Three Butterflies by Louise Healy


Fold a 4 1/4" x 11" piece of Natural cardstock in half to form an A2 top-fold card
Rip off a piece of  1" removable tape (painter's tape works well) slightly wider than the card
Start with the lightest color, scattered straw, and gently pat the sticky side of the tape over the ink pad until there is ink almost all the way across the tape
Press the inked side of the tape across the top edge of the Natural card, rub very lightly to transfer the ink to the card, repeat 3 or 4 times down the card
Press the tape into the next color, wild honey, and place that over the last two areas of the previous color,  press the tape into the rusty hinge and place over the last wild honey area
Take a fresh piece of tape and apply the two greens in the same way to the bottom of the card, first peeled paint, then forest moss
Place the Queen Annes Lace stamp on an acrylic handle, ink with Memento Tuxedo Black and stamp at the bottom edge of the card, repeat across the card
Heat the inked background and stamped image with a heat tool to make sure they are dry before continuing
Tape the Three Butterflies stencil to the left side of the card with removable tape, and use a palette knife and paste spreader to apply Glossy Black Embossing Paste over the image
Remove and clean the stencil, let paste dry thoroughly
Adhere the card to a 4 5/8" x 6" piece of dark green cardstock
Crush up some Chiffon Color Fragments into small piece and apply to the bottom edge of the card with Scotch Quick Dry Adhesive
Print Project

Also uses these supplies:

Stampendous: W166 Queen Annes Lace
FRC03 Frantage Color Fragments Chiffon
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
Dreamweaver: DWLL591 Three Butterflies Stencil
DWDGBK Glossy Black Embossing Paste
DWDPK Dreamweaver Palette Knife
DWLM2010 Paste Spreader
Plus: Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper®
Neenah Papers Classic Crest Cover Natural #80
Heat Tool
Memento Ink Tuxedo Black Distress Inks
scattered straw, wild honey, rusty hinge, peeled paint, forest moss

Removable Tape Scotch
Quick Dry Adhesive
Double-sided tape

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