Monday 26 July 2021

Mixed Media Monday - Guest Brand Ambassador Sally Holmes

 Happy Monday & Shiny New Week! 

Today I am back with another Mixed Media Monday and I am delighted to have our guest Sally Holmes joining us again. If you missed Sally's first projects, be sure to hop on over HERE.


Hello Everyone, today I have a couple of mixed media projects to share with you using Uniko's Background Builders: Seeing Stars and Reach For the Stars clear stamp sets and Stencil Wonky Stripes.

Journal page

For the background I used distress oxide sprays in Wild Honey, Peacock Feathers and Wilted Violet. I used the same colours in oxide inks for stencilling down each edge of the page. I used the same inks and some Versafine Clair Twilight ink to stamp the stars and borders. I stamped the words and three more stars onto snippets of black card and embossed with fine detail white embossing powder and gold embossing powder. I stuck these on with matte medium. Finally, I splattered a small amount of water and a little of each spray across the whole page.


For the background I sprayed a piece of mixed media paper (180gsm) with Distress oxide sprays in Peacock Feathers and Brushed corduroy. When this was dry, I stamped the star strings in Versafine Clair Acorn. 

I mixed about a teaspoonful of Pretty Gets Gritty Clear Get Crackled gel with a few shakes of Mars Pretty Gets Gritty explosion powder. I applied it with a palette knife through the stencil and left it to dry.

I stamped and embossed the sentiment into the space and the star onto a scrap of card sprayed with the oxide sprays. I used Versamark ink and copper embossing powder. Finally, I added a few extra stars in the Acorn ink and cut out and stuck on the star with some 3d glue.

I hope you have enjoyed my projects today? I look forward to sharing more with you later this month. 


Star Struck! 

I am so inspired to have a go at a journal page, it is something I've never done myself. Such beautiful colours and placements of images & stencils. So many new ways to use Uniko products.

I hope you have enjoyed todays feature and a big THANK YOU to Sally for inspiring us all. 

Crafty Hugs


  1. Fabulous projects using some of my favourite colours. Thanks for the inspiration!
    Marianne x

  2. Super inspirational projects by Sally.
    Hugs, Sarn xxx

  3. Fantastic projects Sally. I love the colours you have used and teamed with beautiful metallics. X

  4. Brilliant creations Sally and I adore the colours and shimmer from the embossing and explosion powders, and the theme of stars...gorgeous results on both the journal page and card. It's been great to see you here at Uniko Sally. x


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