Sunday, 18 August 2013

Cut-out Butterflies


This card came about from the meeting of two challenges in my head:

A colour challenge from Clearly Besotted to use some or all of these colours (and at least one Clearly Besotted product).


And this inspiration from Therese for the current Muse challenge:


I love the cutaway idea but wanted to use a different colour palette.  I swiped Distress Inks across the card then cut out the butterfly shapes and affixed the piece to grey card, affixed it to a white card base and added a few sequins.  As an afterthought, I added a small stamped butterfly.

Clearly Besotted: Butterfly Wishes, Framed Sentiments, Butterfly Wishes Die Collection
Distress Inks: Fired Brick, Tattered Rose, Milled Lavender, Bundled Sage and Pumice Stone
Neat & Tangled: Sequins

8 comments:

  1. Gorgeous! I love the look of the swiped inks - perfect with the negative diecut butterflies!

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  2. I love the swipes - I thought it was acrylic paint at first. Great interpretation of this week's Muse! Thnaks for playing, Shirley!

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  3. Your card is wonderful! Love how you have created the colour gradient with the swipes and those die cut butterflies.

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  4. Awesome "swiping" technique! I was also sure that you had used paint!

    Beautiful way to incorporate the colors of the challenge. There is nothing prettier than butterflies with bling :)

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  5. I really love the effect you've created and the colours!

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  6. Lovely take on that stunning inspiration card.
    Thanks for playing along with the CBS Challenge.
    Hugs,
    Caryn xxx

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  7. I love how you made the background for your card and it looks fab! Hugs xx

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  8. The swiped background looks stunning with those negative diecut butterflies! I love it! Thank you very much for entering the challenge :)

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