Sunday, May 1, 2016

The Mixed Media Card Challenge #23 {Reflections}

Welcome to a brand new challenge here at The Mixed Media Card Challenge! For our challenge this month, the theme is REFLECTIONS, and optional element: WATER. Lots of ways you can go with the theme -- you can create mirror images, incorporate images (mirror, camera, water), or even use the word itself. So have a go at creating a mixed media card that follows the theme with or without water. The team can't wait to see what beauties you'll be linking up!

1. Create a mixed media CARD based on the theme, with or without the optional element.
2. Display the challenge graphic on your blog post and link back to this challenge post.
3. You may enter as many times as you want, as long as each entry is different.
4. You may combine a maximum of 7 challenges (6 other challenges plus ours).
5. Submit your projects by May 25, 11:55 p.m. Pacific  time.


Brusho with watercolor paper, reflections created with yellow and white ink, Distress Ink toned sky with stenciling, sun inked and then stenciled with metallic paste, clouds created with water, birds hand drawn, fussy cut mountain landscape from patterned paper, sentiment rub-ons.

Sponging, stamping and stencilling with Distress Ink. Foil Sentiment and embellishments. Hero Arts Shadow Ink and Wink of Stellar for butterflies. Machine stitched border.

Zig Clean Color Real Brush Water Color Pens, ink, stamps, clear embossing powder, stencil.

Watercolors over acrylic paint resist, Glossy Accents, embossing paste through a stencil, random stamping and heat embossing.

Colored with Distress Crayons, Gelatos, Chalk Marker. Sentiment strip made from vellum & embossing.

Distress Inks, Fran-Tage embossing powder, Sakura Stardust pen, water bleaching.

Watercolor paper. Stamplorations Stamp with Black Archival Ink coloured with watercolors pencils from Prima Marketing. Sentiment from Clearly Besotted.

Faber-Castell Gelatos, Heat Embossing, Die Cutting, Dye Ink, Watermark Ink, Washi Tape, Sticker Stitches, Sequins, Water


A friendly reminder: We are a CARD challenge, therefore please only submit card projects (no layouts, altered projects, ATCs, etc.).


  1. Oh my gosh.. what beautiful examples!! Thanks for the inspiration!

  2. You guys always come up with such unique challenge themes! Brilliant inspiration and ideas here!

  3. Beautiful inspiration and one tough challenge for me!

  4. Amazing and colourful inspiration, thank you x

  5. Thanks Maria to tell me about this - I'm no good at mixed media and I don't follow this challenge....but had to link up, of course! :)