Sunday, October 12, 2014

i saw a butterfly (RIC, Dazzling Divas, ATSAM)


What do you see when you look at the latest fashion photo from Runway Inspired Challenge?



Well forgive me for this one, but at first glance I thought skinny model here was wearing giant wings (maybe it's something about the position of her arms. Or just my eyes.) Ping. Butterfly. Then I got the whimsical, light and airy overall feel of the photo thanks to that sheer backdrop. Ping. Vellum. Then the black "outlines" on the outfit and finally the XXL black clunker on her finger.

Which all turned into this card. Which is yellow and black, cuz my mind's eye assumed this was yellow. (Must really be my eyes!) 


Stamped the sentiment and then the stems of the STAMPlorations tulips in black on card. Heat embossed tulips yellow on vellum and backed the vellum strip with PP. Stitched and adhered to card. Die cut butterfly from Add a Little Dazzle metal sheet in black and adhered it with glue dots. A strip of PP along the bottom was the finishing touch.

I'm joining:
Addicted to Stamps and More - #116 Anything Goes

Just as a reminder, the October challenge over at STAMPlorations is open 'til the end of the month.


Appreciate your visit. Enjoy the weekend.


Supplies:
Paper:  Bringmann, vellum, PP MME and Pink Petticoat
Stamps: STAMPlorations, 
Ink : Versamark, Versafine
Tools: die Hero Arts
Other: embossing powder, sewing machine










11 comments:

  1. Yup, I saw a giant butterfly too the first time I looked at the RIC photo, Maria! Love how your card turned out -- so ultra-elegant chic!

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  2. Wow ... you've captured the drama of the inspiration so fabulously, Maria ... those fine stemmed tulips mimic skinny model beautifully! Yellow/gold, gold/yellow ... either way it's a stunner! Anita :)

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  3. Hi Maria. Such a creative interpretation of the photo. I'm with you ... at first glance I thought the model had wings :) LOVE how you've added the airiness of the image with you vellum panel. Loll xx

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  4. amazing design! so very clever and stunning x

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  5. OMGSH this is amazing! I love the embossed tulip design! That, for me, took this over the edge to the border of swoon!! I am inspired to try heat embossing on vellum! My Goodness!

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  6. Oh, I really love this card, Maria! Your double stamping with the vellum panel is amazing and your butterfly looks like 'Leather' to me...I think it's so creative!
    Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at ATSM...we always enjoy seeing your cards!

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  7. Oh my !! can there be anything prettier than this :) this has to be a winner!!

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  8. Just beautiful! So much fun reading your reasoning to create this lovely! Looked like wings to me too!

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  9. OH, Maria! I absolutely adore this BEAUTY!
    You certainly rocked the RIC!
    Every detail caught my eye...and is perfect.
    I love it!

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  10. Gorgeous card, and I love how you detailed where you got the inspiration from each element in the photo! The vellum is just amazing. Thanks so much for joining us on the Runway! :)

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