Friday, November 15, 2013

SPARKS Challenge

Today, I made a card for the SPARKS Design Team call. Using this picture as inspiration.....
 ...I made this card:

To create this card, I scored and folded my cardstock to a standard A2 size. Next, I took a piece of Tim Holtz Watercolor paper and eyeballed where I wanted to stamp the sentiment. Placing the die over this spot, I ran the paper through my die cutting machine so that the sentiment could be stamped in the negative space. I then stamped the trail of butterflies across the paper and colored them with Tim Holtz Distress markers. I used a damp paintbrush to to create the water color affect. Before adding foam adhesive on the water color paper, I placed it on top of my card so I could mark where to stamp the sentiment. After I stamped it, I adhered the stamped image to the card. Here's a closer look:

 I kept the inside pretty simple, stamping and coloring a coordinating butterfly next to the sentiment.

Cardstock: Bazzill; Tim Holtz Watercolor Paper;
Stamps: Paper Smooches (Flap Happy; Birthday Sampler);
Die: Paper Smooches (Butterflies 2);
Ink: StazOn (Black); Tim Holtz Distress Markers (Spun Sugar; Picked Raspberry);


cristi wuenschel said...

awesome card! I love pink and butterflies!

S said...

Love it - I'd say you captured the inspiration perfectly.

Clare said...

So pretty! GREAT use of negative space! Such a lovely card!

Leslie Miller said...

This turned out beautifully, Linda! The concept and design are just wonderful!

Ange said...

Great inspiration photo. Love your card!!!