Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Butterfly drama

  • Bold Black and White Butterfly
  • Register now for Hello Lovely Project Life class

Black Butterfly drama

I did a very quick card  today.  It looks striking in real life, but the black on black doesn't photograph very well. think it looks very striking.  I've always loved black and white cards.  They can be very simple yet they can be quite elegant.   

The basecard is Thick Whisper White, then a layer of Basic Black, and finally a layer of Whisper White.  The black banner is 2 inches wide and the tag bottom is hand cut.  Tip.  In the center of the bottom cut up about 1/2".  Then cut from the left site to the top of the center cut and then cut from the right edge to the top of the center cut.  Sometimes its just faster to do banners by hand than to search for the punch or  dies.    

The butterfly is cut with the Butterfly Thinlits.  You will want to use your Precision Base Plate with your Big Shot to ensure the butterfly cuts cleanly.  Then use the Die brush and the foam pad to remove all of the small pieces cleanly and quickly. 

The square the butterfly sits on is the largest square from the Stitched Shapes Framelits.  The butterfly is popped up on Dimensionals cut from the edge of the Dimensional sheet.  


Rhinestone Basic Jewels accent the body of the butterfly.  The sentiment is from the Colorful Seasons stamp set, available from the new 2017-2018 Annual Catalog which will be released June 1. 


Stamp: Colorful Seasons (sentiment)
Ink:  Basic Black, 
Paper:  Thick Whisper White, Whisper White, Basic Black  
Accessories:   Stitched Shapes Thinlit Dies, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Standard Cutting Pads, Precision Base Plate, Big Shot Platform, Big Shot Die Cutting Machine, Stampin' Scrub, Stampin' Mist, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Dimensionals

Hello Lovely Project Life Classes now open

Register now for this special Hello Lovely Project Life card and frameable 12 X 12 art page class.  The class will be held on May 21 and will repeat again on May 28 to accommodate busy schedules this time of the year.

You'll be able to change the sentiments on many of these cards to make them into cards you'll use for upcoming occasions.    

:We'll make 8 cards and a 12 X 12 art piece
Cards made with Hello Lovely Project Life collection

We'll make 8 different cards using the Hello Lovely Project Life card collection and coordinating items from the Hello Lovely Project Life Accessory pack.   The main Hello Lovely collection includes over 100 cards in a variety of 3 X 4,  4 X 4 and 4 X 6 sizes.  The accessory pack includes a stamp set, smaller cards with additional sentiments or for journalling, wood die cuts, paper die cuts, acetate overlays, enamel stickers, washi tape, sequins and alphabet letters.  

We'll use more cards form this Project Life kit to make a frameable 12 X 12 art page pictured below.  

:We'll make 8 cards and a 12 X 12 art piece with Hello Lovely Project Life Collection
12 X 12" Hello Lovely Project Life Frameable Page

You'll have plenty of cards and accessories to take home and make additional cards or scrapbook pages after making all these projects during our class.

Many of you have indicated very busy schedules this coming month.  To accommodate schedules, this class will be held twice.  You can attend on Sunday, May 21 or Sunday May 28.  Register here.

To see close ups of these cards, they are posted in Hello Lovely Project Life cards and art page classes photo album on my Meetup Site.   

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