Monday, July 26, 2010

Magnolia July Mingle Easel Card - Butterfly theme

I made this card for the Magnolia July Mingle and the theme we had to follow was "Butterflies" I stamped with tilda holding a basket of flowers which is one of my favorite stamps you can find here. I love the open gate as well from Magnolia stamps and this was first time I colored it. I also used the butterfly stamp sets from Close To My Heart called "Butterfly Wings" which I love to stamp with three different ink colors to create the flying effect. In retrospect, I regret that I did not put the three flower brads in the lower right corner to the lower left hand corner to create more "balance" in the card. I really enjoyed making it for someone else that I do not even know but who also has a passion for these precious stamps! I look forward to many more mingles....

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  1. What fun embellishments you've added and your coloring is so pretty! Your mingle partner is going to love it Kathy! Beautiful card!

  2. Wow Kathy! What a fabulous mingle card you have created. You definitely achieved the feeling of flight with your butterfly. Your coloring is beautiful too. I just purchased the open gate and can't wait to ink it up. Your mingle partner is sure to love this gorgeous card.

  3. Beautiful Kathy! The butterfly is adorable. I Love your layout!

  4. What a beautiful card. Your mingle partner is sure to love it. Love the colors you used and how you layered the butterfly. Beautifully done.

  5. You did a beautiful job on this pretty easel card, Kathy! The butterfly is a beautiful addition and your coloring is sensational! Your mingle partner is sure to be WELL pleased!

  6. Oh my...what a gorgeous card! I love how you layered all of your DPs...and how you popped up so many elements with dimensionals! I'm definitely saving this for my "inspiration files"! Pat Frank