Friday, 15 December 2017

CAS Mix Up December Reminder


There's still time to play!



Please follow challenge rules:
  1. Must be a card with a CAS (clean and simple) design (including open space)
  2. Must include at least three components listed on challenge badge
  3. Include link to challenge in your entry post
  4. When linking to challenge, link to your entry post
Thank you!!



Ina
(Guest Designer)
Using stamping, gelatos, smooching, Inka Gold, stenciling and embossing


Loll
(Host)
Using stamping, Brushos, and die-cutting


Bonnie
Using stamping, heat embossing, watercolor resist technique, watercolor, die cut


Nancy
Using Stamping, Alcohol Inks on Acetate with Tissue Paper background and Die Cuts.


Susan
Using stamping, Brushos with spray starch, and die cutting.


Julia
Using stamping, die cuts, heat embossing and sponging.


Joanna
Stamping, Heat embossed, Die-cut, Liquid Pearls, (Tissue Paper & Matte Medium) and Glitter




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











Friday, 1 December 2017

CAS Mix Up December Challenge


Welcome to a new challenge!
Check out the Top Picks from November's Glitter challenge challenge HERE.


This month's challenge is easy!  Create a CAS mixed media card
that includes stamping, plus two items from the
"Your Choice" list on the sidebar.


Please follow challenge rules:
  1. Must be a card with a CAS (clean and simple) design (including open space)
  2. Must include at least three components listed on challenge badge
  3. Include link to challenge in your entry post
  4. When linking to challenge, link to your entry post
Thank you!!


Welcome to our wonderful Guest Designer Ina (Little Bits of Craft).
She won the October's Layering Stencils challenge with this gorgeous card.


Ina
(Guest Designer)
Using stamping, stenciling, Brushos, Acrylic Paint, PearlEx,
Transparent Gloss Texture Paste and die cuts.


Loll
(Host)
Using stamping, die-cutting, gilding flakes, and heat embossing


Bonnie
Using stamping, heat embossing, Splashing Techniqe with DOX ink,
glitter and die cuts


Nancy
Using Stamping  + Heat Embossing, Stencil Monoprint,
Die Cutting and Dry Embossing.


Susan
Using stamping, heat embossing, stenciling, glass bead gel,
splash watercolour, and glitter


Julia
Using stamping, masking, stenciling, heat embossing and die cuts.


Joanna
Stamping, Heat embossed, Die-cut, Pearl-Ex, Spray inks,
used Brushos and Watercolours


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

We are already at the last challenge for the year.

All of us at CAS Mix Up wish you a wonderful
holiday season!!













Tuesday, 28 November 2017

CAS Mix Up November's Monthly Picks

- Great month challenge
- Thanks for entering


Our Top Pick for November

Christine

We all loved this sweet scene with the glittery night sky!
You can almost feel the chill!
Congratulations, Christine!

Make sure to grab the "Top Pick" badge below.




And more Outstanding Designs





Congratulations to Kirsi, Trina, Sue, Marianne, Robyn, Darnell, Trina, Ksenija
and Mac Mable
Make sure to grab your badge below.



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

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

CAS Mix Up November Reminder


There's still time to play!



Please follow challenge rules:
  1. Must be a card with a CAS (clean and simple) design (including open space)
  2. Must include at least three components listed on challenge badge
  3. Include link to challenge in your entry post
  4. When linking to challenge, link to your entry post
Thank you!!


Robyn
(Guest Designer)
Using stamping, glitter, dry embossing, die cuts and watercolouring


Bonnie
(Host)

Using stamping, glitter, die cuts, heat embossing, smooshing with Inca Gold


Nancy

Using Layered Stamping, Glitter Cardstock, Die Cut. and Brushos Watercoloring


Susan

Using stamping, glitter, watercolouring, fussy cutting, splash watercolour, and die cutting


Julia

Using stamps, Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush, Glossy Accents and die cuts


Joanna

Stencilling, thick Gloss Gel, Glitter, Die Cut, Heat Embossed Stamping




Challenge is open until the 24th.











Wednesday, 1 November 2017

CAS Mix Up November Challenge


Welcome to a new challenge!
Check out the Top Picks from October's layering stencils challenge HERE.

Here's this month's challenge hosted by Bonnie.



With the holidays fast approaching a little glitter (or a lot) is fun to use.  Let's let our cards sparkle!

We have lots of tutorials with some new and old glitter techniques.

November - Glitter videos:
Adding glitter to stamped and coloured images by StampTV (6:03)
DIY Glitter Embellishments by madscrappergirl (6:43)
DIY Glitter Paper by The Rubber Cafe (1:21)
Glitter Heart Card by Memory Box (5:43)
Glitter Painting by Jessie Hurley (4:44)
Glitter Splatter Technique by Kelly Acheson (9:51) - glitter technique at 5 minute mark of video
Glitter with Glossy Accents by Little Crafty Pill (7:39)
Glittered Heart using Sookwang Tape by Mayholic Designs (5:48)

Written Tutorials
Glitter Feathers by Frankie Magazine
Packing Tape Glitter by Connie Stewart


Please follow challenge rules:
  1. Must be a card with a CAS (clean and simple) design (including open space)
  2. Must include at least three components listed on challenge badge
  3. Include link to challenge in your entry post
  4. When linking to challenge, link to your entry post
Thank you!!


Welcome to our wonderful Guest Designer Robyn (Waterlily Cards by Robyn)
She won the September  with this gorgeous card.


Robyn
(Guest Designer)

Using stamping, glitter, heat embossing and die cuts

Bonnie
(Host)
Using stamping, glitter, heat embossing, splash watercolour, fiber leaf


Loll
Using stamping, sponging, ghosting, die-cutting and glitter paper


Nancy

Using Stamping, Glimmer Paper and Iridescent Ice Heat Embossing, and Die Cutting.


Susan

Using stamping, glitter, die cutting, and stenciling



Julia

Using stamping, blue glitter card stock, and two dies, one layered on foam dots.



Joanna

Using stamping, glitter, die cutting, texture gel, crackle accents


Challenge is open until the 24th.












Saturday, 28 October 2017

CAS Mix Up October's Monthly Picks


What a lovely mix of layered stencils we had in our gallery this month.  
Thank you to everyone for sharing your talents in using this technique!

Our Top Pick for October
Ina

We were impressed with the variety of stencils used, her lovely mix of colors and by the beautiful design of Ina's card!

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



And more Outstanding Designs




Congratulations to Gwendolyn, Marcia, Evelyn, Mac, Birgit,
Vicki, Papierelle, Marilyn, and Linda!
Make sure to grab your badge below.



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

Sunday, 15 October 2017

CAS Mix Up October Reminder


Our mid month reminder of the October CAS Mix Up Challenge!


Julia here as this month's hostess and
I'd like you to get out whatever stencils you may have or maybe make your own stencils by using one of your dies with acetate?!

Then we want you to use more than one stencil on your card - overlaying them - maybe stenciling with acrylic paint, and then layering another stencil over that and stenciling with ink, or Brushos, or watercolor?

There are several great videos on layering stencils linked below to get your creative juices flowing!

Remember to keep it all clean and simple leaving lots of open space on your card!

We also extend a hearty welcome to Sue - our talented Guest Designer for October!

Please follow challenge rules:
  1. Must be a card with a CAS (clean and simple) design (including open space)
  2. Must include at least three components listed on challenge badge
  3. Include link to challenge in your entry post
  4. When linking to challenge, link to your entry post
Thank you!!

Sue
(Guest Designer)

Using stamping, layered stencils with Distress Ink, and die cuts

Julia
(Host)

Using stamping, layered stenciling and die cuts

Bonnie

Using stamping, layered stencils, heat embossing, masking, sponging and die cuts

Loll

Using Clarity brushes, layering stencils, stamping, die-cutting, and faux stitching

Nancy

Using Stamping + Layering Stencils with Distress Oxide Inks + Die Cuts

Using stamping, stencil layering, and embossing paste

Joanna
(Off this month)



Challenge is open until the 24th.










Sunday, 1 October 2017

CAS Mix Up October Challenge


Welcome to a new challenge!
Check out the Top Picks from September's Watercolour Wash challenge HERE.


Welcome to the October CAS Mix Up Challenge!
I'm fairly new to the Design Team and I'm excited to be hosting the challenge for the first time!

This month I'd like you to get out whatever stencils you may have or maybe make your own stencils by using one of your dies with acetate.

Then we want you to use more than one stencil on your card - maybe stenciling with acrylic paint, and then layering another stencil over that and stenciling with ink, or Brushos, or watercolor.

There are several great videos on layering stencils linked below to get your creative juices flowing!

Remember to keep it all clean and simple leaving lots of open space on your card!


Please follow challenge rules:
  1. Must be a card with a CAS (clean and simple) design (including open space)
  2. Must include at least three components listed on challenge badge
  3. Include link to challenge in your entry post
  4. When linking to challenge, link to your entry post
Thank you!!


Welcome to our wonderful Guest Designer Sue (Sue's Card Craft
She won the August Alcohol Ink challenge with this gorgeous card.


Sue
(Guest Designer)
Using stamping, layered stencilling, die-cutting, heat embossing,
 distress inks and watercolouring


Julia
(Host)
Using stamping, layering stencils, die cut frame and sequins


Bonnie
Using stamping, layering of three stencils, masking and die cutting


Loll
Using smooshing, layering stencils, and stamping


Nancy
Using Stamping + Layering Stencils with Distress Oxide Inks + Die Cut


Susan
Using stamping, layering stencils, and dry embossing



Come join in the fun.  The challenge runs until October 24th.