Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Bokeh Butterfly


I've got another card for a few more challenges (yay!)

I've had this Tim Holtz butterfly for ages but never got round to inking it up, and seeing as one of my sort-of-New-Year's-resolutions is to tackle Mt NBUS, I thought it was high time it got an inking.  The bokeh circles were achieved by twizzing mini spongers round on the spot.  I then spritzed the circles with water, dabbing it off quickly to reveal - distressed bokeh.  The sentiment is from Altenew.

So, I'm playing along at:

CAS Mix Up - Bokeh (plus stamping and sponging)


Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Clean & Simple


Fusion 5th Anniversary challenge - inspiration photo
Less Is More - water (spritzed onto distress inks)


17 comments:

  1. Loving the vibrant colours of your distress Bokeh effect and that butterfly stamp is fabulous. Thank you for joining us at The CAS Mix up challenge with your beautiful card x.

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  2. Gorgeous Twizzled and distressed Bokeh circles, Shirley. Such a unique way to color your beautiful stamped butterfly. TFS and joining us at CAS Mix Up. Hugs..Nancy

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  3. I'm high-fiving you, Shirley! Good job tackling Mt. NBUS! That butterfly looks absogenius over your unique distressed bokeh!! Hugs, Darnell

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  4. Cool idea to make your water connection spritzing! Super LIM make

    Kathyk

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  5. Great Bokeh circles and the bold colours suit the gorgeous butterfly perfectly! Thanks for joining in at CAS Mix Up.
    Viv
    (Guest DT January)

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  6. Distressed bokeh meets ancient NBUS. Perfect pairing.

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  7. Love the look of the distressed rainbow bokeh and that large, beautiful butterfly. I think a lot of us have made a resolution to tackle our out-of-control NBUS. :) You are off to a good start! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  8. Oh my....this is one gorgeous card, love your sweet butterfly!

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  9. What a fabulous way to make a Bokeh ! And I love the way it looks. It perfectly highlights this wonderful butterfly. It is also a great resolution you've taken for 2019 that I should follow too ! Thanks so much for sharing and for playing along at Less is More.

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  10. Beautiful card! Your bokeh technique is wonderful!

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  11. How fun and colourful is that bokeh, Shirley ... fabulous behind that bold, intricately patterned butterfly! Hugs, Anita :)

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  12. I quite literally had a similar idea just tonight. I was doing some sponging and was pouncing my mini ink blending tool off to the side. And, I thought that would look cool. I am so going to make something like this. I love how you piled them all together with your black butterfly. Super sharp! TFS!!

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  13. This is one of my favorite butterflies, Shirley! I love how those bright Bokeh dots color him! Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  14. Beautiful color choices! They look perfect together with that lovely butterfly.

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  15. Beautiful card! That butterfly is just gorgeous and the bright colors behind it really make it pop. Thanks so much for joining us at Fusion.

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  16. I adore this! What beautiful color!

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  17. Shirley, the gorgeous butterfly pops against the vibrant distress Bokeh background and it's so beautiful. Fabulous CAS Bokeh card! Thank you for joining us at CAS Mix up!
    Hideko xx

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