Wow here we are on day 9 of this year's Stampin' Up! Artisan Blog Hop. If you have been following along you should have arrived her from the very talented Laura Mellinger's blog, and if not there is a full list of all of the blog's at the end of this post, so be sure to check out their amazing projects.
Today I am sharing the last of my card entries. This one was so much fun to create as it has TONS of sponging, destressing, misting, tearing, bleaching and embossing going on:)
I started with a Naturels Ivory standard size card base and stamped it with the Woodgrain Background stamp. Then using the Destressing Essentials Tool Kit I sanded the whole card. Next I used the Tea stain ink and some water along with the flat rubber stamp from the kit a rubbed it all over.
The main butterfly image is actually from the First Edition Designer Series Paper and I used some ink pads and a Blender Pen to lightly colour it. The Crumb Cake piece of card stock was stamped with the cherry blossoms from Easter Blossoms and clear embossed. Next I took my Aqua Painter and filled it with Bleach then "coloured" in the blooms. I love how they bleached out.
I really wanted to use some of the Springtime Vintage fabric on at least one of my entries and since I am not a real sewer I opted to add it to my card. I sponged it then pleated it under a strip of card stock that was also pleated and punched out using the Scallop Dotted Ribbon Border Punch. The sentiment is from Word Play and I thought it was very fitting for a Butterfly themed card. It was stamped on a piece of Wood Sheet and clear embossed then sponged over with Soft Suede Ink. Even the piece of First Edition DSP that I chose is about butterflies and their metamorphosis.
Now be sure to hop on over to Heather Stevens blog and her amazing project!
And here is the list and order of the full hop:
Well tomorrow night I will be sharing the last of my projects my final 3D, and yes that photo was taken in the UPS store too!
Have a great day,