- Stamps – Simon Says Stamp – “Tag Sayings”
- Dies –
- Simon Says Stamp “Medium Tags” and “Stitched Rectangles”
- Memory Box “Moonlight Butterfly” and “Amira Flourish”
- Vellum – Doodlebug Designs “Sprinkles Vellum” Lily White
- Cardstock – Paper Accents
- Brads – Lasting Impressions
- Faber-Castell Gelatos
I was challenged to make a project with dots for the Simon Says Stamp Flickr Group challenge this week. I used vellum with white polka dots for the background. I was able to repeat the white dot with the white brads that attached the vellum and the tag. This card’s focal point consisted of four diecuts layered together. I colored some white cardstock with Gelatos prior to die-cutting the butterfly. Thanks for visiting.
- Stamp – Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous “Reverse Damask”
- Dies – Memory Box “Swirl Butterfly”, Elizabeth Craft Designs “Best Wishes” and Spellbinders Nestabilities “Standard Circles Large”
- Ranger Perfect Pearls – Plum, Perfect Gold, Kiwi, and Rust
- Embossing Powder – Stampendous – Opaque Gold
- Cardstock – Bazzill
- Ranger Glossy Accents
I was inspired by a lesson in the Online Card Classes Stretch Your Stamps 2 class to play with a background stamp and Perfect Pearls. I stamped the lovely background image with Perfect Medium and then applied Perfect Pearls to make an elegant sheen on the dark brown cardstock. I covered the die cut butterfly with gold embossing powder and heat set it. I wanted to repeat a little of the gold used in the background to tie the butterfly focal point to the background. For the sentiment, I used the die cut words, adhered them to a fishtail-cut flag, and covered it all with Glossy Accents to bring on a little more shine. Thanks for visiting.
- Stencil – Memory Box “Cressida”
- Die Cuts – made from Memory Box dies: Darla Butterfly, Vivienne Butterfly, Moonlight Butterfly, Kaleidoscope Butterfly, Valerian Flourish
- Bling – KaiserCraft and Mark Richards
- Sentiment – Stamp by My Favorite Things “Pretty Poppies” set and die cut from Spellbinders Nestabilities from the Blossom Tag and Accents set
- Golden Modeling Paste
- Ranger Alcohol Ink – Sail Boat Blue
- Faber Castell Gelatos
- Cardstock – Bazzill
This was a fun card with lots of different media at work. I started out making the background with inspiration from the latest Online Card Classes class: Stenciled. I mixed a few drops of alcohol ink with some modeling paste to make a nice light blue. I then smeared it through my new (gorgeous) stencil from Memory Box. For the butterflies, I scribbled some Gelatos in blue and green on some watercolor paper and spritzed the color with some water to blend the colors together. Once the Gelatos had dried, I die cut the butterflies and the accompanying detailed butterflies from solid cardstock and glued them together. I added the flourish die cuts to the background and then placed the butterflies and the sentiment on top and applied rhinestones to the flourishes and heads of the butterflies. Lots of texture on this card! Thanks for visiting.
- Stamps – Layers of Color Art Stamps “Flutterescent” set (butterflies) and Printworks “Thank You”
- Patterned papers – from Fancy Pants “Country Boutique” Paper Pad
- Cardstock – BoBunny
- Bling – Kaiser Pearls and Mark Richards Crystal Stickers
This is a clean and simple card. I stamped the butterflies on a tone on tone patterned paper and attached the panel with dimensional adhesive. I then popped up the sentiment banner and also have it extending past the card base for a little more visual interest. The sketch I used was from a pre-class challenge at Online Card Classes for Summer Card Camp 2. I’m excited that this “camp” will be beginning in a little over a week. These classes are always top-notch! Thanks for stopping by today.
- Stamps – Hampton Art “Butterflies” with matching Spellbinders Shapeabilities dies
- Sentiment stamp – from Stampin’ Up “Sincere Salutations”
- Patterned papers – My Mind’s Eye “In Bloom” 6 X 6″ paper pad
- Embossing folder – Cuttlebug “Decorative Tile Set”
- Tag – Darice “Core Tags”
- Pearls – Blue Hills Studio
- Cardstock – Bazzill
The Midweek Throwdown challenge this week at Operation Write Home Stars and Stamps is to create a cards featuring Things With Wings. I used the matching cling stamp and die set from Hampton Art and Spellbinders for the butterflies. I repeated the pattern in the embossing folder with the patterned paper. Thanks for stopping by.