Monday 13 April 2020

Butterfly Beauty dies for TGIF259

The sketch at TGIF Challenge was timely, as I'd been going through my bits box the day before and found a pretty Blushing Bride die cut from the Butterfly Beauty dies. I thought that would be perfect for the overlapping shapes in the sketch and so built the rest of the card from there.

The background piece was embossed using the new Ornate Floral embossing folder. Then I trimmed the edges with one of the dies from Ornate Borders, before gold embossing it with a stamp from Artisan Textures.

The sentiment is also gold embossed, with the tiny heart coloured in with a Blushing Bride Stampin' Write marker. Both the sentiment and the scalloped, stitched edge rectangle are from the Stitched So Sweetly dies, companions to the So Sentimental stamp set.

The final touch was a triple twist of linen thread and matching triple bow.

Thank you TGIF team - great challenge!

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  1. This is lovely Jan - so much gorgeous texture and detailing. I considered these butterflies with the sketch too - great choice! I think they make a nice change from 'cutesy' too for a baby card. Pretty, pretty, pretty!

  2. Beautiful card. The pretty butterfly die cut is perfect for the sketch challenge. TFS

  3. What a gorgeous card, Jan. I love the borders and butterflies. I have all of this product but never would have thought of this design. Your bow is perfect and looks great with the sentiment.