Mix it Up Challenge using Ellen & Avery Elle

Happy Thursday Friends.  Today I broke out my Dylusions Ink to do some watercoloring to enter my card into the Ellen Mix It Up Challenge.  For this challenge Ellen chooses one other company for a combined product challenge.  This week it’s Avery Elle.

My card features the “Mondo Magnolia” by Ellen and the Avery Elle “Gift Tag” set. To achieve this look I followed Julie Ebersole’s tutorial from a previous “Hello Monday” called “Magic Watercolor” – Thanks Julie!

Believe it or not, Julie almost scrapped this because she didn’t like how it came out at first but I’m thrilled she persevered.  The birthday sentiment is from “Cupcake Party” by Simon Says Stamp.

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Mix it up: Ellen & Avery Elle

Inspiration Destination: ATG

Crafting By Design: Flowers

Simon Says Stamp: Color Swatch

Crafty Gals Corner: Flowers

About urrn4u

Hi! I'm Kathy, a Southern Californian native who has lived in the west coast, midwest, northeast and now the southeast. I'm a Registered Nurse who lives for the creation of Art. I am currently on the Design Teams of Cards in Envy, From The Heart Stamps, and Technique Junkies with previous design credits for A Blog Named Hero, A Day For Daisies, Creative Vision, From the Heart Stamps, Open-Minded Crafting, Repeat Impressions Stamps, Sketch Saturday, Send a Smile 4 Kids and Try Stampin' On Tuesday. I've also guest designed for Crafting By Design, Kenny K, The Alley Way, and Simon Says Stamp. I am married 25+ years to a wonderful man and have two very special grown sons, Dan and Matt.

Posted on May 14, 2015, in CAS-ual Friday's, Crafting By Design, Crafty Gals Corner, Ellen Hutson, Inspiration Destination, Simon Says Stamp Challenge and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. Kathy, this turned out fabulous! I would love to play along, but, alas, I have no Avery Elle products. Next time!

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  2. Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing and joining us at Inspiration Destination. Hope to see you again and good luck!
    Ema
    IDCB Owner

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  3. Beautiful card. Love the water colouring you did. It’s such a bright and cheerful card.
    Thank you for playing along with us at Crafty Gals Corner. I hope to see you again soon. Good luck!
    ♥ Lena – DT
    Lena’s Creations

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  4. Gorgeous! I love the bold design and soft watercoloring together.

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  5. Beautiful card Kathy thank you for joining us this week at Inspiration Destination
    Dianne x
    ID DT

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  6. beautiful card!!

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  7. Gorgeous, beautiful card, love the watercolour effect
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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