Hello Stamping Friends ~
Today I would like to share with you a card using the retiring Beauty Abounds stamp set. When I saw it … I had to have it. My Mom loved butterflies so every time I see one … I think of her. This way she is always around me.
I must say … this card is much more beautiful in the hand! We used the Highland Heather Stampin’ Blends Combo for coloring our flowers and butterfly and then the Olive and Granny Apple Green for a beautiful contrast on our leaves. The secret to the leaves is to color the dark first. then go over it with the brighter Granny Apple Green.
The beautiful greeting was die cut using the Layering Circle Framelits, and popped up with Stampin’ Dimensionals … as was the butterfly. We added just a touch of the Wink of Stella (not visible on the photo) in the center of our flowers and then gently over our butterfly to give it a hint of sparkle but not overpower. We also added some Rhinestones which were colored with the Dark Highland Heather Stampin’ Blends.
The inside was stamped and colored just as the front with a touch of our Wink of Stella as well. It is amazing how the touch of Stella can transform a card. You can see from this angle that not only did we pop up the greeting and butterfly, but the entire front as well.
I had a few more of these to make (for those who missed club) … YES, I make up the samples for my Club participants as long as they have their orders and payment in before class. I wouldn’t want them to miss out on the amazing cards we do.
Anyway … I love coloring with the Stampin’ Blends; coloring in general, it is relaxing and soothing for the soul. My quiet and reflective time.
Thank you so much for stopping back today, I hope your day is filled with “A Million Little Wonderful Things”.
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