I love the sketches that are being thought up over at the Creative Challenge Club! Every Monday there's a new sketch to inspire, but it usually takes me a couple of days to get inspired and find the time to make what pops up in my head. This was the sketch for the week:
I immediately thought of making a flip card, but I just couldn't find the time to make it work (insert sad face). However, I did come up with this:
I absolutely love the Ray of Sunshine stamp set. I have found myself using it in a lot of the cards that I've been making lately. AND I L-O-V-E the new Park Lane DSP! I used it for the panel and the three "labels" behind the butterflies. Oh the butterflies... I love them more now than before because I saw how they look colored in with the blendies!!! The great thing about this card is that if you are inspired to create anything with any of the supplies I used, Stampin' Up! is having a buy 3, get 1 free sale on the Designer Series Paper (Park Lane is one of them) until the end of July - AND the blendabilities (blendies) markers are now available for purchase (certain color families only). The colors I used are available, so you can at least start with those! I used the Cherry Cobbler set and the bronze tone from the skin tone assortment on the larger of the 3 butterflies, and the Pumpkin Pie and Daffodil Delight sets on the smaller ones.
TIP: Here's something I absolutely love about the blendies and you might, too. As I was coloring in the smaller butterflies, I realized I hadn't left enough "light" areas where I wanted to add the lighter shade of the Daffodil Delight marker. But I went over that area anyway, and it was still able to add the brightness I wanted... without mixing colors (it's because they're alcohol-based, so don't try these with your other water-based markers or you'll end up with a completely different color you might not like)... I LOVE these markers...
I stamped the sentiment using the new 2014-16 In Color markers.
It's not the flip card I envisioned, but I 'm super happy with the way it came out!
Hope you enjoyed today's share, happy stampin'!
'Til next time,
Toodles (you're going to start thinking that's my name....)