Thursday, May 9, 2013

Rumple Ribbon Thursday - Thank you!

Hi, friends ... It's Ellen CardMonkey here, and it's Rumple Ribbon Thursday.
 
I'm excited to show you this card for several reasons.
 
First of all, I was able to use several different techniques and supplies on this card that just made me smile.  And secondly, I'm writing this post WAY ahead of time because I'll be on vacation when this is posting ... and that it's up means that I'm enjoying myself in Disney World with my hubby, daughter/son-in-law and granddaughter Charlotte!
 
Let me tell you how I made this card. I used Jillibean Soup papers and patterns found in the April Card Kitchen kit. Do you like kits?  I do because it gets my Mojo going, and I usually can change it up to suit my own style.
 
In this case, instead of using the "ordinary" ribbon, I substituted Lovebug Creations' Rumple Ribbon in Caddy Blue. Isn't it just perfect!? 
 
The kit provided a simple kraft die cut butterfly to use. I wanted something with a little more zing, so I pulled out my Copics ABS (Air Brush System) and airbrushed the butterfly in turquoise, purple, yellow, brown and green.  I then used a white gel pen to add definition.  Can you see the cute antennae?  They're turquoise electrical wire topped with Swarovski beads.

I hope you try these techniques and enjoy them!
 

6 comments:

Lovebug Creations said...

WOW! This is beautiful!!! You amaze me!! Hope the trip is more then you hoped it would be!!! Looks like you've all been having a blast! Esp the adorable Miss Charlotte!!! ♥

Bug hugs,
Kimi

Pamela Lash said...

Happy Disney vacation - love your butterfly card and the colors are great; the air brush technique looks very interesting so Mama's Mesh too.........cyberhugs......Mama LoveBug

Stephanie Eaken said...

This is gorgeous Ellen! I hope you're having a blast in Disney World!!

Dawn Carlyle said...

Wow - so beautiful - I LOVE the Copic airbrush. Some how that Caddy Blue ribbon goes well with everything! Hope you had fun in Disney...

Dorcas Troche said...

You are something else! First, I LOVE Caddy Blue. It's so bright and fun! The airbrushing on the butterfly is spectacular! Love it!!! So glad you had fun at Disney. I bet you'll be happy to settle in at home.

Dawn Barrett said...

I love to cut ribbon "tails"...superb card!!!

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