Monday, 9 July 2018

Cloudy Butterflies...


Happy Monday,

I thought with the weather i should mix things up and share some standard cards and projects not just christmas, especially as I have more christmas release coming at the end of the month!  Today Im sharing a card I finished form a demo Pice at Intricutrs a couple of weeks ago I loved the piece so much I had to finish it when I got home.












I started by making the background by adding Izink Pigment Dropper ink in Amethyst, Gold and Silver onto pearl card.  I added a piece of Vellum over the top and squished the colours between the papers.  Once separated I got the beautiful cloudy coloured background i used for the flowers and the coloured vellum I used for the butterflies.




The background was made using my Bee Balm Background duie which I extended to make a square frame cut in the gold white pearl card.  I added pearls on the centres of the flowers and added this over the background.

I cut the coloured card with my Bee Balm flower die and made up the flowers as shown using Craft Artist glue and white embossing powder heat set for the centres.

I made up the butterflies using the velum for the solid and the white gold card for the detail adding pearls for the bodies.

I made pop the card as shown using the Swirl Leaves to set the flowers on as shown.

Ingredients:
JND Bee Balm Background
JND Bee Balm Flowers
JND Swirl Leaves
JND Large Butterflies

Izink Pigment ink droppers in Amethyst, Gold and Silver

Enjoy...

26 comments:

  1. What a lovely background and the colours you’ve used for the flowers and butterflies are just perfect.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  2. Hi John
    A beautiful card. I love the background.
    B xx

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  3. What a fantastic card John. It really is beautiful. xxx

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  4. Morning John, a beautiful array of colour today, no wonder you wanted to finish it when you got home, it is certainly worth a mention on here. Hope all is well with you and that you are enjoying this nice weather. Did I see another Christmas release at the end of the month, oh goodie....

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous, John.

    Anne (Northampton)

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  6. So pretty I love the soft dreamy effect

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  7. Hi John,
    another super gorgeous technique and it looks so stunning.
    Love the card you have created with it.
    Gorgeous Butterflies too.
    Lots of crafty regards. Jenny L.

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  8. This is a gorgeous card John. Thank you. It’s in my favourite colour as well. Take carexxx

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  9. Absolutely stunning John
    Hugs Julie xxx

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  10. Beautiful card, love the colours

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  11. Morning John,
    Beautiful card, love the colours.
    Lydia
    X

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  12. Love the colours in the card John Very pretty thank you
    Love June Horrocks xxxxx

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  13. Good morning John Wow stunning card the subtle colours are beautiful I love the background you've created & the fabulous flowers & butterfly

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  14. Beautiful card John, I love your colour combinations, stunning.

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  15. Beautiful John. My favourite colour too. SueL x

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  16. Oh John this is a stunning card I just love it. No wonder you wanted to finish it not to would have been such a waste. I know you hate waste. Have a great week. I am looking forward to the new releases that are coming. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  17. Hi John

    Just a gorgeous colour combination, love this card!

    Heather R Oxfordshire

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  18. Hi John. I love this card, it is so pretty. Great choice of colours and a really lovely design.

    Lisbeth

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  19. Good morning John Wow stunning card the subtle colours are beautiful I love the background you've created & the fabulous flowers & butterfly

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  20. Absolutely Stunning John. Love those pretty butterflies. Hugs Rita xxx

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  21. Beautiful card design. I'm loving the great mix of colors, texture and your composition. You have inspired me to give the pearl card, vellum and ink technique a try. Thank you for sharing.

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  22. Hi John, Absolutely beautiful and very you.Love everything about it.Stay healthy and happy,Lots of Love Barbara D xxx

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  23. Hello John,
    This is absolutely fabulous, another masterpiece from you.
    love Maureen x

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  24. I agree with Maureen, a masterpiece. Your cards get better and better, John.
    Have a great day,
    Stephanie K

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