Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Beautiful Life Butterfly with Wildflowers Resist

Hello on this beautiful Tuesday!!!  We've gotten some rain in the last week but not nearly enough.  It has cooled down some though and I'm grateful for that.  Today starts cool, will have lots of sunshine, and the highs are to be in the mid 80s.  A very nice day!!!

For this card I'm working on Ranger's Glossy Cardstock.  The Wildflowers (Stamper's Anonymous, Tim Holtz) are stamped with Watermark Resist Ink (Ranger).  Over this I've applied Distress Inks using Mini Ink Blending Tools and then buffed my surface with a paper towel.  Around the edges I've stitched using Eclectic Elements thread (Tim Holtz).   

The butterfly (Stamper's Anonymous, Tim Holtz Flutter Set) is stamped with Archival Ink jet black (Ranger), twice.  The whole butterfly and then just a body are die cut (Sizzix, Tim Holtz Flutter Set) with the matching dies.  Color is added with Distress Inks.  For the body piece I scored down the back of the body and bent a curve.  This worked fabulously and really gave an authentic look to the butterfly.  I stamped the head/antenna area of the butterfly onto my panel and then glued on the die cut butterfly leaving the wings free of glue. 

The words (Sizzix, Tim Holtz) are cut from Linen (Tim Holtz Surfaces) attached to cardstock, inked with Distress, and cut again from just cardstock inked with Distress, layered and attached to the card.

I've used two gilded rub-ons (Tim Holtz Idea-ology) beside the words.


Doreen said...

Beautiful,love the colours.xxx

Vic said...

So pretty!

Krista Hentges said...

Stunning!!!! Should have used orange and pink though 😜