Thursday, 15 March 2018

CAS Mix Up March Reminder

It's already the middle of March (time is flying!) and I'm back to remind you that you only have until March 24th to link up a card using acetate.  Thank you for all the great entries so far!

There's still time to play!

And this is an especially good month to enter a card as CAS Mix Up is celebrating its second birthday and there are prizes to be won!

$25 gift certificate for Simon Says Stamp for challenge Winner
$25 gift certificate for Simon Says Stamp for one random draw of all entries
(must follow the challenge rules to be eligible for prizes)

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!!

    Video Tutorials:
    Winter Window Techniques by Jennifer McGuire (14:13)
    Tissue Paper Watercolouring & Techniques by Loll Thompson (10:24 - go to 7:25 for the acetate technique)
    Awesome Circle Shaker Card Tips by Kristina Werner (6:51) 
    Floating Inlaid Embossed Die Cuts with Catherine Pooler (7:30)
    Alcohol Inks on Acetate with Kerrie (6:24) 
    How to Heat Emboss on Acetate by Justine Hovey (6:21)
    4 Ways: Clear Card Elements by Jennifer McGuire (22:41 - a bit long but it does have 4 techniques)
    If you don't want to watch Jennifer McGuire's long video, go to her post  "4 Ways: Clear Card Elements" (it sums up the ideas in the video)

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    Now on to our mid-month inspiration!

    (Guest Designer)

    Stamping, Acetate, Die Cutting, Embossing, Alcohol Inks and Watercolour.


    Stamping, Heat Embossing, Colouring with Glitter on Acetate, and Die Cutting.


    Acetate stenciled with Embossing Paste, Embossing Powder, Watercoloured Tissue Paper, Stamping

    Stamping, Acetate, Alcohol Inks, Tissue Paper, Foil and Die Cuts

    Acetate, Alcohol Ink & Tissue Paper, Stamping and Die Cuts.


    Heat Embossing and Alcohol Inks on Acetate, Stamping, Die Cuts, Half Pearls.

    Acetate, Stamping, Alcohol Inks, Die Cutting, Heat Embossing

    Acetate, Stamping, Alcohol Inks, Die Cutting, Heat Embossing, Stencil.

    The challenge is open until March 24th.
    Winner and Outstanding Designs will be announced on (month) 28th.


    1. Great inspiration ladies. Weird, I had to re follow this blog, no wonder I wasn't getting notifications.x

    2. Some more great cards for inspiration from all of you. x