Thursday, April 5, 2012

A Fun Butterfly...

This must be my week for trying something different.  I'm not sure just how I came up with this color combination, but I do know where I got the design inspiration.  Tuesday Morning Sketches offered this awesome sketch this week.





This is the card I made.

 I chose cream cardstock and applied a panel of diamond printed  paper in rose and burgundy.  For the diagonal spaced rectangles I  used squares of burgundy paper with some vintage style print on them and layered them on cream panels with burgundy inked edges using SU Bravo Burgundy.  For the circle I used a cream paper doily cut with my silhouette and topped it with a scalloped circle also cut with my silhouette.  I inked the edges of the scalloped circle with SU Rose Royal ink and decided it needed to be a bit darker so I added Bravo Burgundy as well.  I really like the duel colors edging this circle!   For the butterfly I used a Studio112 clear mini stamp and SU Rose Royal ink.  I colored the butterfly wings with my colored pencils and blended it with my prisma blender pen.  The body of the butterfly is colored in with plain old black marker.  I them stamped a bit of foliage around the perimeter of the circle with SU  Always Artichoke ink and a rubber stamp from my stash.  The circle and the sentiment are adhered with foam dimensional adhesives.


I  am entering this card into:

Tuesday Morning Sketches #140
Flutterby Wednesday #197
ABC Design Team anything goes

Thanks for visiting my blog and I hope you have a great Easter holiday!
Reny

6 comments:

  1. Fantastic color combination, Reny. So glad you tried something new because those colors are great together. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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  2. This is a lovely card, Reny. Great stamps, and the doily looks fantastic with the diamond bg. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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  3. This is lovely...the colors are wonderful! Thank you for playing along with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

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  4. Absolutely lovely! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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  5. Reny, your card is fabulous. I love the argyle pattern. Thanks for joining us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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  6. Hi Reny! This is a beautiful card with wonderful use of the layout. The colors you chose are lovely. Great job! Thanks so much for joining us for the ABC DT challenge!

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