Sunday, September 8, 2013

Enamel Butterfly Birthday Card

I'm really excited to share this Enamel Butterfly Birthday Card with you! It features a new to me technique called embossed enamel. I was admiring another crafters card last week and she used this technique and I immediately knew I had to try it. Here is the link to a tutorial from Splitcoaststampers. The technique combines water coloring, stamping and embossing. It was a lot of fun and I may have a new addiction. The enamel finish is super shiny and this technique could be used on multiple different project types. I did have to make a run to the craft store for the ultra thick embossing enamel and I found it Hobby Lobby. Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your day!


My Enamel Butterfly Birthday Card is entered into the following challenges:
 

Enamel Butterfly Birthday Card Supplies*:
  • Paper: Basic Black, Island Indigo and Very Vanilla card stock, Modern Medley dsp and Venetian Romance dsp.
  • Stamps: Label Love stamp set and hostess Morning Meadow stamp set.
  • Inks and Colouring: Classic stampin' pads in Island Indigo, Night of Navy and Soft Suede, VersaMark Jet Black ink and Black emboss powder.
  • Other Stuff: EK Success butterfly punch, Heat Tool, Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel by Ranger, Artisan Label punch, Cricut machine (circles), black glitter tape by Recollections, sale-a-bration Island Indigo ribbon, black candy dots and stampin' dimensionals.
*All supplies by Stampin' Up! unless noted.

12 comments:

  1. what a fun butterfly card thanks so much for sharing with us at fbw.

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  2. Your butterfly is amazing!! You've inspired me to give this technique a try. Your card is beautifully put together. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Seize the Birthday!

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  3. A very elegant card Andrea and the butterfly looks lovely dipped into the UTEE - be warned it becomes addictive.

    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge this week.

    B x

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  4. Love that butterfly!! Wow!! Great card! Thank you for playing along with my Flutter By Wednesday Challenge!

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  5. Oh, awesome! I am going to have to go check out the tutorial, because the finished project is stunning!

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  6. So beautiful..love that butterfly and gorgeous colours..fabulous card..[your crafting buddy on the side bar looks just like my girl]
    Thanks for joining in with us at Flutter By Wednesday..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  7. Amazing, lovely butterfly, thanks for joining us at Allsorts. xxx

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  8. This is just stunning, I love the background and that gorgeous butterfly! Thanks for playing along with us at Seize The Birthday :)

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  9. Beautiful card, I love the butterfly

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  10. That is an awesome technique! Love the flowers on the butterfly. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

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  11. Beautiful card. The technique is awesome and your project came out stunning. Thanks for sharing with us this week at the Sweet Stampin' challenge! --Gail

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  12. Thanks for sharing your lovely card with us at Sweet Stampin'
    xxx

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