Friday, January 24, 2020

Glimmering Birthday Butterfly

It's been a while and now that the holidays are over I have a bit more time in my craft room. I have new goodies to play with and Glimmer hot plates are some of them. My aunt is turning 92 on Feb 1st and this card will go to her. I used a card from the Spellbinders blog as a guide for my card.

It's hard to catch the pretty shimmer with a camera but I hope that you can see it in the next couple of photos.

I thought it would be pretty to use linen paper but it turns out it is hard to foil on linen. I had to rerun it through several time but fortunately I had taped the hot plate down so that I could do it over. Lesson learned... don't use linen paper for foiling.

 Here is a close up where you get a better look at the pretty blue of the butterfly.

I really had fun making this card and like how it turned out. Thanks for stopping by.


Stamps: None
Paper: White linen, white, Luxe Silver Adhesive paper (pti); Watercolor Wash dsp (mft)
Ink: None
Dies: Butterfly die that came with the Glimmering Butterflies hot plate (Spellbinders)
Other: 1/8" foam tape under butterfly
Glimmer Plates:  Glimmering Butterflies; Art Deco Borders; Birthday Hugs & Wishes (Spellbinders)
Hot Foil: Pewter, Skybright  (Spellbinders)

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