Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Mixed Media Card Challenge - Blue


Welcome back to another Mixed Media Card Challenge!  This month it's all about Blue, with an option of Vase.


I spread some Distress Paints onto a piece of card, spritzed heavily and let the shades of blue mingle. On a separate piece of card, I used my 3x5 Gelli Plate and stencils to build up a sheet of blue patterns, then selected a suitable section.  Rounded the two bottom corners, edged it with Walnut Stain, wrapped some burlap ribbon around it and called it a vase.

My flower is the French Marigold Large from the STAMPlorations STAMP Lab, which I stamped three times, cut out pieces from two of the images and layered them up, and added a bit of Weathered Wood.

All the stamps on the background piece come from the STAMPlorations Mixed Media Grunge set.

So, gather up all your blues and play along here, and meet our new team members!

17 comments:

  1. Love your vase Shirley! it looks so dimensional - I thought it was a dominoe at first! wonderful patterns on it and striking white bloom! Julia xx

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  2. Stunning!!! Great texture on the vase, and the large marigold is simply beautiful. Think Shery will have to re-stock them pretty soon. xxx

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  3. Stunning!!! Great texture on the vase, and the large marigold is simply beautiful. Think Shery will have to re-stock them pretty soon. xxx

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  4. Wow...that vase is gorgeous, Shirley! Love the texture! Beautifully designed!

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  5. Stunning, Shirley...the blues are a beautiful backdrop for the layered marigold. Swooning...
    Hugs~c

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  6. Such a stunner! I love this theme, but still couldn't get myself back in to creating. I'm hoping to join in for the reminder posts.

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  7. Do you ever run out of ideas or struggle to come up with ideas? By the looks of what you share, I'd be guessing that the ideas just keep on rolling! Godd thing for us cuz then we get to enjoy your talent! Awesome mixed media project!

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  8. Love your vase Shirley!!
    I'm very happy to be on this team with you!

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  9. LOVE the design of your vase, Shirley. Such beautiful design and shine. The added burlap is awesome. xx

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  10. Very cool vase, Shirley! I like the flower and how you added dimension to it. Great to be on the MMCC DT with you.

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  11. Wowieeesss..... I'm in love with the vase, looks like stems from the flower floating in the water.

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  12. Texture-y and layer-y and gorgeous, Shirley ... love all those yummy blue hues! Anita :)

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  13. fabulous card! I love the fact that you left the flower white!!! glad to be on the team with you!!! :)

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  15. Love your beautiful blue textured vase and background Shirley. A real striking card my friend. TFS

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