Sunday 5 November 2017

November Mixed Media Challenge

Hello, Crafty Friends!

Welcome back! Phew, time has flown by! Hope you all had a great Summer!
It's Sunday 5th November today which means, it's the start of a new Mixed Media Challenge over at STAMPlorations. As you know Anything Mixed Media Goes as long as it is not a card and you use at least one stencil.

My DT contribution for November is ... a wintery tag ....

I fancied doing something a little monochromatic and dug out the snowman and penguins from the Winter Chill set to start and lightly watercoloured them with ink.

I then inked up the second largest Manila Tags Nesting Dies and randomly added some snowflakes before sponging Versamark though the Autumn Falling stencil and heat embossing with Snowflake Embossing Tinsel.

I then added the fuzzy cut snowman and penguins, sentiment, sequins and ribbon to finish.

I hope you feel inspired to dig into your crafty resourcefulness and create something to enjoy  .... why not link it up with the Mixed Media Challenge over at STAMPlorations. The theme for the Mixed Media Challenge is always Anything Mixed Media Goes except cards which means projects such as tags, ATCs, canvases, layouts, art journal pages etc, are perfect for entering, and you must have used at least one stencil (any brand) in your project. The challenge will close at the end of the month. You can find the full challenge details plus more Mixed Media inspiration here on the STAMPlorations Blog.

Ooops, almost forgot to mention the prizes: one winner as chosen by the Mixed Media DT will receive a $10 gift certificate and two Top Picks will receive a $5 gift certificate each, all of course redeemable at the STAMPlorations Shop ... but that's not all ... if there are 25 or more entries one lucky randomly drawn winner will receive two standard sized stencils of their choice.

That's it from me for today. I shall be back soon with another project to share.

Have a lovely day!

Monika xxx

here is what I used from the STAMPlorations Shop, remember to apply my personal discount code STAMPGIRLMONIKA (not case sensitive) at check out for a 20% discount*** on their stamps, stencils and dies:

ARTplorations Stencils/Masks: Autumn Falling

STAMPlorations Stamps: Winter Chill

CUTplorations Dies: Manila Tags Nesting Dies

*** The personal discount coupon STAMPGIRLMONIKA works on already reduced items too, but can not be combined with any other coupon codes.


  1. Great tag love the stamps and sparkle
    Carol x

  2. Fun idea to use the falling leaves stencil on your Christmas card....Love it! x


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