The trigger was watercolour butterflies:
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.
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!