Friday, July 7, 2017

You're Pretty Amazing Cas-ual Fridays Challenge Card

A quick post tonight with a card I made for a couple of challenges this week.
 
I didn't have any butterflies for the Cas-ual Fridays challenge, so I improvised by getting creative with the flowers in their Truth Is clear set.  I think they kind of look like stylized butterflies.  I know, it's a stretch.  The verse is also from this same set.
I used the flower tops as butterflies by inking only the top of the smaller flower by masking off the rest of the flower with Post-It notes, then stamping onto my card.  Then I used the same flower right next to it, mirroring it so that it looked somewhat like a stylized butterfly.  I drew in the body and head with my micron pen.  

I used Tim Holtz distress inks with a Dove blender to color the 'butterflies,' and to stencil the stripes, using a stencil from my stash.  I added some spatters of ink, and used my clear Spectrum Noir sparkle pen to add some sparkle to the butterflies and stripes.  

My card today is for the following challenges:

Cas-ual Fridays - Tic Tac Toe (butterflies, 1 layer, stripes)
Calling All Sistahs - Color challenge    
Thanks for visiting. 

Blessings,

lynda
 

6 comments:

  1. What a pretty card made for our CAS-ual Fridays challenge. Good luck.

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  2. Oh. My. Word. How brilliant in the making of the butterflies. Love, love your card!!! Thanks for playing with us at Calling All Sistahs. hugs, :)

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  3. Very clever! Good job stretching your stamps. I really like how these turned out

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  4. WOW, I love your card and creativity! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays.

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  5. I love how you used the flower stamp to make butterflies! So clever and I love the color stripes across the bottom! Thanks for joining us at Calling All Sistahs Challenge!

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  6. SQUEAL! Such a SWEET Card!! I LOVE your take on the Calling All Sistahs Encouragement Challenge and how you created the Butterflies!! THANKS for joining us and I hope you have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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