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A Rainbow of Bugs!

Hi everyone, Ashley here and I'm so excited to be back on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog this week! Today, I decided I wanted some colour and decided to go for a rainbow effect, using Lawn Fawn's super cute A Bug Deal stamp set.

This card was actually pretty simple to put together! First, I stamped out all of the bugs using Lawn Fawn's Jet Black ink, and coloured them in with Copic markers. I coloured one of each bug in each of 5 rainbow colours (red, orange/yellow, green, teal and purple).

I used two shades of each colour for each bug - a light and a dark - to get some shading in the small images.

After colouring and cutting out all of the images, I arranged them on a white cardstock panel and carefully adhered them all down using foam squares. I made sure to keep them as evenly and straightly placed as possible - this would have been easier if I had drawn straight lines in pencil, but I just eyeballed it!

I stamped out two parts of the sentiment and cut them into small strips. I then adhered the strips onto the card using foam squares as well. After that, I elevated the entire panel onto foam and stuck it down onto a piece of rainbow patterned paper. I then adhered the entire thing onto a white card base.

I finished the whole thing off with a scattering of gems for a touch of added sparkle!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! All of the supplies used to make this card can be purchased at the amazing Butterfly Reflections Ink shop. If you'd like to see more of my cards, head over to my Instagram account (Ashley Young Paper). Also check out all of the amazing inspiration on the Butterfly Reflections Ink Instagram page. I look forward to being back with another card next week!


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