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Moodboard Inspiration with Peggy

Hello! My name is Peggy and this is my very first post as a design team member for Butterfly Reflections, Ink! I am so happy to be here among such talented crafters and hope to inspire you with my work! Today’s card is a thank you card inspired by this months gorgeous moodboard featuring rose gold, powder pink, icy mint and deep space blue.

I started by cutting a side folding slimline card base from white 300 gsm paper measuring 7 x 8.5 inch, scored at 3.5 inch using my EK success mini scoring board. From rose gold mirror board I cut a panel measuring 3.5 x 8.5 inch and a panel of white 300 gsm cardstock to do some ink blending measuring 3 x 8 inch.

Next I taped my panel to my Tim Holtz glass media mat (travel size). I used three colors of distress oxide pads, starting at the bottom with dried marigold, then spun sugar and tattered rose. I used my Lawn Fawn Cloudy Stencil and some chipped sapphire distress oxide ink to overlay a cloud pattern. Lastly, I used distress oxide black soot to darken the edges of the panel, to give it a nightly feel. I blend everything using my Tim Holtz mini ink blending tools.

Next I splattered my panel lightly with both white and rose gold watercolor paint with a broad paint brush. I cut a little ground piece from Lawn Fawn Paper Bag cardstock and die cut the top using Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Borders. Behind that I wanted to place a piece of grass, so I cut that from Lawn Fawn Sage Leaf cardstock and die cut the top with Lawn Fawn Simple Grassy Hillside Borders. I glued the grass and ground to my card panel and adhered the complete panel to the rose gold base using tape runner.

I used the super cute A Bug Deal stamp set from Lawn Fawn and stamped my images using alcohol marker friendly Lawn Fawn Jet Black Ink (My absolute favorite!). I colored using Copic markers and die cut the images using the coordinating A bug deal Lawn Cuts. I glue all the images to the card using Ranger Glossy Accents. I don’t know if I am the only one to use this product more as a glue than a finish, but I have tried many adhesives and this is my favorite because it dries very fast and is very sturdy.

To finish the card I cut the word Thanks using Lawn Fawn' s super versatile Oliver’s stitched abc from the rose gold mirror board as well as from Lawn Fawn Blue Jay cardstock. I adhered the rose gold to the blue jay and then to my card. To finish the card I used Nuvo Crystal Dimensional Glaze for some dimension and added highlights using a white gelly roll pen.

I hope you like my card and that you will join our monthly moodboard challenge on Instagram for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate to by posting your original card using the hashtag #brimoodboard and tag @brimoodboardchallenge. A winner will be randomly selected from the entries! Thanks for playing along and I will be back with another project next week!

Long distance hugs,


(Come say hi @peggyemmerink on Instagram)


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