Sunday, January 25, 2009

Crafty Pad Challenge..6

Hi Folks.....my second week as guest designer on "The Crafty Pad" and the challenge this week is

"MIXED MEDIA"


I will be totally honest....this one scared the pants off me but a challenge is a challenge.....the problem was I didn't have a clue what Mixed Media was.....so I Googled it and that wasn't much help......looked it up on Wikipaedia....no joy there either....so I got in touch with my bloggy bud and fellow team mate Dawn.....who gave me some helpful blogs to look at.   Thanks for that Dawn but I am not entirely convinced that Mixed Media is my style.....so please forgive me all you experts out there....I tried but whether I have succeeded or not is another matter......I fear the answer would be NOT!!!!



 
The adhesive stones were actually crystal but I coloured them with a permanent marker as I didn't have enough lilac and the mesh was actually pink.....so I dabbed it with a Versamark pad and embossed it
with Metal Magic Gold.
Paper: Crafty Individuals..Background Papers Book 1
Image: The Crafty Pad....."Faith Sure:
Flowers: Poppicrafts
Mesh, button and bling from my stash
Embossing: Debbi Moore...Metal Magic...Gold
Really looking forward to seeing what you all create this week......I may pick up some hints and tips on how to do Mixed Media.....be sure to pop on over tomorrow for the Big Blog Candy Feast Give-Away No 6 (the biggie)  .....Hugs Kath xxxxx

15 comments:

Macpurp said...

this is lovely! I wasn't sure about mixed media either. must admit i tried to alter a leather coaster I found and it was so bad it made me laugh!!!

love tina x

Alison said...

Well I'm with you on Mixed Media have absolutely no scobby do at what it is either lol. But i love your card it's is gorgeous. Have a fab day.

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Good morning kath, your card is amazing hunny. I so struggled with this weeks challenge, had no idea what i was meant to be doing. I don't know if i got it right either, but i love this card all the same!!! hugs Linda x

bubblegum said...

Hi Kath - your card is absolutely gorgeous and is perfect for the challenge - I think the title puts a lot of people off..lol but it is after all mixed things used on your project that is all and everyone interpets it different..just do what you want on it really..:)

xxDebbiexx

Happy Crafter said...

Hi Kath, your card is gorgeous, i've never done a mixed media but now i may have a go :)
Val xxx

Lorraine said...

Well done honey on your Mixed Media creation... you done very well indeed, especially as it is so far from your style...

There's a little something on my blog for you..

Hugs
Lorraine xxx

Dawn said...

Kath
Your card is great,but hey! it's good to challenge yourself sometimes!!!

hugs
Dawn
x

Terrie B x said...

I love your card Kath!!!I think it`s gorgeous...
Hope you had a great weekend:)~X~

Scrapmumur said...

Fabulous card!!!
I love your composition and colours are marvellous.
Hugs, Mumur

Andrea, said...

Oh this is fab, I love the image and the flower and bling are wonderful

Cassie said...

Well I think that is fabulous!

Maria Matter said...

Fabulous!
I love your golden touch! Flowers, bling, just fabulous Kath!
Blessings, Maria

Desire Fourie said...

I think you have managed just fine re this mixed media issue. Love the rustic colour combo and you've used quite a number of goodies that qualifies for mixed media. Well done, looking forward to some more mixed media from Kath. Hugs from Desire

Carol said...

Mixed Media! what will you suprise us with next!!!
It's very good,i think you did a marvelous job....as always :)

Hugs
Carol x

Nicola said...

What a gorgeous card, I love your mixed media´s so don´t be so hard on yourself. -x-

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