Fluttering Butterflies

Hi there! Thanks for coming to check out today’s inspiration here on the blog. Jane Tyrrell is here with her latest project…

Good Evening all,

I hope you had a lovely weekend? We enjoyed a family BBQ at my daughter’s, it was so good to all get together with both sides of the family. It was the 10th year they have hosted it..how the years fly by.

I am here with my weekly post for Visible Image, and some new inspiration.
The bees have been humming around and I have seen lots of butterflies but they seem to vanish whenever I try to grab my camera!

However one found it’s way into my kitchen…or perhaps this might be a pretty moth?

My card today was inspired by these amazing insects and the sunny colours in my garden, and uses (in my opinion) the best butterfly stamps on the market.  Visible Image have sold these gorgeous butterflies for some years.

I also used the brilliant time swirl as I had the idea to have the tiny butterflies emerging from the end of it.

These were the stamp sets I worked with:

I created a distress oxide background

 ..I love the effects you can get with the Oxides…a real splash of colour here

I stamped the time swirl. I also stamped and embossed some butterflies on some inky mop up card and fussy cut them out.

I added the butterfly shadow and stamped the small butterfly silhouettes emerging from the time swirl. The sentiment is from the Unicorn set. I stuck the fussy cut butterflies over the shadows which gives such a cool 3D effect.