Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Mixin' it up with new ELEMENTS CHALLENGE!

So you wanna win a gift certificate from our fantastic sponsor, Scrap-A-Doodle-Doo?
Well this is your last chance to get your entries in for our October Elements Challenges, so GOOD LUCK!

This week, we want to see...

You need to mix it up, and use different types of media on your project, so that could mean anything like paint and canvas and collage and decoupage and wood and fabric and cardboard, etc. You get the picture?

Here's some inspiration from our Dollies:

Nicole made this fun wooden sign and added paint, ink and iron-on decals she printed on her computer - her daughter is going to LOVE hanging this in her room!

Karen made 'canvas' out of cardboard, added some paints and metallic wrapping paper, doctored it up and made it a functional piece of scrappy art!

and in case you still need something to give your mojo a boost, here's something Leah (me!) made using wrapping paper as a base, coated it with scraps of paper, then stamped and embellished with lots of bits and bobs - it's a full-sized accordion file:

Are you up for this? We know it might be a bit more of a challenge, but remember that you can also create cards and scrapbook pages (and bookmarks and ATCs and lots of other things!) using mixed media, so the sky's the limit!

Feel free to combine this with yesterday's Color Challenge, or wait until Thursday's Sketch Challenge posts and combine all THREE for this week's TRIFECTA! On its own, this challenge closes next Monday, November 1st at midnight EST, but remember to have your entries uploaded by Sunday at midnight for any of the combinations, because the new Color Challenge will post next Monday. Don't forget to link back to the Dollhouse in your blog post, no backlinks, and GOOD LUCK! We'll have some winners to announce next week!


  1. Utt ohh... I feel another challenge coming on - lovin' this one so far... purple, black, white, mixed media.... now just waitin' on the sketch!!
    Thanks Dollies!

  2. love it! cant wait to trifecta this!!! :D watch this space ;)

  3. woo-hoo for a great element challenge combined with the sketch and color it was perfect. I dug out all kinds of texture. thank you for the inspiration!


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