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15 June, 2015

Gorgeously Grungy Butterfly

Hi everyone,

Thanks for stopping by and for all your wonderful comments. I'm honored to have you here and I truly appreciate each of you more than you know!

The card I'm sharing with you today has been created using a new to me technique that is so easy and has me wondering why I've waited until now to try it? The technique of which I speak is inlaying a die cut.

I've used some of my favorite things to create the card... Gorgeous Grunge and Trust God stamp sets from Stampin' Up!, Butterfly Thinlits and a few favorite inks, Soft Sky, Pool Party and Lost Lagoon. Because I wanted to add some dimension to the card, I've backed the inlay with vellum, and to finish the design I've scattered some gold sequins...


Card: Whisper White and Vellum
Inks: Soft Sky, Pool Party, Lost Lagoon
Stamp sets: Gorgeous Grunge and Trust God
Tools and embellishments: Butterfly Thinlits, Decorative Label punch, Gold Sequins (from trim)
Adhesives: Stampin' Dimensionals and Tombow

Challenges...
#32 Butterflies and S is for Sequins at Butterfly Challenge
June Bug at Die Cut Divas
#150 In the garden at Brown Sugar
AG w/ twist of bling at Fan-Tastic Tuesdays
#181 AAG at Pixie's Snippets Playground

I'll be back on Wednesday with another creation, so I hope you'll join me then.

Hugs,
Em

20 comments:

  1. Oh this is really lovely Em! Such a pretty card and the inlaid butterfly is beautiful - I need to try this one out!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  2. Beautiful card and love the butterfly! TFS and have a wonderful week.

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  3. Beautiful butterfly and love the background
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  4. This is stunning, really gorgeous.
    Claire
    xx

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  5. Lovely card. Beautiful inlaying.

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  6. Beautiful finish with the vellum behind the inlaid Butterfly. Love the soft colours. I'm the sme as Di must give this technique a go too. Thankyou for fluttering by #32. Hugs Mrs A.

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  7. Fab card, love the butterfly....
    Hugs Donna xx

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  8. Hi Em this is a gorgeous card I love the butterfly. Hugs Jackie

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  9. Lovely card. Such a pretty butterfly inlay.
    Enjoy your day.
    ♥ Lena
    Lena’s Creations

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  10. I love everything about this card, the white on white, the diecut window, everything, in fact I may have to CAS it. Thanks for joining the Diecut Divas june bug challenge. Cathie DT

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    1. Cathie, I'd be honored if you'd CASE it. Please give design credit and let me know when you post it and I'll stop by and take a look. Thank you! xxx

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  11. Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Fan-tastic Tuesday challenge 89 - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

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  12. Very pretty card, Em. I like the inlaid technique too!

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  13. Beautiful card Em. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  14. Pretty card, Thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar this week for our "In the Garden" challenge

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  15. LOVELY card . . .you're not the only one that hasn't tried the technique out Em . . . I've yet to give it a go. It's very effective on your wonderfully grunged up card.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  16. Lovely inlaid card, and the vellum makes a lovely background xxx

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I love to read your comments. Thanks for taking time to leave them!

Em xxx