Thursday, June 16, 2016

Spotlight Butterfly

Hello Friends,

For today I am playing with Sunday Stamps and Just Us Girls. One of my favorite techniques is the spotlight technique; Sunday Stamps seemed to be the perfect sketch for spotlighting. Here is my card for today, enjoy.

I did a bit of research on swallowtail butterflies and found there are all sorts of swallowtails.
I wanted to depict the butterfly correctly so I chose the female Tiger Swallowtail.
Below you will see my color inspiration.


The larger than life butterfly is so pretty and colorful. 
Detail showing the vellum birthday banner. I chose the curvy banner
to hint of a butterfly fluttering around.



Challenges Entered:




Yesterday I entertained four children; two of my own and two of my friend's children. Welcome to Summer because they were acting so strangely. When I uttered a word they all just laughed like crazy children. My friend couldn't experience this moment of summer insanity because she needed to go on some errands before her trip to Australia. I told her to pack me, but she said I wouldn't go through NSA plus she would have pay for extra baggage. Bummer. When she came back from her errands she was looking at my current project which happens to be this card. She ooo'ed and aaa'd at the design. It just so happens she has a birthday coming up. I think she will be pleasantly surprised when she receives this.
Well that should do it for me.. Thank you for stopping by little corner of the internet. Until next time take care and happy crafting.

All the best,
Shawna

5 comments:

stampwithamyk said...

Just beautiful! Your images is just perfect, great job with the technique! Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps, hope to see you again soon!

Nancy said...

This card is incredible Shawna! You have depicted that butterfly in the photo perfectly! So glad you joined us at Just Us Girls this week! I know your friend will love this card!

Mac Mable said...

Absolutely stunning! Fabulous colour choice and the cleverest of layout, techniques and colouring...one talented lady xx

Annette Elliott said...

What a fabulous card! I love that you researched to match a really butterfly. Beautiful! And yes, the vellum sentiment is perfect! Thanks so much for joining us at Sunday Stamps!

Petra Swart said...

Some great ooo's and aaa's from me for this stunning spotlight card, Shawna!!!! What a creative way to use the technique and your butterfly is simply GORGEOUS, my friend!!! Your colouring is sooooo fantastic and the sentiment on the vellum is beautiful!!! Wonderfully done and perfect in every way!!!!
Hugz

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