Sunday, February 1, 2015

January Challenge Winner and Highlights

There were 47 super wonderful mixed media cards in the January gallery! Thank you to all of you who played along last month.

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

Congratulations, Susan! 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.

Deepti's Highlight: #10 Manuela
Deepti says, "The unique design of Manuela's card, stole my heart. Congratulations!"

Elina's and Lyndal's Highlight: #17 Susan

Elina says, "[The] background of this card is stunning! Love also how the bright red poppies stand out and create a strong contrast to the background."

Lyndal says, "Absolutely LOVE poppies and Susan's are stunning against her fabulous background - you can check out her blog for details of how to create the background!"

Jenny's Highlight: #38 Calex
Jenny says, "I love the dreamy, yet vibrant Brusho background, with the gorgeous shine from the Liquitex class beads and the crackle effect. The stamping is perfect for this background."

Julia's Highlight: #29 Juhi
Julia says, "She used lots of mixed media - Gelatos, heat embossing, sprays, water and glitter hearts!"

Maria F.'s Highlight: #31 Vicki
Maria says, "Amazing the interest some gesso, tissue and Brushos can create. I just love the color explosion."

Sanna's Highlight: #5 Nancy Littrell
Sanna says, "I loved this card for its simplicity and beauty. The monochromatic design and the chrystal "splodge" make it simply perfect! "

Shirley's Highlight: #40 Nikki
Shirley says, "I love the frosty colour scheme and all the layers and dimension of Nikki's card."

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

Get your artsy supplies together and check back in a couple of hours to see the February challenge.

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


  1. Thank you so much Sanna for mentioning my Brushos Grunge card as your favorite. Fun how experimenting with Mixed Media can turn out such interesting and surprising results. I live your challenges and can't wait to play again in your new February Challenge. Hugs, Nancy

  2. Thank you for highlighting my card! and congrats to the winner and the others HM!
    Love your "mixed media" challenges :-)

  3. Hello Girls,
    Thank you so much for voting my card as a winner, I am very pleased. Congratulations also to the other winners here, the standard of work is just so inspiring.