Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Hello Friend for CAS Mix Up March Challenge

It's time for another challenge at CAS Mix Up and it's a very
SPECIAL MONTH!

We are celebrating our 1st Birthday!

More about that later.


This month our challenge is
I smooshed with Inka Gold spritzed with water on cardstock for the birds and 
on watercolor paper for the sky.

The branch was cut from a piece of smooshed alcohol ink.

I also have die cuts and heat embossed stamping.

Now for the part you've been waiting for (or maybe you skipped ahead).

WE HAVE PRIZES!!!!

Be sure to go over to CAS Mix Up and check it out!

While you're there be sure to check out the Design Team's awesome cards.
Our Guest Designer this month is Marcia (Marcia's Stampin' Pad).


Thanks for the visit and special thanks for your comments.

Enjoy!




Card Recipe
Stamps:  Script Sentiments #1 (Inky Antics)
Ink:   VersaMark, Alcohol Ink (Adirondack Caramel, Gold)
Paper:   Solar White (Neena 110 lb.), Glossy cardstock, Watercolor (Strathmore 140 lb. cold press)
Other:  Liquid Platinum EP (Ranger), By Your Side Die (C&9), Rectangle Peek-a-boo Window (MFT)


28 comments:

Barb said...

This really is a lovely card Bonnie. Those little birds are so pretty. Barbxx

Loll said...

So beautiful Bonnie. It really shows all the different looks and products that you can use for smooshing!! xx

Marianne said...

Such a delightful card, Bonnie. Love how you've created different effects using the same medium.

Linda said...

Oh my gosh, I am shocked that it has already been a year. Congratulations. Such a pretty card with two types of smooshing.

Julia Aston said...

I love your cute little chubby birds sitting on their pretty branch Bonnie! Julia xx

jimlynn said...

Those birds are so pretty inked up like that. A lovely, lovely card!
Lynn

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Stunning pair of birds, Bonnie - just love the smooshed paper you created!!

nancy littrell said...

Congratulations Bonnie...your 1st year along with Loll of your CAS Mix Up challenge has been a huge success. I have felt so honored being a part of your DT for the last 10 months. I LOVE your sweet die cut smooshed birds and pretty sky background. TFS and always inspiring us my friend. Hugs......

Jo Manna said...

Those smooshed birdies are amazing, such a brilliant smooshing experience through out this whole card. This is truly an inspiring creation.
Thank you Bonnie for adding me to this very special design team bursting with creativity. A big CONGRATS to you for this very special anniversary too. Hugs xxx

Maxine D said...

Oh Bonnie these 'smooched' birds are fabulous - you inspired me a wee while ago to try smooshing Inka Golds and what a fabulous result they give!!
Your overall card design and look is stunning
Blessings
Maxine

Linda said...

Happy 1st Birthday! I love your smooshed birdies .... so cute! Great inspiration as always, Here's to many more CAS Mix Up birthdays xx

Marcia HIll said...

Oh my gosh Bonnie...I think this is my most favorite card you have done! I absolutely LOVE how you did your birds!! They are absolutely PERFECT on that tree branch and sitting in front of that perfect little window! Lovely, lovely card my friend!! :0)

Mac Mable said...

Great combination of smooshing techniques. Gorgeous card and Happy Birthday looking forward to many more fun challenges x

JosieD said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CAS MIX UP! Wonderful milestone. Love the card, Bonnie -- a happy smooshing spring look.

Brenda in IN said...

Wow, first the sentiment got me with those sweet little birds looking at each other. Then the smooshing with fabulous colors. This is a beautiful card. Happy 1st birthday and congratulations on a great first year. I love that the challenge goes on for a month. When life gets in the way we still have time to enter. I am thrilled for you and Loll.

Sandy said...

Sweet birds with gorgeous colors!
sandy xx

MaryH said...

Great rich colors on the darling birds. Love the smooshed background and amazing colors on the branch too. Perfect card to celebrate this 1 yr anniversary! TFS

JoAnn said...

Very pretty. Love the mixed media birds and great background.
Congrats on the 1 yr. anniversary.

Susan said...

Love those wonderful Inka Gold birds - they are adorable. Great demonstration of the different results you can get by using the same product of different types of paper.

Daffodil Cards said...

AW! the birds are delightful. LOVE the card.
Faith
x

Princess Judy Palmer said...

What darling birds! They are fat and sassy.

Barb Ghig said...

Happy 1st Birthday to CAS Mix Up...time flies when you're having fun!
I love your sweet birds, Bonnie...the colors are so beautiful, and your CAS design is stunning!

Christine Alexander said...

happy 1st birthday great way to showcase it with these 2 cute little birds

Brenda said...

Wow, this is a beautiful card Bonnie! I am loving the colors you used on this one. Inka Gold inks come in lots of pretty colors! Love your sky background as well. Look at you, everything has smooshed ink, even the branch, I love it! OMGosh, a year already?!!!! Wow! Well now, I need to head over and take a gander after I catch up here. Hugs, Brenda

Nance said...

Happy Birthday to you and Loll and CAS Mix Up! YAY! Lovely card with those precious birds. Love the smooshed inka gold, so cool! Have a great week, my friend!

Debbie Nutt said...

the birds are sweet and such pretty shades. I love them against the die cut window. I'd like to get my hands on that die!

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Such a sweet pair of birds and they look lovely cut out of your 'smooshed' piece, and I love the softer piece as the background too! Luv n’ Hugs. Hazel xx
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Pat said...

These birds are just delightful Bonnie and I love the stitched frame, and the smooshed pieces for the birds, branch and sky are beautiful. x