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  • Debbie Gaetz, Bella Carta

Butterflies are Coming


It was a not-so-wild weekend in Las Vegas. We arrived at 9:30 in the morning on Saturday and we immediately hit the gambling tables. I'm not a big gambler; so, I felt quite proud that from a $10 deposit into the video machine, I cashed out with $18. It was time for lunch!

I'm lately finding myself drawn to butterflies and fish. When I returned home yesterday afternoon, I dug out some butterfly dies and started in.

Die cut butterfly frame on white linen card stock with Stick It! double-sided adhesive sheet behind the card stock; embossed with embossing folder. Fit a piece of decorated paper underneath the frame and adhered together; trimmed where needed.

On an A6 card base, attached decorative lace border die (2 pieces overlapping). The butterfly frame die cut was adhered to the base card with fun foam.

Butterfly confetti was attached with mini glue dots.

Magenta Stamp: Life is Beautiful 07.940.G

Magenta Decorated Scrapbook Paper: Peach Lilies

Memory Box Die: Hovering Butterfly Frame 99372

Spellbinders' Heartfelt Creations Die: Decorative Lace Border HCD 713

Couture Creations' Embossing Folder: Chiaro

IMAGINE Crafts' VersaFine by Tsukineko in Onyx Black

White Linen Card Stock (base card and butterfly frame die)

Curious Skin Card Stock in Black (lace die cut)

Butterflies Confetti by PaperChase

Art 'n Soul's Technique of the Week brings together stencils, embossing paste and Nuance watercolor powder. I cannot wait to try it.

Click on this link to the store's blog for the step-by-step instruction:

https://artnsoulhome.blogspot.com/2016/05/technique-of-week-new-use-for-embossing.html?showComment=1463185748036#c7378934987443962196

On the Magenta blog, Marietta van Leeuwin has made this lovely card using stamps and stencils from the latest Magenta release, as well as their Nuance powdered watercolor.

Click on this link for Marietta's posting on the Magenta blog:

http://www.magentastyle.com/2016/05/nuance-lily-lys-en-nuance.html

Check out this series of cards by Jill Foster for Penny Black stamps.

Click on this link for the details:

https://pennyblackinc.wordpress.com/2016/05/17/poppy-polaroids/

Thanks so much for stopping by today. I'm on my way to Coeur d'Alene, Idaho for my husband's mid-year meeting. It's a beautiful resort but the weather isn't going to be cooperating very much. I'll be back on Friday. so I'll see you then if not before!

#MemoryBox #Spellbinders #MagentaStyle #IMAGINECrafts #CoutureCreations #ArtnSoul #IMAGINECraftsCreativeMedium #MariettevanLeeuwen #PennyBlackStamps #JillFoster

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