Saturday, 27 June 2015

Girls Prerogative

Hello.  Welcome.  This started as something and metamorphosed into something very different.  Quite appropriate considering the butterflies.  


I started with a kraft panel, white embossed Hero Arts Word Pops background stamp and added some Brusho colour.  



I added a brown Cheery Lynn English Tea Party doily, toned it down with some gesso and then spritzed with gold shimmer spray.  



I dyed the string with Distress Vintage Photo ink.  The butterflies are the large butterfly from Hero Arts/Sizzix Collage Background stamp.  I stamped on paper I had coloured with watercolours and fussy cut.  I added some wire for antennas and the sentiment is from Hero Arts/Sizzix Bicycle set. I wanted a bright background card, but the raspberry was a bit bright, so I smeared on some Distress Walnut Stain.

Joining the fun at
Hero Arts - Tic Tac Toe Challenge circles, background stamp, watercolour
A Blog Named Hero - Sketch Challenge
Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge 190 - Anything Goes
Mixed Media Monthly Challenge 13 - MMMC#6 Stamps 
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Stamp and Mist

Thanks for your visit.  Hugz 

10 comments:

  1. Beautiful artsy card, Gail, love that background. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge.

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  2. Loved seeing the way you 'created' your lovely fluttery card....those bg embossed circles look awesome behind it all:):)

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  3. Great card Gail! The butterflies look pretty, Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Wonderful card. I love the butterflies. Thanks for joining the mixed media monthly challenge blog!

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  5. Beautiful card! I love how you created your background,and the gold shimmer is lovely. Butterflies are sweet flying across the card! Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  6. Wow! Layers of yummy goodness here. Stunning background, Gail!

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  7. pretty! and love the colors! Thank you so much for playing with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge and celebrating our first birthday!!
    -Rachel
    rwkrafts.com

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  8. Love the background - the white embossed text is fantastic! Love it! Thank you so much for playing along with us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

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  9. Love the background you created!

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  10. Beautiful mixed media card! Love all the layers and details! Thanks for celebrating with us in this month's Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!
    lynnkopas.blogspot.com

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