I've been taking an online stencil class which has got me more comfortable with adding more texture to my cards. So I thought I'd try to do a bit more Mixed Media (though I'm not very good at it).
So I'm hoping this will qualify for this week's Mixability Challenge - "Loving Layers" - to use 3 or more layers of mixed media product. I used a color mist, a color wash, and a glimmer spray to put down some base colours - though I guess they're all pretty much the same type of product. Then I added some pearlescent paste through a stencil. I layered on a die cut heart that was coloured with my color wash and mist, and inked a sentiment.
The sentiment is for the Free for All challenge to incorporate the word "love" into the card.
Not sure if this is still a CAS card - I need to find a way to use all the mixed media stuff but still keep my cards basically CAS.
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2014 GMT Views: 1404
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Sat, Feb 01, 2014 @ 5:04 PM
Great looking card! How brave of you to try all of these things on one card - it was worth the effort because it turned out so well. I have been liking the looks of the paste and just may have to give it try after seeing your sample. TFS!
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Sat, Feb 01, 2014 @ 5:06 PM
Oooh I likie! That pearlescent paste is gorrr-jus! How clever to deceive my eye with the wonderful die cut! I immediately saw the heart from the thumbnail, and it's even more interesting up close. I want to touch it! Thanks so much for playing the mix-abilities challenge this week!
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Sat, Feb 01, 2014 @ 7:58 PM
Susan, this is terrific! I love everything about it! The misting looks great - that's something I always struggle with. (I think we must be doing the same stenciling class, although I just got in on it on Thursday.)
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