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POETIC BUTTERFLY CARDS

POETIC BUTTERIFLIES

With all the snow outside, it is nice to just be cozy inside and play with some bright colors.  This Poetic Butterfly Card is nice to have on hand for an all occasion card.

GATHER YOUR SUPPLIES…

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Hero Arts Old French Writing Stamp H2365

Butterfly Stamp- Sorry not sure what company

Black Stazon Pad (available at Amazon at http://amzn.to/1cbrxSR)

Colorbox Mini in Celadon (available at Amazon at http://amzn.to/1fRGXMH)

Brilliance Dew Drop Sunflower (available at Amazon at http://amzn.to/1m4nwps)

Brilliance Dew Drop Thyme (available at Amazon at http://amzn.to/1dL50x7)

Gold Paint Pen (available at Amazon at – http://amzn.to/1kXdbhE)

Colorbox Cat Eye boysenberry (available at Amazon at – http://amzn.to/1fYBSlP)

Colorbox Cat Eye in light purple (sorry don’t know color exactly, it wore off- must be used a lot!)

Sizzix Tim Holtz Small Butterfly Mover and Shapers (available at amazon at – http://amzn.to/1kCogli)

Makeup Sponges

Paper- 10 1/4″ * 7″ white card stock plus additional piece to cut out twigs and butterflies

READY, SET, GO…

BUTTERFLY CARDS…

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Cut out 3 butterflies.

Stamp Old French Writing down the front of card.

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Ink butterfly stamp with lavender and then add a little boysenberry.

Stamp on front of card.

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Once your stamped images are dry add color using makeup sponges in celadon, thyme, and yellow.

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Add color to butterflies by rubbing ink pads directly on them.  Be sure to work light to dark, using your lightest stamp pads first.

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Add butterflies to card.

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Add gold details to butterfly bodies and antennas.

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