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New England Stamper: Vintage Dictionary Butterflies

September 17, 2011

Vintage Dictionary Butterflies

Blog candy reminder: you have until midnight tomorrow, September 18, 2011 to enter for a chance to win my blog candy, which includes some of the dictionary pages you'll see below. Just click on this link and scroll down to the end of the post to enter. Thanks :)

Here's a card I made this week using the Vintage French/English dictionary pages from my store. I sponged various shades of Stampin' Up! and Distress inks in blue, green and yellow onto half a sheet and punched out a bunch of butterflies with a Martha Stewart punch. Pretty simple, but it's just the kind of card I like - lots of white space!


Stamps: Teeny Tiny Wishes (Stampin' Up!)
Paper: Fabriano watercolor cards, vintage French/English dictionary, watercolor paper
Ink: Various shades of blue, green and yellow dye inks, black
Embellishments: rhinestones (Stampin' up!)
Tools: Nestabilities, butterfly punch (Martha Stewart), Big Shot, Word Window punch

Have a wonderful weekend!

Ali

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18 Comments:

Blogger Sharon said...

This card looks so effective Ali!! Love the CAS look - those butterflies look amazing on the text/painted paper!

September 17, 2011 at 10:11 PM  
Blogger Dawn said...

love the card !

September 17, 2011 at 10:40 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Beautiful card, Ali what did you use to get the embossed frame around the butterflies? Is that the Nestabilities?

September 18, 2011 at 12:47 AM  
Blogger Laura said...

So simple yet so delightful! Great make and idea.

September 18, 2011 at 4:22 AM  
Blogger Laura said...

Oooh the dictionary pages sound fab!

September 18, 2011 at 4:23 AM  
Blogger Willy said...

Beautiful and elegant card, Ali!

September 18, 2011 at 5:25 AM  
Blogger penny4thoughts said...

You do clean and simple so well, Ali! I LOVE the composition of your card.

September 18, 2011 at 7:34 AM  
Blogger judyjstamper said...

I love this card and like simplicity too!

September 18, 2011 at 10:55 AM  
Blogger Dotty Jo said...

Beautiful work Ali, Jo x

September 18, 2011 at 11:50 AM  
Blogger Netty said...

Terrific CAS card Ali. Enjoy your week, Annette x

September 18, 2011 at 1:29 PM  
Blogger Debi said...

I love this- so simple yet very effective and yummy- Debi x I might be casing this one ;-)

September 18, 2011 at 7:49 PM  
Blogger Beverly Gotthardt said...

Wonderful card, you should enter it at The Paper Players challenge, it fits perfect.

September 19, 2011 at 12:16 AM  
Blogger Alexa said...

Such a great card - really beautiful.

September 19, 2011 at 5:12 AM  
Blogger Jack said...

So effective. Must get my old dictionary out and start playing. xx

September 19, 2011 at 5:23 AM  
Blogger Lynn Stevens said...

Great idea Ali, I Love it!
Lynn

September 19, 2011 at 10:15 AM  
Blogger Susan Raihala said...

Ali, I love this!

September 20, 2011 at 6:26 AM  
OpenID chriss-cgra said...

Wow, what a beautiful card!

September 20, 2011 at 11:06 AM  
Blogger TraceyR said...

I love this card & will definitely be caseing it!

September 18, 2012 at 7:46 PM  

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