Serving up the butterflies

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This is the inspiration picture for the new challenge over at Papercraft  Star this week.

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This reminds me so much of a little restaurant that we went to during our holiday in Valencia earlier this year. They had a tiny space outside with room for just one table and Mr Beez and I were lucky enough to sit there for our meal. However, as we were eating tapas that evening it was quite a balancing act to fit all the dishes, and a jug of Sangria, on to it. Anyway, here’s my take on the photo’

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You will see I’ve based my design on the windows and picked out the lovely rich red, greens and gold for my colour palette. I made three matching panels of cream card and then reassembled them again, temporarily, using a glue stick. Once joined, I stamped them in green, using a flowery branch stamp, then layered them on to deep red cardstock. I used glue gel to adhere them to the base of red and gold.

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I’ve used a strip of coordinating ribbon across the bottom and made a little arrangement of crimson and ivory roses with some branchy fronds.

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The butterflies were punched from matching card and I’ve added pearls to their bodies.  The centre butterfly is made from a layer of cream card sandwiched between two red layers.

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The finishing touch was to add some creamy pearls.

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Thanks for buzzing by.


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    • Thank you. It was fabulous and I got to have a cuddle with Knox who is so, so cute. I will email you with all the details! I mentioned you too. xx

  1. This is so PRETTY and looks just like a warm memory! LOVE the glitter with the panels and the butterflies! Pretty florals with the ribbon, too! THX for playing with us at Papercraft Star!

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