Sunday, June 24, 2018

Violet and Gold Butterfly Card


Hi, Friends....

I am here with a pretty card featuring gleaming gold heat embossing. I LOVE both kinds of embossing and use them each a lot.....even both together sometimes! I still remember the thrill of seeing the powder magically melt into a gorgeous embossed design for the first time. I was hooked and am still enchanted.

On this card, I heat embossed the butterflies onto vellum so they would blend better with the fabulous patterned paper scrap that has gold foiling. It reminds me of an elegant cloisonne vase. I lifted the wings a little for dimension and made this into a tall format card to give the butterflies some room to fly around.


Products used include:
Rubber Stampede - Victorian Butterflies stamp set (this is an ancient foam-mount set, but still one of my favorites for fabulous butterfly images)
Versamark ink
Ranger - Embossing Powder in super-fine gold
Core'dinations vellum
M&C Boutique - Large Circle Frame die set
Dare 2B Artzy - Prayers 4 You stamp set
Versafine ink in Imperial Purple
Doodlebug - Mini Doilies
Prima flowers
Quick Quotes - Gold Brads
May Arts - Vine Ribbon

Hope you liked this richly colored card. I really love how it turned out. Have a great week!!!

<3
Janis


Thank you for the honor of entering this card in the following challenges:
1. Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #374 - Embossing, Heat or Dry
2. Power Poppy June Challenge - Let's Go Round and Round
3. Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Bright and Cheerful
4. CARDZ-TV Anything Goes Challenge #53
5. Die-Cut Divas June Challenge - Animals or Pets
6. Three Amigos Challenge #15 - Use Machine Die Cutting
7. Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper June Challenge

8. Word Art Wednesday Weeks #340-341 - Anything Goes
9. As You Like It Challenge - Fave Type of Embossing and Why

10. TCP Tuesday Challenge #347 - Outdoors
11. HeARTful Stamping Challenge (Jun 24 – Jul 1) - Anything Goes + a Stamp 

12. Butterfly Challenge #102 - Letter V (I used Butterflies + Violet + Vine Leaves)


13. Double D Challenge - Butterflies
 


13 comments:

  1. Gorgeous and love that tiny sweet doily! Love that you came back to play again at Three Amigos!

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  2. Beautifully created, I too love the 'magic' of heat embossing!! Thank you for joining our challenge at Double D!
    Diane DD DT {Nellies Nest}

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  3. Oooh Janis, this is gorgeous! Love the gold with these colours, there is something very elegant about heat embossed vellum. Love it!

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  4. That's gorgeous. I'd love to see a gold butterfly in my garden! :)

    Thank you for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week!
    Evelyn
    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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  5. Very pretty. I like the embossed butterflies on vellum.

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  6. So beautiful! Definitely has a cloisonne look to it, and love the tall card. It was when someone showed me heat embossing that I got hooked on stamping. The rest is history! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Double D!

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  7. So Pretty! Your butterfly looks lovely! Thanks for joining us over at Die Cuttin' Divas this week! Have a Great Day!

    Theresa (DCD DT)

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  8. I have feasted my eyes on this several times now and I'm still in raptures over it. Your colours are gorgeous and I love the design which is indeed just like the vases. Thankyou for coming and spinning the butterfly wheel with me . Hugs Mrs A.

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  9. So very pretty! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Butterflies’ challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop in for a visit!

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  10. Gorgeous colors and that embossing is perfect! Thanks for joining us at As You Like It Challenge!

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  11. Love your golden butterfly card, really looks like its flying in a garden of flowers.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    luv
    Debby

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  12. What a pretty card, I love all that gold. Great take on the Mood Board, thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Double D Butterfly Challenge. Hope we see you back again soon!!
    Judy~ DD DT
    {Judy's Happy Place} Stop by and see me!!!!

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THANK YOU so much for taking the time to leave a comment. Your kind words encourage me so very much!!!

Have a lovely day!
<3
Janis