Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Scrapy Land Challenge #42 - Lots of Layers

Happy Wednesday!! I hope you are having a wonderful week!! It's time for a new challenge at Scrapy Land and this one is my favorite - Lots of Layers plus a brand of die that Scrapy Land carries...there are over 40 to choose from!! Play along and you could win a gift certificate to shop at the Scrapy Land store.

For my cards, I used papers from Maja Design's Vintage Summer Basics. I used three different kinds of pastes on these cards...on the bottom, I used Texture Paste through a The Crafter's Workshop Art Is stencil. In the top corner is a Sue Wilson Dandelion Clock die. The next Layer is a Cherry Lynn English Tea Party Doily die.

On the middle panel, I used DecoArt Crackle Paste through a Prima Flourish stencil. The bottom of the panel was cut with a Spellbinders Curved Borders One die. Next is a Memory Box Stitched Circle die, followed by another that is covered with PaperArtsy Grunge Paste. While it was wet, I spritzed water on a Darkroom Door text stamp and pressed it into the Grunge Paste for some added texture.

You can see the texture in the Grunge Paste better in this pic. The banner is a Taylored Expressions Banner Stacklet One die.

The butterflies are Memory Box Butterfly Trio dies. Shabby White Frantage was added to every other layer.

Tucked among the blooms along with cheesecloth and baby's breath are Memory Box Chloe dies, Memory Box Tender Leaves and Elizabeth Craft Curvey Leaves dies.

The beautiful little cherub face is air-dry clay using a Prima Art Decor Baroque 2 mould. Once the clay dried, it was painted with a layer of acrylic paint and then a layer of DecoArt Crackle Glaze. Victorian Velvet Distress Ink was then applied over it to bring out the cracks.

You can see how thick with layers this card is!!

Scrapy Land Dies Used

I am entering this in the following challenges:

1) Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
2) Pause, Dream Enjoy Linky - Anything Goes
3) 2 Creative Chicks - Anything Goes
4) Little Scrap Pieces Show it Off Saturday - Anything Goes

Now it's your turn!! Head on over to Scrapy Land to see the amazing projects my design team sisters have created for today's challenge!! Then link up your Lots of Layers project using a brand of die that Scrapy Land carries!! I can't wait to see what you create :)

Also, you might have noticed that Scrapy Land is now carrying a new brand of dies...Tutti Designs. I'm excited that my sweet friend Diane of Nellie's Nest is on their inaugural design team!! She's having a giveaway to celebrate!! Stop by her blog to enter and let her know I sent you!! Have a great day :)


Bad Kitty said...

wonderful card!
have a nice day!
Bad Kitty's Craftroom

Valerija said...

This is amazing like always! Love your cards!
Hugs, Valerija

Gerda said...

What a beautiful cards, Lisa!! Love the gorgeous butterflies, pretty flowers and colors!!! Awesome cards as always!!!! Have a great day,
Hugs Gerda

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous cards Lisa, you have a special way of making all the dies look great, gorgeous colours and an awesome design.xx  {aNNie}

Sara Barker said...

Oh, MY, Lisa! Is it possible you've outdone yourself with these beautiful, delecate layered cards?!!! I believe you have, and now I can finally say I have seen my favorite on your lovely blog! I'm in love with every sweet layer, but my eye was instantly drawn to the texture and crackle paste on each of the layers! Brilliant idea to use the paste on your die cut and then to stamp into it! I adore your crackled cherub! Squeal!!!I could gush over this all day long, and I'm sure I wouldn't point out all the gorgeous details, so I'll just say I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE these gorgeous makes! Big hugs!

Lori Kobular said...

Oh my! How gorgeous are these cards! Nobody does layers like you do Lisa!! I love all the textures, papers and dies! You even layered the butterflies! Amazingly beautiful!!

Robin said...

STUNNING! always. You never disappoint. These are so amazing with all the detail and mixed media elements. Your craft room must be enormous. Wish I lived close enough to play with you. I so love the butterflies...they are adorable. Hugs, Robin

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Oh my goodness Lisa! How do you manage to keep coming up with such stunning creations time after time? You never seem to run out of ideas and they are all given the same level of attention to detail every time! Beautiful my friend, just beautiful! Have a very lovely day! Hazel xx
My Card Attic

Samra Leshinski said...

Gorgeous cards as usual my dear! Love the colors, the lushious layers and out of this world floral arrangements!
Thank you for the inspiration,
Paper Talk with Samra

Team Clark said...

Wow! Not only am I continually impressed by your beautiful cards, but also by your die collection! Unbelievable! And you make me want every last one. Good job! ;0 These butterflies just sing to my heart, so lovely! Hugs, Autumn

Miranda said...

Your cards are GORGEOUS!!!!

April Story said...

Absolutely gorgeous! I love all these layers and the colors. There is just so much eye candy. Have a great day.

Reusing Cards & Quilling said...

SUPER Gorgeous !! I am always amazed by the beautiful layering and use of pps on your cards !

Vintagehandmade said...

Oh, Lisa, you melted my heart with those outstanding cards! I am completely blown away and out of the right words to express how much I am impressed! These are out of this world fabulous cards with so many wonderful layers! Your floral arrangements are to die for, as always! Brilliant work! Big hugs to you! Branka xx

Nancy Hill said...

Love the pasting technique and you really did beautiful with this. Haven't done the pasting yet but in my future. Love your seam binding ribbon bow with the gorgeous flowers around it. Very gorgeous card. Also, I am now on the Tutti Design team as well. Take care and Hugs

Sherrie K. said...

Oh my word, how do you do it?! Girl, you just keep pumping out these amazing creations! You are making me miss my craft room~I do have some upcoming projects finally..but still not in my room near enough! You must get inking EVERY day, haha!
Absolutely stunning cards! Again, great paper choice and fabulous colors! All the textures are so pretty and I especially love the crackle! The fantastic dies you choose and the way you work them into your creations is always so impressing! Amazing details and fabulous design girl! I adore both of these!

It's a gorgeous day out today and hoping to get a lot of outdoor stuff done today. I am struggling with my shoulder still so I am only able to take on small projects for now. Still doing therapy~going on 7 wks now. I am seeing a difference but still not where I was hoping for this far into it :( At least we are for the most part done moving my daughter. Some odds and ends to finish up but small projects~thank goodness!
I hope your weather has settled down and you are having some warm, sunny days?!
Have a super day my friend!
Sherrie K

Anne Temple said...

WOW! Talk about layers! You nailed this challenge! :-). Stunning cards with lots of fabulous details.

Mayra Duran-Hernandez said...

Gorgeous card with gorgeous layers and details Lisa ! Love each one of your lovely creations !
Hugs & Blessings ,

Kathy Krug said...

Wow!! Another masterpiece with layers of eye catching beauties. Love all the texture you added with the paste and the dimension you got by layering the butterfly and bending the sentiment. Fabulous, Lisa.

Beebeebabs said...

Wow absolutely beautiful - love everything about these cards the flowers, bows are beautiful great job as always thanks for sharing!!!

Sukie said...

Your cards are amazing! Love the gorgeous papers you selected! The flowers are fabulous with the pretty ribbon! All of the layering looks stunning, especially that bendy sentiment! You hit it out of the park with your awesome creations! Hope you are having a great week!

Patricia Chalas said...

OMG! your creations are always so beautiful!!!
adorable, so sweet and subtle.

Maryvonne COUSSE said...

Wow !So perfect ! Gorgeous , ad always !!!
Looooooveeeee the blue card Lisa , so romantic !!!!

Redanne said...

I am completely blown away by these two gorgeous creations!! Your layering, the stencilling, the flowers, the die cuts - everything comes together so beautifully - these are breath-taking Lisa... Hugs, Anne xx

Tsaima Eirini said...

lost my breath once I opened up your post..... absolutely beautiful!!! I love everything about it, but I must say your brilliant construction of that background is my favorite...Beautifull work, fantastic details, romantic mood and tiny work that make it seems elegant...

Donna said...

Just stunning as always, off to check out the new dies!

Pam said...

Lovely cards Lisa! I love the sweet little cherub face. Beautiful colors, texture, layering!

Donna Ellis said...

Gorgeous creations, Lisa, and lovely layers! I admire how many styles you are embracing, and adding your special touch to each. I'm thinking of changing my commitments for 2017 so I can have more time to experiment and play. You've really inspired me with your artistic growth! love, de

Pawsitively Creative said...

I bet this card is heavy and so good to feel in your hands. Wonderful and gorgeous details in all of these luscious layers! I wish I could be a flying your wall to see how you create these gems! Stunning backgrounds and stencil work and fantasmic details! You and Bubbles could team up and create an online card class tutorial! I would sign up for sure! Hugz to you muffin! ~Niki

Karen said...

My sweetest friend, these are beyond exquisite... they are absolute masterpieces! The abundance (and variety) of texture pastes is so inspiring! Oh how anxious I am to play with my crackle paste and powder goodies. Every layer of your cards is bursting with crafty delights, both whimsical and elegant. The Baroque mould is stunning and I love the pretty Victorian Velvet ink you used to highlight the cracks. The card designs themselves are stunning. You do shabby chic-mixed media so beautifully and I hope I grow into it even half as beautifully as you. (Only worded better! Ha!) Gorgeous creations, my friend! I will visit your sweet friend very soon.. I did notice that new brand popping up and think it's lovely! Have a happy night, my dearest Lisa!

Hugs and blessings,

Pamellia Johnson said...

Wow, sometimes I am really just speechless at the breathtaking work you do!! I think these have just soared to the top of my favourites list of your cards!! I keep scrolling up and down and saying ooh and aah!! The crackle angel is such a great detail, love the frantage layered butterfly, your mixed media backgrounds on the fancy floral papers are gorgeous, floral arrangements perfect, cheesecloth, foliage, love love!! I really love the design you made in the center circle as well. Stamping into the wet paste created an amazing really put your heart into every inch of your creations and it pays off in spades! sending hugs my friend :)

Migdalia said...

Hi Lisa,
WOW!! The layering and mixed media details are just awesome! Fun texture. The Maja Design's Vintage Summer Basics collection is truly beautiful.I love the pretty butterflies and the Memory Box Butterfly Trio dies! It is a must have!!I always admire the floral arrangements. They are just stunning!
Stunning creations my friend!
Have a wonderful day,

MaryH said...

Oh you do have layers and layers of fabulousness! So many gorgeous dies, awesome paste work, and you amaze me how you put all these different products on a card, and it looks stunning. Not once, but twice, in 2 different colors!!! Especially loved the butterflies and what you've done with them. TFS & Hugs

coldwaters2 said...

WOW, WOW, WOW these are stupendous Lisa what amazing layers you have used the colours the embellishments and designs are pure perfection, brilliant makes
Lorraine x

Patricia St Martin said...

You are amazing how you come up with these stunning creations. So elegant and so much to look at, every time I look I see something I did not see before. Outstanding job.
Hugs Pat

jessica said...

These are simply AMAZING Lisa!!!
WOW I am so loving all the layers!!
FABULOUS job my friend!!!

lisa808 said...

I don't know how to tell you how gorgeous these cards are!!! They are amazing, beautiful, and very creative. Love the layers.

Nana said...

As always I'm in aw of your creativity. Love all the layers, they distressed edges, flowers and then you go and add that adorable cherub. Love these cards.
Have a creative day.
Hugs Nana
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Scrapper69 said...

Oh WOW Lisa! These are exquisite cards! Beautifully done in your crafty fashion! LOVE them!

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Tina Z. said...

incredible cards, I love all the layers and textures ...
Have a great weekend!

Tanya~Studio 5380 said...! The side photo of your card is amazing. Those layers are just gorgeous and the texture is divine! Beautiful, beautiful work my friend!

Jo - Jo's Scrap Shack said...

Absolutely stunning!!! Love all those gorgeous layers and the gorgeous flowers!!!

Karon said...

WOW - these are so beautiful and love those fabulous layers and flowers. TFS

yyam said...

Oh my! Such lovely gorgeous yummy layers! Stunning work as always!


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