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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Butterfly note card


 International Art & Soul, a challenge which has been put together to incorporate any type of craft, paper, wood, flowers, recycling, glass - the world is your oyster :).

Challenge #4 - Embossing

Hi there happy crafters :) I love the touch feely textures of this card and the soft blues and white give it a really fresh feel.  I used an embossing folder from Crafters Companion and coloured the embossed sections with a pale blue Polychromos crayon then edged some of the areas with a silver pen.  The flower border was the next bit done and I used the same technique minus the silver pen.  A stamped sentiment was created and die cut and added under the embossed strip.  Next I die cut a butterfly in white card and mounted it on pale blue paper, then die cut some leaves in silver and mounted this group on the card. To finish off I used silver Liquid Pearls on the bodies of all the butterflies.



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7 comments:

  1. A beautiful card, Jane. I love the flower border and haven't seen it before. The butterfly is gorgeous too. Hazel x

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  2. Oh wow! This is gorgeous Mimi! I just love it! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Things that Fly’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
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  3. So pretty, lovely embossed background and a beautiful design. Thank you for joining us at Creative Moments.
    Chris
    x

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  4. The embossing is so beautiful! I love the blue and white with touches of silver. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Double D!

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  5. Oooh missus - this really is so lovely and I've just been reading how you did the colouring and finished with a little touch of silver pen - genius result if I may say so Jane! Both the embossing folder and the embossing strip are great with the die cut butterfly and flourish. Just love it! Hugs to you Sue Pxxx

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  6. Gorgeous card with such pretty details! Thank you for joining our challenge at Double D!
    Diane DD DT {Nellies Nest}

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Thank you for taking the time to comment, it means a great deal to me. Hoping you have happy crafting days ahead. Hugs Mimi