Friday 31 May 2019

April 2019 Art Recipe winner

Hello friends!!
How exciting! We know the winner of our second Art Recipe challenge. We are so happy you submitted so many gorgeous projects! It was really difficult to choose the winning one.

After team voting we are happy to announce that the winner of April 2019 Art Recipe is 

Such wonderful details!!?!!! To the winner: you are invited to be our Guest Designer and you win Finnabair products pack so please write an e-mail to Tusia Lech at to establish all details :)

Huge thanks to everyone, that joined our last challenge. And we would like to encourage everyone to play with our current Art Recipe - there are still 15 days to enter :) The rules are simple: you need to stick to the colour pallete and use at least 2 of the products listed in a challenge.

Have a great Sunday!
Finnabair team

Monday 27 May 2019

Altered jewellery box by Bipasha

Hello wonderful crafters, 
Today I am going to share with you a very exciting project - an altered jewellery box! I used some colours outside of my comfort zone and absolutely love the outcome! It is a vintage themed project and the beautiful Finnabair shades of brown, red and magenta suited my requirements.

Initially, I randomly dry brushed the box. Then, I added a stenciled layer with Light paste and dried it thoroughly. Next, I created the composition with assorted moulds, metal embellishments layered, art stones to fill the gaps and adhered using 3D matte gel. I love the way it holds the dimensional elements strongly.

Finally, I added some colours of Liquid acrylic and diluted it inbetween for blending everything together. I added some waxes, glitters, beads to highlight my elements.
The possibilities of these mediums, embellishments and pastes when combined, are limitless. I hope you are inspired to create your own shabby chic altered artpiece with these beautiful paints and textured pastes, that becomes an outlet to your emotions.

Here is a video recording of the process. Hope you are inspired to create your own memory keepsake cover!

Products I have used - all the images linked to Mixed Media Place online store:

Friday 24 May 2019

Dare to dream mixed media tags by Aleksandra Mihelič

Hi dear Finnabair friends and fans,

Do you love to play with little treasures from nature and include them in your art projects? I love to use them on my projects. They are so versatile and they give such an amazing texture and touch to all mixed media projects. I used quite some of them on my next project I prepared for you today - my mixed media Tag "Dare to Dream"..,

I used dried tree lichen on my background and I also used some dry flowers. In combination with various Finnabair mechanicals they give perfect result, don't you think?

I also prepared a video tutorial for you to follow along and make your own Treasure from Nature:

I hope you enjoyed my inspiration today.
Enjoy your day and see you soon!

Hugs, Aleksandra

Products I have used - all the images linked to Mixed Media Place online store:

Monday 20 May 2019

Secret messages by Olga Bielska

Hello my creative friends! Olga Bielska here :) 
Today I'd like to share with you my brand new inspiration - a mixed media canvas with lovely amazing Finnabair's products!

I started my work with the application of Plaster Paste through a stencil on canvas.

Then Art Alchemy Paints mixed with water and spread on canvas.

After drying, I glued paper and gauze. I painted them before I added gesso white.
Then I added some stamps. I painted Cardboard elements with Impasto Paint.

To create this composition, I used chipboard pieces, resin casts, paper elements and metal embellishments. Finnaabir Heavy Body Gel helped me to stick them all.

Finally, I highlighted the details with wax and gesso white splashes.

I really hope that I was able to inspire you!
Have a great day, Olga.

Products I have used - all the images linked to Mixed Media Place online store:

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