Sunday, August 18, 2013

Girly, you rock! A card for MUSE Challenge #30

Therese Calvird is the Monday Muse at Muse Challenge #30.  Her card is stunning!  See what I mean?
Well, I love sponging with inks.  Plus...I adore Therese's work.   So I HAD to play along with this challenge.  Had. To.

Here's my card.

I used Stampin' Up's whisper white for my inked panel.  It has such a nice, smooth surface for blending.  After applying the 3 distress inks, I spattered a few drops of water onto the panel.  Once it was dry, I stamped my butterflies.  I stamped my sentiment on a piece of white PTI cardstock, then adhered my inked panel.  It's all attached to the card base with dimensional adhesive.

Love this technique..and this was such a quick card to create.  I can't say that very often, can I???  Quick?  Not usually!

Anyway, thanks so much for taking a look!  I appreciate your visit.  :)

Supply list ~
Cardstock: whisper white (SU), white (PTI)
Ink: peeled paint, broken china & dusty concord distress inks (Ranger), onyx black versafine
Stamps: beautiful butterflies, signature greetings (PTI)
Other: blending tool (Ranger), small paint brush - for water splatters


  1. Sooo beautiful Susie, your butterflies really look as though they are floating across this fab panel! I have to pin it!

  2. Gorgeous - love the colours you've chosen - they're blended beautifully! Thanks so much for playing with this week's Muse!

  3. Such a great card, Susie. I love the water spots....will have to try that soon;)

  4. Holy cow Susie your background is gorgeous what beautiful colours!!

  5. What a beautiful background you created here! So pretty!

  6. That background is just gorgeous, Susie! Sweet butterflies and fun sentiment!

  7. oooooh - these are very "WOW" - I will have to try this technique! :)


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