Butterfly Memories

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Butterfly Memories

Other Products: Purple cardstock, Arches watercolor paper 140lb. watercolor brushes, Windsor Newton watercolor ink (Permanent Sap Green, Windsor Lemon and Ultramarine Blue), glue gun, Copic Markers (Butterfly - Y00, Y02, YR23 and Leaves - YG61, YG63, GY 67), sequins (light green and gold), Icicle Stickles, iron, Ranger Clear Crackle Paste. 

For more tips on creating with the foam paper & stamens, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/Oma6ctVmUD0.

Instructions: Create a 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" top fold card from heavy white cardstock. Cut the mat layer from purple cardstock, measuring 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches. Cut a  5 1/2 x 3 inch piece of designer paper using Blushing Rose Paper Collection.  

Die cut the right side using Fleur Border Basics Die. Cut watercolor paper at 5 x 5 inches and watercolor loose leaves in the background using Permanent Sap Green, Windsor Lemon and Ultramarine Blue watered down to a thin watery mixture.  Allow to dry. Dye cut the right side using Fleur Border Basics Die. Adhere the layers as shown.  

Stamp flowers from the Sun Kissed Fleur Cling Stamp onto Art Foam Paper using StazOn Ink - Jet Black. Die cut with the coordinating die. Using Stack and Store Daubers, sponge edges with ColorBox Liquid Chalk Wisteria and peony. Apply the petals to a hot iron for a few seconds, fold the petals and twist tightly. Allow to cool. Open and shape slightly with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Adhere the layers and pierce a small hole in center of each flower. Thread the Bright Pearl Medium stamens through the center. Apply Violet Metallic 3D Stamp Paint to a few of the petals. Allow to fully dry. Apply Crackle paste to a few of the other petals and sprinkle with Crystal Clear. Set aside to dry.

Stamp the Classic Leaf Stamp onto Art Foam Paper using Olive Grove Memento Ink. Color the leaves with Copic Markers with YG61, YG63 and YG67. Heat the leaves with a hot iron and shape with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Stamp the Butterfly with Tuxedo Black Ink on X-Press it. Color with Copic Markers - Y00, Y02 and YR23.  Gently shape with the Deluxe Shaping Kit. Apply Ranger Clear Crackle Paint to the outer edges of the wings and sprinkle with Rajni’s Crystal Clear.   

Adhere the leaves, flowers and butterfly using a glue gun. Embellish the edges of the Fleur Elegant Border and butterfly with Icicle Stickles.  Apply sequins over the lightly colored watercolor leaves using Designer Dries Clear Adhesive. 

Created By Marie Gamber
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