On one of our recent walks, we saw some Orange-tip butterflies.
I wasn’t quick enough to grab a picture of them. But, with their distinctive look, I chose to make a project using them as inspiration.
If you haven’t already done so, check out my recent Top Tips, Tricks and Techniques video where I talk about taking inspiration from the world around you.
This project combines quite a lot of products. New in the Annual Catalogue, the Butterfly Brilliance Stamp Set and Dies and Quiet Meadow Stamp Set. Plus, from the January-June Mini Catalogue, the Vine Design Bundle, Twine Combo Pack and Double Oval Punch.
I’ll miss the Vine Design Stamp Set and Die Bundle when it retires at the end of June. If you want to get your hands on this Bundle, make sure you grab it while you can as items are only available while stocks last.
For my colour combination, I chose Pear Pizzazz and So Saffron. The orange tips are coloured using Watercolor Pencils and a Blender Pen.
After stamping in Basic Gray and cutting and colouring the butterfly, I turned my attention to the background.
As you know, I love ‘splat’ stamp images, and the new Quiet Meadow Stamp Set was just perfect for this project.
Also, as I was using more rounded shapes, I used the Detailed Trio Punch to round the corners too.
A sentiment from the Vine Design Stamp Set is raised over a length of twine from the Snail Mail Twine Combo Pack.
The butterfly then sits on a die cut that I have coloured using Sponge Daubers.
Finally a few Gold Metallic Pearls are popped around the card.
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