Thursday, 13 April 2017

Bright Cascading Butterflies :D

A lovely bright duo of Birthday cards using the fab Cascading Butterflies Die from Sue Wilson and Creative Expressions! I LOVE the way you can get just the butterfly apertures using the detail butterfly die by itself :D :D :D

A really simple and fun design for a card :D This is such a fun design, because you can literally create whatever wacky background you want, and then simply add your aperture over the top :D I decided to do some ink blending and add some coordinating coloured stamping over the top to give a gorgeous and bright ombre look, but this would also be fab over the top of a Gelli Print or a watercolour wash, or even a patterned paper which you could cover in glitter or clear micro beads etc there are so many variations :D For the orangey yellow card I simply used just the aperture from the inside die from the set, and for the tealy purple card, I used the outside die to create my aperture, then I added some of the detail butterflies back in (and I actually used the ones I'd cut out of the other card, so no waste either when you made both versions :D) I then simply added my sentiment and a scattering of coordinating coloured Nuvo Drops (which as usual I have already pre-made and stored in little pots for convenience :D)

Main products used in this video (affiliate links used) :D
Sue Wilson Cascading Butterflies Die Set
Creative Expressions Lisa Horton Art Background Stamps
Creative Expressions Lisa Horton Butterfly Splash
Perfect Medium Ink
Cosmic Shimmer Detail White Embossing Powder
Creative Expressions Slate Grey and Coconut White Cardstock
Cosmic Shimmer Glue
Distress Ink - Picked Raspberry, Carved Pumpkin and Fossilized Amber then Cracked Pistachio, Peacock Feathers and Wilted Violet
Nuvo Crystal Drops from Tonic - Ripened Pumpkin, Sugared Almond, English Mustard, Caribbean Blue and Crushed Grape

To see the process behind this card, please watch my YouTube video below, or over on my channel CRaFTi PoTeNTiAl :D

Loads more photos below :D

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