Monday, September 1, 2014

Mixed Media Card Challenge #3

Welcome. It's time for Challenge #3 at The Mixed Media Card Challenge and the theme for September is "Fall Colors" with the option of "leaves".

I may still be barefoot on the shores of Lake Huron, but I do enjoy the thought of fall approaching. There are still plenty of wine festivals, but you don't have to worry so much about sweat dripping down your back ;)

Here's a card I made with fall colors and leaves.


You may recall the rules of the game at MMCC - use stamps and ink and texture, dimension and/or technique.

Stamps - the sentiment.
Ink - lots. On the focal panel and card base.
Texture - not much real texture here, just implied.
Dimension - the angled panel and the sentiment panel on foam adhesive.
Technique - used a die to make leaf masks. Sponged the leaves through the mask and then inked a pattern on the leaves through a stencil.

Are you in the mood for fall? If so, give a mixed media card a try and hook it up at the MMCC Challenge #3. Be sure to check out the design team work. LOTS of eye candy for you.

Thanks for your visit.


Supplies for sending warm wishes:
Paper:  CS Bringmann, PP Basic Grey
Stamps: sentiment PTI
Ink : Distress, Versamark
Tools: square die Sizzix, leaf dies Impression Obsession, stencil Crafters Workshop
Other: 



14 comments:

  1. Awesome! So much to applaud on this card, from the 'mixed media' elements, to the lovely maple leaves (or so they appear to me, and being Canadian, I love 'em), to the angled panel and the sponged background. Pretty, eye-catching, striking! Wish I had more 'ingredients' because your card is sure fanning the flames to try mixed media! Lake Huron? Sounds like you're a long way from home....
    ~c

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  2. What a great design Maria! love that blue and white sentiment - and your colorful leaves over the circles background!

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  3. The pattern on the panel and the fall colors are such a perfect mix ! Love this card

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  4. The panel at an angle, positioning of d leaves, choice of chicken wire stencil on top and d colours all so wonderful together. Fabulous card.

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  5. Gorgeous card and fabulous design Maria. Love the dotted background with the repeat of dots stenciled onto your beautiful fall leaves --- very creative! The hit of blue with the sentiment is really pops ... and the sentiment itself is wonderful. Loll xx

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  6. gorgeous card!!! really like your take!

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  7. Fabulous! Love how you've added pattern to the stencilled leaves :)

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  8. What a beautiful Autumn card, the leaves are so pretty!

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  9. This card is amazing!! Love the dimension you achieved with the masking and sponging. So elegant.

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  10. Maria, what a BEAUTY this is!
    Fabulous design!

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  11. LOVE, love, love! i'm definitely pinning!

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  13. Wow...this is one fabulous card! I love all your amazing details too. Really love this look!

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  14. This card is so stunningly beautiful. I absolutely adore the techniques you used. Wow!

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