Sunday, March 29, 2015

Bisters and Rosebuds

Well, I am not sure if I will get time to stamp much or be creative this next week or so as it will be a week in which I will be cleaning and spending time with doctor appointments again. And, also the last of the carpentry will be done too this week. So I thought this Palm Sunday afternoon I would make one last card and then start putting all my creative supplies away.


The background of my card front panel was done with Blue Bisters on white glossy paper. I then stamped the rosebuds from Stampinback whose images are available at I Brake for Stamps in black Gina K. Designs dye ink. I used Copics to color in the roses. I also used the black dye ink to stamp the sentiment which is also from Stampinback.

This panel was then placed on a Spellbinder A2 Fancy Weave Frame die cut of black card stock before I mounted it onto the white base card panel.

I finished the card by adding the smallest butterfly from the set of seven found on the Cheery Lynn Designs D130 Butterfly Bundles which is a die cut and emboss set. This butterfly die was inked up with black ink before I die cut  and embossed it on  Mohagany Bisters watercolored yellow matte card stock. I then inked it again with Versamark and heat embossed it with clear embossing powder. By creasing the butterfly in the middle and adding some popping tape down the center of it I was able to create the illusion of the butterfly in motion.

Since this fits the challenge for this week at the Cheery Lynn Designs Blog challenge  I guess I will enter it in. One never knows....maybe I will be lucky!

I hope your week is fantastic! And, if I am quiet this week and perhaps the next don't be surprised as there is a lot going on these next ten or so days.

God bless,
Verna

24 comments:

  1. Wonderful background, it does look like the butterfly is in motion. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge.

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  2. Oh isn't this so pretty! I LOVE your roses, they look so perfect! Those Bisters do make for an interesting background. Barbara just showed me a video of them in action, WOW!

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  3. Love the pretty roses on your fabulous background. Hope you have a good week considering you plans. Glad you won't be under construction much longer.

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  4. Stunning background Verna and wonderful design.

    Hugs diane

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  5. Stunning background Verna and wonderful design.

    Hugs diane

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  6. Awesome background and I adore those roses!

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  7. Jaw dropping amazing...honestly!!!

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  8. Stunning card!! I am going to have to learn that background technique. I hope you and your family have a very blessed Easter.

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  9. Hmmm....I have never tried my Brushos on glossy. Now I'm intrigued - will have to give it a try. Your card is fabulous - love all your elements, especially the roses and butterfly.

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  10. I really love this, Verna. I've been working with Bisters but need more practice. You've got it nailed!

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  11. another hit, Verna - good luck with the doctors appts :)

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  12. Stunning, just stunning. I found a video on using the bisters and shared it with crafty friends. Maybe we will see more beauties like this one.

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  13. Another lovely project, Verna! Stunning bg with the bisters.
    x Asha

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  14. Your card is gorgeous and I love the background you created.

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  15. So pretty! Great background! Love your Bister colored and embossed butterfly which DOES look like it's in motion!

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  16. Magnificent. I hope you win! I love your details, the background and your butterfly. I can feel all the work you put into this. Well done Verna ♥

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  17. wow! I'm always excited to see what you do with Bisters. Do you usually use the glossy with them? I love that they will dry on it. Verna, I'm sorry you'll be visiting the doctors so much and having a procedure done, but I do pray that everything will make the rest of your Spring and Summer more enjoyable! Love this card, and your brilliant red in the rosebud is amazing! xo

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  18. wow again. love getting the mail to see what you have made this time. :) This one just pops

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  19. Verna, This card is just fabulous! Love, love the background (I bought Bisters after I saw a card you made with them!) and the pops of red and orange.

    Take care and STAY POSITIVE!

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  20. wow! I love this background Verna.. Gorgeous..

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  21. Love the texture, colors, and overall feel of your gorgeous card. Good luck and thanks for joining the Cheery Lynn Designs challenge.

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  22. WOW...I really love the mixed media feel of you card. Gorgeous background! Thanks for joining us at the Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge.

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  23. Gosh, love that sentiment. That is so me. Love the bg. You inspire me to get out the brusho's and spritz. Hugz

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