CAS Mix Up. Bonnie is our host and she has come up with a fun challenge ...
This month we want to see stamping, inlaid die-cutting and one other technique or product (use the list on our right hand sidebar of the challenge blog for ideas).
I do love poppies. :) I die-cut them from hot press watercolour paper and sloshed on some diluted inks (Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, Spiced Marmalade, Ripe Persimmon). Then I die-cut the same poppies from my smooshed watecolour background panel. I carefully inlaid my orange poppies into the spaces. I got them to fit just right and then added a few pieces of scotch tape to hold everything in place. Sometimes I add a back panel and glue in my pieces, this time I took a short-cut. :)
The sentiment banner was stamped in Delicata Gold ... love this gold ink ... it's so metallic and sparkly without having to heat emboss. I popped up the panel onto my card base to give it a bit of dimension.
My CAS Mix Up card has stamping, inlaid die-cutting, smooshing, and watercolouring.
We excited to have Maria (White Mood) as our Guest Designer this month. Maria won the CAS Mix Up February Challenge - Corrugated Cardboard. Welcome Maria!
I hope you'll have time to check out the challenge blog to see the gorgeous inlaid die-cut cards from the rest of our Design Team and our Guest Designer. You will be inspired!
Stamps: Friendship Messages (Simon Says)
Paper: White card base (Neenah 110 lb.); Watercoloured background panel (Arches 140 lb. cold press), Watercoloured poppies (Arches 140 lb. hot press)
Ink: Distress Inks (Cracked Pistachio, Salty Ocean) - background panel; )Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, Spiced Marmalade, Ripe Persimmon) - poppies (Tim Holtz)
Accessories & Tools: Water mister, Row of Poppies die (Memory Box), watercolour brushes
CAS Mix Up April Challenge - Inlaid Die-cutting