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Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Vintage Butterfly Basics

I've been having some fun doing some old school stampin' using some brand new stamps. I wanted to create a vintage collage style card using the new Butterfly Basics set which is now available in the Occasions Catalog. It's been a while since I'd done some watercoloring using my aquapainter and classic inks...this worked perfect for the soft, vintage look I wanted to achieve.


I love all the images in this set! It's so versatile with pretty images, great fonts used for the sentiments and a few awesome background stamps. I used the pretty solid fern image and the little honeycomb background to create both color and texture. 

The butterfly is made up of three of the images - stamped, punched & layered. The lacy butterfly coordinates nicely with my crochet trim to finish off the card. This card is one of four featured as part of  my Butterfly Basics Watercolor Collage Set. I have both kits & tutorials available to make the set of four cards and the coordinating card box. 


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3 comments:

Dianne Eure said...

This is just breathtaking! I LOVE your card! Thank you so much for sharing this! Do you ever list the colors you use? I'd love to try to recreate it!

Lynn said...

Thank you Dianne! Normally I do list the colors used...but I was in a hurry yesterday when I posted this. I'll edit my post to add the colors. Thank you for stopping by & leaving me a comment. :-)

Anonymous said...

I love this card Lyn I do like all your floral cards and especially the colouring you achieve as I love any purple related colour as you do.

Susan