Count the layers

  1. Water color paper smooched with purple and green shimmer sprays on glass mat.
  2. Stamped leaves in plum and grass green.
  3. Stenciled wonky square with white modeling paste in one corner.
  4. Smeared surface with white glue and placed in lace then topped with more white glue.
  5. Added white gouache on finger to lace and stencil area.
  6. Used white Text Vellum slightly larger and colored edges with lilac marker.
  7. Trimmed down to create mat layer.
  8. Used strips of lilac to weave edge for sentiment.
  9. Printed sentiment on white Text Vellum and trimmed then embossed edges.
  10. Mounted on heavy cs that only covered center to embossing lines then attached to piece.
  11. Mounted all on white cs base
  12. Added punched butterflies out of pearl paper in purple.

Challenges I am sharing with

Double Trouble: Layers + Lace I got 12

The Crafter’s Cafe: Lace/Pearls The lace was gathered so I cut off the edge so it would lay flat. Not sure the pearl paper for the butterflies counts for Pearls.

22 thoughts on “Count the layers”

  1. WOW!!! This is so amazing and beautiful. I really like the layout with the touch of lace. Looks like you can just feel the texture in the background piece.

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  2. Beautiful mixed media card, Bonnie! Here I thought I’d done well with 7 layers on my card – you’ve got TWELVE!!! Love all the details and how you did your lace! Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful cad with us at Double Trouble for our “layer” challenge!!! -Donna

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  3. Bonnie you amaze me with all the techniques you put in your cards, this is stunning. Don’t forget to add this card to The Crafter’s Cafe because you have me their requirement “lace and/or pearls”. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble and hope to see you at The Crafter’s Cafe.

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