Saturday, 1 April 2017

CAS Mix Up April Challenge

Welcome to a new challenge!
Check out the Top Picks from March's Smooshing challenge HERE

On to this month's challenge...

Inlaid die cutting is a technique where you lay your die cut back into the negative space created from the die cutting.

April Inlaid Die-ctting Video Tutorials:
Dimensional Inlay Die-cutting by Nina Marie (7:17)
Inlaid Die Cutting by Technique Tuesday (4:40)
Floating Inlaid Embossed Die Cuts by Catherine Pooler (7:30)
Inlaid Design Cutting by Joanna Harty (6:11)
Inlaid Die Cutting with Alcohol Inks by Catherine Pooler (4:47)
Inlaid Watercolor by Jennifer McGuire (8:42)

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 Maria (White Mood)
She won the February challenge with this gorgeous card.

(Guest Designer)

Using Stamping,  Inlaid Die-Cutting, Hot Embossing and Stenciling

Using stamping, floating inlaid die cutting, heat embossing, and acetate
(Using Catherine Pooler's technique)


Using stamping, inlaid die-cutting, smooshing and watercolouring


Using Stamping + Inlaid Die-Cutting + Stenciling with Clarity Brushes


Using Stamping, Inlaid Die-cutting, and Inka Gold Smooshing


Using Stamping, Inlaid Die Cutting, die cut wonky edge and sequins.


Using Smooshing, Inlaid Die-Cutting, Stamping & Vellum

Challenge is open until the 24th.


  1. Another beautiful selection displayed by the DT and love how you add links to the 'how to', thanks.xx ♥[aNNie]

  2. Fantastic inspiration works of art, ladies! Can anyone remember what we did before dies? (Why, yes, we all say, thinking of the dozens of fancy-teethed scissors we had!) One the best things to come from dies is the ability to in-lay them! Thank you for a great challenge brief! Hugs, Darnell

  3. Beautiful cards from the DT and a great combination of techniques, had fun playing along!

  4. Fabulous inspiration from the team and Maria. So unique, so creative and so very inspirational....Thank you xx No favourites, of course....but loving Loll's Thank you card in particular (Nod Nod) xxxx