Monday, March 12, 2018

Butterfly Easter card with video tutorial

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Hi everyone,

It's Monday and that means a new Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! This week it's all about "Easter/Spring Inspired".


The weather is getting softer and Spring is almost here! A perfect time to make something Easter / Spring related. I've made a card that consists entirely out of butterflies. I started to cut out butterflies with the Butterfly Frenzy and the Simon Says Stamp Petite Butterflies dies.

  

I sort of stacked the Butterflies on top of each other as a collage. After all the collaging I've applied a first layer of color with Infusions and Mod Podge. Then some more color with Distress Oxide and on top of that more color with Infusions. That combination gives such a beautiful effect.

  

I made the butterfly the Layered Butterfly (thanks, Cathie!) a bit in the Easter colors. Mainly yellow with a little pink so that it fitted nicely with the background. To give the background more depth, I also applied a layer of Nuvo Mousse Pure Platinum.

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Hugs,
Sandra

13 comments :

  1. Gorgeous card Sandra! I love how you used all of those butterflies for the background, the colours and textures are fabulous and the big bold yellow butterfly is just stunning! LOVE it :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  2. Wow, what a gorgeous background with all those butterflies, Sandra! It's such a clever idea and the result is amazing.

    Cathie ♥

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  3. You could have a contest counting the butterflies on you gorgeous card, Sandra! Wow, you added in so many from tiny to huge, and the colors are rich. hugs, Maura

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  4. Totally beautiful, Sandra! I love the colors and how you made the small butterfly background and then layered colors and topped with a gorgeous large butterfly and sentiment!

    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  5. This is gorgeous Sandra!! The card glows! I love the background with all the butterflies, and the large one on top is wonderful. Hugs

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  6. Beautiful card, Sandra! The colours pop right out of the screen and I love that background, it's such a clever concept and the perfect backdrop for the larger butterfly... Hugs :)

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  7. Beautiful card, the color you choose together go so well!!

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  8. This is such a gorgeous card, Sandra. I love the beautiful texture on the background you created. The butterfly embellishment is so fabulous. :)

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  9. wow Sandra, love the bright colours and that layered butterfly background is just amazing, hugs kath xxx

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  11. Gorgeous card Sandra! The butterfly is spectacular and background fantastic! Barbara

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