Welcome to another edition of the Stamp Review Crew blog hop where everyone will be featuring projects made with the same stamp set. This time around we are showcasing, Butterfly Basics, a real favorite!
I am first in the line up so if you just landed here, you are good to go. If you arrived here from the talented Ann Schach's blog, then you are right on track as well. I love how Ann always adds pearls to her cards!
Here are all of the images included in this set, just to give you an idea of what we are working with.
My thought process while making both of my cards was to just use the Butterfly Basics stamp set and not include the coordinating Butterfly thinlits even though I LOVE those thinlits! I want to show you that this set can really stand on its own.
I added a touch of Crushed Curry to the stamens. Is that the proper flower lingo?? Not sure!
Here is a close up.
I "channeled" Ann and even added some pearls of my own!
I happen to love birch trees so of course I fell in love with the realistic birch bark paper in the Adventure Bound paper stack. I decided to use a piece of this paper to see if I could color it with markers since it feels like it has a coating on it. It worked!
Again, I stamped with Black Stazon ink and used 3 shades of yellow markers to color the flowers. The leaves were done with Pear Pizzazz and Old Olive markers.
Once I got my flowers and leaves colored, I stamped the ferns and added my sentiment by sewing it to the top. I gave myself creative license to leave the threads intact and hanging off the card :) I also roughed up the edges of the paper to give it that curling birch bark look.
Here is a close up if you'd like to see it a little bit better.
All of the supplies for my cards are Stampin' Up! and can be found in my Online Store.
Stamps: Butterfly Basics
Paper: Adventure Bound paper stack
Card Stock (card #1): Whisper White, Pink Pirouette
Card Stock (card #2): Whisper White, Basic Black, Smoky Slate
Ink (card #1): Black Stazon, Pink Pirouette, Rose Red, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, Sahara Sand, Crushed Curry
Ink (card #2): Black Stazon, So Saffron, Crushed Curry, Hello Honey, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, Sahara Sand
Other: Pearls, Aquapainter
Well, that's it for me! Now it is time to move onto the next stop - another very talented stamper, Mike Funke. Enjoy!