Thursday, July 1, 2010

Glittered Wings

Did I tell you I have a passion for butterflies?  Lindsay's Stamp Stuff has this beautiful set called Winged Things.   There are so many beautiful butterflies in this set to choose from.   I have been wanting to try this new background technique and I decided this would be perfect with my butterfly taking center stage.   I used some old Mac Tac adhesive backed paper that I salvaged a few years back.  I peeled off the backing to expose the sticky side and stuck my piece of lace to it.  Then I poured on the extra fine glitter and spread it around, I removed the lace and shook off the excess glitter.  I added a piece of clear polyester on top to seal it in.  I printed the butterfly onto the teal vellum, traced it with Diamond Stickles and when it was dry cut it out. You can do this same technique with a piece of packaging tape, (eliminating the need for polyester) but my card is a 5 x 7 so the tape was not an option for me.  I hope you enjoyed this,thanks for looking.  ~Diane
Be sure to stop by Lindsay's blog today to pick up your weekly freebie, and don't forget to check out the talented LSS Design Team for more fantastic ideas using stamps from Lindsay's Stamp Stuff!  We are also welcoming a new designer this week, Tracy whose work is awesome, be sure to say hello and welcome her.
Lindsay Weirich (Owner & Stamp Designer)
Cheryl Gorka (DT Coordinator)
Cindi Hooks
Diane Bove
Jennifer Bliss
Karin Martin
Leanne Garner
Lisa Jurecek
Margie Visnick
Melissa Craig
Micki Harper
Rebekah Doak
Rhonda Walker
Shannon Neparko
Tamara Bennett
Tracy Vinson
I am submitting this card to the following challenges:
Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge -  Monochromatic and Wings
Oh, Alice - Twinkle Twinkle
The Character Cafe - Anything goes with Digital
Cooking it up with Katie - Add some Sparkle to a Cut Out
Craftalicious Challenges - Monotone
Incy Wincy Designs - Things with Wings
Pile it on - Do something over the top with your paper
Scrap it with a Song - I can see clearly now (clear polyester)

Winged Things digital stamp
MacTac adhesive paper
teal vellum
ivory card stock
clear polyester
lace remnant for glitter pattern
lace trim
Diamond Stickles


  1. Oh Diane this is just beautiful! I love it!! Thanks for sharing how to do this I will have to give it a try!

  2. Lovely card! So sparkly and delicate and a great color!
    Thanks for Cooking It Up With Katie :)

  3. WOW, G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S, Diane!!!

  4. This is really lovely and that butterfly looks so delicate! Tracy--DT Sista

  5. fabulous card!! oh my. so pretty , I just love it

  6. Diane, sensational butterfly, oh those colors. Hugs

  7. Love the butterfly.... love the colors.

  8. The background is stunning! Thanks for sharing how you created it!

  9. What a gorgeous card, Diane - love how you made your background - what a clever little trick! The butterfly is beautiful! I'm a fan of butterflies too - just love them! The sentiment is perfect and the lace makes it so elegant! Gorgeous! :)

  10. What a great techique! Your card is beautiful.

  11. beautiful card and I love the glitter!

  12. Very pretty! I love the colors you chose!

  13. Awww that is such a lovely card. Thanks for joining in with our challenge at Incy Wincy Designs this week xx Clare (DT) x

  14. the new vellum and lace is so Victorian looking!

  15. your not on my list to comment but thought I would wish you goodluck with the abc challenge this week and hope you join us next time too!!

    hugs Clare x

  16. Gorgeous card hun i love butterflies too. Thanks for joining us are Craftalicious for this weeks challenge. luv gina xx

  17. WOW! Wonderful card. Love the colors.

  18. Diane this is stunning! Oh my goodness your details are fabulous!!

  19. Oooo! Awesome technique and messy! I'd have glitter all over me if I tried this, but it is so worth it! Love that lace ribbon, too!

  20. Oh wow, Diane, it's beautiful. I love your color choice for the butterfly. Just beatiful.....

  21. This is stunning Diane!! I just love your technique on the background. How creative and elegant!! Way to show off those gorgeous butterflies!

  22. Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy.

  23. This is soo pretty! Thanks for sharing a great technique! :)

  24. Very pretty! Love the colors! Thanks for playing along with PIO!

  25. original take on the song, and so clever.
    thank you singing along with us at Scrap it with a Song this week

  26. beautiful card. and great play on the challenge. thanks for playing along with us at scrap it with a song.

  27. What a beautiful card!
    Thanks so much for Cooking it up with Katie this time!

  28. Clever take on the challenge! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrap It With a Song this week :-)

  29. Pretty card Diane! Love the shimmery butterfly wings :)

  30. I love the effect of the butterfly stamped on the vellum!


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