Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Challenge #15 Inspiration Cards

The friendship themed mixed media cards in the gallery are gorgeous! Have you played yet? If you haven't linked up a mixed media card or if you made another one, you have a couple more days to link up here.

Here are a few more cards from our design team to inspire you.

Distress markers/ distress ink and stencils / dye ink / crackle pain / sewing and wink of stellar


Clear gesso, watercolours, Gelatos, lace, gold thread, glass glitter

3d gel medium, glitter, clear gesso, stamping, wood veneer

Watercolours, mists, stamping, wood veneer

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The Mixed Media Card Challenge #15 {Friendship}

A new month means a new challenge here at The Mixed Media Card Challenge! This month, our theme is 'FRIENDSHIP'. Show use your mixed media card that's inspired by friendship! The optional element is 'RIBBON'.


Water coloring, die-cutting and glossy accents went into the making of this square card.

Inked over back of stencil with Distress Ink, spritzed with water and laid over card stock and pressed down. Sponged over panel with Distress Ink, flicked with water, stamped sentiment and adhered sequins

Multi layered distressed papers using homemade black tea stain. Paper flowers, gauze, and metal filigree colored by using gesso, powdered pigments with mica and gelatos.

Light modelling paste through stencil, followed by acrylic paints and glass glitter.

Designer paper followed by watercolor paper that's been spritzed with Distress Spray Stains. Prima and Recollections flowers, Recollections frame that's been painted with gold Perfect Pearls, white acrylic paint, vintage lace.

Encaustic wax, Distress Inks through stencil, diecut, Neocolour II pencils

A with gold paste stenciled background pattern. Chalkboard spray ink sprayed lace piece, a piece of orange ribbon, some golden pearls and a centerpiece stamped and embossed with clear embossing powder and then inked the background with orange Distress Ink.

Gold Embossing Powder, Stencil, Watercolor Markers, Ribbon, Washi, Stickers, Staples, Die Cut


Collage papers, gesso, izink, gold sprey, ribbon, buttons and stamp of beautiful picture.

Collage of die-cut elements on a watercolour painted background. Embellished with stamping and sewing yarn.