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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Swallowtail Butterfly Oriental Card

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Created this Oriental Card using sketch which you can see below & Mark's Finest Papers Swallowtail stamp. Added a gem for Butterfly head & Enamel accents to Butterfly's antennaes. Added washi tape across the diamond. Popped up the Butterfly with foam adhesive so it would appear to be taking flight. Embossed a layer with Cuttlebug embossing folder.

Supplies List 

embossing: Cuttlebug Plum Blossom emb folder
Enamel accents: black
gem: His & Hers
Glossy accents: added to Butterfly wings
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
paper:  cardstock - black, maroon
Spellbinder: Nest - Classic Diamonds, Standard Circles
stamp: Mark's Finest Papers Swallowtail
washi tape: Recollections

Entering this into the following challenges:

2/21 MFP Oriental Sketch Ch#24 5E(#1) 2/15

2/24 Cuttlebug Mania Let's Feel It 3E(#3) feel - embossing, gem, Enamel accents 2/18

2/24 Scrappy Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch - Things That Go! UE 2/18

3/2 Ribbon Carousel RCC90 Washi Tape UE 2/4

3/14 Scribbles Design Ch#14 Frame it! 3EnonSD(#3) UESD 2/15


  1. Beautiful card, Melissa! Love the colors you used. thank you for playing along with us at MFP Oriental Sketch Challenge.

  2. Very pretty card!!! Thanks for joining us at MFP/OSC...

  3. This is one gorgeous butterfly, and great idea on the gem head. I loved your layout, and the hot pink against the charcoal was a super color scheme too. The C/B folder looks very elegant with this beautiful swallowtail. TFS & Hugs

  4. Like the color choices together - did a great job on the butterfly and the entire card - have a lovely day!

  5. Very pretty! Thank you for playing along with us at Scrappy Moms Stamps! :)

    - Mel

  6. Beautiful butterfly and I love your strong colours. Thanks again for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

  7. Oooooo pretty!!!! Another fabulous card...

    Thanks for joining us at Scribbles Designs...

    Sandy S
    (Owner/Designer Scribbles Designs)

  8. I love the big butterfly Melissa. Thank you for joining in with our Let's Feel It challenge at Cuttlebug Mania x

  9. Very pretty card. Very striking with the black and red!

    Thank you for playing with us at Scribbles Design.