Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Layered Leaves for CAS Mix Up

Hello friends and welcome!

Today is a reminder that there's still time to play at CAS Mix Up.

I've had such fun smooshing different color media this month!

This time it was alcohol ink.

Loll has done a fantastic tutorial on alcohol ink smooshing.

I squirted some drops of green alcohol inks and copper mixative
on a piece of aluminum foil, added blending solution and
smooshed a piece of Yupo paper into it.

After it dried, I sprayed some more blending solution (just a little)
to get a little more pattern going.

The die is 2 layers at the top and a 3rd at the bottom to add body to the foil cardstock.

Our CAS Mix Up Challenge is
I used alcohol ink smooshing, stamping, heat embossing and die cuts.

Don't forget that we are celebrating our First Birthday
and we have prizes!

We also have some wonderful inspiration from our Design Team 
and Guest Designer, Marcia!

And the gallery has some awesome entries too!

The challenge is open until the 24th.

I can't wait to see what and how you smoosh on your Clean and Simple Cards!

Thanks for the visit and special thanks for your comments.


Card Recipe
Stamps:  Fun Birthday Messages (HLS)
Ink:  VersaMark, Adirondack Alcohol Ink (Lettuce, Botanical, Copper Mixative)
Paper: Rustic Cream (PTI), Yupo, Copper Foil (SU)  
Other:  Layering Leaves Die (C9), Copper EP, Blending Solution


Julia Aston said...

The copper touches go wonderfully with your green/orange smooshed panel Bonnie! Love the added die cut stem! Julia xx

Lindsey said...

Works brilliantly with the copper accents x

Loll said...

Your smooshed AI panel is SO PRETTY!! Love the touches of copper and your copper accents. Gorgeous card, my friend! xx

Carole said...

Lovely card......just might have to CASE your idea in order to use up my alcohol ink backgrounds! xx

Maura R said...

OH, my gosh, Bonnie - I LOVE this, the copper fixative is so cool looking! Thanks for the inspiration!

nancy littrell said...

Gorgeous smooshed alcohol ink background for your gold foil wild flower. I love all your gold accents with your background. TFS my friend and congratulations Bonnie on your 1st birthday :-) Hugs...

Barb said...

I love the alcohol smoothed background. The copper accents look great. Barbxx

Jo Manna said...

This is one rich beauty. That copper against that AI smooshing is so vibrant.
All against that speckled card base is truly classy, love it!
Congrats on the Happy Anniversary, warm hugs xxx

Mac Mable said...

Wow...what great colours. Loving the smooshing with the alcohol inks and the copper die cut goes perfectly with your eye catching background. Thank you for the inspiration x

Marcia HIll said...

Beautiful, beautiful card my friend! LOVE your copper accents and of course your Al ink smooshed background is just lovely!! :0)

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Stunning Bonnie! Love the copper elements and the colours of your smooshed background! Have a great day! Luv n’ Hugs. Hazel xx
My Card Attic

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Gorgeous copper die over your smooshing, Bonnie!

Brenda in IN said...

I like the several colors mixed for the smooshing and the copper accent is a beautiful compliment to the card.

jimlynn said...

Pretty colors for smooching! Love that leaf die too. Beautiful card Bonnie.

Bobby said...

The metallic border shows off the smooshed panel beautifully, Bonnie, and the leaf die is a perfect final touch.

Christine Alexander said...

the copper is the perfect addition to the green for your smooshed panel. gorgeous card

Susanne Vargas said...

Your smooshed background is wonderful and I love the leaf and the copper accents with it! Absolutely love this card!

Susan said...

Wonderful colours in your AI smooshing - love the addition of the copper mixative. It all works together so perfectly with the copper edge to the panel, the copper embossed sentiment, and the copper foil die cut.

Princess Judy Palmer said...

You are rocking the foiled papers. It is like foil and smooshed backgrounds were made to go together.

Bożena Adamusińska said...

I love golden items on the cards. It always looks amazing, and on your wonderful alkohol ink smooshing background this effect is still increasing.