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Thinking of You Butterflies


Hey everyone, it’s Julianne here and I’m super excited to share these two cards featuring some Pretty Pink Posh products. Not only do I love these cards but I love that I actually got a good picture of them, the past 2 weeks have been storming non stop which makes it incredibly hard to take picture of my cards outside. Does anyone else struggle with that? Any suggestions, I’d love to hear them. Well back to the cards, they both feature the Beautiful Butterflies by Pretty Pink Posh.
I started out by stamping all of the butterfly images, I knew I wanted to clear heat emboss them so with my anti static powder bag I put the powder all over my paper than stamped them with VersaFine Black ink before adding some clear embossing powder. I really love adding this small step to my cards, it just adds something special to the images. I knew I wanted to do some distress oxide blended backgrounds so once I had picked my colors I decided to color in the butterflies with copic markers to match the backgrounds.

Once all the coloring was done, I die cut all of the butterflies out with the coordinating dies and then started working on my backgrounds. I used the following Distress Oxide Inns for my ink blended backgrounds: Old Paper, Evergreen Bough, Black Soot, Scattered Straw, Worn Lipstick and Festive Berries.

Once I had both backgrounds done I splattered both white and black paint to give some extra dimension. I cut out the Thinking of You script die from Pretty Pink Posh three times for each card and adhered them with liquid glue.
I arranged four of the five butterflies that you get in the stamp set on the card and decided I wanted to add the sentiment from the stamp set  on the inside of the card as well. 
With two of the butterfly stamps I stamped the inside of the card as well with the Evergreen Bough and the Worm Lipstick to match the outside. Finishing off each card I add some gold and silver sequins. Thank you all so much for stopping by to check out my cards, I truly appreciate it. Make sure to check out all the great inspiration from the rest of the design team. I can't wait to see what you all create, Happy Crafting.



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