Thursday, April 12, 2012

# Borders # Butterfly

Stencil dies - Kianel

Hello dear Cheery Lynn designs lovers!
Kianel here with you today. I would like to show a vintage card i made using only Cheery Lynn designs dies. Just a few things added to finish the card. This card i made to show you all the possibilities you have with just one die: i came up to at least 3 possibilities. You can cut it, emboss it and use it as a stencil. On this card, i cut the "italian flourish" die and used it as a stencil to work my backgrounds with distress inks. I then cut it in two and placed it on the card.

The base of the card is my beloved "lace square heart mega doily", biggest size.
I then used the XL square stackers to cut a piece of cream paper and inked it using the "italian flourish"as a stencil and distress inks "walnut stain" and "peeled paint".
 See how stunning the effect is?
Around that background, i used the "bunny and chick" border which can be used at any time of the year, i just hided the chicks and the bunnies.

The central piece of the card is made using the "french pastry doily" which really is like lace. I stamped my sentiment and used the Classic circle window stackers" to see where i was cutting. Sooo clever! I then added a "little scalloped circle stackers" and placed it under on some 3D pads.

I cut 2 small #2 exotic butterfly , stamped them with a text and inked them with distress and just added some pearls to highlight them.

The flower is made using the "Judy's blooms" die, the "medium rose" and the "miniature rose" dies. There too i used white paper that i inked with distress.

 I then added a piece of the "Tropical flourish" and the small dies of the "pine branches".

The 2 rosebuds are made using the "large rose" die and the leaf which comes along with the "miniature rose" die.


As a final touch,  i cut a "two of hearts" die and used the smallest one that i inked with distress under my lace bow.

VoilĂ , hope you will like this as much as i enjoyed doing it.
Don't forget to check our brand new Challenge blog for a chance to win a 20$ shopping spree and see the amazing creations of our Dt mates.
Love from France, Kianel.

16 comments:

  1. Trop beau!! j'adore! bises. Nadine

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  2. Wow Kianel! :)

    This is sooo beautiful! Love the pretty butterflies and your layered background is fantastic! :)

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  3. Kianel I am blown away with this project!! It is stunning!! Everything about it is clever, beautiful and perfect!! Awesome job!! Using the dies as a stencil, wow!!

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  4. Beautiful page Kianel, very pretty!!

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  5. Gorgeous, love all the detail and the dies you used..

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  6. Beautiful and perfect, full of amazing details. I love butterfly and heart die. Hugs chanya13

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  7. Absolutely beautiful! You always do such fabulous work. When I grow up, I want to be talented like you. (I'm 59. LOL) Hugs, dj1952

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  8. Oh the beauty of the pieces...I always enjoy seeing all the layers and wonderful way you use them
    This is just stunning

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  9. Beautiful layout and so many clever ideas incorporated. Good job!!!
    Jan

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  10. Stunning is the word for this creation! Wow! You used every die so beautifully! I love the stencil effect with the Italian Flourish. Well don!

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  11. Absolutely gorgeous Kianel, always a beautiful creation from you, so creative with the dies.
    hugs
    Donna xx

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  12. absolutely stunning!!!!!! looove the look of the doily as your stencil!!! Fabulous idea and gorgeous results!!!

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  13. Kianel,
    You always make me smile when I look at your stunningly beautiful creations....I am trying to work my way back into creating again...my heart just hasn't been in it lately but looking through all the beautiful posts on the blog over the past few days has inspired me! So many talented people on the design team sharing so much beauty! Love how you used the italian flourish as a stencil! This is my very favorite die of all time!

    :) Jill

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  14. Gorgeous card and using the doily as a stencil is brilliant. As always, your embellishments are superb!

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