Wednesday, 15 August 2018

CAS Mix Up August Reminder

There's still time to play!



Video Tutorials:
Color Burst and Stencils: by Shelby Thomas 6:10.
How to Monoprint with Stencils: by Christine for The Crafter's Workshop 7:37.
Stencil Monoprinting: by Lee-Anne Cross for Splitcoaststampers 6:50.


Please follow the challenge rules:
    • Cards only
    • CAS design (clean and simple) - definition on sidebar
    • Include all three components listed on challenge badge
    • Include link to challenge in your entry post
    • Enter up to three (3) times
    Thank you!!


    (Guest Designer)
    Using, Stencil Monoprint, Stamping, Wet Embossing and Die Cutting


    Nancy
    (Host)
    Using Stenciling Monoprint with Magicals, Stamping and Die Cuts


    Bonnie
    Using Stencil Monoprint, Stamping, Brushos, Die Cut, Corrugated Cardboard and Dry Embossing


    Using Stencil Monoprint, Stenciling with Crackle Paste, and Heat Embossing 


    Julia
    Using Stencil Monoprint with Brushos and a Distress Ink, stamping and enamel dots.


    Joanna
    Stencil Monoprinting, Die-cuts, Stamping, Heat embossing, Molding Paste


    Mac
    Stencil Monprinting, Stamping, Heat Embossing, Doodling


    The challenge is open until  August 24th.
    Winner and Outstanding Designs will be announced on August 28th.




    Wednesday, 1 August 2018

    CAS Mix Up August Challenge


    Welcome to a new challenge!
    Check out the Top Picks from July's Colour Your Die-cuts challenge HERE.


    Stencil Monoprint technique often creates very artsy positive and negative images.
    Great for designing at least 2 CAS cards out of one creative session.

    Our Design Team and our Guest Designer, Cathy will be inspiring you this
    month with their amazing CAS card samples.
    Be sure and check out the videos too.  Have fun getting inky!


    Video Tutorials:
    Color Burst and Stencils: by Shelby Thomas 6:10.
    How to Monoprint with Stencils: by Christine for The Crafter's Workshop 7:37.
    Stencil Monoprinting: by Lee-Anne Cross for Splitcoaststampers 6:50.

    Please follow the challenge rules:
      • Cards only
      • CAS design (clean and simple) - definition on sidebar
      • Include all three components listed on challenge badge
      • Include link to challenge in your entry post
      • Enter up to three (3) times
    Thank you!!


    Welcome to our wonderful Guest Designer Cathy (Cathy's Card Spot).
    She won the June's Layered Embossing Powders with this gorgeous card.


    Cathy
    (Guest Designer)
    Using Stencil Monoprint, Stamping, Heat Embossing, Watercolouring, and Inktense Pencils


    Nancy
    (Host)
     Using Stencil Monoprint with Distress Oxides, Stamping, heat embossing and Dies.


    Bonnie
    Using Stencil Monoprint, Stamping, Alcohol Ink and Die Cut


    Loll
    Using Stencil Monoprint, Die-cutting, Stamping, and Watercolouring


    Julia
    Using Stencil Monoprint, stenciling with Brushos, die cut, stamping.


    Joanna
    Stencil Monoprinting, Brushos, Die-cutting, Layered embossing, Stamping


    Mac
    Stencil Monoprint, using brusho's, stamping and heat embossing


    The challenge is open until August 24th.
    Winner and Outstanding Designs will be announced on August 28th.




    Saturday, 28 July 2018

    CAS Mix Up July's Monthly Picks


    Before we announce our Top Pick and Outstanding Designs this month, we'd like to answer a question posed by one of our participants about
    how the winners are chosen.
    Please click HERE to see the explanation.


    Wow!  We are so excited how everyone embraced colouring their die-cuts!
    Fantastic cards in the gallery.  Thanks to all that played along!


    Our Top Pick for July
    Chrissie
    Chrissie's beautiful die-cut, embossed leaves are gorgeous cut from gold mirri paper
    and then coloured with alcolhol inks in deep autumn colours.
    The added script stamping and the hessian backdrop add lots of interest
    and texture to this beautiful CAS Mixed Media card.

    Congratulations, Chrissie
    Make sure to grab the "Top Pick" badge below.



    And more Outstanding Designs



    Congratulations to Birgit, Jenny, Barb, Ina, Marina,
    Jane, JoAnn, Sue, and Trina
    Make sure to grab your badge below.



    August's challenge starts in a few days.  See you on August 1st!


    Sunday, 15 July 2018

    CAS Mix Up July Reminder

    There's still time to play!




    July Colour your Die-cuts Videos:
    Watercoloring Die Cut Images: balloons by Kimberly Crawford (3:58)
    Watercolor Embossed Background (Coloring Die Cut is about 3:30 in)  by Sheri Carroll (6:15)
    Sponging Color on Embossed Die Cut by Pam Sparks (6:00)
    Lifelike Die Cuts by Jennifer McGuire (13:25)

    Please follow the challenge rules:
      • Cards only
      • CAS design (clean and simple) - definition on sidebar
      • Include all three components listed on challenge badge
      • Include link to challenge in your entry post
      • Enter up to three (3) times
      Thank you!!


      Susan Joyce
      (Guest Designer)

      Using Copic Coloring, Die Cuts, Layered Die Cuts and Stamping

      Bonnie
      (host)

      Using Distress Crayons to color Die Cuts, Stamping, Heat Embossing and Dry Embossing

      Loll

      Using Watercoloured Die Cuts, Splash Watercolouring and Stamping

      Nancy

      Using Zigs Watercolored Die Cuts, Stamping, die Cuts and Stenciling with Embossing Paste

      Julia

      Using Distress Inks and Water to color Die Cuts, Stamping and Water Splatter

      Joanna

      Using Die Cut, Stenciling, Modelling Paste, Acrylic Paint, Heat Embossing and Stamping

      Mac

      Using Powders and Watercolouring for the Die Cuts, Freehand Drawing and Stamping



      The challenge is open until July 24th.
      Winner and Outstanding Designs will be announced on July 28th.