Friday, March 9, 2018

Butterfly Collage ATC

Hello all! Happy Friday to you! Last weekend I posted a card over on the Technique Junkies blog using the new Big Butterfly Collage stamp. Stop by the post to see a super easy card for any occasion.

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Well, that card was so super quick I felt inspired to have another go at the design and that's where today's card comes into play!

I used the current Spring ATC Challenge at Technique Junkies for my canvas size and then went on from there with lots of mixed mediums.

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Featured Product(s):
  • 90 lb. Watercolor Paper (AZ, Blick)
  • Black Cardstock by Recollections (AZ)
  • Kraft Cardstock by Recollections (AZ)
  • Versafine™ Onyx Black Ink by Tsukineko® (AZ)
  • Gouache Paint Tube Set by Reeves (AZ) - White, Blue Lake, Emerald
  • Ecoline Watercolor Brush Pen - Chartreuse, Light Orange, and Vermillion (Blick) (get the whole kit and kaboodle set of 15 at Amazon)
  • PITT Artist Fine Black Pen (AZ)
  • Foam Squares by Therm-o-Web® (AZ)
  1. Use a business card or same size watercolor paper (2-1/2 by 3-1/2 inches) and stamp one of the butterflies from Big Butterfly Collage with waterproof black ink.
  2. Color butterfly with EcoLine pens and while that is drying work on the background with Gouache paints.
  3. Stamp Always Find a Song stamp with black ink on white paper and trim out words "always" and "wish".
  4. Add words to butterfly.
  5. Draw in rest of words if desired using a black pen and white gouache highlight. Draw loose lines around the edge of ATC.
  6. Accent areas of the butterfly with white gouache.
  7. Drip blue and green gouache around the background of the ATC as well as spattered onto kraft card base (4-1/4 by 5-1/2 inches).
  8. Place black cardstock (2-2/4 by 3-3/4 inches) onto the card base and then adhere ATC with foam adhesive.
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