Friday, 24 July 2015

JAI 272 - Just Add Butterflies

Regulars here know of my butterfly obsession so there's no prizes for guessing that I suggested this week's new challenge theme at Just Add Ink - Just add butterflies Yay! Here's what I made:
It may look familiar because I adapted it from this pretty card I made & loved back in February. For this version I used the gorgeous new 3 step Watercolor Wings stamp set & die bundle with new in-colours, mint macaron & tip top taupe with blushing bride. I added more butterflies to the card base with the new butterfly embossing folder (Fluttering).
The sentiment is from a new (to Aus) stamp set called Endless Birthday Wishes. It's a photopolymer set with lots of lovely scripty & type style words, so it's super easy to make your own fun custom messages. I'm sure this one will be a fave of mine this year. See the message I created for the card inside in this pic.
The butterflies are very shimmery thanks to some Wink of Stella (non SU) brushed onto the small & vellum butterflies & to the taupe part of the large butterfly. You might see it better in this close-up.
I also made a matching bag & tag using our new gift bag punch board.
I used the 'medium' guide on the punch board for this bag, then embossed it using the Fluttering folder The butterfly is attached to a folded piece of vellum & is the same as the card version, minus the pearls. Instead I added a string of silver sequins. I also glued some silver foil to the peg for some added shine. You can see the matching set here (with a congrats version of the card).
Well that's all the butterflies I have for you today so flutter over to the JAI blog to see all the butterfly creations the whole team have shared.  We'd love you to make & share your own butterfly creation too. Thanks in advance for pinning my project or leaving me a comment if you liked it.
Inky wishes, Di

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Trish *Spring Blossom* said...

OH my! What a stunning gift - card and bag!!! So super pretty and the embossed butterflies really add some nice texture too.

Christine Blain said...

The soft colours, and combination of stamps you've used, are beautiful, Di. Gorgeous projects, my friend. xx

Jan Clothier said...

Love the colour combination and that little gift bag is adorable!

Jan said...

So pretty Di! Such beautiful colours together and I love the fabulous matching gift bag and and all the shimmery details! Thanks for suggesting a fantastic challenge too !xo

Narelle Farrugia said...

Wow! These colours are soooooo pretty together Di - I'm gonna have to give them a go! Your matching gift bag is the perfect addition to your fab fold card!