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Monday, 3 August 2015

Spread your Wings and Fly



This was an idea that was chugging away in my brain and I thought I might just be able to squeeze into a Challenge I had seen that is ending soon so thought I would give it a go.

First I cut the die cut butterfly out of the card front.
Then I looked through the bits and pieces I have coloured, painted, blended etc and saw the piece that is from a background stamp made by Hero Art. I love the stamp and have embossed cardstock and watercolour cardstock in gold, silver, clear, white, sparkle all with this pattern


But most of what I do just sits waiting for me to decide how to use it. Well I found one way. I had a gold embossed and it has colours blended in pinks using Distress Inks. I die cut another butterfly.

I cut a small piece of card stock to put behind the original butterfly, laid the patterned butterfly inside the die cut and held in place with temporary tape.
Then I put wee little dots of glue inside each space. Picked up each piece and placed inside, bit like making a puzzle but easier. I then die cut the body from gold vellum. Once they were all in place, I lifted the butterfly out line so it sat slightly raised.



Now I can't decide which I like more, all pressed flat or slightly raised. Any thoughts ??

Decided to keep this very simple with the sentiment stamped in Charcoal.

I would like to enter this card in:

I think that makes three entered there

Sorry if you get this twice. Realised I had picked Less is More and forgot my colours didn't quite match Berry shade so had to delete.

no was tape but there is a butterfly

Enjoy your visit and see you again soon I hope.


7 comments:

  1. Love it when those 'chugging' ideas get a lease of life, this butterfly card is so clever and wonderful Aileen!

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  2. Gorgeous card Aileen and I love the pretty butterfly xx

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  3. Beautiful card, so delicate. Thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology

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  4. Love this - it has a classic feel with a modern twist! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

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  5. Your bright butterfly looks lovely on your card. I do need to see washi tape used with your butterfly though in order to be entered for the prizes. Thankyou for fluttering by my challenge. Hugs Mrs A.

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  6. beautiful! you must have a lot of patience to put together such an intricate puzzle. i like the raised one a bit more because it gives the illusion of movement.

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  7. Gorgeous, beautiful butterfly card
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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