Friday, August 10, 2018

Happy Birthday Butterfly Tag

Hello, friends!  I'm here today to share a clean and simple card I made for several challenges:

1) Addicted to Stamps and More! Challenge #304: CAS -- I kept my card clean and simple by maintaining lots of white space and minimal embellishments. My favorite type of card!



2) CAS on Friday: Challenge #139 - Butterflies -- I let my die cut butterfly take center stage on this clean and simple card!


3) Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Distress It -- I used Tim Holtz distress ink for the blue background of my butterfly.  (I'll also be linking this to the Simon Says Stamp Flickr Challenge #103 where the theme this week is birthdays!)


I started my card by die cutting a stitched tag and embossing it with a birthday embossing folder.  Next, I die cut the solid butterfly shape, then added blue distress ink to the main card base behind the opening. Then I attached the tag to the card base and insterted the detailed butterfly die cut on top, finishing it off with a matching enamle dot.  I did not stamp a sentiment on the outside because the dry embossed tag is clearly for a birthday!


Supplies Used:
Dies: MFT (Pierced Traditional Tag STAX), Simon Says Stamp (Leanna, Chrissy)
Inks: Tim Holtz distress ink (Tumbled Glass)
Other: embossing folder (Lifestyle Crafts "Happy Birthday"), enamel dots

Thank you for stopping by, I do appreciate your visits!
Take care,
Judy

6 comments:

  1. This butterfly looks beautiful and really pops against the blue. Very clean and simple but sure makes an impact.

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  2. Your card is so beautiful! Love the butterfly! Perfect use of distress inks too! Thank you so much for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge! /Karin

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  3. This is beautifully CAS Judy! I like the pop of color from the delicate butterfly!

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  4. Your turquoise butterfly really POPS against the white! Pretty card!

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  5. This is a gorgeous CAS card with beautiful details, Judy, my fav type of card too! Thanks for sharing it with us at Addicted to Stamps and More as its always a pleasure to see your wonderful cards. Hugs, Gwendolyn

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Thanks for taking the time to comment...I do appreciate it!
Judy