Wednesday, May 4, 2016

THREE OF A KIND--Split Card Front

It's butterfly season again (soon!)  Have you seen any yet in your yard?
At least we can enjoy them on cards.

These three started with the one on the top left.  I started with dry embossing on the front, then cut the diagonal.  The trick here is to trim the 1/2" off the  bottom instead of the angle (much easier.)

Next, I stamped the message, cut it into two pieces and mounted them with tape as shown.  The dsp panel was then mounted on the back of the top flap and the smaller piece was mounted on the bottom of the dsp, leaving the 1/2" gap.  Finally, the butterfly was die cut from the same dsp and attached with glue dots.

On the second card, I started out with sponging on a triangle stencil using blue and green dye inks.  The greeting was stamped on a scrap of the dsp underlay with the butterfly attached last.

Finally, the third card was done by mounting the dsp on top of the cardfront, using a scrap of cardstock in a matching color for the butterfly.  The greeting was stamped on a scrap of dsp with a small metallic butterfly.

The dsp for all three cards were from the Lil Inkers pack of Tribal Chic patterns.


MaryV said...

These cards are gorgeous, Doris! Love the colours and the beautiful butterflies. Thank you for leaving me a comment using Portuguese! I feel very touched by your effort!

LeAnne said...

These are lovely! Very pretty colors and the butterfly is wonderful!

Bonnie said...

Pretty butterfly cards, Doris! We have been seeing the swallowtail butterflies in our yard. I think they're emerging from the woods behind the house. Love seeing the butterflies!

Sheri Yamauchi said...

I love these butterfly cards! They're very "spring-y" or "spring-ish" and I haven't seen this type of card yet. Thank you!