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Monday, 16 April 2012

Butterflies and vellum

Its the first time I've used this stamp and I got very frustrated as I couldn't get it to stamp perfectly,finally realised the stamp is faulty and has a couple of lines on the edges of the butterflies missing! filled the missing bits in with an embossing pen on the embossed layer. Coloured with perfect pearls for a nice sheen on the butterflies.  The piece down the lefthand side is stamped and embossed on vellum as is the small butterfly in the bottom corner. Found a few challenges to put in on

The Stampman - vellum
Make It Monday- anything goes
The Squirrel and The Fox - Things with wings
Flutterby Wednesday - Birthday card
Stamptacular Sunday - Anything goes

13 comments:

  1. Hello Joan
    How annoying to have a faulty stamp, whatever you did to fix it has worked as one would never know, and your card has a wonderful softness, I like the design very much.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  2. Gorgeous Joan, the muted colours blend well together and the butterflies look fabulous.
    Thanks for linking this to the Stamp Man Vellum challenge.
    Have a great week.
    hugs {brenda} xox

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  3. I adore this lovely card...love every thing about it.
    suzi b x

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  4. Its annoying when the stamp is damaged isn't it - but this is beautiful!

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  5. Wow! you have done a really good job at repairing your damaged image!! This is beautiful..love the colours you have chosen..so elegant!
    Saw this on MIM...
    Hugs,
    Marjorie
    xx

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  6. Gorgeous card, you'd never know the stamp is faulty, you've disguised it well. Lovely colours and papers too.

    I saw this on Make It Monday :-)

    Rose x

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  7. I love this card, it is so pretty.I saw it at MIM Jean x

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  8. Dreamy colors and movement of your card and the stamped velum is a gorgeous touch. Never could tell your stamp wasn't perfect. :)

    Thanks so much for joining our challenges at Make It Monday and The Squirrel & The Fox.

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  9. Totally gorgeous! LOVE this, the colours, the design, the layout.

    I saw your link on MIM, I'm number 162 this week.

    Cheers,
    Kasey ~ in Oz

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  10. Hi Joan, I saw your card on MIM and it is beautiful. I could not see the fault but I get your frustration. Love the colours and the layout. Regards Meighan

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  11. Hi Joan, This is a gorgeous card, and beautiful colours. What a shame the stamp is damaged, but at least you were able to rectify.
    Avril xx

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  12. So very pretty! The colors are absolutely gorgeous. Thanks so much for joining us at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!

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  13. Beautiful card. These stamps are lovely to work with aren't they, even when faulty :)
    Thank you for entering my Vellum challenge over at The Stamp Man.
    hugs Kimx

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