Thursday, August 14, 2014

Happy Place Mixed Media Wall Hanging - Clearsnap Smoothfoam Bloghop

Hi, my dear friends, welcome to the Clearsnap and Smoothfoam Blog Hop! Hop along to each blog in the hop list to see inspiring ways to use Smoothfoam with Clearsnap’s ink, created by our teams of designers. Be sure to comment on each blog in the hop, then use the Rafflecopter widget at the end of this post to enter to win a prize pack of Smoothfoam and Clearsnap goodies!

The project I created for this hop is a mixed media wall hanging using 8" diameter x 1" tall Smoothfoam Disc from Smoothfoam and ColorBox® Spritzers from Clearsnap.

Smoothfoam is a smooth, closed cell foam, most commonly referred to as smooth Styrofoam ®. It is molded from tiny beads into many shapes like balls, bells, eggs, miniature fruit shapes and more. Because of its smooth surface it is excellent for painting. It is also very durable, making it great for projects requiring pins or glue.

To create the texture, I applied a layer of Gesso, and pasted the old book page and cheese cloth on the disc. There are many different sizes of disc you can choose from SmoothFoam and it is really easy and fun to work with mixed media colors and materials on it.  
The background was colored with ColorBox Spritzers and water mixture. I simply mixed the Spritzers with water and applied the mixture on the SmoothFoam using a watercolor brush. 

The last step was adding some beautiful Prima Flowers and embellishments. I really love the result and hope you get a chance to try these awesome products from SmoothFoam and Clearsnap.

Hop along to see more inspiration from our designers. Thank you so much for stopping by.
Happy Crafting! ^_^

Hop List:
Suzanne Austin - What's in a Lousyananut
Julie McGuffee - Life in the Craft Lane
Jennifer Priest - Hydrangea Hippo
Lisa Fulmer -  Lisa Liza Lou
Meihsia Liu - Simply Paper Crafts
Anita Scroggins - The Flamingo Chronicals
Steph Ackerman - Live Laugh Scrap
Carmen Flores Tanis -  Flores Tanis Studio
Tami Sanders - tami sanders * paper crafter  
Beth Watson - Beth Watson  
Sabrina Alery - The Honor Roll
Marilyn Gossett - Marilyn Gossett Designs
Denise Hahn - In My Blue Room


  1. Fabulous project Meihsia. Love all the dimension.

  2. What a cool project! So much texture and I love the colors. tfs hugs, Kristina

  3. Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is absolutely GORGEOUS!!!!!!

  4. I am breathless, just beautiful, I love how fun and bright the colors are. very neat. great idea!

  5. This is awesome!!!! what a beautiful mm project!!!Love it!! hugs x

  6. FABULOUS work as always Mei!

  7. Hello MEIHSIA,
    This looks so yummy; fabulous palette, and the eclectic mix of media is gorgeous.

  8. Amazing! I love the texture and colors. Thanks for sharing.

  9. I love this piece. All the textures and colors are wonderful.