Monday, 3 July 2017

Muse Challenge #223 - Brushstrokes Butterfly

Hi there

I'm super happy to be your designer over at Muse this week.

I decided to go with a purely stamped card this time.  No complicated techniques at all, just layered stamping mounted onto a black frame.  I hope you can get some inspiration from it.  I chose bright colours and a black image and frame to add a little bit of drama.

I you're not familiar with Muse, the idea is to create your own interpretation of the designer's card each week and create your own version, using whatever inspiration you want; i.e. theme, colours, layout, techniques, etc.



I'm loving the whole turquoise/pink/purple colour combo at the moment and that was my starting point for this card.  I also wanted to use this butterfly stamp that I picked up recently at The Range (a store in the UK) and it cost just 99p...for a photopolymer stamp!

So I started by stamping the brushstroke images in three bright colours, then overstamped the butterfly and the sentiment in black ink.  The panel was then popped up on 3D foam over a black frame.  That was it....super simple!

Here's a close up of that fab butterfly design...



Materials used:

  • Stamps: Stampin' Up - Work of Art; Dovecraft - Spiral Butterfly; Clearly Besotted - To You With Love
  • Ink: Versa Color - Turquoise, Opera Pink, Violet; Versafine - Onyx Black

Challenge entries:

Seize the Birthday - Anything Goes





Thanks so much for visiting today, I hope you have a lovely week.

6 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card, Anita! I love all the bold colors behind your black lacey butterfly! Can't wait to play along!

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  2. Anita....this is so beautiful. Love those vibrant colors, they really look fabulous with your gorgeous butterfly, love your card!

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  3. Ooooh Ahhhhh! another beautiful creation! I love the bold color with the pop the black butterfly and sentiment makes. Stunning!!

    Thanks again for another wonderful addition to the STB gallery.

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  4. Anita, gorgeous colors and a fabulous design. I am definitely going to have to play along this week.

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  5. So happy to see you be the feature Designer for the MUSE!!!! Loving this beautiful background for The butterfly!!!!

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  6. What a great, bold CAS card! That butterfly stamp is a beauty, too. Very inspiring use of colour.

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