Hi, Diana here again with more butterfly cards. What can I say? I really really like them and there is no limit on color combos for them. Today I have 3 cards using the same large butterfly die.
For my first card, I was playing with Distress Oxides and made a background with the blues and greens. I remove some of the ink by splattering water and blotting dry with a paper towel. The butterfly and Smiles was die-cut from white cardstock. I used a Xacto knife to cut out the ‘s’ from Smiles.
For my second card, I used the die and 2 tan embossing folders to emboss the butterfly onto white cardstock. This is so I would know where to color the butterflies into a monarch butterfly. I left the ovals near the edge white and the red was colored with Copics from dark orange to yellow.
After coloring, trim the butterfly out and die cut another butterfly out of black cardstock. I adhered all this to a 5×5 card base and die cut “Miss You” 3 times out of white card stock.
For the last card, I made another blue/green distress ink background. From that, I die cut the butterfly. I made another half with a solid teal card stock – I was trying to go for a butterfly with folded wings.
The Soar was also cut out of the same teal card stock. I hope you enjoyed seeing the same die used different ways – and how versatile the A Way With Words dies are – they go with everything!
Other products used: Distress Oxide inks, teal and orange card stock.
I have always loved butterflies and have always been fascinated by the intricate colors they appear in. Will try some of these techniques,’
All of your cards are so beautiful. Love the different techniques you used. Thank you.