Thursday, April 28, 2016

Sharing My OnStage2016 Swap Cards (Part Four & Final)

#stampinup   #onstage2016   What's that saying about saving the best for last? Well, I saved the best card I received in the black and white plus one color swap for last. It's amazing! We usually don't get such intricate cards in swaps because we have to make so dang many of them. I really appreciate the artistry of this card--and the time it must have taken to create 21 of them! (Unfortunately, I don't have the card with me so I can't give full credit to the awesome artist. If this is your card, let me know and I'll update my blog post.)

The artist used the Butterflies Thinlits to create the butterfly on the top of this card, using Tangerine Tango and Basic Black Card Stock. She unraveled one of the twisted twines from the Baker's Twine Combo Pack (retiring) to get two Basic Black pieces to make the antennae.

The lower part of the card was made by inking the raised side of the Fluttering Embossing Folder with Tangerine Tango ink and running it through the Big Shot with some Whisper White Card Stock. The body of the butterflies are hand-drawn with a Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker.

The artist adhered a Whisper White upper panel and the embossed panel to a Basic Black mat and tied on a length of Basic Black Stitched Satin Ribbon (retiring) before adhering everything to a Tangerine Tango mat and then onto a Basic Black card base. Lots of layering here!! But wait until you see the inside of the card!!

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Look at this amazing pop-up on the inside of the card! The artist used a 4-1/8" by 5-3/8" piece of Whisper White Card stock, scored in the middle to make the "platforms" for the popped-up butterflies. She stamped the swirl from the "Everything Eleanor" (retiring) set in Tangerine Tango on both sides of the card and a sentiment from the "Birthday Blooms" stamp set in Basic Black Archival Ink.

She used the Butterfly Thinlits again to make the large and small butterfly from Tangerine Tango and Basic Black card stock. Isn't this card awesome!!

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