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Sunday, April 6, 2014

BUTTERFLY

I wanted to try a die-cutting technique Amber demonstrated the other day on her blog - it worked really well although my cutting away with the craft knife wasn't up to my standards - I think my blade wasn't sharp enough.  So I covered it up with vellum - there's usually a way to fix a mistake. 
Then I continued the vellum in the leaves and layered butterfly.  It's not very visible but I used a bit of Wink of Stella on the smallest butterfly.  I am entering this in the Card Concept challenge - use a butterfly theme and the style (I think) is "clean and layering".  This is another card for my file as a variety of different sentiments could be used inside when the need arises.

Supplies:
Paper: HA grey layering paper; PTI sweet blush and vellum
Dies: SU Beautiful Wings; PTI quatrefoil; Sizzix leaves
Stamp: Technique Tuesday
Other: Wink of Stella; Ranger liquid platinum embossing powder

Thanks for looking and your kind comments.  Betty

5 comments:

  1. Really gorgeous card, Betty! Great save with your vellum, too...I think it always adds such an elegant touch to a card! I love the soft pink and gray color combo and how you layered those pretty butterflies, too! Lovely card!

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    1. beautifully done Betty. Love the look you achieved.

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  2. Gorgeous card Betty, I love the quatrefoil die and the pretty soft butterfly looks so dramatic against the dark grey, Cathy x

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  3. Fabulous card!!! Love the background,the vellum leaves and the beautiful butterfly!! Thank you so much for joining us at The Card Concept!!

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  4. Such a pretty card. I love how you used the vellum..and great cover up (wink) you would never know it. So glad you joined us at The Card Concept.

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