Blue, brown and a butterfly

Today I am sharing another make that I have made for this week’s Sunday Stampers challenge which is to use brown and blue.

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I’ve used a piece of chipboard that was packaging from something or other, obviously not ordered by me!!! I gave it a coat of bronze paint (that’s a shade of brown right?) and once dry, applied some clear texture paste. I allowed the paste to dry for awhile and then pressed a stamp into it. The stamp is a background stamp made up of lots of little coils/spirals. You will be seeing a lot more of this – it’s fab! Once the paste was dry I gave it another coat of bronze paint and then sponged on some Walnut Stain distress ink to deepen the colour and highlight the spirals.

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You will recognise the butterfly as one of my regular Hero Arts stamps – this time I coloured it blue with Promarkers.

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The sentiment was printed off on my computer using one of my recently downloaded typewriter fonts from Da Font. I printed in dark brown rather than black. The card has been inked with Antique Linen, Frayed Burlap and Walnut Stain.

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The flowers are actually sweetheart blossoms that I have separated out and then coloured with a Promarker. I’d intended to stick them back together but decided I liked them the way they had ended up. The centres are some blobs of Cosmic Shimmer glue in vanilla.

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This is for everyone at Amy and Friends – and in particular for sweet little Knox who I think of every time I see a butterfly. 🙂

In loving memory of Knox Haddon Clay July 14, 2010 – February 1, 2014

His life was short but his impact was huge.

Thanks for buzzing by.


Comments

Blue, brown and a butterfly — 8 Comments

  1. Beautiful … that background looks like big blousy roses… Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper x
    BTW… deffo bacon butties for protein lol

  2. Gorgeous card, love the brown and blue and yes, every time I see butterflies I think of Knox, what an impact his short life has had thanks to the love of his sister and family. ~Diane

  3. I cannot help thinking that you probably had a great time getting messy creating the brown background. But then the pretty blue flowers are a real contrast, very clean and neat, with the pure white centre.

    Great make.

    Dionne xx

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