How to Make a Mixed Media Wood Plaque

Prepare a mixed media wood canvas using various Relics and Artifacts pieces to create a meaningful home decor piece!

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How to Make a Mixed Media Wood Plaque
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Break a small hole in the wood, big enough to thread the Lumies lights from the back

Break a small hole in the wood, big enough to thread the Lumies lights from the back

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After threading the wire with the lights assemble your Relics crosswise.  You'll find they tend to fit together like pieces of a puzzle! I used a pencil to outline their positions and glue down

After threading the wire with the lights assemble your Relics crosswise. You'll find they tend to fit together like pieces of a puzzle! I used a pencil to outline their positions and glue down

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Cover everything, including the wood with heavy gesso white.  You could also use it in black but I'm going for purity here!

Cover everything, including the wood with heavy gesso white. You could also use it in black but I'm going for purity here!

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The gesso will help unify the colors and make a nice base if you decide to add mica powders or other paints

The gesso will help unify the colors and make a nice base if you decide to add mica powders or other paints

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After the gesso dried I positioned the lights the way I wanted!

After the gesso dried I positioned the lights the way I wanted!

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Then I covered my wood surface with white crackle medium and left it to dry.  This process cannot be rushed...

Then I covered my wood surface with white crackle medium and left it to dry. This process cannot be rushed...

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I love the way it shines!

I love the way it shines!

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Enjoy your new project and remember to follow me here too www.milagroscrivera.blogspot.com

Enjoy your new project and remember to follow me here too www.milagroscrivera.blogspot.…

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