Friday, 1 April 2016

Butterfly Basics - vintage/ice cream colours


I had great fun with the Butterfly Basics stamp set and some butterfly dies and other bits n bobs!  I made several cards, some just in a different colour scheme, others with slightly different elements (ribbon, die cuts, jewels, pearls...)  but I love this one as the colours are just so pretty/vintage/ice-creamy!

Yet again I have used one of my favourite pinks - Melon Mambo - only downside of that one (and Blackberry Bliss) is that the inks do make a mess of your fingers! And they also stain your photopolymer stamps, but as long as you clean them properly this does not affect the colours you stamp next.

I am adding this card to the following:
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - #123 Anything Goes with a Twist - Add some pearls
A Bit More Time to Craft - #17 Anything Goes 
Cupcake Inspirations - #353 Photo Inspiration my inspiration was the pretty colours 

Stampin' Up! materials used:
Stamp sets - Butterfly Basics, Gorgeous Grunge
Inks - Melon Mambo, Early Espresso, Sahara Sand, Old Olive
Dies - Bold Butterfly framelits, Butterflies thinlits
Ribbon - Mint Macaron dotted lace trim
Card - Whisper White A4 thick cardstock
Embellishments - pearls  











4 comments:

  1. I LOVE this card - light and cheerful and so pretty. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

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  2. What a gorgeous card! All the different textures look spectacular together! So glad you were inspired to share at Cupcake Inspirations!
    Debbie, DT Sweetie

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  3. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  4. Gorgeous card Mandy. The colours are so pretty, and I really love that lace effect.

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