Whip-it Wednesday: Butterflies, Burlap, and Something Lacy

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Happy Whip-it Wednesday!  This is the day that I post a project that is fast to "whip" out.  I'm posting this card as a special request from my customer and fellow passionate paper crafter Kathy G.  I was chatting with her on the phone today and she told me she could not stop thinking about this card ever since I showed it to her on Saturday at Carol M.'s stamp party.  She wanted the recipe so I thought I would post it for everyone. 

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I love, love, LOVE this Something Lacy background stamp from the Occasions Catalog!  You can order yours here.  So elegant! Here I have stamped it in Sahara Sand ink and the butterfly is cut from Crumb Cake card stock with the amazing Butterflies Thinlits Dies.  I tried Sahara Sand ink with Sahara Sand card stock and it just did not work with the brown of the burlap. 

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I have seen a lot of burlap and lace combined for wedding decorations so I wanted to give it a try.  I used the liquid glue to attach the burlap to the card and the lace to the burlap.  The Vanilla seam binding is just tied on around the whole card – not glued.

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A quick peek at the inside of the card.  Again I used Sahara Sand ink – I wanted a light, soft look.

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I created this card at the end of the December for a card swap with my Stampfield Stars team and some other demonstrator friends.  A special Thank You to my Breakfast Club stampers who helped me decide which colors to go with at the December Breakfast Club.  

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Here is our Whip-it Wednesday mascot – Bella the Whippet.  You can see why I like Sahara Sand and Crumb Cake – they match her beautiful fawn brindle coloring!  Thanks for stopping by!  Create something beautiful and give it away to someone special!


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