Jun 16, 2015

Butterfly Beauty

Welcome back to the Dies R Us Inspiration Blog!
Darlene here with you today to share a card using die cuts from the Dies R Us Store.
I was inspired today by the butterflies I've seen flying around my flowers already this year.  They love the petunia's I have planted in the flower boxes on my deck.  Plus,  I planted a couple butterfly bushes this year in hopes of attracting more ... cross your fingers!


If you like butterflies like I do, you will find a variety of butterfly die cuts available by a variety of companies in the DRU store.  The butterfly die I chose today is Elizabeth Craft Designs - Butterfly Overlay 1 and Elizabeth Craft Designs - Butterfly Silhouette

I wanted to 'frame' my butterfly but yet not cover up my pretty 'the Paper Studio' design paper in the background.  So by using '3 of the 6' parts to the Impression Obsession 'Rectangle 6 in 1 Frame' die, I was able to do just that!!

I die cut the entire frame from the lighter shade of blue card stock ... as well as the 'silhouette' die of the butterfly.  Then sponged the center frame and edges of my butterfly silhouette with 'Tim Holtz Picked Raspberry' distress ink.  That modified the color to more of a purple shade.


I also had the center medallion from the Spellbinder Card Creator '5x7 Heirloom Legacy' die sitting on my worktable so I decided to mount my pretty butterfly on it before centering it on my card in the frame work.  I really like how it looks and hope you do too! 

Well, that's it for me today!

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Sherri will have a fabulous creation to share tomorrow (I peeked!  lol) and I'll be back again on Tuesday of next week!  
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2 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, bright, cheerful and so delicate all in one...you just have to love those butterflies...so very pretty!!

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  2. Beautiful card, bright, cheerful and so delicate all in one...you just have to love those butterflies...so very pretty!!

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