Flutterby

Front of card

Three challenges in one this week: this card is based on sketch #142 at Tuesday Morning Sketches, where I almost forgot to enter it so this blog post is a bit rushed! I’m also entering it into the challenge at Stamping Sensations where this month’s theme is Butterflies, Fairies and Fantasy. I can’t do the last two, but this stamp by IndigoBlu certainly qualifies in the first category. And I hope this card is CAS enough for the challenge at Addicted to CAS where this week’s theme is Pink.

I stamped it in Versamark then embossed it in Wow! detail white embossing powder then spent a relaxing evening painting it with my Zig markers in Wine Red and Almond Pink, blending it out with water & a fine paintbrush. Once I’d done that I wasn’t quite sure how to finish it off – I tried to use patterned paper but despite having hundreds of sheets I couldn’t find any that worked!

So instead I stamped the greeting (from Clearly Besotted Brushed Greetings II) and embossed it again, then used the Piestra Tile die by Memory Box to add a little interest.

Close up of image

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7 thoughts on “Flutterby

  1. This is absolutely gorgeous your butterfly is WOW in more than one way!!!! Thanks so much for creating with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches this week!

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  2. You have created a really striking card with a real feel of elegance, beautifully coloured against the white embossing, many thanks for sharing with us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

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  3. A stunning card for our ‘Butterflies, Fairies and Fantasy’ theme at Stamping Sensations challenge, Helen. Gorgeous design! Sorry I have been a less frequent visitor. Thanks for sharing your beautiful creation with us and Good Luck!

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