Saturday 6 June 2015

Butterfly Sunset ...

This is the third card I've created today.

I created a mask from the die and blended distress ink through it to create a colourful shadow of a rainbow.  I die cut the butterfly from midnight blue cardstock and adhered it by the body - this has allowed the wings to provide some dimension to the card.

I used:
Distress inks - squeezed lemonade, dried marigold, spiced marmalade, ripe persimmon and a touch of Festive berries
Sweet Dixie Butterfly Die
Stampin Up - Not Quite Navy ink

I will enter the following challenges:

"Less is More" - Challenge Week 227 Colour - SUNSET
Addicted to CAS - Challenge 65 - Butterfly



  1. Clever sponging through the die cut! X

  2. You're on a roll Elaine, what a very stylish butterfly card!
    Thank you very much for joining us.
    Less is More

  3. You said you'd be back and this is gorgeous! The subtle colours showing from behind the die cut are perfect.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

  4. Thanks so much
    "Less is More"Brilliant Elaine, the stencilled backdrop is really clever and very effective!

  5. WOW! Super fun and clever.
    Love the intricate butterfly and the clever subtle sunset shades behind.
    CAS perfect Elaine.
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

  6. Love how you've stenciled behind the butterfly and the dimension with the wings pulled up! He looks like he's just landed! Thanks for sharing this with us at ATCAS!

  7. So very pretty! Love the idea of using the mask to sponge the bright colours in the background. And the dark blue really looks gorgeous against the yellow and orange. Thanks for playing along at ATCAS.

  8. Oh I love the stenciling under your bfly -- Thanks for joining in at ATCAS

  9. Ah, this is CASlicious, Elaine! So peaceful and lovely!! Hugs, Darnell

  10. Oh, this is so creative! Love it! Thanks for sharing with us over at ATCAS!


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