Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Mixed Media Card Challenge #18

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I remember when I first started designing for the Mixed Media Card Challenge I said I was going to embrace the "cassy" (CAS and messy). "Messy" as in, you might get dirty fingers while doing it.

This is the last MMCC for 2015, with a theme of "Celebration" (as in, can you believe in a month we'll be wishing each other "Happy New Year"?!?)  and an optional element of "Vellum".


So meet my cassy card. I apologize for the photo quality - you cardmakers will totally get this - our skies today are offering nothing but "charcoal" and "concrete" as gray hues. Geesh!


How does this qualify as cassy? Lotsa white space, but I got dirty fingers stenciling the embossing paste and masking the presents (from STAMPlorations Party Mates)! How does this qualify as a mixed media card? Well in addition to stamps and ink, I've got

TEXTURE - glitter CS stars from SSS Hearts and Stars, vellum, embossing paste
DIMENSION - foam adhesive, paste, vellum shaker balloon from SSS Balloon die
TECHNIQUE - embossing paste through stencil made from Papertrey Birthday Style die

See that sparkle and shine from the glitter CS, metallic embossing paste and gold and silver sequins? It's a party on a card. Join us with a mixed media card for MMCC #18 won't you?


I'm joining the big parties at:

SSS Wednesday Challenge. It's anything goes.
Sweet Stampin. They're celebrating 6 years and looking for sparkle and shine!
Addicted to CAS #77. They're celebrating 3 years and looking for dimension!


10 comments:

  1. Maria...that shaker balloon is simply awesome!

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  2. Cooooll shaker vellum baloon?and how can you made mixed media so CAS cant believe...may I CASE ing your card Maria.this is CAS perfecto..
    Luv it
    Hugs
    Monika

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  3. What a cool party balloon shaker - love the banner and row of presents!

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  4. What a fantastic idea for the vellum! I love your graphic pressies - wonderful design!

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  5. This is lovely, Maria. So soft and pretty. CAS-ly Mixed Media! I love it!

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  6. LOVE your vellum shaker balloon, Maria ... sweet!! Thanks for playing along at ATCAS. xx

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  7. Oh this is so pretty. Love it! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

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  8. Pretty card.

    Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin'.

    Susan

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  9. Ha, Maria, was just going to say this is a delicious party on a card ... but you said it before me, so I'll agree! Wonderfully CASsy! Hugs, Anita :)

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