Here was my original where I kept the insides:
Monday, July 16, 2018
A few weeks ago, I posted a butterfly die cut card that I am teaching at my Ink blending class this week, and tonight I made a card using the negative "insides" of the butterflies. Yes... this was finicky! I kept all the little bits, recut the butterfly image in black, and then inlaid the bits inside to make my pretty butterflies.
Sunday, July 15, 2018
Inks used: Wild Honey, Spiced Marmalade, Worn Lipstick & Candied Apple Distress Oxide inks; Versafine Onyx Black for sentiment. Hello die is Avery Elle; Hemstitched Rectangle die is Spellbinders.
Friday, July 13, 2018
Yes, I have yet another of these cute little French girls to share today. I thought this blue polka dot paper looked a bit like a night sky, so I used my Sweet Pea Designs Paris skyline die with it:
Patterned papers are Beautiful Friendship from Close To My Heart, and Gotta Have Gingham by Lawn Fawn. Paris skyline die is Sweet Pea Designs; Stamp set is Parisian Holiday by Sweet Pea Designs. Copic markers.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
I'm using some of the Tim Holtz Mini Blueprints today to make some birthday cards for my daughter's friends. I had this cute "Patio Party" paper by Jen Hadfield, and used the Freshly Made Sketches sketch to kick start my design:
Patterned paper is Patio Party by Jen Hadfield and Sunkissed by Doodlebug Design; Stamps are Tim Holtz Mini Cocktail Blueprints; Sentiments are My Favourite Things; Enamel dots are CTMH; Copic Markers.
Sunday, July 8, 2018
I'm combining a couple of challenges today to make a birthday card for one of my daughter's friends who was recently in France. I started with the inspiration photo from the Inspired By challenge... going with the plaid & floral from the linens (the flip side of the navy floral paper is large roses which I started out with... but the more subtle navy flowers were a little calmer). I'm using the sketch from the July Sugar Pea Designs mix it up challenge:
Friday, July 6, 2018
I pulled out my Art Impressions watercolour stamps today to play along with the current Fusion Card Challenge. Funny, but it seems that everyone saw the photo and thought "cacti"... but I saw the photo and thought "door!". I knew that I had this fabulous door image from Ai that I have been dying to use, so I went with a more faded version of the blues & turquoises in the photo and put a couple of cards together: