Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Revisiting an old friend

I wonder how many times I have used this stamp? It's been in my collection for many years - the date on it is 2000 - and was made by Stampa Rosa who I don't think are around any more, and yet I never tire of it.


Today I have stamped it in black Versafine them embossed with clear powder, and coloured with watercolour pencils and a water brush. The background is embossed with a crafters companion folder to echo the text background of the stamp, and the sentiment stamp is one I won in the Playground two or three years ago. I've added butterflies cut with the First Edition Layering Butterfly die set. After assembling each butterfly I coloured the outer dots of the wings in red to match the colours I used on the stamped image.

I am sharing this with
Addicted to Stamps and More - Anything Goes
Butterfly Challenge - letter H - I chose heat Embossing and Hunter Green
Retro Rubber - Beautiful Flowers
Shopping Our Stash - Chanson papillon
Sweet Stampin' - Flowers   

11 comments:

  1. A beautiful stamp Jane and gorgeous colours too.

    Sue xx

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  2. Stunning Card, I love the colours xx

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  3. Ohhhhh sistah this is so gorgeous!
    Monarchs are my favourite of all the beautiful butterflies!
    Thanks for joining the crew from SHOPPING OUR STASH this week for Chanson Papillon!

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  4. What a beautiful card Jane, I love the floral image and the embossed background, beautifully coloured too, Kate x

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  5. I don't think I would tire of this stamp either . Card looks lovely . Thankyou for coming and spinning the celebration butterfly wheel with me. Hugs Mrs A.

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  6. I can see why that stamp's a keeper! It is lovely and you have accentuated its loveliness in the way you've framed it. The embossing folder, echoing the stamp, is perfect! Thank you for joining us at Retro Rubber Challenge.

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  7. What a lovely card, Jane! That stamp is terrific-- so interesting to think of how many times you've used it-- must be a high number because the stamp is so versatile. Thank you for sharing this butterfly love with us at SOS this week!

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  8. I love finding and using over and over 'classic stamps'. Beautiful entry for our 'Flowers' challenge at Sweet Stampin'. Gorgeous image & card design! Hugs, Wends xoxo Sweet Stampin' DT

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  9. This is a gorgeous image and perfect for our May Flowers challenge! I love the vintage feel to it! Thanks for playing with us this week at Retro Rubber!

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  10. I love how you pulled the elements of the stamp out into the rest of the card, Jane. It a great design and lovely card. Thanks for sharing it with us at Addicted to Stamps and More.

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