Monday, September 3, 2012

Sweet Stamps-Acetate

This week at the Sweet Stamps Challenge we are using Acetate- think shaker, window cards, butterflies......

  I looked into the archives of techniques at Technique Junkies, and found one I had never tried- Acetate Frost (2/2006).  I added stickles to the front of the acetate and added Holographic cardstock behind the acetate- new at Sweet Stamps- how fun is that!
 I watercolored using Shades Die inks and die cut that for the background (Hexagon die cut).  The shimmery purple cardstock is too dark to write on inside, so I decorated the inside as well:


Here are the Sweet Stamps products I used on my card:
Dot Butterfly image HERE
Butterfly Kisses Sentiment HERE
White Die ink HERE
Clear embossing powder HERE
Shades Die Inks : Sunrise Orchid, Tank and Dandelion  HERE
Holographic Papers HERE
Cheery Lynn Die- Honeycomb-New Release HERE
Stardust Stickles HERE


I hope you will join in the challenge!  Every entry qualifies you for a chance to win $20 of items from the store at  Sweet Stamps, and if you use a Sweet Stamps image- you will receive an additional chance to win! Please note- there is a limit of 10 challenges for each entry.The winner is chosen by Random.org- so everyone has a chance to win!

 Stop by the Sweet Stamps Challenge Blog HERE to see what the rest of the DT has created for the Challenge or click on the links below.

Sweet Stamps Design Team:
*   Bonnie Calypso *
 * Dawn B  *   Jacki   *  Joni 
                                     *  Kendra  *  Linda                                             
                                          Shelly  (you are here)  Tamara 

 Challenges:
Crafty Bloggers Network- Purple
Crafty Cardmakers-winged things
Make it Monday- Anything Goes


Thanks for stopping by!
Shelly

40 comments:

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) A•Muse Consultant #1065 said...

What a beautiful butterfly! I love the variety of colors!

Julia said...

I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!
My entries are: #13 and #53.
I would love to have you visit my blog!
Hugs,
Julia

Sandy Fredrick said...

WOW what an awesome idea for the Dot Butterfly. Love what you did with the stickles on the front of the acetate and the holographic paper behind. Gorgeous!!!!

lalkygirl said...

what a gorgeous card ,love what you have done with the acetate ...so clever and so effective.
thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck
tracey x
Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!

Marie said...

Love your fabby looking butterfly. Looks really wonderful and just so "dreamy" that a butterfly is. Love it. Saw you on MIM.
Love n hugs
Marie

Penny said...

Beautiful card, Shelly! That butterfly is amazing--such a wonderful creation! :^)
Hugs,
Pennyh

Laura said...

Acetate wings on butterflies work so well!

Angela D said...

What a pretty card, I love that butterfly. Thanks for joining us in the Crafty Bloggers Network Challenge

Lin said...

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers with this little beauty. That technique with the butterfly is so effective.

Lin xx

PetraB said...

very sweet and such an effective use of the technique.

Gina Lindsay said...

This is gorgeous!! I never think to use acetate, but the results are so pretty.

Anne Temple said...

Such a gorgeous butterfly and card. Love the way this looks.

Marjie Kemper said...

That's beautiful, Shelly. I love the butterfly!

BarbaraW said...

I love butterflies and yours is gorgeous.

Kim said...

That is soooo cool. I love it. I need to try that technique. :)

lynne said...

Oh this is so beautiful and delicate and beautifully coloured.
Wishes
Lynne

donemark crafts said...

Love the butterfly and layout.
Thank you for joining us at cbn.
Kaz.
CBN DT

jimlynn said...

I'm not sure what to say here Shelly except WOWSERS!!!! What a wonderful, gorgeous card - inside and out! Sensational!
Lynn

Meggymay said...

Gorgeous butterfly, the wings are awesome. Thank you for sharing with us at CCM this time.
YVonne

Stacey Richardson, SweetStamps.com said...

Superb! I love the holographic cardstock & stickles with the rainbow of colors on the butterfly!

Beth said...

Gorgeous Shelly and that butterfly OMWord amazing.

Alissa said...

You are without a doubt the technique queen! Keep 'em coming! And thanks for posting links, that's very helpful!

Linda said...

This card is just fabulous!!!!!Gorgeous colors on the butterfly!!!!! Wow i love it!!!!

Theresa said...

This is such a pretty card. I love butterflies and love the colors you used.

Beverly G said...

That butterfly turned out beautiful.

Darlene said...

Holy cow, Shelly! This is just super! Amazing colors and technique, sounds time consuming. The result is surely worth it, because this card is beautiful, inside and out!

NanaConnie said...

WOW, Shelly! Amazing butterfly!

Renee said...

Wow Shelly this is beautiful! What a pretty butterfly and I'm loving that hexagon bg….very nice!

Margaret said...

Wow, this is so beautiful. I can't even imagine how you put it all together, but you did a fabulous job. I love butterflies and purple and stickles and all combined here into one beautiful creation.

Sharon said...

Just beautiful!

Lynn Stevens said...

Its Beautiful Shelly, Love all the colors in your flutterby!
hugs Lynn

Zoe Sanderson said...

Simply wonderful everything is so pretty and intriguing. Saw you had entered this on MIM and realised it is an age since i last visited. XOXO Zoe

Marilyn said...

Wowsa, this is very pretty and it looks like there's so much detail and time went into it. It's gorgeous!

Alexa said...

Fabulous butterfly - really works well so worth revamping that old idea!

~ Kendra ~ said...

Your card is so pretty!! LOVE the butterfly!! My fav. stamp from SS!! Love the variety of colors in it!! So pretty!! Beautiful job!

Cheryl said...

This is gorgeous! I love the butterfly!


PS Saw you on MIM

Jean Straw said...

Beautiful butterfly. I spotted it at MIM. Jean x

Emily Keaton said...

This is SO beautiful, Shelly! You rocked that awesome technique and made a gorgeous butterfly!!

Thanks so much for your sweet comment on my vacation post! We had an amazing time, but Utah was my most favorite place. Your son is SO lucky to be there for an extended stint!!!

Bonnie Brown said...

How sweet!! Love the Dot Butterfly and the the sparkles!! Very pretty!!

Annette said...

WOW...Beautiful card .
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week.

Annette