Posts Tagged ‘butterfly thinlits’

Butterflies and More Butterflies

May 11, 2015

Two of the cards from a recent class. This first card uses the emboss resist technique with a couple of old favourite stamp sets – Everything Eleanor and Papillon Potpourri:

Card: Night of Navy, Whisper White
Stamp Pads: Soft Sky, Marina Mist, Night of Navy, Versamark
Stamps: Everything Eleanor, Papillon Potpourri
Punches: Elegant Butterfly, Bitty Butterfly
Other: clear embossing powder, Dazzling Details

I CASE’d this card from a sample in our demonstrator magazine:

Card: Coastal Cabana, Calypso Coral, Bermuda Bay, Vellum, Best Year Ever DSP (SAB)
Stamp Pads: Calypso Coral
Stamps: Butterfly Basics
Other: Arrows embossing folder, Butterflies Thinlits, Metallic Baker’s Twine – Gold, Bitty Buttons (retired), glue dots


Bokeh & Emboss Resist Techniques

February 23, 2015

Two different techniques for the other two cards from my January class!

I first saw the Bokeh Technique here on Dawn Olchefske’s blog and thought it would make a great background for the beautiful new butterfly thinlits from the Occasions catalogue:

Card: Whisper White, Elegant Eggplant, Perfect Plum, Brushed Gold
Stamp Pads: Marina Mist, Elegant Eggplant, Whisper White Craft
Stamps: Butterfly Basics
Punches: 1 1/4″ circle, 1″ circle, 3/4″ circle, 1/2″ circle
Other: Thinlits – Butterflies, window sheet

The second card uses the emboss resist technique:

Card: Whisper White, Melon Mambo
Stamp Pads: Pink Pirouette, Melon Mambo, Rose Red, Versamark
Stamps: Flowering Flourishes, Butterfly Basics
Other: Decorative Label punch, clear embossing powder