Sunday, 24 March 2013

A Flutter of Butterflies

Not sure if that is really the correct name for a group of butterflies, but I like it! This card is for Friday MashUp's Challenge #102 to use the sketch below, butterflies and brayering. I will admit that my card didn't use brayering as the first attempt just didn't work when I did use my brayer. It just didn't blend very well, so I used my blender sponge instead rather than keep wasting card and time (which I was short on this afternoon). This is also for Play Date CafĂ©'s Challenge #174 to use these colours, which I interpretted as Perfect Plum, Pear Pizzazz and Glorious Green. An odd colour combo, but it works! And finally this is also for Make It Monday's Challenge #108 to use inked backgrounds. I haven't done a MIM challenge for ages - no idea why not!



And here's my card. The ombre effect is more obvious in real life but my camera didn't/wouldn't pick it up.


Recipe:

Stamps: Beautiful Butterflies, Think Big Favorites #4 both from PTI

Papers: Glorious Green (Retired), Pear Pizzazz (Retired), Whisper White, Perfect Plum Prints DSP (Retired) all from SU

Inks: Glorious Green (Retired), Pear Pizzazz (Retired), Perfect Plum all from SU, Versamark

Accessories: Beautiful Butterflies Dies from PTI, White Embossing Powder from SU, Dew Drops

And that's all from this post folks! Thanks for stopping by.

5 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, Vanessa. Love the butterflies taking off in flight :)
    Pretty color combination too.

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  2. Ooooh, beautiful! Love the color combo you chose. Thanks so much for joining the Friday Mashup this week.

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  3. Well the sponging looks great.. I love the colors you used and the white butterflies really pop! Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup.

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  4. Great idea to emboss the 'flutter' of butterflies with the ombre background - really pretty effect! Thanks for playing along with the Friday Mashup this week!

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  5. very pretty! the ombre looks great! Thanks for joining us in the Play Date Cafe!
    -Rachel w k
    rwkrafts.blogspot.com

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