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Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Glazed Butterflies

Hello my crafting friends, good of you to join me today, I hope you are all safe and well, if not plenty of hugs coming your way.

Today's post is another card I made a while back using the butterfly stamp I bought but this time I added a background of modeling paste through the honeycomb stencil.


I started with some basic White card cut to size to form the base. Using another piece of White card I added the modeling paste through the stencil and once dry stenciled some Peacock Feathers over the edges and rounded the corners.

I inked my butterfly stamp up with three distress inks; Crushed Olive, Dried Marmalade & Peacock Feathers, spritzed it with water then stamped onto White card, this gave a beautiful three colour effect, once dry I applied Glaze over the top three times, fussy cut it out and mounted on top of the honeycomb paste using foam tape then attached this to my base card, again using foam tape.

There you have the finished card, dimensions are 6"X4"

Items used:

White Card
Crafty Individuals Rubber Stamp Butterflies C1-347
Tim Holtz Distress Inks Crushed Olives, Dried Marmalade & Peacock Feathers
Dina Wakley Media Stencil 
Maimen Modeling Paste


Thank you for looking, Jacquie xxx

19 comments:

  1. Love the fab design,this is just gorgeous.xxx

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  2. Good morning Jacquie,
    Love, love, love it what a fantastic design.
    Have a good day
    Patricia x

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  3. Gorgeous card Jacquie, I love the colourful butterflies and wonderful background design.
    hugs Sue xx

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  4. Love the design different but very artistic.Congratulations on becoming a DT member ,great news.Take care Jane B.

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  5. Morning Jacquie, stunning card!! I've tried using paste through stencils, but normally for a topper - love the idea of using for a background. Janice xxx http://createdbyjan.blogspot.com

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  6. Wow, how different is this, so gorgeous, xxx

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  7. Hi Jacquie
    Great CAS card. The centrepiece looks like a butterfly totem pole lol!
    That stamp has been a great bargain.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

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  8. Gorgeous Jacquie! This is a great technique and the vibrant butterflies are all the more stunning on that wonderful white honeycomb backdrop! Love it! hugs :)

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  9. Really beautiful Jacquie. I love the texture from your embossing paste background. And the glaze really adds a lot of shine to your beautiful butterflies. xx

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  10. Jacqui, what a beautiful card, love your simple but effective design. Hazel x

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  11. A fabulous card Jacquie, such a brilliant design - your beautiful butterflies look so pretty against the textured background.
    Pauline
    x

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  12. This is so classy Never used modelling paste It gives and amazing effect

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  13. Hi Jacquie
    All your cards are fabulous and everything is put together
    so brilliantly so no wonder you are a new DT member,
    Congrats! Looking forward to see mire of your works,
    hugs Maria xx

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  14. Good Evening Jacquie, what fun texture and beautiful butterflies.

    Hugs Diane

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  15. Good Evening Jacquie, what fun texture and beautiful butterflies.

    Hugs Diane

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  16. Hi Jacquie, love the butterflies and the depth you have given to the card with the honeycombe. Great work. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  17. Hi Jacquie,
    I love the idea and techniques you've used. One to "borrow" I think!!!
    Maureen xx

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