Saturday, February 28, 2015

February Challenge Winner and Highlights

Eighty-eight (88) jaw-dropping love-themed mixed media cards were in the gallery last month! Thanks so much to everyone who played!

Here's the mixed media card that the design team votes as the winner:

Congratulations, Pamellia! Please grab your winner badge below to display proudly on your blog.

And now here are the highlights. The girls in the design team picked an entry to highlight. It's the entry that uniquely impacted us in some way -- a specific technique that was used, the colors, the creativity, or something in it that touched or impacted us.

Char's and Julia's Highlight: #2 Filharmonica
Char says, "Love the stitched heart, and the distressing around the butterfly, layers and that pretty lace doily!"

Julia says, "Gorgeous layerings of heart, doily, butterfly, stitching and lovely tan/brown colors!"

Maria F.'s and Elina's Highlight: #85 Lee Ann Barrett

Maria F. says, "I would love to see this card IRL. It is so powerful."

Elina says, "Love the contrast between the red light house and the white background. Looks good!"

Deepti's and Kripa's Highlight: #75 Lisa Minckler

Deepti says, "The way Lisa designed her card with the puzzle pieces is incredible. Congrats!"

Kripa says, "Creative use of puzzle pieces for the base and the sentiment made this card standout for me."

Jan's Highlight: #70 sarascloset

Jan says, "Fantastic blending of colors and techniques."

Jenny's Highlight: #36 Myoriah

Jenny says, "I love the unusual technique of paper pulping used by Myoriah to make the heart and the the butterfly stamped on the acetate."

Loll's Highlight: #51 Mikey's Mom

Loll says, "I love the CAS design with the soft flow of watercoloured Gelatos."

Shirley's Highlight: #10 Jenny Marples

Shirley says, "I love how Jenny used the Distress Paints to create a gorgeous marbly effect."

Congratulations, ladies! Grab your badge below to display proudly on your blog.

Get your artsy supplies together and check back tomorrow at 6 a.m. PST (GMT-8) for the March challenge.

Be artsy. Be messy. Be creative! :o)


  1. Congratulations Pamellia on the win! So well deserved, and also congratulations to the highlighted artists :)

  2. Thanks for highlighting my card. I'm honored to be included with such talented artists. Congratulations Pamellia and all the other highlighted artists.

  3. Thank you so much for highlighting my card ... I'm so happy!! Congrats to Pamellia and the other talented ladies

  4. WOW, What an amazing way to start the week, the month!! Thank you so much for choosing my card as the winner! I am tickled and completely honoured! Congratulations to all the highlights, so many gorgeous cards this month!! See you again soon, hugs to all :)

  5. HUGE congrats Pamellia!!! So pleased for you x And thank you so much for highlighting my entry - what an honour! Congratulations to my fellow 'highlightees' - what a fantastic collection of cards on display. Jenny x

  6. Congratulations everyone and thank you so much for highlighting mine :)
    hugs to all,
    Lisa x

  7. congratulations Pamellia! What a beautiful card! Congrats to all the other highlights, too! I am honored that my card was highlighted, too! Thank you so much!