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January 21, 2014

3-D Butterfly Card by Jenny Gropp

Jenny Gropp shares how she made this beautiful 3-D Butterfly card.

Jenny used Blank Canvas #H9216, Two Bunnies #H1948, Happiness is #D14201
,Fence Border #DIE08-J, Square Shaker Frame #DIE002-Z, Pocket Watch DIE088-R, Fancy Butterfly DIE059-N

 I do love to pull out the Copics for an image like this! This is a Gary Robertson image called Two Bunnies. Scenes like this are a favorite of mine and others that are colorers. And I also know not everyone wants to sit and color for a long time, so I wanted to show that you can always change up your image. I cut this image right in half...which cut my coloring time right in half too! In the background I stamped the new Canvas Background with the Happiness is a Butterfly sentiment.

 

 Here you can see the other half of the image. 

 Above you can see the Copic Markers I used to color the image. I stamped the butterfly a second time so I could pop it up on the panel adding some dimension.

 Using the Pocket Watch Die I found the perfect little die cut to use for my butterfly body! 

 

 On the inside.... you can see I cut the fancy butterfly out of the white liner paper and then backed  the opening with printed paper. I cut the butterfly again in brown to pop in to place. You can see below the finished inside.

 I also used the Fence Border Die along the left side. I cut off the fence post tops and then wove a patterned paper strip through it.

  Stamps by Impression Obsession: Blank Canvas #H9216, Two Bunnies #H1948, Happiness is #D14201
Dies by Impression Obsession: Fence Border #DIE08-J, Square Shaker Frame #DIE002-Z, Pocket Watch DIE088-R, Fancy Butterfly DIE059-N
Paper: My Mind's Eye 6x6 Lavender Collection, Aqua, Brown, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Distress Ink Scattered Straw
Other: Spellbinder's #S4-318 Fleur de Lis Squares, Perfect Layer Rulers, Collall - Dimensional Silicone, Ribbon by May Arts, Bow Easy Tool, Foam Tape, Misc. Button

Have a great day!

Comments

That is beautiful work. Love the card.

WOW! this is super. I love your technique and thank you for providing the tutorial. It really makes me think of new ways to use my stamps, as I love to color as well, but with colored pencils....have a good day

Beautiful card.

I'm s fairly new subscriber to your blog so maybe it's not always this way, but it seems to me that you need some new content rather than just showing the same cards that we already saw in the last blog hop. If this is all I'm going to see here I may as well just unsubscribe.

Just a gorgeous piece of art!

I absolutely love how you used the fence die to weave the pp--wonderful card!

AMAZING Inspiration!! I LOVE how you have alterd the image and made it your own and so Versatile for SO MANY different occasions!! THANKS for sharing all of your little detail ideas and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

Beautifully done!

This butterfly card is beautiful. Thank you for the tip for the butterfly body, great idea! I am planning on buying that die set and I will also use it for butterflies. Thank you for the excellent tutorial, especially about using part of the stamp. I always love tutorials and projects that expand the creative ways I can use my stamps and dies.
Jacquelene L
Canada

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