I used this pretty butterfly stamp by Uniko (English Country Garden - Butterflies) and my brand new distress oxide inks to stamp a rainbow of butterflies. Next, I sprayed my stamped images with water to test the properties of these new inks. The pigment component in the oxide inks allow you to stamp a very crisp image, while the distress component reacts with water and wicks out. Such a cool effect!
After drying my panel with a heat tool, I used my Misti to double stamp the sentiment from the same set in Archival jet black ink, trimmed down my panel and foam mounted it onto my card base (SSS). A few sequins finished off my card.
You have until April 21st to link up your Spring themed card with the optional twist of Easter. Don't forget to pop over to the Uniko blog to see what the Uniko design team has created to inspire you.
I'm also linking my card up at:
Time Out challenge - #80 Inspired by words:
'When it rains look for rainbows, when it's dark look for stars'
I think it's pretty obvious that I focused on the rainbow
CAS-ual Fridays - CFC170 No dies allowed
Aud Sentiments - #176 Any sentiment except for birthday
SSS Wednesday challenge - Anything goes
SSS Monday challenge - Things with wings
ATSM - #235 Photo inspiration
Wat subtiel en zo'n mooie toepasselijke tekst. Xxx Ineke☀️ReplyDelete
Fabulous card with fantastic soft colors,great design...thank you for joining us at AUD SENTIMENTS CHALLENGE,hope to see you againReplyDelete
Oh my goodness! This is just gorgeous. I love the softness of the colours and that wonderful sentiment. Thanks so much for joining us as a Guest Designer. Deborah, DT. xxReplyDelete
Oh they are so lucky to have you Guest Designing. This is a beautiful card. The rainbow and the use of distress oxides (oh how I want them!) is simply perfect. I love the ethereal feel of it all. Am loving seeing all your inspiration for this challenge! XxReplyDelete
Thus is stunning Marianne, so beautifully soft. Thanks for joining Time outReplyDelete
Gorgeous and GENIUS Marianne.ReplyDelete
Wow! What a stunning watercolour BG Marianne. So subtle and delicate and showcasing those Uniko butterflies perfectly. Great to have you guest design with us again at Uniko. xReplyDelete
So totally gorgeous! Love the soft rainbow of colours and the subtle stamping of the butterflies. So pleased to have you as Guest Designer at Uniko.ReplyDelete
What a wonderul rendering of a gentle breeze! Stunning card.ReplyDelete
This is gorgeous, so very pretty and I love the softness of the pastel colour palette! Thank you so much for sharing and for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... :)ReplyDelete
GORGEOUS card!!! Love it!! Now I have two products on my wish list: Uniko Butterflies and Distress Oxides. :o) Have a wonderful day!! :o) xxReplyDelete
Really beautiful Marianne! I love the ethereal effect you've created with the distress inks - perfect for the butterfly images. Gorgeous xReplyDelete
Fantastic color impression! Just love that smooshed colors, filling beautiful butterflies. Thank you for joining us at ATSM!ReplyDelete
Marianne this is so soft and pretty, I love the ethereal feel. Jenny xReplyDelete
This is Gorgeous!ReplyDelete
Those butterflies are just gorgeous- the watercoloured look with those pretty colours is a brilliant combination! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out! JillReplyDelete