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I’m playing along with the Moxie Fab Tuesday Trigger again this week. It’s a fun one that inspired one of the cards I made for last night’s Hero Arts/Studio Calico class at The Paperie.

The trigger was watercolour butterflies:

Butterfly Reverie

As soon as I saw the border of butterflies in the Calico Borders set we were using in class, I knew exactly what I wanted to do.

Watercolour Butterflies

I misted watercolour paper then coloured it with Distress Stains while it was still wet. As I was drying it with a heat tool, I kept misting to blend the colour and get water spots. I then stamped my images with black Archival Ink. I cut around the wings of two butterflies, coloured them with my favourite Sakura Stardust pen and bent the wings for dimension. I coloured the string with Distress Stain and wrapped it around the card front several times. To finish, I adhered the card front with dimensional adhesive for depth.

Love how it turned out – easy but fun and colourful!

S.

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