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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Butterfly Note

Hi Everyone,
I have been playing around with my alcohol inks. I made this panel using purples an d blue and was not so happy with how it looked, but I thought It would be perfect under that pretty Poppy Stamp die cut. I won that die cut from Poppy Stamps a little while ago by playing in their challenge - THANK YOU Poppy Stamps, I love it!

The sentiment is an old set from Papertrey. The paper under it is from one of those envelopes you get in the mail - you may want to check out their insides - sometimes its really pretty! I mounted the sentiment with foam tape. I also added more little butterflies - those are by Memory Box and some sequins.

I love how this turned out - alcohol inks = really cool!

Linking up with:
Poppy Stamps Challenge - fly away with me
Cut it up - anything goes
Craft Barn - butterflies
0716 copyCut It Up

Thanks for visiting and happy stamping!


Mac Mable said...

That beautiful background works great behind that very pretty die cut. Great way to use it when you're not too sure of it...however I am sure it was fantastic! The sentiment and how you've done it, is perfect x Well done on the poppy die win x

Vicki Dutcher said...

Once again your card is amazing!! You rocked using the alcohol inks!

cm said...

You've certainly made an impact with your new butterflies die; how stunning they are in their alcohol-ink colours! Swooning!

Toni said...

Amazing save. Alcohol inks of glossy (vs Yupo)? Love the shine

Julie B said...

I love that die set, lucky you winning that. The inked panel looks fab poking through the empty space. :)

conil said...

Yep. This is most definitely a winner. First of all, that alcohol ink background pulls your eyes right out of your head...but covered with that amazing die, it just captures one's interest immediately. And who knew that envelope lining could be so interesting...certainly, not me.

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

Fantastic job resurrecting something you weren't in love with. I think it looks wonderful and purposeful! Just gorgeous under that die.

Thanks for celebrating our 100th post with us at Cut it Up!


papierelle said...

Oh wie schööööön!!! Die habe ich mir jetzt echt etwas länger angeschaut!!

Anita in France said...

I love how this turned out too, Cornelia ... yummy bright, bold colours against all the crisp white ... swoon ... your kaleidoscope of butterflies is just stunning! Hugs, Anita :)

Monika Reeck said...

love the reasult with Poppy St, DIES look wonderful..
how are you Suesse
Deine Karte sind immer amazing
luv this one too

Katrina Brown said...

Wow, this is beautiful! I love the colors and shine! Thanks for sharing and celebrating our 100th challenge with us at Cut It Up!

Kara Lynne said...

What a great way to use a background that you don't want to feature! Gorgeous butterflies! The color looks so vibrant!

Kim Heggins said...

So beautiful...just love the colors of all your sweet butterflies!

Marybeth said...

This looks amazing! How could you not be happy with this! I think its gorgeous! Thanks for joining us in the Poppystamps Challenge

Bobby said...

I love the mix of colors and the shine, Cornelia. Beautiful card.

Ashwini Rao said...

Wow! Totally amazing!! LOVE The colors - it looks like..something spectacular, for sure!! Gonna try that!!

Aileen Ryan said...

Cornelia, love that alcohol ink look, stunning and wow is that butterfly die brilliant or what. Your colours going from blues up to purples at the top totally works.

Haven't heard of this company before, ohhh so many. Will have to check it out.

Sue McRae said...

Love the jewel tones of the alcohol inks, beautiful! Thanks for playing along with us at Poppystamps.

pam said...

Gorgeous colours and details on this fabulous card, your butterflies look amazing.
Thanks for joining us over on Poppystamps challenge blog.
Pam x

Jeanne J. said...

Your butterflies are beautiful - I love the iridescent shine - so smart to repurpose the envelope too!