Monday, June 9, 2014

Tulips and Butterflies

Welcome

I was fossicking around on my desk the other day before doing a tidy-up, and came across some images I had stamped in white ink on dark green card, far longer ago than I care to remember.

I had in mind the chalkboard technique  I learnt on Splitcoast Stampers some years ago.


I coloured the tulips with prismacolor pencils, cut them out, stacked them together and figured I could use them... 

I then found some papers that 'worked' and mounted them up, popping the centre flower up slightly on a foam dot.


I added the butterflies that I had already punched, I have a jar of pre-punched butterflies which is most useful, and added some stickles.


The sentiment is a a Montarga stamp ( a NZ firm) and was embossed onto the bottom panel of paper.


Although this was a quick card to make, I love how it turned out.

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21 comments:

  1. looks awesome Maxine. Love the striped background.

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  2. Very pretty! I like the embossing touches!

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  3. Love how the tulips came out popped out along with those butterflies!! Thanks so much or joining us this week at the Pile it On Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

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  4. Maxine, this is so pretty and different looking! Love the way you did the flowers and up against the stripe paper, they're wonderful. Cute addition on the butterflies too.
    Lynn

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  5. Great idea to combine the soft, pretty background papers with the striking flowers- works really well
    Thanks for entering Sisters of Craft challenge
    Pixie (DT member)

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  6. A great way to use up your Tulip images! love this fun card- the butterflies are an perfect accent- loving the DP you used too : )

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  7. This is absolutely beautiful, Maxine. I'm delighted to have you share your lovely art with us, and to have you fellowship and play along. I thank you for joining us, and hope that God blesses your week with His goodness and love.
    Hugs,
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  8. Fun summer themed card, Maxine!

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  9. Thanks for blessing us with your talents at Word Art Wednesday this week! We hope to see you again!

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  10. Pretty card! I like the way you made your flowers!

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  11. Love the tulips coming off of the card! Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Use a stamp or digi somewhere on your project #6, Dawn DT Member x

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  12. This is just beautiuful Maxine! I love it when I find things on my desk that are just crying to be used and these tulips are so pretty on your pretty dp! Love the added butterflies as well!!!

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  13. Thanks for sharing your lovely card for Crafting Musketeers challenge 14: stamped image, Hazel, DT Crafting Musketeers - thank you also for entering this for my Patterned Paper June challenge. x

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  14. Pretty papers and those wonderful tulips create a lovely card. I really like the butterflies...so cheery and whimsical. Thanks for joining our Embossing challenge at The East Wind. I hope we see you again soon.

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  15. Just so beautiful and I love the mix of design papers and the butterflies is a nice touch.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  16. Beautiful Card, thank you for joining us over at the Crafting Musketeers this month , Fran (DT) x

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  17. Very pretty and the butterflies are a perfect reminder of spring (which has finally arrived in Canada!)

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  18. This is so very lovely!

    Thanks for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams and I hope we see you again soon!

    Hugz

    Laurian
    Owner Dragonfly Dreams

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  19. Sweet card! Love the butterflies! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge!
    {hugs}
    Regan

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  20. Such a gorgeous creation, thank you so much for entering it into the Sisters of Craft challenge blog and good luck. Tina DT x

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  21. gorgeous. thankyou for entering the sisters of craft blog challenge. michelle dt.x

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