Friday, March 5, 2010

I Think of You Often

I love making long or tall cards, this one fits a business size envelope.  I started with this wonderful rich paper from Basic Grey's Origin's 6x6 pad.

Once I decided on the patterned paper I wanted to use, I stamped the butterfly from Hero Arts Antique Engravings clear set onto Becket Expressions Radiance paper.  I stamped it twice as I wanted to layer the images and bend the wings up for some dimension.  Copics used on the butterfly; YG03, Y15, Y39, E33

I die cut one of the images out using my Spellbinders Labels Small die.  I then carefully trimmed around the second image, scored along the body to bend the wings up and then glued it down on top of the first image.  Click on the image for a closer view.

I stamped this great sentiment from the Hero Arts Huge Hugs clear stamp set, again onto Beckett Expressions Radiance paper.  The rest was just assembling the card. I added some string and attached a butterfly charm and a bow and some gems.

This month we are having a friendly challenge over at the ABC Toys and Crafts blog amongst the design team members.  Julie has graciously given each of us a 20% discount code to the store, good for the entire month of March on your total purchase (applied to the regular price).  You may use this code as often as you want this month.  The Design Team member with the most sales with their discount code will receive a store credit at ABC Toys and Crafts. So if you feel the need to shop, please stop by the store and use my discount code, SH20 .

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Donnas Den said...

Hi Sandy,

This card is wonderful as are all your cards. I really appreciate the full description you give as it helps tremendously.

Bye for now,


Bonnie Brown said...

This is a beautiful card. Love butterflies. The business size is one not used often. You did a great job with everything down to the butterfly on the string.

Guylaine said...

beautiful card!

Danni said...

I adore this!! Just adore it! Fabulous job!

Maria Matter said...

Sandy this is so lovely!
Fabulous design and colors!
Enjoy the weekend!
Blessings, Maria

Robin Kirkpatrick said...

Great card, Sandy! You're such a good salesperson - I just ordered this sentiment set and a few other things using your code! Unfortunately, I forgot to order the butterfly set...oh well, maybe next time! Good luck!