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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

CAS Mix Up October Challenge my second card

I tried it again friends!  This time I used a more intricate stencil...an Echo Park Snowflakes # 2 stencil...and I thought I would try softer colors to sponge on the mixed media paper.
I used distress inks:  tattered rose and shaded lilac...couldn't resist adding some pearl drops from my Viva Paper pen and a PTI Fab Flakes die cut on vellum and white embossed.
I have one more idea and I think I will use this same stencil, but a different technique...so stay tuned!  Will see if the next one is a better ghosting technique for me!
Here is the link to the October CAS Mix Up challenge
I stamped + ghosting + die cut & embossing
Heart Hugs, friends!

4 comments:

  1. Another ghosted beauty Colleen! Love the design of your snowflakes ... so pretty with the sponged background. Great texture with the layered die-cut and heat embossed snowflakes ... and the pearls add even more elegance. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

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  2. You are on a roll, my friend! Love the snowflakes with the softer colors! Love all the pearls falling with the snowflakes! Thanks again for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  3. Gorgeous Colleen!! I love your soft sponged colors with your ghosted snowflakes, pearls and especially your beautiful vellum heat eb snowflake. TFS...again with us on CAS Mix UP.

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  4. Beautiful Colleen! I'm hoping to try this technique as it's new to me. I love the soft look of the snowflakes.

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