Smooshed Rainbow Butterfly

Today I have an exciting announcement to make! I’m one of the newest mixed media card artists at The Mixed Media Card Challenge.  I’ll be joining the mixed media card challenge design team beginning in July. To celebrate the announcement today I made a bunch of butterfly cards today. I had a lot of fun making all sorts of different ones!

Here’s one:

IMG_6468edited  I used a free/prize digi stamp from Stamplorations which I printed on watercolor paper. I colored my stamp press with  gelatos, added water and then pressed the ink onto the image. Then I added some Glossy Accents for dimension. I’m going to play this at FUSION’s {Bright Butterfly} and AEI♥U Challenge #25 – Rainbow!

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The sentiment is from Avery Elle’s Noel Stamp set.

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Melissa

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Peace, Love & Joy Rainbow Butterfly Stencil

Today I have an exciting announcement to make! I’m one of the newest mixed media card artists at The Mixed Media Card Challenge.  I’ll be joining the mixed media card challenge design team beginning in July. To celebrate the announcement today I made a bunch of butterfly cards today. I had a lot of fun making all sorts of different ones!

Here is a Freestyle Collage version:

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 For this card I used a Shower of Flutters – ARTplorations Stencil along with the corresponding stamp from Stamplorations. First, I sponged on a rainbow using Stampin’ Up inks. I love rainbows! What way did you memorize the 7 colors of the rainbow? Did you use an acronym like Roy G. Biv? Or maybe a mnemonic like Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain? Rainbows are beautiful and remind me of God’s mercy, kindness and grace. I have to force myself NOT to color every card with the 7 colors of the rainbow.

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Next I stamped with VersaMark. I used the back side of the Stamplorations butterfly stamps and then heat embossed in silver.  Then I spritzed on some Smooch Spritz. I’m going to play this at The Card Concept #37-The Butterfly Effect, SSS’s Monday Challenge: Stamp + Mist and AEI♥U Challenge #25 – Rainbow!  The sentiment is from Avery Elle’s Noel Stamp set.

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Melissa

P.S. Peace, Love and Joy, these words make me think of how much my family and I enjoy TobyMac’s music. Here’s a fun video for you to enjoy. I hope it makes you smile.

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Rainbow Butterfly – LOVE

Today I have an exciting announcement to make! I’m one of the newest mixed media card artists at The Mixed Media Card Challenge.  I’ll be joining the mixed media card challenge design team beginning in July. To celebrate the announcement today I made a bunch of butterfly cards today. I had a lot of fun making all sorts of different ones!

Here is a Clean & Graphic one:

IMG_6479edited I used a free/prize digi stamp from Stamplorations which I printed on SU! vellum. In the photo below the image is printed on watercolor paper. I’m going to play this at The Card Concept #37-The Butterfly Effect and AEI♥U Challenge #25 – Rainbow!

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IMG_6480edited I colored on the front side of the vellum with my SU! markers. The sentiment is from Avery Elle’s Noel Stamp set.

I also made a slightly different, more colorful version of this card where I colored on the front side of the vellum.

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Melissa

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Green Flip-Flops

Hi! Today I have another fun flip-flop card to share with you! 🙂

IMG_6341editedI have been having fun making a few different flip-flop cards this week. You can see the others here and here.

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  I used a tinted homemade embossing paste/texture paste mixture to make the sand.

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I used a free digi stamp from Little Tangles.

I’m going to play this over at SSS’s Monday Challenge: Don’t cut, just paste!

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     I’m also playing this second card over at Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge – Flip Flops.

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Melissa

Red Flip-Flops

Today I have another fun flip-flop card to share with you.

IMG_6330editedI have been having fun making a few different flip-flop cards this week. You can see the others here and here.

I used some of my soap bubble background paper for the top 2 panels of this card. Click on the photo below for more information about how I made the papers.

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  I used a tinted homemade embossing paste/texture paste mixture to make the sand.  IMG_6328edited I’m playing this over at CAS(E) this Sketch! #128.

I used a free digi stamp from Little Tangles.

I’m going to play this over at SSS’s Monday Challenge: Don’t cut, just paste!

Simon Monday Challenge Blog

     I’m also playing this card over at Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge – Flip Flops.


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Thanks for stopping by!
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Melissa