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Thursday, 3 March 2016

Butterfly Magic


I don't know of anyone who doesn't love butterflies.  They bring a smile to faces old and young, and can change someone's day.  They symbolise hope and transformation, and are indeed
magical creatures.

These butterflies are stamped onto semi-gloss card,  then coloured with distress inks (that card makes the ink sort of clot together),.  I dabbed the pad onto acetate, spritzed with water and painted. When dry I added Wink of Stella to the main parts.

The sparkly square is a lace patterned stamp. I stamped white card with versamark ink, and heat embossed with Kaliedoscope embossing powder, then spritzed with pale blue homemade mica mist, wiping off the excess.  The lace pattern doesn't really show, but it looks pretty and vari-coloured, and is quite a gritty texture.


Butterflies stamp: Tanda
Sentiment stamp: Kaisercraft
Oval die: Spellbinders
EF: Project Life
Lace scraps, ribbon, pearls


The line of  F&F bingo I chose is DYOT-distress-diecut-sparkle mist/glitter.



Shared on challenges:

http://fussyandfancychallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2016/02/fussy-and-fancy-challenge-158-shabby.html
http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2016/02/week-352-sentiment-in-focus.html
http://glitternsparklechallengeblog.blogspot.co.nz/2016/02/challenge-177.html
http://carabbiemomentsofcraft.blogspot.co.nz/2016/03/challenge-88.html
http://craftycreationschallenges.blogspot.co.nz/2016/03/310-sentiment-as-focal-point.html
http://cinspirations.blogspot.co.nz/2016/03/challenge-246-pretty-projects.html
http://inkychicks.blogspot.co.nz/2016/02/challenge-63-ribbon-andor-lace.html
http://southerngirlschallenge.blogspot.co.nz/2016/03/getting-wordy-with-team-trace.html

11 comments:

Maxine D said...

This must be a wonderful textural card IRL Carol - It looks so pretty and the lace and pearls are the perfect accents. Love your butterflies!
Blessings
MAxine

kiwiali said...

A gorgeous card Carol The butterflies look like they are in flight!

Judy Corner said...

This is a fabulous card Carol. Thank you so much for taking the time to play along at Fussy & Fancy and good luck with the challenge. Judy DT

Rene said...

Beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Creative Inspirations! Good luck,
Rene

everything with stickles.blogspot.com said...

Beautiful card love those butterflies, and your colour choice, thanks for sharing at Glitter n Sparkle Chris DT x

Kathleen said...

Lovely design of the card and love the colours on the Butterflies, great sentient.
Thank you for joining our Sentiment challenge this week at Allsorts.

Kath

beatriz blazquez arrabal said...

Beautiful card! this butterflies are so soft and romantic. Thanks for join us at Creative Moment this time, good luck and hope to see you next time. Hugs Beatriz DT

wannabcre8tive said...

A beautiful card and those butterflies are gorgeous. I love this card.

Jannet said...

A beautiful delicate card, you are right everybody can't help but love butterflies!

Dawn Turley said...

love these butterflies. Great background too

Theresa Pace said...

what a happy fresh card. love your choice of colours. thank you for sharing it with us at FFFC and good luck, Theresa DT xx
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