Tuesday, 1 August 2017

CAS Mix Up August Challenge

Welcome to a new challenge!
Check out the Top Picks from July's Tissue Paper challenge HERE.

Thank you Loll and Bonnie for inviting me to Host a 2017 CAS Mix Up Challenge!
I chose a favorite....Alcohol Inks!  Our DT and GD, Trina will be sharing many samples of Alcohol Ink techniques including very helpful videos.
All alcohol ink markers (Copics, etc) are allowed too!

August - Alcohol Ink videos:
Alcohol Inks, Acetate and Tissue Paper by tjaniga (8:52)
Alcohol Inks with Yupo Paper by Loll Thompson (5:49)
Inlaid Die Cutting with Alcohol Inks by Catherine Pooler (4:47)
Ombre Alcohol Ink Background on Yupo Paper by ScrapTimeVideo  (7:53)
Smooshing with Alcohol Inks by Eclectic Paperie's (2:42)
Alcohol Inks on Acetate by Kerrie (6:24)
Alcohol Inking Technique using Dye Inks by Shari Carroll (5:56)
Stencil Fun with Alcohol Ink and Yupo Paper by TCS..Photo Tutorial

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, Trina (My Crafting Closet).
She won the June Embossing Paste/Gel challenge with this gorgeous card.

(Guest Designer)
Using stamping,  AI on yupo, spritzing,  Copic marker colouring, and die cutting

Using Stamping, Alcohol Ink Stenciling and Dies

Using alcohol ink, stamping, heat embossing and die cuts.

Using stamping, alcohol inks, acetate, tissue paper, and heat embossing

Using stamping, alcohol inks, Yupo, and die cuts

Using stamping, alcohol inks on acetate, netting and a rhinestone

Joanna (on break)

The challenge is open until August 24th.  Come join us!


  1. Yey to another fun challenge and lots to learn...Looking forward to it. Thank you for the wonderful inspiration from the team and Trina x

    1. Your very welcome Mac. I can't wait to see what you create:-) Hugs

  2. Awesome cards by the team :)

  3. Such beautiful cards from Trina and the DT! Thank you for another great challenge and I look forward to joining in x

  4. Bonnie,I've made a new entry as promised. x

  5. Looking at all the DT and entrants' creations, I obviously need to explore alcohol inks. :P Until then, Copics will have to do...