Saturday, 12 March 2016

Awesomely Artistic, Watercolour Lifted, Bold Butterfly

This is my entry for this week's Global Design Project, which is a sketch challenge.  This is a very restrained card for me!

SU, Watercolour Lifting, Awesomely Artistic, Bold Butterflies, #GDP026
So restrained!
Click on this image to link to Global Design Project #026
The top layer of Elegant Eggplant cardstock is popped up on dimensionals and is stamped with Versamark. The butterfly was cut out using a Bold Butterflies Framelit to reveal the pink panel below.  

To create the "pink panel", I did a watercolour wash on Whisper White cardstock using Rose Red and Wisteria Wonder inks.  I then clear heat embossed the floral stamp from Awesomely Artistic before washing away some of the ink.  I then added a very light Rose Red wash over the top to highlight the Wisteria Wonder portion of the stamping.

SU, Watercolour Lifting, Awesomely Artistic, Bold Butterflies, #GDP026

SU, Watercolour Lifting, Awesomely Artistic, Bold Butterflies, #GDP026

I created the tag by clear heat embossing the greeting onto Whisper White cardstock before stamping over it with the hessian pattern from the Awesomely Artistic stamp set in Elegant Eggplant.  I sponged on some Wisteria Wonder ink and edged the piece with Elegant Eggplant.  I cut a slightly wider strip of Wisteria Wonder cardstock and used one of the Lots of Labels framelits to shape the ends (one end at a time).

The finishing touch was to place some pink dots from the It's My Party Enamel Dots pack onto Candy Dot Brad Bases.

'Til next time

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  1. Stephanie, this card is beautiful. I especially love the color wash on the butterfly. Thanks for joining us this week at Global Design Project.

  2. Super gorgeous Stephanie. I love your colour choices and those enamel dots are so perfect. Thanks so much for sharing your talents and joining in with this week's Global Design Project!

  3. What a great technique, Stephanie! Your card is lovely! Thank you so much for playing along with this week's sketch challenge at the Global Design Project.

  4. Wonderful card. What a great technique. Thanks for playing at Global Design Project.

  5. Ellen, I am way behind on commenting for the Global Design Project GDP026. I wanted to stop in and say Hi! Love that butterfly background!!!