Recognition

Thursday, 10 March 2016

Daisy.....

The weather today, although very cold is bright and sunny....
So here's today's card........
I started by putting versa mark on the back of the circle stencil.
I rubbed this onto CS and then heat embossed it with white EP.
This gave me the resist I was after to water colour the circles with brusho's.
I diluted the brusho's with water to use as a water colour.
I popped the stencil back on and used translucent paste through it.
Whilst the paste was still wet I added micro beads.
This gave the water colour circles a texture and a slight sheen but did not alter the colours.
I die cut a square frame and raised it using foam tape. 
The citrus coloured circle card was cut and popped into the frame.
I die cut the flower several times to get a 3D effect, used brusho's 
and micro beads again to add texture and colour to the centre.
The sentiment was stamped with my Misti several times to get the depth of black.
The flower was attached over the frame and onto the inner card.
I really enjoyed making this CAS, mixed media card.
Amazing how a CAS card can have so many mixed media elements in it too.....
Crafty Hugs x
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges.....

CAS Mix Up Challenge-Stamping-Water colouring and a choice of Mixed media elements
I have used ...Water colouring-Stencil-Die-cutting-Resist-Heat embossing-Brusho's-Embossing Paste
Amazing how a CAS card can have so many mixed media elements in it too.....
Seize The Birthday - Birthday Theme and/or The great divide
The more I thought about this I think my card is the topping as well as my card is definitely divided...if not It's definitely a Birthday Card x
Addicted to Stamps and More - Clean and Simple

Stamplorations -  Anything CAS goes Optional  color Twist Yellow
Stamplorations - Theme and/or Sketch
I have gone with the theme of Stamp and Texture
Yummy texture from the embossing paste and micro beads and the die cut flower


Simply Less is More- Colour challenge-Citrus
I have used citrus colours





83 comments:

  1. Oh WOW! What a stunning card! A beautiful design, I love the circle panel. xx

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  2. This is really stunning!! I love your resist effect with the brushos!! That flower is so pretty too!! :) HUGS

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    1. So very kind, thank you for finding time to stop by x

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  3. So beautiful! I love the technique you used with the stencil and embossing!
    Thanks for sharing!
    ~~Heidi @ My Little Stamping Blog

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  4. Wow, wow, wow!! I LOVE this card Mac! So many amazing elements while still maintaining a CAS style. Gorgeous colours, beautiful texture and sparkle with the added microbeads. Such a great idea to use the stencil for the resist --- I need to do that. Thanks for the tips. And thanks so much for sharing your gorgeous card with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

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    1. Absolutely my pleasure to join in your challenge..I do so enjoy CAS with mixed media and was so excited when you started up your challenge...just my type of crafting with techniques thrown in. Thanks for stopping by x

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  5. This is AWESOME, Mac! What a gorgeous piece of mixed media! Love those bright circles with the texture and the simply beautiful flower! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Mix Up!

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    1. Enjoyed the challenge, thank you very much for your very kind comments x

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  6. What a gorgeous card! I love that stencil and the colours really pop with the microbeads layer adding loads of visual interest. Fantastic!

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  7. Brilliant card, absolutely love it. :-)

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  8. Very clever card! pretty! Thanks for sharing at Less Is More!

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    1. Thank you so very much, enjoyed making the card x

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  9. I love those brusho colours and using the micro beads over the top is a fab idea.
    I like that flower too. Hugs Mrs A.

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    1. Yes I enjoyed the techniques on this one ...thank you x

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  10. What a very sweet card. I love the clean lines with the splash of colour. Good luck in your challenges xxxx

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  11. Absolutely stunning!! I love that flower and you have made me want to pull out my circle stencils now! I'm pinning this too!

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    1. So chuffed you want to pin a card from me...made my day! Thanks for stopping by x

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  12. GORGEOUS!! I just love that you used mixed media on a CAS card, a difficult combo but you really mastered it! Stunning colours and I love your layered daisy! hugs :)

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    1. Love mixing CAS with mixed media and thank you very much for your kind comments x

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  13. WOWZERS! Simply FANTASTIC, CAS-TASTIC and CITRUS-tastic! Love it and that BG looks just like jelly sweeties ... good enough to eat! Yummy and thanks for sharing and playing along at Less is More this week. Sarah x

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  14. Gorgeous card and such great techniques that you've used. Karen x

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    1. Thank you so much, that is so kind of you to stop by and leave your kind comments x

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  15. Lovely card, perfect in citrus colours !

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  16. Wow I was just looking at this card, beautiful. Clever technique and love that daisy at the front. I just got my first supply of blending paste with the micro beads so cant wait to try it. Just stunning.

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    1. Enjoy using them they are fun! Thanks for stopping by x

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  17. Beautiful technique on your circles! what a lovely card design!

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  18. Ooooh just yummy! Loving the zesty citrus gorgeousness, I love how the stem splits the contents of your frame too. Well done for using lots of elements yet still maintaining a purely CAS creation.
    Thanks for sharing at Less is More and ATSM, Anita x

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    1. Thank you for your kind and positive comments x

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  19. Oooo, this is beautiful, Mac Mable. I love the citrus colors, the circles and the sweet sweet daisy. :) I really like the frame too. Thanks for playing along at ATSM.

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  20. Hey Mac! Your card's superb! Loved the background and the flower adds to the beauty! :)
    Suchi xx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind and sweet comments x

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  21. That is stunning! I keep staring at that glittery background! LOVE the dimensions and that pretty daisy!
    BTW - for the memory box challenge you only need to use 1 Memory box product, so you can mix and match!

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    1. Thanks for the update...kind of you to stop by. Yes I liked the micro beads effect. Always appreciate your comments, thank you x

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  22. This is beautiful Mac. I really love the fresh, citrus colours and the way that the flower follows the shape of the pattern and then turns it's head to one side. Perfect layout and composition too :) x

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    1. Always so generous with your comments, thank you so very much x

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  23. Absolutely gorgeous CAS card...LOVE your design and especially LOVE how you embossed
    circles using stencil,amazing...Thank you for sharing your creation this week at ATSM...Željka XX

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    1. That is so kind, thank you very much x

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    2. Wow, Mac Mable this is a great affect. Wonderful use of resist, very clever, have made note to self to use masks more..
      Soon!!! Will pin this too on my mask board.
      Thanks for sharing.
      I am no 24 of folk who've joined your blog, hope you might pop over to mine too... I have popped over from Liz' s blog as she's welcomed you to blogland and ot her blog on her latest post.
      Shaz in Oz.x

      {Calligraphy Cards - Shaz in Oz}

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    3. That is so kind of you, thank you very much for following me, most appreciated x Glad you like my card and that was kind of Liz to welcome me x Enjoy your day x

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  24. I a long time not seen such a spring and sunny card! It adds a lot of energy, everyone who admires her. Thank you for the joy that I received. I am very impressed with your beautiful cards.
    hugs,
    BozenA

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind and very generous comments, always appreciate them x

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  25. I'm sorry, it looks like I missed visiting you last week!
    This is superb, I love those bold touches of citrus colours
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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    1. Where does time go? Thank you for stopping by as I always appreciate your kind comments x Thanks very much x

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  26. What a gorgeous card, and the texture is AMAZING, beautiful colors on this CAS beauty.

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  27. What a beautiful card, Mac Mable! Love how you created the sparkly textured circles using stencil, paste and microbeads! Great technique! Thanks for sharing and congrats on the HM at ATSM!

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    1. That is so kind of you to stop by and leave such kind comments and your congratulations, thank you x

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  28. Congrats on your Honourable Mention at ATSM, totally well deserved. Beautiful card.

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  29. Outstanding! I love the colors you used! so bright and springy!!

    Patti

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  30. oh this really stood out in the cas mix up challenge. gorgeous.

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    1. That is very generous of you, thank you so much x

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  31. Mac, what an amazing card! Love your bright mixed media panel and elegant daisy die cut with a yellow center! Thanks for sharing with us at STAMPlorations CAS Card Challenge. - Ksenija

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  32. Ok I'm not playing something is not right I definitely commented on this one too but it seems to have disappeared also. Such a fabulous creation beautifully CAS,magnificent colours and design what more can I say except I hope this comment gets through.

    Marie

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    1. I am so glad your comment came through. Technology is a wonderful thing...when it works! You are so kind and generous with your comments and I really do appreciate them. Thanks again x

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  33. Fantastic card and interpretation of our topping this week! LOVE it! Thanks for sharing your talents with us over at Seize the Birthday!

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  34. Gorgeous colours and I love the effect of the bead gel over the citrus circles.
    Thanks for linking up at STAMPlorations. :)

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    1. Enjoyed making the card, thank you so much x

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  35. OooH micro beads!! LOVELY texture:) Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations monthly challenge:)

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  36. What a stunning card! I just LOVE the beads you added to it. Honored to be mentioned along side you - songrats! :)

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  37. fab card - great ideas but still very CAS - very inspiring :)

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  38. You captured the bright and sunny day in this fabulous card, Mac! I'm pinning this one!! Congratulations on the well-deserved recognition from CAS Mix-Up!! Enjoy your day! Hugs, Darnell

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  39. Very cool! Very CAS! Very Birgitesque. (do you know her - designs for Penny Black?) Beautifully done.

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