Challenge # 272 – Just Add…..Butterflies

July 23, 2015 at 10:47 pm 8 comments

Just Add Ink Challenge # 272 is Just Add……….Butterflies!!!

Well – I can guarantee from the outset that this is going to be a very very popular challenge.  Let’s face it – we all LOVE butterflies.  They are so intriguing and delicate – not to mention beautiful.  So – get those craft things out and show us your Butterfly!

Here’s mine!
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I used one of the Butterfly Thinlet Dies to create this.  I decided I want to have a go at making an inlay butterfly.  That means that I cut 3 Butterflies – one Black, one Orange and one White.  Then I glued the Black outline down first on some card and then stuck all the little Orange and White bits into their rightful places.  It’s fiddly and time-consuming – but I think the effect is worth it.

So here’s my complete card:

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I made this for a very special person.  Check out all the other beautiful Butterflies / projects at Just Add Ink – and show us yours too.

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8 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Andrea W  |  July 24, 2015 at 7:36 am

    Wow! Your time was definitely worth it because your butterfly is gorgeous.

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  • 2. Di Barnes  |  July 24, 2015 at 4:30 pm

    Your beautiful butterfly was definitely worth the flddling, Chantell. It really pops on the leafy background. Great colour choice too.
    Di 🙂

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  • 3. Christine Blain  |  July 25, 2015 at 11:55 am

    Awesome butterfly, Chantell, and so worth the time and effort. This is a beautiful card.

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  • 4. Jan M  |  July 26, 2015 at 11:37 am

    Such a gorgeous butterfly Chantell – the inlaid pieces make it so vibrant and I can’t wait to try it now after reading how you did it 🙂 Love the beautiful leafy and white background too xo

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  • 5. laurie  |  July 28, 2015 at 8:16 am

    Gorgeous card..just love the butterfly!

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  • 6. stamplicious  |  July 29, 2015 at 7:47 pm

    Your card is amazing Chantell and is topped off by the perfect butterfly! I just LOVE this card!

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  • 7. Pia  |  July 30, 2015 at 3:51 am

    Definitely worth your efforts, the detailed butterfly looks just like a real one. Wonderful color combo and classy.

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  • 8. Kim Badelt  |  July 31, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    Your butterfly was definitely worth the effort Chantell – it’s gorgeously realistic it is! Love the cloudy background too – such a fun touch. xxx

    Reply

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