Freshly Made Sketches #476


 I so love the March Stamp of the Month, Winged Masterpiece. The images that are included are stunning! My card took a turn from my original thought.  I originally was using a rainbow zip strip for my strips and I colored my butterfly to match the colors in my rainbow strip.  Once complete though, I felt like I had too much going on.  I swapped out the rainbow strips for black cardstock and love the end result!  My card is based on the sketch challenge at Freshly Made Sketches.  Here is the original sketch design-



My card is really super simple and easy to re-create.  I started by stamping my butterfly in Intense Black ink and coloring with Copics.  I then fussy cut the image.  After fussy cutting, I scored along the body of the butterfly.  By adding score lines, you can easily lift the wings for "flight".  I adhered three strips of black cardstock onto a white card base, which was die cut with a stitched panel die. To mount my butterfly, I applied Liquid Glass adhesive on the body only.  I recommend a strong adhesive for this technique to make sure your butterfly stays in place. My sentiment was stamped in Intense Black ink as well.



The March Stamp of the Month, Winged Masterpiece, is only available to purchase during the month of March.  The set retires as of March 31, 2021.  You can add this set to a qualifying order for only $5!  VIP members can earn the set for FREE.  You can find out all the details here.  Here is a look at the complete set-



All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

S2103 Winged Masterpiece, March Stamp of the Month
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X6047 Black Cardstock
Z4189 Intense Black Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad
Copic Markers
Stitched Panel Die-Simon Says Stamp
Z679 Liquid Glass

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:
Festive Friday Challenge-Green, Stripes, Insects
Mod Squad Challenge-Butterflies

Thanks so much for stopping by!

9 comments

  1. Gorgeous card with expert coloring! Love it!
    :) Marie

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  2. How beautiful. I just ordered that stamp set and I'm pinning so I can CASE this. I love your design, the black and white stripe really showcases the focal. Great take on the challenge, thank you so much for participating with us over at the Mod Squad!!
    Judy~ Mod Squad Challenge Designer
    {Judy's Happy Place} Stop by and see me!!!

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  3. That is one gorgeous butterfly! Beautifully colored! Glad you joined us at FMS!

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  4. Your butterfly is stunning! What beautiful colors you've used :)

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  5. Beautiful, Allisa! Clean and simple perfection! Your coloring is fabulous. I am so happy you shared with Festive Friday this week!

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  6. I love this card Allisa, the bright colors and the CAS design are beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Festive Friday.

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  7. What a beautiful butterfly image. I love the way you have teamed the bright coloured image with the bold black stripes. Thank you for joining us at the Festive Friday Challenge

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  8. What a wonderful design. I love your colorful butterfly. Thanks for playing with us at Festive Friday!

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  9. Congratulations, Allisa! Your project was selected as a Festive Fave over at the Festive Friday Challenge. As a reminder, you can hop over to the challenge to grab your winner's badge for your blog. Thanks so much for joining us and I hope you will play along again really soon!

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