Monday, 14 July 2014

A one layer butterfly dash!

I am frantically flapping in with a last minute entry for the Butterfly Challenge, where the theme is one layer plus your butterfly.
 The stamps are from Inkylicious, as are the acetate butterflies, which I coloured with a Sakura gelly roll glaze pen. The card has been dusted in rosebud and dandelion memento ink and the stamping is in imperial purple versafine ink. I used a gelly roll stardust pen and a water brush to add some sparkle to the raindrops.
It adds a very subtle sparkle, but I managed to capture it on camera in the early morning sun.  This card was inspired by some of the gorgeous creations Deby of Inkylicious had made at summer crafting on Saturday, one of which you can see here.
I am also entering this card into the Allsorts challenge this week where the theme is 'splish, splash splosh', and with all the droplets and a couple of likes of the sentiment I think it fits the theme!
Thanks for looking and for all your lovely comments recently. I have eight more 'get-ups' as we call them at school before 5 weeks off, Yay!

18 comments:

  1. Beautifully elegant and classy Sally. Love it!
    Fliss xx

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  2. Wow, gorgeous! Love the colours and the droplets look so real! x

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  3. So beautiful Sally, beautiful colours and the rain drops look amazingly real. I love the butterflies they look like they are about to take off.

    Sue xx

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  4. This is lovely Sally. Love the sparkle you added to your raindrops. That gelly roll pen is my favourite way to add a touch of sparkle as I'm not really into 'bling'. The dainty butterflies are gorgeous too.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  5. Those raindrops are super. I love the effect they have on the card.
    Gorgeous colours and love the acetate butterflies. Thank you for fluttering by my challenge. Hugs Mrs A.

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  6. L.O.V.E. it! Sally this is just so beautiful! The colours, the stamping, just love everything about it Karen xx

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  7. I had a feeling this theme would appeal to you Sal and what a great card for it as well. And what a fabulous inspirational quote, yet another need item it seems.

    I am guessing from your post that you don't finish until next week, only three more 'get ups' here.

    Thanks for joining in at Allsorts this week.

    B x

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  8. WOW - those water droplets really look like Ryn Tanaka's ones! Can't believe Inkylicious have such a similar stamp!

    You've made a fab card with the sentiment, inks and background droplets Sally.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  9. This is gorgeous, Sally. I love those raindrops, are they from Inkylicious too? If so I must add them to my wish list, love them.
    hugs Lisax

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  10. Beautiful card, I think I NEED that raindrop stamp!

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  11. Stunning colours Sally and I love the raindrops!!
    Val x

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  12. LURVE what you have done and the little sparkles too, beautifully done as always.

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  13. Great for the theme Sally. Thanks for joining us at allsorts Tracy x

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  14. Its fabulous hunni and so love the sentiment and those water droplets too...
    hugs and xxx
    Gemma

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  15. Its me again Sally...I also just wanted you to know that ScrappyGem Designs is no longer available because i have now made into my slimming blog and its called This is my little Journey...if you still want to follow please update your blog reading list with my new link then you wont miss any updates etc, thanks hun!!
    Hugs and xxx
    Gemma

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  16. I really love these words and your pretty raindrops!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  17. Love this, great sentiment. I'm still to use my raindrop stamp never thought to use it for the Allsorts challenge - doh.
    Lynn x

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  18. Those raindrops look so wet! You really rock the realistic stamping and making things look so dimensional. I love the subtle sheen the drops have.

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Sally