Sunday, June 1, 2014

The First Mixed Media Challenge

Happy June! And today the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge Blog is posting their first challenge!

The challenge this month is  We are so lucky that the amazing online store Inspiration Emporium is sponsoring our challenge this month. They are generously offering a $25 gift card for our Random Winner and a discount code for anyone reading this right now!! Just use the code MMMC for 10% off your entire order!!

The design team has created several projects for you to get inspiration from - or come up with something else!

In my project, I started with a collage background of patterned papers. I painted, added texture with modeling paste and stencils. Then I used a stencil and Dylusions Spray Inks.

The surface is a wood block, approx 5.5" x 11".

Check out the blog for more inspiration and ways to be entered for more giveaways!

Happy Creating!


  1. Beautiful project Melanie! Love the soft colors and all the textures!

  2. your painting is beautiful! i love the stencil added over top, it looks amazing :)

  3. This is just gorgeous Melanie!! So glad you are on the team!!

  4. BEAUTIFUL! I love all the hidden colors, texture patterns in this!

  5. Just lovely, Melanie :)
    Your little bird is soo sweet!

  6. I love all the depth you achieved in your background with all those layers of paint. It really makes your beautiful bird and foliage pop out. Blessings!