Wednesday, October 12, 2016

CAS Mix Up and CAS Watercolour Card Challenge

Hello friends.  Playing along with the challenges over at CAS Mix Up and their new sister challenge CAS Watercolour today.  I think I actually managed to combine both challenges on one card...the CAS Mix Up challenge is asking us to use the "ghosting" technique, and the CAS Watercolour challenge is looking for a water colored card with the focus on Autumn.  Here's what I came up with:



I started by water coloring my background using the "smooshing" technique and Fired brick and Spiced Marmalade distress inks.  Once it was dry I used the ghosting technique with a Winnie & Walter stencil (Pattern of the Rings).  I used one of my new favorite leaf dies from Gina Marie Designs and kept it simple by leaving it white.  A small tag (PTI's Tiny Tags) with a stamped sentiment was tied to the die cut leaf with twine, and then this layer was layered onto a white and black layer, and then to a white base. 



Lots of beautiful inspiration in both galleries and plenty of time to play along too...check it all out right HERE and HERE. 

Thanks so much for stopping by today...I love it when you do!!



10 comments:

  1. Great job combining the two challenges Marcia! Love the beautiful colours of your watercoloured and ghosted background. That leaf is SO PRETTY! Thanks for sharing wth us at CAS Mix up and CAS Watercolour. xx

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  2. GORGEOUS! Way to go, with both challenges! Have never seen that leaf, its amazing! Your bg is amazing too. But then, you ALWAYS amaze!!!

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  3. Marcia this is stunning! Love the design,colors and the way you combined both challenges together.

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  4. Absolutely Stunning CAS card Marcia. I love how your die cut leaf pops with your ghosting background. TFS and joining us at CAS Mix Up. Hugs, nancy

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  5. What an awesome die cut leaf and so pretty on this brilliant, ghosted background, Marcia! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Watercolour and CAS Mix Up!

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  6. Beautiful ghosted background for that gorgeous die cut leaf! Thanks for joining us at CAS Mix Up.

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  7. Your background is so awesome Marcia and that leaf is just perfect as the focal point! What a pretty, pretty card!

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  8. Oh my goodness... I know I say that all the time! Your background is amazing and then topped with that gorgeous die cut in white! Love this one!

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  9. Marcia, it would be so fun just to get together and make cards with you! What a cool background and that leaf is gorgeous! The little tag is the perfect final touch!

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  10. You are so creative, this is absolutely gorgeous!!

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