Things with Wings

I had lots of fun making this card. I made two backgrounds – one for the card and one to punch out the butterflies – by adding Squeezed Lemonade and Twisted Citron distress inks onto my craft mat and spritzing with water. Once I was happy with those colours, and they were dried, I added Calypso Coral Stampin’ Up! ink to my mat and treated it in the same way.

I glued one of the backgrounds to my cardbase (which was also Calypso Coral), stamped the greeting – Bloom Happy from STAMPlorations. Before adding the butterflies, which were made using the large and small butterfly punches from SU, I distressed the edges with Vintage Photo distress ink.

Last but not least, I added some tiny rhinestones.

I am adding this card to the following challenges:

STAMPlorations Things with Wings Challenge
STAMPlorations Never-Ending Anything Goes Challenge
Double D Neons / Brights Challenge

Thanks for looking, and as always, if you want to comment and the comment box isn’t showing, click the title of this post and it will magically appear!

cheryl

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10 thoughts on “Things with Wings

  1. LOVE your background and your beautiful butterflies! This card is soooooo ARTSY! Fantastic design and layout! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Double D Challenge Blog, Donna, DT Member.

  2. I just LOVE that background and what an amazing effect you created. Love how you used the same for your beautiful butterflies. This really is a BEAUTI!

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