Today I am sharing a fun simple Mixed Media card designed with retired stamps from my massive stash :-) The butterfly image is from the retired Stampin’ Up! Ageless Adornment (hostess set) and the sentiment is from the recently retired Verve Stamps, Scripture Medley 3.
I had this butterfly image already stamped, colored , fussy-cut and layered in my stash and in my recent (and continuing) organization project, I decided to pull out my "stashed" images and create a few cards:-).
I am linking this card to the Try It On Tuesday “Things with Wings” Challenge along with the CAS on Friday #136 “Splash Watercolor” Challenge and the WordArt Wednesday #342-#343 “Anything Goes” Challenge.
If you have not had a chance to visit the above challenge galleries yet, I encourage you to do so- wonderful ideas and projects by all!
To create this card:
1). De-static a scrap piece of white cardstock with an embossing powder tool, stamp the butterfly image with Versafine™ Onyx Black ink onto the prepared cardstock, apply clear embossing powder and heat set with a heat tool. Once the embossing as cooled, watercolor using ink from water-based markers. Fussy-cut the image, mount onto black cardstock and cut close to the edge.
2). Die cut a piece of white cardstock with a stitched rectangle die. Scribble a bit of green water-based marker onto a silicone craft mat, lightly spritz with water and press the die cut panel into the ink. Lift up and repeat until you are satisfied with the background.
3). De-static the background panel with an embossing powder tool, stamp the verse image with Versafine™ Onyx Black ink, stamp onto a piece of white cardstock, apply clear embossing powder and heat set with a heat tool. Mount the panel onto a piece of black cardstock, trim and mount onto the white card base.
4). Mount the fussy-cut butterfly image with dimensional foam. Add white highlights to the butterfly’s wings using an extra fine white paint pen and use a clear glitter pen to add shimmer to the wings.
5). Finish off the card with a few jewel drops.
Stamp Sets: Ageless Adornment (retired Stampin’ Up!), Scripture Medley 3 (retired Verve Stamps)
Ink: Versafine™ Onyx Black, Zig® Real Clean Color Markers- Light Green, Yellow, Orange, Light Purple; Stampin’ Write Tangerine Tango Marker; Clear Wink of Stella® , Sharpie® Extra Fine White Paint Pen, Nuvo™ Lime Jewel Drops
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Extra Thick Whisper White
Accessories: AquaPainter™, Embossing Buddy®, Clear Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Water Spritzer Bottle
Thanks again for visiting- you are all such an encouragement to me!! Hugs and I hope you have a fabulous week, my friends!
Wow, what a stunning card! I love the jewel drops you added and the way you created the bright green background, it showcases your pretty butterfly and sentiment beautifully 😁. Thanks so much for joining us at Try it on Tuesday! J 😊 x
Simply amazing - what a stunning card! Thank you very much for joining us over at Try It On Tuesday! oxo Susi
Julie, this is a gorgeous card, and I love the Scripture verse! I love this stamp too, and I am now reevaluating (again) what stamps I shall purge and what ones I'll keep! Obviously, I'm going to keep this one. I love your beautiful background with the distressing! Stunning, sweet friend! Sending hugs and love! xoxo
Howdy Howdy -Stopping by as a Guest Designer at Word Art Wednesday to say - thank you for uploading your lovely art in the challenge -a fabulous butterfly card creation to bless someone!! Have a blessed week - and keep on crafting!
Congrats on being a TOP 5 for the last challenge at Try Ot On Tuesday!
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