Friday, July 29, 2011

Brown Butterfly

Hello and happy Friday to you all! I was in a brown mood so I colored my butterfly mostly with brown Copics. The butterfly and grass are from Warm With Love and the sentiment is from Vogue Vases.

I started with Y21 on the outside of the wings.

Then added E53 on the insides.

Added E35.

Then E55.

Added E57.

And finally E59.  After coloring, I cut out the butterfly.

For the background, I cut a piece of Pure Luxury White using rectangle Nestabitlities and then sponged Memento Desert Sand ink.

Sponged Memento Rich Cocoa.

Then stamped the grass several times with Memento Bamboo Leaves.

Then I stamped the butterfly using Memento Tuxedo Black, so it would have antennae and legs after I adhere it, since I cut those of when cutting out the image before.

I used Spellbinders Big Scallop Border Petites to cut the Pure Luxury Fresh Asparagus and Chocolate Brown layers. To get strips like this, I like to use the die on a wide scrap of card stock, then put it in my cutter, with the scallop side extending over the edge and using the wide part to rest against the top guide, then cut. It's really hard to line the dies up perfectly and and hard to cut narrow strips unless it is from a large piece, so that is how I usually do it. Hope that makes sense. It anyone wants, I can try to get some step by step photos to explain that better in a few weeks.

I used scallop rectangle Nestabilities to cut a Pure Luxury Chocolate brown layer behind the background. The butterfly was adhered with Pop Dots. I stamped the sentiment on vellum and adhered it with Pop Dots, then added buttons to hide the Pop Dots. The card base is Pure Luxury Tan Leather.


alex said...

Lovely card, you really do inspire me, I only have had Warm with love for a couple of weeks and it is fast becoming one of my favourites.

Mel said...

Beautyful Card! Its a dream!

Lovely creative greedings from Germany


Sorry for my bad english!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...


Peggysuez said...

This is gorgeous!

Becky said...

This is gorgeous Theresa.

Uschi said...

Ganz wunderbar!!

Liebe Grüße