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Butterfly Blessings / Bendiciones de Mariposa / Bênçãos de Borboleta

Hi everyone!

The card for today is quite simple, clean and elegant. A feminine butterfly card with a sentiment in spanish: "God bless you". I wanted to try a multicolor embossing technique, using different colors of embossing powder in the same image. So I used silver, gold and copper. Afterwards I colored parts of the butterflies with two tones of pink to give it a twist and show the stamp's details. I really like how it ended up. 

It is an easy card to make, because it doesn't require too much die cutting and layering. The only tricky part is the application of the embossing powders, since you have to be quick. Once applied to one part of the stamped image, you must put away that remainder powder and apply the next color immediately, and heat embossed. So if you're not careful, it can be very messy! lol

Anyways, hope you enjoy this card. I'll come back soon with some DIY ideas I've been working on. Until then...

¡Hola a todos!

La tarjeta para hoy es algo simple, limpia y elegante. Una tarjeta femenina de mariposas con un mensaje en español: "Que Dios te bendiga". Quería tratar una técnica multicolor de grabado, usando diferentes colores de polvos en la misma imagen. Entonces usé plateado, dorado y cobre. Después pinté partes de las mariposas con dos tonos de rosados para darle un giro y mostrar los detalles del sello. Me gustó mucho el resultado.

Es una tarjeta fácil de hacer, porque no requiere tantos cortes y capas. La única parte complicada es la aplicación de los polvos de relieve, ya que tienes que ser muy rápido. Una vez aplicado a una parte de la imagen sellada, debes guardar el restante del polvo y aplicar el siguiente color inmediatamente y sellarlo con calor. ¡Por lo que si no lo haces con cuidado, puede ser muy desastroso! lol

Bueno, espero que disfruten esta tarjeta. Yo volveré pronto con unas ideas DIY (hazlo tu mismo) en las que he estado trabajando. Hasta entonces...

Olá a todos!

O cartão para hoje é algo simples, limpo e elegante. Um cartão femenino de borboletas com uma mensagem em espanhol: "Que Deus te abençoe". Quería tentar uma técnica multicor de gravação, usando diferentes cores de pós na mesma imagem. Então usei prateado, dourado y cobre. Depois pintei partes das borboletas com dois tons de rosa para dar um toque diferente e mostrar os detalhes do carimbo. Gostei muito do resultado.

É um cartão fácil de fazer, porque não precisa de tantos cortes e camadas de papel. A única parte complicada é a aplicacão dos pós, ja que deve ser muito rápido. Uma vez aplicado a uma parte da imagem carimbada, se deve guardar o restante do pó e aplicar a seguinte cor imediatamente e selá-lo com calor. Se voçê não faz com cuidado, poder ser muito desastroso! lol

Enão bem, espero que gostem deste cartão. Eu voltarei em breve com umas ideias DIY (faça você mesmo) em que tenho trabalhado. Até então...

- A2 Matting Basics
- Classic Labels Four
Kaisercraft Stamps: Elegance
Stampendous Stamps: Spanish Invite
Inkadinkado embossing powders: Silver Starlight, Glam Gold, Copper
Ranger distress ink: Worn Lipstick
Spectrum Noir markers: Pinks
Other generic materials
Heavy weight cardstock: Light pink, white.
1/4 inch gold ribbon

This card is participating in these challenges:
ric#52 - Dennis Basso


  1. Wonderful colours and great technique with the multiple embossing powders! Thanks for joining in with us at Runway Inspired Challenge!

  2. TY Taheerah, I'm glad you liked it. Thanks for stopping by!

  3. Such a beautiful design, Graciellie! Thanks so much for playing with us at Runway Inspired Challenge! :)

  4. Agnieszka, thanks for your kind words!

  5. This is just beautiful! Thanks so much for joining us on the Runway!

  6. TY Joni Nina! I appreciate your visit!


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