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Monday, July 13, 2015

Stampin' Up! Australia - Stampin' Up! Butterfly Basics


Welcome to another Artful Stampers blog hop!

My card today uses the Bird Builder Punch as the focus of the card. I stamped on the bird with the netting stamp from Butterfly Basics in Melon Mambo and I sponged around the edges for definition. I used the sketch this week from Freshly Made Sketches and rather than use a white background (which is my usual style), I thought I would go BOLD and use Night of Navy as the base. I had some vintage DSP which I thought would look good on here too.

The Melon Mambo Stitched Satin Ribbon provides a striking splash of colour against the navy.

How good do these colours look together!!? Beautiful!

Here are our colours for the challenge...

Here is the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches...

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Card recipe
Stamp - Butterfly Basics
Ink - Night of Navy, Melon Mambo, Mint Macaron (for sponging) 
Cardstock - Night of Navy, Night of Navy DSP (vintage), Whisper White, 
Melon Mambo, Mint Macaron
Accessories - 2015-2017 In Color Blossom Accents, Melon Mambo Stitched Satin Ribbon
Tools - Big Shot, Honeycomb Embossing Folder, Bird Builder Punch, Stampin' Sponges, 
Stampin' Dimensionals, Fast Fuse, 
Glue Dots, Stampin Trimmer

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  1. You are right.....these colors are fabulous together! The Melon just pops! Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at FMS!

  2. Love it. The dark background makes the other colours pop.

  3. Gorgeous Alison! I'm a good colour picker huh? ;)

  4. What a pretty card! I love those colours together! The pink and navy look amazing! Love that sweet little bird and the little flower! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

  5. Love this and yes Alisa a wonderful colour picker :-)

  6. I am so glad you went with the BOLD look. I love the Navy background with the pretty pink bird.


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