Monday, February 1, 2016

Mixed Media Card Challenge #20

Welcome to the month of LOVE! In blogland, for certain. In your neck of the woods, I hope.

It's time for a new challenge at the Mixed Media Card Challenge #20...

Red and hearts. Surprised aren't ya ;)

Here's my response to that.

I've got red and yellow inks smooshed onto a piece of CS. Then a heat embossed frame surrounding a stamped sentiment (PTI Heart Squared).  Added the panel onto some Amy Tangerine PP and topped it with washi tape. A few sequins add a bit of sparkle to the flow of the smooshed ink and voila!

Stamps, ink, technique, texture... got it all. CAS and messy, callin' it cassy again, I am!

Won't you join us at the MMCC this month? Remember mixed media is about stamps and ink and adding texture, dimension and technique! Even if you keep it CAS.

Joining the fun, I am:
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps and More - #178 Holiday (considering this a non-traditional Valentine)


  1. Totally in love with your smooshed background, Maria! Love the heart frame with the graphic Amy Tangerine papers...beautifully done!

  2. Your smooshed background is wonderful Maria! and the white embossed heart frame is so pretty around your sentiment! Julia xx

  3. I love how your mind works! You've translated a simple bouquet of hibiscus into something so uniquely 'Maria!' The smooshed red beneath the heart frame is spectacular. And I love those pretty sequins. Very soothing and lovely card. Love it! Bev

  4. One more clever take on the challenge ! Addition of hearts in this way..superb !!

  5. Yes...loving this CASSY look.Fabulous colours and textures and loving the square heart frame too x Very creative x

  6. Love your cassy card! That smooshing looks fabulous topped with the embossed frame.
    Thanks for sharing at ATSM this week, Anita x

  7. WOW! Beautiful background with a totally elegant romance to it.
    Great card and thanks for playing along at Uniko. Sarah

  8. Gorgeous, beautiful card
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  9. You never cease to amaze me with your gorgeous cards, Maria! This is absolutely beautiful!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at ATSM!

  10. Oh my, how gorgeous, Maria ... such dreamy smooshing ... the softness is so perfect with the delicate frame ... and with the openness of the washi and cross hatch background hearts! Yum! Hugs, Anita :)

  11. Love your background and the embossed 'heart' frame is gorgeous!

  12. Really different. Love all the different colours & textures x Lindsey Uniko DT

  13. I love it! The watercolour background has so many shades of red and is just gorgeous. I think the embossed square of hearts is perfect! Great work. Thanks so much for playing along with our Anything Goes challenge at Uniko this month! Deborah, DT.

  14. LOVE the watercolour BG and the embossed heart frame, beautifully done and beautifully interesting layout. Thanks so mcc for sharing and joining in on the Uniko Challenge. Hugs Bev x

  15. Beautiful card, love the background & all the hearts :)


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