Mixed Media Butterfly

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Mixed Media Butterfly

Other Products: 5 x 7” card blank, hot glue, paper trimmer/scissors, lace, feather, pearls, moss, name plate, brads, wax, sisal, sack, cheesecloth/voile, cardboard box, spatula

Instructions: Die-cut Eyelet Frame Gateway in black cardstock and mat a plain edge white cardstock edged in Deep Purple. Ink up ‘Thinking of you today’ with Forget Me Not in the centre and Deep Purple around the edges and stamp onto the mat and layer. Add to the inside of the card covered with Floral Butterfly Paper Collection and edge in Deep Purple.

Cut a piece of cardboard box to 5 x 7” and spritz one side with water, this makes it easier to remove the top layer exposing the corrugated underneath. Cut Floral Butterfly Paper Collection and tear/distress sections exposing the cardboard under and edge with Sepia. Adhere onto the cardboard and apply Ranger Texture Paste to both the patterned paper and cardboard.

With scissors cut a panel from Floral Butterfly Paper Collection, edge in Sepia and adhere to black cardstock and cut a larger mat around.

Die-cut a Large Floral Butterfly in black cardstock and add wax and pearls. Die-cut Daydreams Bridge Intricate in Kraft cardstock.

Stamp in Leaf Green Wild Aster leaves and Leafy Accents onto Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper, colour with Vivid Chartreuse and die-cut, edge with Fern Green/Sepia. Spritz Leafy Accents and run through the die-cutting machine in 3D Leafy Accents Mold. Shape the Wild Aster leaves with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Tool Kit. Apply lacquer and glitter and leave to dry.

Stamp Wild Asters in Deep Purple onto Deluxe Flower Shaping Paper and colour the centres with Vivid Chartreuse using Stack and Store Daubers, Sky Blue/Forget Me Not to the petals, die-cut and edge with Deep Purple. Use the Deluxe Flower Shaping Tool Kit to shape the petals and cup the centres. Use hot glue to adhere the petals together, add Dries Clear to the centre and add prills.

Stamp in Jet Black ‘For my friend’ onto white cardstock and cut to size to fit name plate.

Use hot glue and dots to build up layers on your card.

Created By Lynn Stanborough
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