Sunday, 3 July 2016

July Challenge at Stamping Sensations

Well, it's time for a new challenge at Stamping Sensations, and we have what I believe will be a very popular theme for you this month!


Who doesn't like adding a ribbon or two to their creations?! We're sponsored by the fabulous Crafty Ribbons, who have a superb range of ribbons, buttons, lace and more for your crafting needs. They have given us a fantastic bundle of ribbons and embellishments for this month's lucky winner.

I recently acquired the gorgeous new Bigz Butterfly 1 from Inkylicious, and couldn't wait to ink it up! I stamped it on to watercolour paper and coloured it with Be Creative alcohol markers, then masked it and sponged, stamped and stencilled the background. I added some shading around the butterfly with coloured pencil to make it stand out a bit. All stamps by Inkylicious. Tim Holtz Mixed Media die used as stencil. I mounted the finished design on to the base card along with a strip of patterned paper (PDA), sheer and satin ribbons, and pearl embellishments which I coloured with the alcohol markers to match the ribbon.

The base card is 7" x 5", which gives you an idea of the size of the butterfly, which is simply stunning.

In the knowledge that people will be busy with holidays and summer activities this month we've kept the theme nice and simple, so I hope lots of you will find time to enter for a chance of winning that gorgeous prize! We look forward to seeing your projects!


brenda said...

That butterfly looks glorious in your chosen colours Lynne and such a lovely soft background to set it off.

B x

pinky said...

Wow that is one beautiful butterfly Lynne, what a splash of colour!

Joan said...

That butterfly is simply stunning Lynne, such beautiful colours, lovely card


Marlies said...

A beautiful card Lynne with a lovely butterfly! Marlies

Sally H said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Lynne! Your butterfly is beautifully coloured too. I haven't managed to ink mine up yet! Hopefully I will manage it soon!

Maxine D said...

Oh Lynne this is such a stunning card - love the bold butterfly and how you have coloured it - your background is so subtle and really makes the butterfly take the eye!

Dora said...

What a stunning butterfly! Great colouring too.
Beautiful card.

Tracy said...

Hi Lynne
A superb creation with such beautiful details.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

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