Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Beautiful Butterflies

Hello again!   Today I'm sharing a card using Honeybee Stamps.   Haven't heard of them yet?  You should check them out!   Seriously cute stuff!
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I wanted to create a kind of "Zentangle" background with the pretty butterflies and swirls, so I stamped them with MFT Hybrid ink in Black Licorice.   I blended the background using Distress Inks and a new-to-me product recommended by Mendi Yoshikawa - Tsukineko Jumbo Ink Daubers.   They were a lot easier to use (for me) than the Ranger ink tools.   I'm sold!!  I'll need to get daubers for all the Distress colors.   I mounted the butterfly panel on black cardstock and placed it near the top of my card base. 
honeybee stamps | kimpletekreativity.blogspot.com | handmade card | butterflies
  

I stamped the sentiment towards the bottom and for added interest, I used my Scan-n-Cut machine to cut out five of the butterfly images.   I glued them to each other only at the center so that the wings can fluff up for added dimension.   A bit of Wink of Stella glitter on the butterfly was the finishing touch.

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Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Throwback -  I chose Ombre from September 2015



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4 comments:

  1. Thanks for the shout out. I'm so happy you love them too! Your card is gorgeous! :)

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  2. Hi Kimberly, the work you put into those butterfly layers is astonishing! And so beautiful! Well done, this is an amazing card! Hugs, Autumn

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  3. Beautiful eye catching card. love your colouring.

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  4. This is such a darling card. The blue color is gorgeous. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

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