Friday, July 29, 2011

Blue Silk Moth

Welcome to you all - I am so glad you call by and visit with me.
I received some new stamps from the Layers of Color new releases this week and I could not wait to go and get them inky, and this is the result!!


I was colour inspired by this photo for the inspiration challenge over at 


I mulled it over overnight, and decided to sponge the background with the Tsukineko Kaleidacolor Blue Breeze colours, using the Versamark resist technique. The stamp I used for this is from the Layers of Color Fleur stamp set.

I then stamped the Silk Moth directly onto the card with Tsukineko Brilliance Mediterranean Blue, and embossed using Paua embossing powder.


This is a clear powder with pink and blue highlights in it.



I then stamped the image onto some pale blue velum using versamark ink and the Blue Breeze pad, and again embossed using the paua powder.


I 'fussy cut' it, ready to layer it over the image on the card, and added Ice Blue rhinestones.

I stamped the sentiment from the Artful Endearments stamp set, again using the Blue Breeze inks, lining the letters up over the changes of colour on the pad.


I adhered the cut out butterfly with vellum adhesive and the card was complete.

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Thank you for calling by - may your day be blessed.

28 comments:

  1. That is one stunning butterfly..

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  2. thats one of a beauty !!
    i have a giveaway on my blog...do check it out !!

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  3. wow this is very beautiful!!
    thanks for playing along at THE PIXIE COTTAGE
    hugs
    sadia

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  4. Beautiful card and lovely embossing!! I am huge embossing fan. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls. Karen xx

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  5. Great card, I love the embossed butterfly! The Design Team are really pleased that you joined us for the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge this week - Thank you!

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  6. Very elegant and pretty colors.

    Liefs, Karen's Doodles NL!

    Renata

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  7. Oh my goodness that butterfly is just gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing your lovely card with us this week at Papercraft Star! Hope you'll come back and play again!

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  8. This butterfly is amazingly beautiful! I am loving the blue and how you captured the photo so well!
    Thank you for playing along with the Pixies too!
    hugs, margie

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  9. Oh, what a beauty! Wow, the details show the wonderful embossing, must be even more gorgeous in person!

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  10. What a lovely mull!!! Love your card! That butterfly is gorgeous!

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  11. Gorgeous card and great take on our photo inspiration. Thanks for joining us at SGC this challenge.

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  12. What beautiful embossing. Lovely.

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  13. Beautiful butterfly! Thanks for joining the challenge at Simon Says Stamp & Show.

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  14. That is stunning!! Thanks for sharing with us.

    Thanks for visiting my blog, and leaving a nice comment. Glad you are enjoying the freebies!

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  15. Thank you for joining the DT from Simon Says Stamp and Show with your fabulous creation, fabby colors and coloring Hugs Terry xxxx

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  16. Gorgeous Moth, loving your colour and techniques. Thanks for joining us at TPS this week.
    Hugs Debs

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  17. Wow stunning butterfly! Beautiful colours and highlights, yum.
    thanks for playing with us at southern girls. x

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  18. Your butterfly is beautiful and the sparkle and the other bling just makes it pop. Truly beautiful colors. thanks for sharing it at 4 Crafty chicks.

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  19. What a gorgeous butterfly!! Thanks for playing with us at the Pixie Cottage!

    Hugs from Anne

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  20. What a cute card. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Pixie Cottage.
    Denise
    PC-DT

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  21. Stunning card, love the butterfly. Thanks for joining us at Little Claire's.

    Donna x

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  22. So pretty!
    Thanks for playing this week!
    Dee - LRW

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  23. Gorgeous card- the sparkle on the Butterfly (moth) is fabulous!

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  24. This is just lovely! Love the shimmery embossing! Thanks for playing along with the Pixies this week, good luck!
    Cyndi

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  25. Beaut card. Love the colours, and the bling.

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  26. Such a beautiful card,the butterfly is stunning,Thankyou for joining the Southern Girls challenge so that I was able to see your lovely work. Hope you join us again next challenge,Julie.x

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  27. Wow! This is incredibly beautiful! I am amazed by your creativity. Thank you for joining in with us at Southern Girls this fortnight. I have some candy on my blog if you are interested in joining in.
    Alicia xx
    http://alicia-timetocreate.blogspot.com/

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  28. Beautiful image and a very elegant card.

    Thanks for joining us at Little Claire Designs.

    Helen x

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