Swirling butterfly card
Saturday, March 20, 2010
I did this card yesterday for this weeks FTTC58 at Flourishes.
I also got a chance to play with my Inspirations Paints from Creative Inspirations that just arrived. I found them really easy to work with, really smooth and great coverage. Watercolor brushes work well in applying the paint.
The background paper I used is a digital paper from Shabby Princess, it's called Harlequin in the Granny's Parlor Paper Collection. I used the Winter Frost Inspirations paint and painted some of the diamonds in the design. I painted a circle of card in the same Winter Frost as a border.
I used the Tutu Pink Inspirations paint to stamp the butterfly (Anna Griffin, In the Garden), I applied the paint by dabbing it on lightly with a sponge, I was pleasantly surprised how well it stamped, it gives a slightly raised finish and a lovely shimmer of course! I painted a strip of plain white satin ribbon in the same pink to match and used it as tabs under the sentiment.
The sentiment is from the same Anna Griffin set and I stamped that in Rose Bud Memento Ink. I added a few swirls of quilling paper, satin ribbon and some flat backed pearls to finish.