Using what is laying there

Double Trouble: Again & Again
Simon Says Monday: Floral Frenzy
The Paper Players: Love is in the air

I had die cut these butterflies on this layering weight white cs for another project where I used Distress Resist Spray. Now this piece had no purpose in mind, so I sprayed with Distress Oxide in Walnut Stain, then smooched color burst in blue. With the blue left over on the glass mat, I mopped up with another piece of white cs. This became the color behind the butterfly aperture. I used a stencil and gold acrylic paint on both pieces to add texture and shine. Layered on some Silhouette cut pieces and stamped sentiment on tag and popped that up with fun foam. Roses are hand cut then colored with ink and sponge dauber then rolled. Added a few sequins.

12 thoughts on “Using what is laying there”

  1. Smiling at Diana’s comment as I type this. I agree with her Wow! it is beautiful and I love how you did the background for the butterflies as well as the main panel. Those roses are awesome.

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  2. Gorgeous creation…such pretty colors in your background! Someone will certainly feel special when receiving this! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Players this week!

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  3. Impressive that it was just what was “laying around”! All of the elements are beautiful and you’ll pulled them together so skillfully for this gorgeous design! Thanks for sharing this week at The Paper Players!

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  4. Like the techniques you used on both your background and butterflies and the pop of the red roses brings it altogether. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble.

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  5. I really like the blue for the butterflies and how it makes them pop and ties perfectly with the colors in your background. Very pretty card. Thank you for sharing with Double Trouble challenge #49.


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