Friday, September 6, 2019

Cosmic Shimmer Butterfly

Welcome

I seem to have spent the week "spinning my wheels" and getting nowhere very fast!
I was recently playing with some new product from


  that I was able to purchase with a prize voucher, it is called Cosmic Shimmer, and I was using the Thistle colour.  I coloured a snippet of card with the glaze, and immediately feel in love with it


I cut the butterfly from the coloured snippet using a Marianne  butterfly die that I have had for years.
Love, love, love the way the light plays on the coloured card!


I had been given some window card bases, and on the centre layer I used my new makeup brushes to brush Broken China DI through a Daisy Cluster stencil - oh bliss, how wonderful to use, and I am finally getting some respectable work using my stencils.  I used some yellow ink to colour the centres using a paint brush. 


The sentiment, an old Kiwistamping one, was silver embossed on a hand cut banner from the coloured card.  Pink rhinestones were added to the butterfly's body and the card was complete.

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27 comments:

brenda said...

A very stylish creation Maxine and the Butterfly looks lovely with the gems down his thorax.

B x

Cinderella said...

Hi Maxine,

Such a Beautiful Card you `ve made with the Butterfly .
Love it

Hugs & Creativity
Cinderella
Xx

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful colours lovely to find a new store to be able to get just what you want/need. Your stencil background is so pretty with the butterfly as the main feature. Have a lovely weekend.xx

Mia said...

Beautiful butterfly, Maxine. Gorgeous card. Kisses, my friend.

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Maxine, your card is lovely! What fun use of rhinestones on the gorgeous butterfly!

jimlynn said...

Gorgeous butterfly and a gorgeous card!!!
Lynn

Ellibelle said...

Such a beautiful creation. Love the butterfly!

Mac Mable said...

The stencilling with those brushes looks beautiful and so is the shimmer from the cosmic shimmer. What a beautiful card and the butterfly sure has the wow factor x

Glennis F said...

This is so pretty Maxine, I have some aperture cards and never know quite what to do with them. Yours has turned out beautifully

Laura's Craft Closet said...

Beautiful card, and that cosmic shimmer really adds something great! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafting By Designs!

Liz said...

Stunning card, Maxine, I love the shimmer. I've recently started using some new make-up brush for inking through stencils too. I love them! xx

HJ said...

It's a beautiful card, Maxine. I'm sure the shimmer is even more beautiful in person. Thanks for sharing. Enjoy your weekend!

cc said...

Cosmic Shimmer is a brand that makes adhesives and a variety of mixed media finsishes. The product you've used here is Opal Polish. Opal Polish names include two colors: the first describes how the polish looks on dark paper and the second how it appears on lighter paper. In either case, the color will shift depending on the angle of the light source.

The price quoted in the link you provided is considerably higher than the places I've bought it.

Dawn T said...

Super pretty Maxine. Your butterfly is stunning.

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Oh yes, Maxine very pretty and love how you’ve used the inset card base too. Great brushes indeed!
Thanks for being a blessing, and may God bless you too.
Hugs, Shaz in Oz.x

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creationsnz said...

Oh so delicate and I can imagine the shimmer. Nicely subtle. C

Lovely Linda said...

What is more perfect than a shimmer butterfly - beautiful Maxine - I love the window card as well - beautifully done! xo

My Paper Epiphany said...

What a gorgeous colour combo and beautiful card:)

froebelsternchen said...

Oh my, that's such a pretty delicate design Maxine! Beautiful!
Happy Sunday!
Susi xxx

craftysahmiam said...

Such a soft and pretty card, I imagine it really glistens in real life. Thanks for sharing with us at Love To Craft =)

Joy Wilson said...

Maxine, I love that butterfly! and the framed flowers! Fantastic card! Thanks for joining us and good luck with with your entry!
Hugs, Joy
Joyfully Stamps
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, Owner/Coordinator

Christine Harrop said...

Such a pretty butterfly. Thanks for sharing with us at IAAS this time. Hope we see you again. Christine DT.

Gerrina said...

I do love that colour too! And you using that beautiful butterfly made me realise to get out my older 'stuff' more; it looks so beautiful! And love the framed flowers; looks like she is sitting there a moment to rest.... Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

ingunnsinekort said...

Gorgeous butterfly card! (my fav embellishment) Thanks for partisipating at NSHK. DT Ingunn

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I've not heard of cosmic shimmer before and it is gorgeous looking. Love your card design and the peek of daisies sneaking through.

Quillish said...

This is amazing! So pretty ♡ I'll have to Google Cosmic shimmer. The design is so beautiful..flowers look lovely in the frame.

Di said...

Gorgeous card Maxine! Your stenciling is wonderful and of course the butterfly is stunning.

Hugs

Di xx