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Wednesday’s Card: Tri-Color Butterflies

Tricolor Butterflies

Tricolor Butterflies

Hi All!

I was inspired by a card on the Penny Black blog HERE. Aren’t those leaves so pretty? I used the same technique for these butterflies, then sprayed it with some pearl mist for shimmer. I like how this butterfly has a bunch of lines, which shows the ink under the white embossing.

In the video, I address a concern so many people email me about – Stampin’ Up! stamps falling off the block!! It happens to me in the video. 🙂

Believe it or not, I’m starting my Christmas cards! It’s my big project every year. I decided on this stamp set. I just need to get it ordered and hopefully it fits into the design I created. Of course, I will be posting it – probably next month sometime. I also started working on my Faber-Castell guest design posts… my first will be on October 1st!

Enjoy and have a great week!

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Comments

  1. wrote on September 19th, 2012 at 10:13 am

    Gloria

    What a pretty card, very simple in style. I love it

  2. wrote on September 19th, 2012 at 10:51 am

    Redgem

    Loved the card and beautiful colors you chose. Tks for sharing always love seeing what you create!

  3. wrote on September 19th, 2012 at 11:12 am

    Danielle

    Beautiful Darlene!!

  4. wrote on September 19th, 2012 at 11:23 am

    conil

    Very pretty. Saw the Penny Black leaves too and thought I’d try it. But I love this pink and black combo with the butterfly.

  5. wrote on September 19th, 2012 at 12:08 pm

    Susan

    Love this! So pretty and I love all the dimension those different butterflies create!

  6. wrote on September 19th, 2012 at 12:10 pm

    Maria Rodriguez

    Love it, Darlene, so very soft, simple and elegant. I think it will be great for a shower or a birthday. Every time I see you do those free hand lines I’m amazed at your steady hand. I’ve tried but maybe I’m trying to hard, I should just relax and do it.
    Thank you for another great video.

  7. wrote on September 19th, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    Brenda B

    This is simply gorgeous!

  8. wrote on September 19th, 2012 at 5:26 pm

    Geralyn

    Another bright and cheerful card, thanks for sharing it with us.

  9. wrote on September 19th, 2012 at 7:25 pm

    Dixie

    What a terrific technique! Beautiful card!

  10. wrote on September 19th, 2012 at 7:58 pm

    Pam Z

    I am so loving this card!! Great job..and bflies have become my fave thing to put on cards the past couple of years!! So, yeah, L O V E this card!!! Thank you for the video!!!

  11. wrote on September 19th, 2012 at 11:28 pm

    Penny Laschanzky

    lovely! pink & black =very striking
    neat idea on the triple stamping….I’m inspired to try it out!

    PS: same problem here with the stampin’ up stamps! hate when it happens!

  12. wrote on September 20th, 2012 at 12:39 pm

    Yvonne

    What a great card Darlene. Love all the different colors of butterflies!

  13. wrote on September 22nd, 2012 at 10:43 am

    hilde

    Awesome how the butterflies came out!

  14. wrote on February 6th, 2013 at 4:42 pm

    Pam Zirbel

    Darlene! I have seen you do this card before, but I am not sure if I have been HERE to see it!! I love this card! Now, to remember how you do these cards! My cards seem to have to much to them and your cards are quick and look fabulous!!!! Thank you

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