Ware did April go? I can`t believe we are already into May but we are and that means that LC Designs have a new stamp challenge starting today and the theme is Butterflies. This is the card I have made as part of the design team and I think it fits the brief very well. The winner for this months challenge will win this fabulous prize.....
what you will need:
LC Designs dinkie Mowing Hedgehog stamp
Inkylicious Latin Script stamp
black Versa Fine ink pad
6" x 6" off white base card
circle die big enough to fit the stamp design into(6.6cm)
scalloped circle die big enough to fit the circle topper into (9.2cm)
Crafters Companion Butterfly Dance die
die cutting machine
white card to stamp onto
pages from a book
Tim Holtz Distress Inks - Barn Door, Mowed Lawn, Vintage Photo
Colouring in implements
pearl flat back gems
black felt tip pen
Tonic Butterfly boot punch
large pearls on a wire
Using the Inkylicious Latin Script stamp and the Tim Holts Vintage Photo Distress Ink stamp the script around the edge of the LC Designs orange Floating Butterfly paper.
Tint the edges of the paper with the Vintage Photo Distress Ink.
Mat and layer the orange Butterfly paper onto black paper.
Stick the green ribbon onto the papers and wrap around the back of the papers to make neat edges.
Mat and layer the papers onto the off white base card.
Using the black Versa Fine ink pad Stamp the LC Designs dinkie Hedgehog Mower stamp onto white card.
Cut the image out using the circle die.
Colour in the image.
Using the scalloped die cut the shape out of white card.
Colour the scalloped shape around the outer edges using the Tim Holtz Mowed Lawn and Barn Door distress inks.
Using the Inkylicious Latin Script stamp and the black versa fine ink pad stamp the script around the outer edge of the scalloped shape.
Stick the scalloped circle onto the base card.
Stick the coloured stamped topper onto the centre of the scalloped circle.
From a scrap of orange/yellow card cut 2 Butterflies using the Tonic Butterfly boot punch.
Stick the small Butterflies onto the topper.
Using the LC Designs Postcard Sentiments and the black Versa Fine ink pad stamp the image onto white card.
Cut the post card image down and draw around the edge with a black felt tip pen.
Tint the edge of the sentiment with Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink.
Colour in the candle image.
Make a hole at the top left corner of the sentiment and tie some brown twine through it.
Stick the sentiment onto the base card.
Cut 2 of the large Butterfly by using the Crafters Companion Butterfly Dance die and a page from a book.
Run a black felt tip pen around the edge of the Butterfly wings.
Stick the two Butterflies together down the middle.
Bend the wire with the pearls in half and stick onto the underside of the Butterfly.
Stick the Butterfly onto the base card.
Stick the pearl gems down the centre of the Butterfly body.