Hi everyone - I've got two challenges today but only one card! CAS Colour & Sketches has a sketch challenge and I'm the hostess for Splitcoast Stampers color challenge. I've been pretty busy trying to get taxes finished and I'm heading out for On-stage in San Antonio on Friday. So one card doing double duty was almost a necessity!
Here is the sketch:
The colors are Grapefruit Grove, Daffodil Delight and one of my personal favorites, Berry Burst. Since this 2017-2019 In-Color will be retiring this year I had to use it one more time!
The card is fairly straightforward to create. I stacked the die cuts so that I have a "shadow" of Grapefruit Grove under the word thanks. To get the angled panel I simply die cut a stitched rectangle, placed it on my card at the angle and then trimmed off the excess.
The butterfly looks a little washed out because my Wink of Stella sort of blobbed on it. I spread it around but it's pretty thick. Makes for a lot of sparkle in person but not good for photos - sorry!
This butterfly set is one that has been extremely popular with Stampin' Up! and now that I've used it I can see why. It's easy to create some lovely cards with it!
Stamps/punch: Butterfly Gala
Stamps (background): Beauty Abounds (also available as a stamp/die bundle)
Ink: Grapefruit Grove, Daffodil Delight, Berry Burst
Accessories: Rhinestones, silver thread, Frosted flowers embellishments, stitched rectangles dies, simple stripes embossing folder
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