Monday, April 4, 2016

CAS Mix Up April 2016 Stencil Challenge



Close Up to Show Shimmer!


Stamping + Stenciling + My Choice: Mixed Media Paints...Brushos, Zig Markers, Inka Golds

My main image was a saved smooshed piece I found in my treasured box of scraps.  I just stamped the sentiment,  doodled the border and added a watercolored Inka Gold butterfly and popped up over a watercolored "Gold" Inka Gold "Sun Ray" Tim Holtz Stenciled background.    Love the Inka Gold

My Challenges...







Card Recipe
Stamps: STAMPlorations Fond Expressions 2 and SU Papillion Potpourrie
Watercolors and Inks: Watercolors...Brushos, Zig Brush Markers, Inka Gold Emerald and Gold 
Inks...03 Black Art Pen, SU Elegant Eggplant
Paper: Arches 140# Cold Press  W/C paper, Strathmore 140# Mixed Media paper
Accessories: TM Rays Stencil, SU Bitty Butterfly Punch, MISTI, Zen watercolor brushes, dimensionals, craft mat
Techiques: CAS, Stenciling, Mixed Media, Stamping, Smooshing, Doodling


Thank you for Looking and Commenting  my friends.!

15 comments:

Lee-Anne said...

Nancy, this looks like great big sunny hug for Kristi :) What a beautiful, beautiful card, sure to brighten her day!

Susan said...

Love your sun rays, Nancy. A beautiful background for the focal panel!

Loll said...

Wow! Great combination of products and a fantastic design Nancy. Love that shimmery sunray backdrop. Your smooshed panels just pops and is so sweet with the doodled border. Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

Bonnie said...

This makes me smile! It's such a happy card! Love, love, love the shimmer and shine and the sweet smooshed and doodled piece! Thanks for sharing this with us at CAS Mix Up!

blueheron said...

Wonderful contrast between the teal smooshed piece and the Inka Gold sunrays. Fresh, crisp, happy--three words that come to mind while looking at this card. Thanks for the inspiration.

Nancy Stislow said...

This is so beautiful, Nancy! I just love that background piece, the rays and that gorgeous, sparkly butterfly! Wonderful color on this!

Leslie Miller said...

Your watercolor panel looks fabulous with the golden sunrays, Nancy! It's great to use up those spare parts, too. Beautiful!

Kia said...

Gorgeous Nancy - love the colour choices for your rays and the beautiful butterfly. Wonderful card.

swldebbie said...

A piece of happy mail for sure! LOVE the sentiment - may have to CASE it! And the doodling adds a nice touch of whimsy.

Patti said...

Hi Nancy,

What a great card! those sun rays are the perfect accent for your beautiful smooshed panel!

Thanks a bunch for stopping by my blog and for your sweet comment!

Patti

Mimi said...

Excellent card! Excellent composition and colors!

maria f. said...

Beautiful and perfect for the Mixed Media Card Challenge this month too!

nancy littrell said...

Thank you Maria. I added my card to your awesome challenge :-)

Sanna Lippert said...

lovely card, Nancy!!! perfect for this months MMCC challenge - thanks for playing along :)

maria f. said...

Nice to see this lovely card in the MMCC gallery!