Saturday, March 19, 2011

Bright Butterfly

Hi there! I hope you are all off to a great start to your weekend. My card today is for the color challenge at StampTV.

Here is a look at my new stamp set, Warm With Love. All the images on my card are from this set.

The color combination this week is Grass Green, Sweet Mango, Wild Dandelion. On lucky participant will be randomly chosen to win a free stamp set of their choice from Gina K Designs. You can find the challenge here. 

I cut a rectangle using Rectangle Nestabilities from Spellbinders and sponged Memento Cantaloupe ink while still in the die. 

Then sponged Memento Bamboo Leaves. 

Sponged Memento Tangelo ink. 

I stamped the grass a few times, using Memento Bamboo Leaves, stamping a second time before re-inking to get a lighter impression for some of the grass. 

 I stamped the butterfly using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and filled in entirely with my Y11 Copic marker.

Added Y17 and used Y11 to blend it in. 

Next, I used YR07. Somehow the Y17 snuck into the photo and YR07 disappeared. I don't know how that happened. Must have been gremlins.  After coloring, I cut out the butterfly, trimming away his antennae and legs.

I stamped the butterfly on the background, so he would have legs and antennae, then adhered the cut out version right over the image, using Pop Dots. I layered with Pure Luxury Black Onyx, Sweet Mango and Wild Dandelion. The card base is Grass Green. The layer of pattern paper is from the new StampTV kit. Love the DP in this kit! The sentiment is also from Warm With Love.

Thanks for stopping by. I'll be back bright and early Monday morning with another Gina K Inspiration Blog Hop post, featuring more of the new release stamp sets. Have a great weekend!

18 comments:

Anonymous said...

I love this card. The colors and design are just beautiful.

Sheree said...

All I can say is WOW!!! WOW!!! WOW!!!
You've done another masterpiece Theresa! I love the colour choices, layout and that new stamp set... I've got to get myself one!

Cindy said...

Theresa, This is just awesome!! Your work is just fabulous!! I love the tutorials you give also!!

Gayle C. said...

Super, Super, Beautiful. Love the colors and that butterfly is awesome.

Mrs Ham said...

Theresa this is beautiful, as USUAL. I love that butterfly. I used the frog from the Little Critters set for a Thank You card I made. Please give it a look and feel free to give some constructive criticism.

Regina
http://myworldmysolitude.blogspot.com/2011/03/sweet-shop-sketch-100.html

Donna said...

Stunner Theresa!!! Wonderful card!

Viv said...

Thank you for the step by step on this stunning card. It's given me the confidence to try it for myself. xxx

Judi said...

Beautiful card!

Chelsea said...

Gorgeous!

Joynana said...

Gorgeous, love the rich vibrant colors and the stamps.

Toucan Scraps said...

wowzers, this is beautiful

I'm gonna follow your blog, you make amazingly beautiful cards

Judy Covey said...

Your "Warm With Love? card is gorgeous and what a beautiful stamp set.

paljudy@comcast.net

Scrapacat said...

Hahahaha! Coloring gremlins! They live in my studio, too! Love this card - perfect colors, to-die-for design. ♥ky

Shirley said...

A miniature masterpiece as always!!

seamom said...

Great cards, Theresa! Thanks for the tutorial...

StinkerbellSteph said...

Such amazing coloring skills!

Traci said...

What beautiful details. Thank you for sharing.

Traci Lord
3team3lord3@comcast.net

Anonymous said...

Love It.
Beautiful colors and sooo spring like