Thursday, September 27, 2012

Birthday Butterflies

Today's card is based on the sketch from Pals Paper Arts Challenge #143.  I loved this sketch when I saw it but hadn't had a chance to work with it until today.  I will be getting this submitted just under the wire.

I chose Summer Starfruit card stock for the base.  The sentiment is from the Delightful Dozen stamp set.  I colored it with Baja Breeze, Midnight Muse, Primrose Petals and Summer Starfruit markers, huffed on it to moisten it and then stamped it on Whisper White card stock.  This layer was matted with Baja Breeze card stock and attached to a layer of Patio Party designer paper.  I added Primrose Petals and Summer Starfruit ribbons and attached the layer to the card front.  Summer Starfruit and Primrose Petals butterflies were cut out with the Big Shot and the Beautiful Wings Embosslit.  I punched out a Whisper White scallop circle, matted that with a Midnight Muse circle which was then matted to a Baja Breeze scallop circle.  I attached the butterflies with a glue dot and used dimensionals to add this to the card.  Two more butterflies were cut out using the same embosslit and Midnight Muse and Baja Breeze card stocks.  They were added to the sentiment layer with a glue dot.  I added Pearls to the center of the butterflies.  There you have it, a very clean and simple card using a great sketch for inspiration.  So glad you could stop by.  If you'd like to receive an e-mail every time I post, you can sign up on my side bar.  Have a great day.

Stampin' Up! Products Used 
Stamp Set:  Delightful Dozen (w-#122650/c-#122652)
Ink:  2012-2014 In Color Markers (#126856); Subtles Stampin' Write Markers (#119700)
Card Stock/Designer Paper:  Summer Starfruit Card Stock (#126839); Midnight Muse Card Stock (#126843); Primrose Petals Card Stock (#126841); Baja Breeze Card Stock (#111352); Whisper White Card Stock (#100730); Patio Party Designer Series Paper (#126916)
Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (#113439); 1-3/4" Scallop Circle Punch (#119854); 1-3/8" Circle Punch (#119860); 1-1/4" Scallop Circle Punch (#127811); Beautiful Wings Embosslits (#118138)
The Finishing Touches:  Primrose Petals 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon (#126844); Summer Starfruit 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon (#126846); Pearl Basic Jewels (#119247); Stampin' Dimensionals (#104430); Mini Glue Dots (#103683)


Eileen Lang said...

That is a great sketch for the card. It makes your sentiment really pop out. And, great use of the ribbon that is the special promotion for this month.

Linda Callahan said...

Love all of the colors - and the double ribbon is delightful!