For this week's Less is More Challenge #269, the theme is polka dots.
I used the Simon Says Stamp set Butterflies for the sentiment, a polka dot on his own and the butterfly. I used Ranger dye inks (pink gumball, wild orchid and grape soda ) to make an ombre like butterfly.
I used the matching dies to cut out a mask and place it over the butterfly, at the time I didn't realise it was quite this much bigger, I wanted the little border but I didn;t place it properly I guess.
Anyway I used a Scrapberry stencil (dotted pattern) and Distress inks Twisted citron for the background that I wanted to fade out.
Versafine black ink for the sentiment.
The sentiment just gave me a new idea, so watch out for another entry ;-)
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This is so cuteReplyDelete
This is fabulous - the butterfly really 'pops'!ReplyDelete
Very clever use of polka dote - great job!ReplyDelete
Gaaf gedaan zo. Groetjes, AnkieReplyDelete
What a clever idea to create the image from polka dots! Great LIM entry :)ReplyDelete
Great card love your design idea !!ReplyDelete
This is delightfully dotty, Maaike! Love that polka dot butterfly :) Thank you for playing along with us at Less Is More!ReplyDelete
So clever to use one dot to make the polka dots - I have several stamp sets with small dots in them, and I never even gave that method a thought! Der!! Love your design - so well thought out!ReplyDelete
Love the contrasting sizes and shades of dots, this looks fab Maaike!ReplyDelete
Thanks so much for joining us this week and Happy Easter.
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Super stenceliing of those dots Maaike. The way you made the butterfly out of dots is very clever.ReplyDelete
Thanks for sharing this with us at Less is More
Oh, its beautiful! What an awesome graphic design - and a wonderful combination of colors - love the ombre butterfly!ReplyDelete
Love those contrasting Polka dots... super card!ReplyDelete
Thanks so much
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What a clever way to double-mask and use polka dots for both butterfly and background. your card really stands out in the LIM gallery.ReplyDelete