Saturday, June 6, 2009

Butterfly congratulations

We will be attending the wedding of G's cousin at the end of the month, so I thought I'd be proactive and make the card now. I followed the sketch at Our Creative Corner to make this card. I chose the colors Grey Flannel, Grey Wool, Indian Corn Blue and White Daisy. My choice of colors came from the invitations, which were blue print on white paper with a silvery-white embossed pattern.



I began by making two sheets of random stamped cardstock. I used Grey Flannel for the base, and Indian Corn Blue for the rectangle layer. Stamp sets used for the random stamped paper were Legendary Moments (the larger fleur-de-lis) and Tender Tags (the June '09 Stamp of the Month). The Indian Corn Blue panels were mounted on slightly larger White Daisy panels.
I used my Nestabilities Labels One to cut and stencil the panel for the butterfly. I sponged the panel with Indian Corn Blue and Grey Flannel ink while the paper was still in the die. I used Butterfly Wishes (the March '09 Stamp of the Month) for the butterfly and the sentiment. I used the rock and roll technique for the butterfly, first inking up with Indian Corn Blue ink and stamping once on scrap paper, then rolling the edges of the stamp on the Indian Corn Blue pad and stamping on the panel. I guess that technically, that means I also used second-generation stamping. The sentiment was stamped in Grey Wool. The panel was mounted using 3-D Mounting Foam (I love that stuff). White Organdy ribbon came from my stash. Now let's hope I remember to pack it for the trip to Florida.

6 comments:

Sue said...

That is beautimous!

Deborah March said...

Lovely card...such soft colours...

lindal said...

Very pretty! I have this stamp I must use it more.

Summerthyme Studio said...

Wow! Elegant! Thanks for playing!

Yvonne said...

wow very lovely card, beautiful colors

Pam S. said...

lovely card!
Pam Going Postal