Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Best of Butterflies Anniversary - Technostamper Challenge #259

What a gorgeous day it was today.  I almost expected to see the flowers blooming and the butterflies flitting overhead.  But, of course, I didn't see that, so I created a card with butterflies on it.
This card is for the Technostamper Challenge here

I started with a Primrose Petal card stock base, which was layered with Whisper White card stock, then a layer of 2 patterns of the Birds of a Feather DSP.  A stitched satin ribbon in Primrose Petals was placed over the seam of the 2 DSP.

To create the focal image, I first stamped an image from Everything Eleanor in Crumb Cake - stamping off once so as not to make the colour too strong.  This I cut out.
The butterflies were stamped using the rock and roll technique - with Primrose Petals and Island Indigo inks.  They were cut out, and attached to the cut-out Crumb Cake piece using glue dots.  A strip of 4 rhinestones were attached to their bodies.

This unit was attached to the DSP using dimensionals.

For the embellishments at the top right of the card, using an Itty Bitty Punch, I punched out 3 Primrose Petals flowers.  These were attached to Itty Bitty buttons with glue dots, and a rhinestone was attached to the top of each button.

Here's a list of materials and supplies used:

Stamps: Best of Butterflies, Everything Eleanor, A Word for You
Inks: Crumb Cake, Primrose Petals, Island Indigo
Papers: Primrose Petals, Whisper White, Bird of a Feather DSP
Accessories: 1/4" stitched satin Primrose Petals ribbon, Itty Bitty flower punch, Itty Bitty buttons, rhinestones, dimensionals, glue dots.

Hope you enjoyed the card.  Thanks for stopping by.


MJ said...

That was always one of my favorite butterflies. So pretty in those colors! Beautifully done, thanks so much for playing along with my sketch challenge this week!

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Beautiful Butterflies Maria! Have a lovely day, Shirleyx

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