Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Inset and Splatter a Butterfly

Hiya
Just popping by to share a recent make....
wanted to share how to texture a background,
and leave a section unembossed.
We used to try this by using a thick shim to mask an area we didn't want to emboss.
Then I saw this tip....just die cut the area, and run the rest through the folder,
then simply replace the die cut shape, unembossed, stamped with a sentiment.


I used brush strokes and ink splats to decorate the area I wanted to cut the butterfly from.
Here's a few variations from my play mates...


and these.....
all mounted white on white


Happy Crafting
Lesley
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3 comments:

  1. Tis a GREAT idea! All those butterfly cards are just AWESOME! Tee hee! 3 more sleeps!
    xxx

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  2. Very interesting - thank you for the tip! Looks like you were having fun and making some pretty butterflies in the process!
    sandy xx

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  3. Love how these came out with those streaks across the butterflies. Isn't that life changing, learning this new trick about how to leave a blank space in your card when dry embossing?! I know it excited me.

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