Thursday, September 15, 2016

CAS Mix UP September Reminder Card

Here is my CAS Mix Up September Marbling Reminder Card.  Already we are 15 days into our September Challenge.  You still have until September 24th to enter your cards.

I used Stamping + Shaving Cream Marbling + my choice of a doodled frame and fussy cutting.

This was my 1st time to try the Shaving Cream Marbling Technique.  I have added video's below on the technique.  I quickly discovered to do this technique in the kitchen near a sink!  Or at the least...with lots of paper towels handy.

My supplies: 10" paper plate, paper towels, scraper, butter knife, skewer, SU reinkers, Whisper White CS and my DH's Shaving Cream :-)

I spread a thick layer of shaving cream onto my plate.  Then used butter knife to smooth out the shaving cream.  Dropped Melon Mambo, Wild Wasabi, So Saffron, Tangerine Tango and Peakaboo Peach.

I used my skewer to swirl the inks around in a circular motion not blending too much so the swirls would show.  Then the fun began...I laid my 1st piece of Whisper White Thick CS onto my shaving cream and pressed down lightly.  Picked up and placed onto a piece of paper towel.  Then scraped off the cream,  but...pressed too hard and in a straight line, which smeared and ruined my piece...Oh well,  my 1st try.  Looked at all the cream left...too much to waste.

Next step...used my knife to spread out shaving cream again.  Added a few more drops of ink.  Then tried again...this time not pressing down hard with scraper and and removing cream in a circular motion.  Way Cool a beautiful piece for this card :-) I repeated these steps and got three more pieces each a bit darker for future use.  One stenciled piece I used for my CAS Mix Up September 1st card.

Enjoy and do give the Shaving Cream Technique a try for our CAS Mix Up September Marbling Challenge.  Be sure and check out the other DT girls cards too.   Thank you for stopping by and  especially for your comments.  Hugs.....

Besides the listed supplies above I used my MB Stitched Rectangles Die, papersnips, Staedler Art Pen and Nuvo Crystal Drops..Glittery White and foam tape.

Shaving Cream Marbling Video's
Shaving Cream Technique by Stamp TV (4:56)
Shaving Cream Technique by meaningfulmama (1:13)
Marbling with shaving cream and stencils by Amy Pearce (5:39)


  1. Wonderful swirled colors, Nancy! I love your doodled frame! Great job on this technique!

  2. The mix of colours and swirly pattern is so pretty Nancy. Love the addition of the crystal drops and doodled frame. xx

  3. Beautiful colours, Nancy.
    Very, very pretty. X

  4. Nancy, this is so cool, love your colors and the pattern made by swirling! Going to give a try now!! thanks for the inspiration!!

  5. Incredible marbling - it looks like the end papers on a wonderful old book! Thanks for the tips in your write-up.

  6. Love this card! Just got the SU Tin of Cards stamp set with the doodle stamp and been wanting to try the marbling with shave cream technique so CASE'ing this card is on for today. Watched the videos plus your tips help a lot. One question, what did you fussy cut with the papersnips?
    Thank you for the wonderful inspiration.

    1. I have not a fussy cutting on this card! Thank you for your comment Josie. Can't wait to see your marbled card. Hugs, Nancy

  7. Oh, my gosh! How fun that you did the shaving cream technique! It looks so pretty!

  8. You fooled me again! I thought your background was designer paper. It is so pretty that I think it would do well printed up professionally. You rock.


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