Monday, July 30, 2018

Sum More Fun . . .

Happy Monday All!

While 'chatting' with BFF Diane (Nellie's Nest) yesterday, we decided to each pick a challenge for a day of this week that we had open on our blogs and each join in ... just to see how different (or same) our creations would be using the same challenge theme.

Today we are playing along in the SumMore Fun Challenge Blog
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and here's a peek at their mood board for the current challenge  ...

HERE is what I came up with using the (top center) image from
the mood board as my inspiration ...

The product used on this creation is:

Inkadinkado Stamp (front)
Impression Obsession Stamp (inside)
Versafine Onyx Ink
Finger dauber

As you can see,  I used the remaining panel from my front oval cut for the inside of my card.

For the butterfly:
I created two different watercolor panels using Tim Holtz Oxide Distress Inks in various shades of blue.  One I used for my oval panel as a background for my butterfly panels and the second one for the butterfly itself.  I actually die cut the butterfly 3 times (twice from white card stock & once from the blue watercolor panel)  After gluing them together, I then laid my die onto the watercolor panel,  traced around it & fussy cut it out to create my solid background panel.  This helped to create extra movement & dimension on my butterfly.

The flowers were also cut twice.  Once from a scrap of white card stock that I colored with my yellow Spectrum Noir alcohol marker and that a second 'outline' cut for the backing.  They were both shaped using a stylus & foam mat.

Challenges to share in:
Dare2BArtzy July Challenge - Birthday
Dragonfly Dreams July Challenge - Summer
Crafty Catz Challenge #427 - ATG twist - use something yellow

This was fun and we are going to do it again on Thursday of this week using a different challenge so be sure to pop back then to see what we've come up with!  I love having crafting friends to create &  be challenged by!  I am always learning from them!!    OH!  Don't forget to stop over and see what Diane created and of course share a little love with her!

Until next time . . .
Thanks so much for stopping by...
As always . . .


Diane said...

Oh so very beautiful and a perfect take on the inspiration photo too! And wow, you even finished the inside as well and a great use of the leftover from the oval die cut!! I am glad you had some fun with this as I did too...can't wait to see what Thursday brings LOL!!

Leslie Miller said...

Ohhh, love these colors. Blue and yellow, a favorite combo. Gorgeous butterfly and composition. Absolutely love the simplicity. You and Diane are having fun and it's awesome!

Conniecrafter said...

so pretty, I do love the combo of blue and yellow and totally love the dimension you brought to it with the butterfly!!

Verna Angerhofer said...

I absolutely love this card. It is so gorgeous. And the colors are fantastic. I love the inside too.

Aunty Sue said...

Brilliant card and design thanks for sharing at crafty catz this week

Donna Phelan said...

Your posies are perfectly pretty but that layered butterfly is magnificent! WOW!