Color Washed Butterfly Card Making Video Tutorial

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Our current challenge at StampNation is Colorwashing and WOWSAS what fun we are having!

6 Dream Team samples and 15 member entries – each and every one of them made my eyes bug out of my head.

I haven’t been able to stop playing with this technique.

The fun is that you never know exactly what you are going to get…each sample is unique and awesome.

When I made this video, I cut the butterfly from masking paper and ended up making TWO cards from one cut.

View the video to see how this was done:

 

Fun, right?  Leave me a comment and let me know what dies you already have in your stash to use this technique on…this card is seriously simple and versatile.  Imagine the possibilities!

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Supplies:
Flower Friend Stamp Set (Simon Says Stamp)
Cardstock:  Whisper White, Basic Black (SU), Watercolor Distress Paper
Distress Ink:  Mustard Seed, Picked Raspberry, Peacock Feathers
Memento Black Ink

Accessories:  Blending Tool, Delicate Wings Die (Penny Black), Sparkling Clear Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh),  Masking Paper (Inkadinkadoo)

  • Susie Draper June 16, 2014, 4:13 pm

    What a great technique & card. Thanks for sharing.

  • JOCELYNE CARD June 24, 2014, 1:25 pm

    I’M A STAMPIN ‘UP DEMONSTRATOR AND I’M IN LOVE WITH THIS TECHNIQUE ON THE BUTHERFLY.
    ALSO THANK YOU FOR THE SUPPLY LIST . LOVE IT>>>>WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR TURBO TACKY GLUE STICK??????
    THANK YOU SO MUCH CATHERINE FOR GIVING ME IDEAS..JOCELYNE FROM RENO NV.

  • Karen Turner February 14, 2015, 10:25 am

    Can you explain about the Blending Tool. I know there are replaceable pads but can you wash and reuse? How many should you buy to begin with?

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