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Monday, January 30, 2012

MMM Challenge # 34 - Butterflies and Dragonflies

Hello, this is my second post for today. Please scroll down to see my first post. This is the last week at Make My Monday for the Nature theme, and specifically, we are to use Butterflies and/or Dragonflies for Challenge #34.


I began with a white card stock panel and sponged on three different shades of PanPastels in orange tones. I next stamped on blocks of small fluttering butterflies by Inkadinkado in Wild Honey Distress ink with the thought of them being in the background, rather than front and center. Next, I stamped stems of flowers by Hero repeatedly with Black Versafine ink. I then stamped a butterfly and dragonfly, also with Black Versafine ink, trimmed them ,colored them in with Atyou Spica Glitter pens and distressed the edges with Antique Linen Distress ink. I added them to my card with pop dots. A sweet sentiment by Stampin Up was stamped on white card stock, distressed with Antique Linen Distress ink and matted with black paper and mounted between the raised butterfly and dragonfly.



On the left side of my card, I added a clip art image from Crafty Individuals, which I matted in black paper. This sweet image of a deer and a child seem to be looking out over the field of flowers and butterflies. Embellishments include vintage buttons, cheese cloth, black liquid pearls and orange and black baker's twine. I am so enjoying these PanPastels! I just love the velvety texture and softness it lends to my cards. Have a wonderful night. Best, Yvonne

9 comments:

Mynnette said...

Oh, what a beautiful creation! That background you've created is absolutely stunning! Thanks for joining us this week at MMM! :)

Dots Dabbles said...

Oh I love this! Brilliant!!!
Dot x

Suzanne Brookfield said...

Hi ...this is a wonderful card. Love all the elements you have used but especially the net and the twine...beautiful! Thank you for entering Make My Monday. Hope to see you next month also. Suzanne:)

craftyeyes said...

beautiful card x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Love this card, the colors are just my cup of tea and all the details are fabulous.

Jacqueline said...

beautiful - thanks for joining in this week at MMM - Jacqueline xx

Suzi B said...

Love it!! beautifulcard. thank you for joining in at MMM suzi b :)

Val said...

Just beautiful - love the OPanPastels background. Thanks so much for joining us at MMM.
Hugs
Valxx

Fliss said...

Really stunning creation Yvonne and such glorious colours.
Thanks for joining in with this week's MMM challenge and wishing you good luck.
Fliss xx