My NZ swap group theme this month was "Use Lace" - it could be real, paper lace, lace stamp or dies/punches.
I decided to go a bit shabby chic. I found some beautiful patterned paper that had a lace design on it. I added some lace along the top and bottom. Many years ago I got a roll of lace - around 250 metres - enough to last at least 2 lifetimes! I used some double sided tape to put it down and then added some glitter which stuck to the little bits of tape showing. I added some glue in odd spots and sprinkled with more glitter. I added a ephemera butterfly that I had blended over some brown ink. Added a foiled sentiment and some gold gems.
It's nice to try different types of cards and although I'm a more CAS card maker, I was pleased with the results of this.
This is even better IRL - I am enjoying having it on my desk where I see it often
The lacy strips add the perfect shabby chic, Dawn - love the blue butterfly too!!
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