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16 March 2012

Friday Mashup # 50! and we're celebrating




Hi all, we celebrate Friday Mashup # 50 this week read on to find out the many ways you can win!

 Look at this amazing challenge Heidi has to inspire you to create some magic.
  1. Make a project using the "Sketch".
  2. Or Make a project using the "Faux Mother of Pearl Technique".
  3. Or "Mash it Up" and create a "project using the Faux Mother of Pearl Technique & the Sketch.
Faux Mother of Pearl Info




I've done the Mashup this week.  Using Shimmer paint and glad wrap!  The main image is coloured with copic markers.

This photo has been taken under artificial light so you can see the shimmer in the background.  That's the Mother of Pearl effect.

Hope you have a fabulous time creating with this technique part of the challenge, we all know following a sketch is fairly easy, but if you haven't tried the Mother Of Pearl technique, use the link above and check it out!

Want to win a prize???  The Friday Mashup DT have all donated prizes to be given away to our participants.  We are celebrating 50!

All you need to do is
  • enter the challenge this week.  Remember to check our rules.
  •  Make a comment on each of the  Design Team members blogs, we each have a prize to hand out, so if you want to be in the running for my prize, leave me a comment as well as enter the challenge and you might be drawn out of the hat.

Prizes are open to US and Canada residents only, with ONE exception, keep reading down for your Aussie's and Kiwi's

Here's the one that I'm giving away to one lucky resident of USA or Canada.

I'm adding a special bonus prize to Australian and New Zealand residents, Because I'm in Australia, and my donated prize is already in the US, I'm going to add this sweet embossing edge pack. Please indicate you're from AU or NZ when you comment.


Prizes are drawn on 22nd March 2012

Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz


36 comments:

  1. Love your gorgeous flower, Kasey! It is so beautifully colored in some of my favorite shades. That pearl background is just perfect for it too!

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    1. Thanks Rita, purples are fabulous aren't they!?!

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  2. Aww Kasey this is just so beautiful and elegant. Love that beautiful flower! :)

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    1. Alyce you are so good for my ego! Thank you for your lovely comments

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  3. Wow, such beautiful colors! I really like this card. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Sheri, thanks for stopping by and leaving such a lovely comment

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  4. I love the technique as a great way to add texture to the background! Looks great!

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    1. Thanks for the challenge Heidi, my first at this technique.

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  5. Your flower is stunning: love those colors and the sparkle to your card.

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    1. Carol, lovely to see you visiting my blog. Thank you for taking the time to comment on my card. Hope to see you again soon!

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  6. I love how you used the mother of pearl effect for the entire background. It is so pretty!!

    Way to go on offering candy to our friends down under!!

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  7. Kasey,

    As always, your card is gorgeous.

    It's not like you to use purple :)

    Penny

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    1. I know Penny, such a surprise isn't it! Thanks for the comments.

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  8. Love the vibrant purples! Very nice card!
    Susan B.

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    1. Thanks SueBee, I love purples and tend to use them quite often. Thank you for stopping by my blog.

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  9. Your shimmer is a gorgeous background for your fab flower. Love the purples too. x

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    1. Thanks Aileen, lovely of you to visit. The shimmer is gorgeous IRL, doesn't photograph very well.

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  10. Kasey, I love the way you've coloured the flower in shades of purple, it's really stunning. Love your shimmery pearl background too. It's a beautiful card!
    Thanks too for offering us Aussies something to win. It's very generous of you!
    I'm really glad I found the Friday Mashup and have had time to play with you this week :)

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  11. Wow! What a gorgeous flower!! And that double ribbon is stunning... Must try that some day :)

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    1. Thanks Tara, the trick is to tie the knot on to the strip with a smaller section of the two ribbons, that way they sit much neater!

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  12. Your background looks great with the mother of pearl and the big flower looks great Kasey!

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  13. The colors you used look so good together and the flower is way too cute. Must try those colors I really like them.

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    1. Love purples Gisela, thank you for your comment

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  14. All those shades of purple on all those layers of flowers...LOVE IT! Your coloring and addition of the pearl technique works so perfectly together.

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  15. Your background came out great Kasey.. I like how you used a bigger piece to show more of the technique... The flower is so pretty they way you colored it in.

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  16. Well, I'm Canadian, so I probably don't qualify to win your prizes, but do want to comment on how nice it looks to use a heavy hand with the shimmer paint. Makes me wish I'd used a bit more of it!

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    1. Yes Darcie, you qualify to be in the draw for the first prize on offer on my blog. Good luck

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  17. Wonderful card. I am really loving the mother of pearl effect, just need to buy some shimmer paint

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    1. Thanks Gillian. Love that we inspire you!

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  18. Beautiful card Kasey, your flower is stunning.

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    1. Thanks for stopping by Nina and thank you for your lovely comment

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