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Friday, 22 September 2017

Seems I am Addicted to .....

Hello Craft Ones. Today's posting is for the
current challenge at you guessed it
I just love this gorgeous photo.
I know the butterflies just pop out at you
and everyone loves a butterfly but...
my eyes were drawn to the lovely flower spray
at the bottom and  knew which stamp I was going to use.
It is Lily of the Valley (4308W) from Repeat Impressions.


I started by heat embossing the image with
Wow Metallic Platinum and blended
metallic paints for the leaves. I added
White Opal Liquid Pearls for the tiny flowers.
I sponged lightly around the image to take away
the stark white background.
I cut out a frame sponged with a TCW stencil
deciding not to pop it.
My sentiments are from
STAMPplorations Bold Sentiments and
CUTplorations Awesome Die.
Added a tiny twine bow die, a few pearls
and of course there had to be a teeny weeny SU butterfly
(a bit smaller that the photo lol)
Inks used were Distress - Bundled Sage & Pealed Paint.

That's it for today.
Thanks for dropping in. Love reading your comments.









11 comments:

Bobby said...

I had to zoom in to get a good look at all the gorgeous details on your card, Ina. Using the Liquid Pearls for the flowers was a great idea and you even managed to include a butterfly.

Cheri said...

Totally in love with this take on the inspiration, SS! Gorgeous! (and of course love that you used that adorable RI stamp.)

Verna Angerhofer said...

You captured that floral spray perfectly. Love your design.

Shona Erlenborn said...

Simply gorgeous Ina! Love the monochromatic look, with the splash of the pearl for the flowers. Such a dainty card.

Craft-E-Place said...

Great card, all of the details add so much interest. Thanks for joining us at ATSM
Elaine

Loose Stitches said...

Beautiful card Ina, love the image and the papers!
Hugs, Sherry x
Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads

Marjorie DUMONTlER said...

That's a beautiful card, very spring-y ! Sorry for my lack of English vocabulary.

Marjorie DUMONTlER said...

That's a beautiful fresh card.

Tammy said...

WOW this is so beautiful Ina! I LOVE the lime green colors and your fab design, what a beautiful frame!
Hugs, Tammy

Mac Mable said...

So delicate and pretty. Love the flower image and love the stencilled frame x

Martina Bartušková said...

Thank you for playing with ATSM, I love the stencil job and the overal mood of the card, perfect color match and balance. great one!