Hi everyone. It's Melody here with the Friday Feature. Today I decided to make a background using a border stamp and distress markers. I used the circle border stamp from dylusions around the edge set, and stamped it several times on watercolor paper with jet black archival ink, until the paper was filled. I colored the circles with distress markers. Then I trimmed it down to fit an A2 card, and used a foam applicator to add vintage photo distress ink all over. I inked it a little darker along the edges. Then I attached it to a black card base.
I tend to be a lazy stamper and I didn't want to pull out my die cutting machine and dies if I didn't have to. So I rummaged around in my scraps and found a black butterflight on the edge die cut and a yellow mini butterfly die cut. Perfect -- I can work with these. I trimmed the border die cut to fit my card and added vintage photo ink on the edges of the butterfly.
For the sentiment, I stamped one from Just Thoughts (Tim Holtz) on white card stock and cut out a partial circle. More vintage photo ink and I put all the pieces together on the card. The butterfly wings are raised on dimensional foam tape.
Most of the products I used can be purchased from Outlaw Women Scrapbook Emporium.
Thanks so much for stopping by.