Wednesday, June 22, 2016

TWO cards today... 'Quiet' and todays challenge piece at Stampotique

*Those of you looking for my Stampotique #250 challenge piece, its a few images further down on this post*

Well I've been busy crafting and stamping again. Really enjoying it Last night I had a play around with a few stamps from my range at Stampotique and posted a few photos on to the Stampotique Originals Facebook page, thinking I'll upload them on to my blog this morning as it was too late last night. THEN...I saw the Stampotique Challenge theme #250 out this morning  'BUTTERFLIES, FLOWERS AND ALL THINGS GARDEN'.  ...darn....if only I'd held back a few hours from Facebook. Don't you just hate it when that happens and you pre-empt a challenge by a few hours...Of course, this means I'm unable to enter this first piece in to the challenge (I think the theming would have been ok...its isnt butterflies but its flowers and garden with a few bees thrown in for good measure...)

I used -

Prima Tropical Watercolours
Glimmer Mist spray - Marigold
Black embossing powder 

So thats the first item...

Second up today is a total contrast to the above...a quick make for Stampotique Designer;s Challenge #250 hosted by Jackie Payne- BUTTERLIES, FLOWERS AND ALL THINGS GARDEN using Small Butterfly and Papillon (which is Butterfly in French...also the name of  our house.)

I used-

Prima Tropical Watercolours

You can imagine how quick and easy this card is to make. Stamp stamp stamp (x quite a few) the butterfly, add some watercolour dabs, stand it upright so it runs downwards, stamp and add the Papillon text, fix to card stock that I inked a little around the edges. Da-daah.


Miek said...

Hello Jo , you cannot image how much the papillon card touches me. Here in Holland a boy called Papillon is killed by his mother a year ago. The crying papillon !

Jackie said...

I love your butterflies Jo and love your card
Jackie x

craftytrog said...

Beautiful butterflies and shimmer Jo! xx

*Arwen* said...

They're both so beautiful <3 But the first one is my favorite :)
Thanks for joining us at Stampotique ;)

xx Arwen

Sam & Poppy said...

Beautiful Jo x

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous cards Jo, I do love ♥ your Butterfly stamp. xx