I made this card for a challenge on Flickr. I needed some inspiration and came across a tweet that looked interesting. I love what I came up with for the challenge which is to use kraft with Lawn Fawn and/or Simon Says Stamp products.
I started with Tim Holtz/Coredinations kraft core cardstock. I dry embossed it with a Spellbinders M Bossibilties folder and filed out the raised design with a nail file. I also roughed up the edges of the cardstock. I stamped a square by Simon Says Stamp onto kraft cardstock with SU Bermuda Bay ink and die cut it out with a Spellbinders scallop square die. Then I punched the hole out of the center with a Creative Memories square punch. I die cut GCD Studios patterned paper with a Spellbinders die to place behind the the smaller square and bring in some of the redish color. I received a prize from Simon Says Stamp a while back that had some Basic Grey paper and embellishments. In there I found this sentiment which was perfect for the them of my card. I adhered the die cuts to card front and wrapped some Lawn Fawn twine around to a bow on the left side.
After all that I stamped and die cut the Lawn Fawn butterfly with Hero Arts ink. I colored the image in with distress ink and a paint brush. The edges needed some color so I brushed them with Antique Linen distress ink as well as some Peacock Feathers. I finished the butterfly with some clear Wink of Stella to make it shimmer.
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