overdoing it. I dripped some Timeless Colorations Spray onto the surface and let it find it's own way. Leave to dry.

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Stamp some script onto the surface and two insects on cardstock. Fussy cut the images.

Stamp some script onto the surface and two insects on cardstock. Fussy cut the images.

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Add some color  (with Siesta Key Colorations Spray) to the insects and adhere them to the plaque of wood with a tiny piece of 3D tape; just to fit the bodice of the insect.

Add some color (with Siesta Key Colorations Spray) to the insects and adhere them to the plaque of wood with a tiny piece of 3D tape; just to fit the bodice of the insect.

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And there you are .. a nice piece of home decor, lol.

And there you are .. a nice piece of home decor, lol.

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I've added a loop of thread at the back with  wood glue, so I am able to hang it on a wall.

I've added a loop of thread at the back with wood glue, so I am able to hang it on a wall.

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A close-up of the project!

A close-up of the project!

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