Friday, 5 September 2014

The Mirror Crack'd Opening & Mixed Media Challenge #1

Hey all! I have exciting news! :) I've been accepted to my first mixed media design team. I'm so excited! It's called The Mirror Crack'd and they just opened their blog today and starting with a simple first challenge. The challenge is ... Anything Goes! Time to get creative, me thinks ;) 

I hope you like my mini shadow box project here and if you're interested, I have a video if you'd like to check it out. (I hope you do and it's the first time I'm doing a voice over.. I LOL-ed at myself, to be honest. ) :)  If the video below doesn't work for you, you can click here to go directly to youtube.

Don't forget to head over to The Mirror Crack'd Challenge Blog to submit your entry and also to check out the rest of the projects by my teammates. The winner of the challenge will a Guest Designer spot for the future challenge and the top 5 entries will be featured.

Materials Used : 
DecoArt Media - Gesso
DecoArt Media - Fluid Acrylics Hansa Yellow Light
DecoArt Media - Fluid Acrylics Diarylide Yellow
DecoArt Media - Fluid Acrylics Quinacridone Red
DecoArt Media - Fluid Acrylics Quinacridone Violet
DecoArt Media - Fluid Acrylics Burnt Umber
DecoArt Media - Fluid Acrylics Metallic Gold
The Crafters Workshop - Mini Quatrefoil Revd Stencil
Embellishments - Dusty Attic, Melissa Frances, Prima, Buttons Lovers, Glitz & Glitter Sticker


  1. Hello Marina,
    Love this so much, the colours and the design are fantastic, the bicycle, is gorgeous. Great video too.

  2. This is gorgeous :) what a beautiful piece of art !!

  3. This is so amazing Marina. I love all the details and the bright colors ... a beautiful work of art to hang on the wall or sit on a shelf. Thank you for the video ... I loved hearing your voice!! :) Loll xx

  4. Your entry as a DT simply BLEW ME AWAY. I was so impressed, I decided to join the challenge. You created a lovely, lovely entry, so romantic and feminine. I'm sure others are as impressed and inspired as I was when I saw this entry. Add to that the great video and it's a real winner.

  5. Lovely Marina, gorgeous colour scheme and details.
    Happy crafting, Angela x

  6. I love your shadowbox- the colours are gorgeous!

  7. I am speechless! What a gorgeous project!

  8. Wow, what a gorgeous shadow box! I love all your bright and cheery colours and the texture looks amazing! Wonderful project and fantastic video! Congrats on your new DT at the Mirror Crack'd! hugs :)

  9. Wow, very very beautiful project!!
    ; ))

  10. This is awesome! Just beautiful!


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