Thursday, August 27, 2015

Fluttering Thoughts

Hi there!  It's been a while since I posted, as Kevin and I went on a wonderful trip to Canada, then back to work after just one day home.  Sigh.  But finally I had a chance to put together a card for this week's sketch challenge at Paper Players and the color challenge at Splitcoaststampers.

The weekly color challenge always has "dessert" and this week it is to add a butterfly.  No problem!  Butterflies abound on my card this week.  (Actually, I completed my post and was ready to hit publish when I realized the color challenge is VANILLA and gold, not WHITE and gold.  Oops!)

I started with a skinny card 3.5" x 5" so the circle and butterfly could hang off the edge and still fit in an A2 envelope.  The next layer of Whisper White was embossed with the Fluttering TIEF.

The gold butterfly tops of two layers of vellum butterflies.  The scallop circle underneath consists of a layer of Gold Vellum with a layer of white card stock underneath.  The sentiment was stamped with Encore Gold and heat embossed with Gold Stampin' Embossing Powder.  The button is a Gold Basic Metal button tied with a bit of white and gold twine that came on a present from a friend.  It was so pretty I had to reuse it!

Thanks so much for visiting today!  I'd love to hear from you if you have a time to leave a comment.  Please be sure to use the links above to check out all the wonderful inspiration at both The Paper Players and Splitcoaststampers.




Jodi McKinney said...

I love your card Stef - the white and gold and pearls and vellum and gold metal button, the butterfly theme. Exquisitely done! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players this week!!

Nance Leedy said...

White and gold are so fresh but elegant at the same time--just like a fabulous crisp, summer outfit! Love your layered butterfly and the touch of vellum--gorgeous! Thank you for joining us at The Paper Players!

Barb said...

Lovely card! Simple yet such a WOW factor. TFS!!

sweetbloominscraps said...

Hello Stef, Just want you to know how much I love this butterfly card! From the embossing to the banner and button and twine! The white and gold is very stunning! Thanks so much for honoring me this week!