It's Not All Black and White

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Butterfly Wishes

When I sat down to make this card for Dawn's Raspberry Suite Color Challenge #9, I had an idea in my head but no large butterfly die cuts or chipboard or anything. So, I printed this one out from Photoshop, and it was just the ticket. I stamped it with Background Basics: Retro in Wild Wasabi and cut it out. I inked the edges with the same ink for a little definition. I glued the center of the body flat and pop dotted the wings for more movement. I had a heck of a time getting a decent picture of this, so I hope this one at least gives you the idea. Stamps- Background Basics: Retro, Polka Dot Basics (PTI); Take Three (SU!)
Paper- black, wasabi (SU!); vintage cream (PTI)
Ink- cloud white (VersaMagic), wasabi (SU!), onyx black (VersaFine)
Other- butterfly punch (Martha Stewart), long scallop rectangle die (Spellbinders), rhintstones (DCWV), pop dots

18 comments:

Ann said...

Love your big butterfly, and the bling is fab!

Rose Ann said...

Beautiful butterfly card, Bethany!! I love your big patterned butterfly, the colors, and your bling!!

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

What a neat card, Bethany! I LOVE that big butterfly!

Jessica said...

Very pretty card!! Love the Butterflies :0)

PurpleD said...

This card is gorgeous! Well done!

Lynnette said...

Beautiful card. I love your ingenuity of creating the butterfly! You are brilliant :)

Tami McBeain (tmarie) said...

What a cute card Bethany! Love the jumbo butterfly, what a great idea to create your own.

Elena said...

This card is gorgeous! I love the pretty buttefly!

Terri E. said...

Love the fun butterfly and trio in the corner. Fabulous job on the color combo!

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Julie Masse said...

Oh so pretty! The butterflies are gorgeous and love the line of bling! :)

Winter said...

So pretty! Love the big butterfly!

Susan said...

Great idea on the butterfly - your card is beautiful!

Dawn Easton said...

Gorgeous Bethany! I've never thought to print something out and stamp it! Brilliant idea!

Cheryl Joshua said...

Gorgeous,love the butterflies and beautiful design!!!
xx

Amy Sheffer said...

Gorgeous, Bethany! Love that big butterfly!

Alex said...

This is gorgeous Bethany!! Love that big butterfly and all the bling - the colors are fab too! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

My lifes inky escape and more said...

Very pretty! Love the butterfly and the colors of your card...fab!

Leslie Miller said...

Oh, how great that you used your big butterfly with Take Three -- perfect! I admire how determined you were to make this work for you, and you sure pulled it off. I would have sworn that was a die cut butterfly!