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Old 06-24-2013, 11:47 AM   #1  
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Default MIX22 Use Your Creditcard

Challenge Title : Use your credit card
Hostess : Biggan (Birgit Edblom)
Keyword : MIX22

Its my turn to be a hostess and I would love to see your
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Acrylic Paints any colours you like!
Credit card
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Im sure you use your credit card a lot but today I challenge you to use an old one or any piece of flat plastic!

The technique involves using a plastic credit card as a paint scraping tool which allows you to scrape various colours of acrylic paint across your card stock to create unique color blends and textures. It is like being an artist without having to try too hard!

Just pour some acrylic, in colors you like, on your cardstock and use the credit card to create an artful background! It is so fun! You can also use the edge of the card to create lines and effects.

VIEW THE GALLERY FOR THIS CHALLENGE HERE

Uploading: Remember the keyword is without spaces. Use a comma between keywords with a space after each comma.

If you are new to the challenges, please feel free to do this one or ANY of the challenges at any time. There is no time limit. They are not races to see who can do one first, nor are they contests of any sort. All the challenges are simply to provide inspiration and to get us stamping!

Need help linking a card? Follow these instructions!

1. Open 2 windows: One window for your card and one for this thread.
2. In this thread, click on reply and type anything you want to show before the link.
3. Got to your card window. Highlight the address for your card. (It says www. splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/showphoto..... and so on)
4. Click EDIT. Click COPY
5. Go back to this thread. Click PASTE.
Youre done!
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MIX22 Use Your Creditcard-img_6311.jpg   MIX22 Use Your Creditcard-img_6310.jpg   MIX22 Use Your Creditcard-img_6314-002.jpg   MIX22 Use Your Creditcard-img_6318.jpg   MIX22 Use Your Creditcard-mix23-credit-card-paint-understandblue-004-copy.jpg  

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That looks fun!
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Here you can find my cards!

Blue Landscape

Blue Morning

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I have two!

MIX22 Good Things by Jeanne S - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
F4A175 Think Big Rose by Jeanne S - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Here's my card....

MIX22 - Life Story by dini - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

...and stepped out photos on my blog:

Mama Dini's Stamperia: Mix-Ability - Credit Card technique
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Fun challenge, Birgit! Here's mine:
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How perfect! Just this week I took two out-of-date European Health Insurance cards and brought them upstairs thinking surely I could use them for something.
Hopefully I'll have the energy to try doing something this afternoon, and not just go to bed after work.
Gorgeous samples, too!!
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Here's mine:

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Here's mine - getting a headstart on the acrylic meant that even though I did go to bed for a couple of hours after work, I still got it finished before dinner .
MIX22 Mixed Medallion
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I had so much fun with this challenge that I made two cards. Thanks for introducing me to a new way to create interesting backgrounds. I can't wait to browse all the cards in the gallery now that I've finished mine. Here's my first card:mixed balloon by daisynook - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
and here's my second:Do what you love by daisynook - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Thanks for another fun mix ability challenge Birgit!! MIX22, Red, White, and Blue... by Luv Flowers - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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After a very trying week, I finally managed to get this to 'go right' in the studio. I love playing with my credit cards! Fun challenge, Birgit!

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For today's challenge I had to really improvise. Since I did not have any acrylic paint, or an old credit card ... I used fabric paint and a plastic knife.

MIX22: Tweet Tweet
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Another fun challenge and I used a credit card without spending anything!

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Thanks, Birgit, for a fun challenge. Here is my card:

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Birgit, this challenge needs to come with a WARNING: This challenge is addictive! LOL!! Once I started adding some metallic and opalescent metallic paint I could not stop. I had to keep new combinations...what fun!
Here is my fave card. MIX22 Use Your Credit Card by Far North - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Hi, here's my card for the Mix22
MIX22 CRANE by Stamperrobin - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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here is another card for the Mix22
MIX22 GEISHA by Stamperrobin - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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MIX22 KOI by Stamperrobin - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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This was fun... I haven't had my paints out in forever~~~

I did an Art Journal Page

MIX22 Enjoy the little things by summerthyme64 - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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thanks Birgit for a great challenge -my first one for the mix-ability-thanks for the push Lydia-here is my card

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Fun and challenging challenge... Thank you, Birget, for getting me out of my usual elements!
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This was such a great challenge! Thanks Birgit. I love your beautiful samples!
I finished several pieces but have only made one into a card at this point.
Leave a Trail by yellowrose46 - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Finally had a chance to play around with some glossy paints. 4th of July Fireworks
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I made an art journal page: life is good.
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A more traditional card using our challenge last week -

Variegated Bloom by jodylb - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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I made this background the day the challenge was launched, made the card last Thursday, but only got to photograph it yesterday. I used a credit card to scrape acrylic paint on, then after it was dry, I dipped the edge of the credit card in paints and dabbed and swirled on the surface.
Ontario Trillium by yellowrose46 - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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