Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Butterfly Wishes


I love this month's Stamp of the Month set by Close To My Heart. I used this set to create a bookmark that I showed off not too long ago and today's card is another using these pretty butterflies.


This is a card I designed and taught at a home gathering last weekend. This is what I did: I cut two Crystal Blue cardstock pieces- one was a half inch smaller in each direction than the larger piece. To the smaller piece: I clear embossed the smaller butterfly. I used my rubber brayer to roll Indian Corn Blue ink overtop the piece with clear butterflies. Once I was happy with the color- I used a tissue to rub over the clear butterflies and remove any ink sitting on top. It really made my C. Blue butterflies pop out! Next I Silver embossed a "flying" butterfly on vellum and cut around leaving a small vellum border (not necessary but helped prevent the vellum from ripping. I adhered the silver butterfly just at the body part so the wings are kind of "floating"- very cute! The sentiment from the set was inked with Indian Corn Blue.

{Supplies: White Daisy, Crystal Blue and Vellum papers, Butterfly Wishes stamp set, Versamark and I. Corn Blue inks, Clear and Silver embossing powders, rubber brayer, heat gun}

3 comments:

Priemer Family said...

You are so talented! I loved the "how to," maybe I'll try it someday....

McClane Madness said...

This is the BEST use of the butterfly I have seen to date ~ super job!

Beth said...

Lovely!

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