Monday, 20 October 2014

Copper Butterfly {Hello}

Good morning everyone. 

I was playing around in my craft room yesterday and got very busy watercolouring and using texture paste and other goodies. I was able to make a number of cards (some which will be shown later in the week) but here is one that I would like to share with you today.



(NOTE: If you would like a watermark created for your projects - like the one I have made for my cards, please email me at kyliepurtell@gmail.com and I will give you 10% off the design price if you mention this post)


My generous friend, Loll sent me a number of stencils that she made with her Silhouette. I really wanted to use the 'brick' design.

I masked off my panel and then used texture paste through the stencil. Once it was dry, I sponged Baked Brown Sugar ink over the panel. 

I die cut a butterfly from copper sheets that Loll had also sent me many moons ago. I usually use them for leaves but I thought it made for a beautiful butterfly. 

The grass is an Impression Obsession die which I cut up a little to give me smaller pieces. 

The stitched rectangle is from Lil' Inkers.

The sentiment is from STAMPlorations.

A big thank you to Loll for my goodies. I really love them.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges

Eclectic Ellapu - Texture
Papertake Weekly - Super Fly
Emerald Faeries Challenge - Things with Wings

Thanks so much for looking xx

8 comments:

  1. That is one nice card Kylie! I like the stenciled background, how nice of Loll to send you goodies!

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  2. Gorgeous card Kylie, love the textured wall and that stunning butterfly, Cathy x

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  3. This is so pretty Kylie, love the background and the copper butterfly.
    So kind of Loll to send you those v useful goodies. x

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  4. This is awesome Kylie!! LOVE your sponged brick wall with copper butterfly. The reeds really add a lot to this design --- fabulous!! Loll xx

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  5. My goodness Kylie, the brick wall looks so real and the way you have faded the colour to the edge is really effective. And the splash of green is perfect. I die cut a butterfly from these sheets before and think they look wonderful, so easy to get stuck with leaves. I am pinning this card!!

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  6. Wow...I love how you colored that brick, Kylie...so realistic! And that copper butterfly is simply amazing...LOVE this!

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  7. Your copper butterfly is absolutely gorgeous, Kylie! It's perfect with your brick wall background, too! Such a stunning card!!!

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  8. Wonderful card, love all the texture. Thanks so much for joining us over at Emerald Faeries Challenge Blog, good luck and hope to see you again.
    ~ Denise DT ~
    Emerald Faeries Challenge Blog
    {Denise's Patch of Creativity}
    {Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge}

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