Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Butterfly with Doily Stencil.

It's the 2nd week of my Butterfly Challenge.
Theme is to use a doily + your butterfly on your project.
Here's what I have made  for further  inspiration for you.
 

Take one plastic doily stencil.
This was a gift sent to me so have no makers name .

I had a picture from my first art class which was the obligatory
Still life Apple which you can see here.
Time to repurpose I think
  I gave the canvas a good coating of  'Blue Babe' tester pot paint to cover.
Placed the stencil where I wanted it and then used a pencil to draw round the lines.
Removed the stencil and filled in using  'Enchanted Eden'  tester pot.
'Bullrushes'  panel stencil is by  Imagination crafts.
Again I drew through  the design with a pencil and then filled in using
 Josonja's  'Burnt Umber' acrylic artist paint. 
Butterfly is by Dufex decoupage topper in fine metallic.
I purchased my sheets from Pinflair.

Close up of butterfly which is really pretty.
I have purchased several sheets of these as prizes.
Hope I have inspired you to join in this time.
Entering into the following challenges:
My Craft Creations#  Anything goes.
Crafting From The Heart #18 Anything goes.
Through The Craft Room Door # Anything goes.
Craft- Room #75  Recycle  (reused canvas)
Scrappers Delights #22 Anything goes.
Penny's Paper- Crafty #177 Anything goes.
Diva's By Design # Anything but a card.
Crafting For All Seasons# 77 Things with wings.
Simply Create Too #61 Anything but a card.
Dream Valley #81 Anything goes.
Pixie's Crafty Workshop #124 Use your snippets up. (does a reused canvas count  Miss!).
Seemacrafts # Butterflies and rainbows. (rainbow effect on the shimmering foil butterfly).
 

 
 


47 comments:

  1. WOW Mrs A the butterfly is gorgeous and is shimmering so beautifully
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  2. Just gorgeous Mrs A. Love that stencil.
    Debbiex

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  3. Oh my! I enjoyed reading the how's on this one. That is some gorgeous butterfly too. It looks so realistic with the spots & shading on the colors. Loved reading how you used the stencils and it made for one simply gorgeous card. Hope your weather has improved lately. We've had sunshine & heat. TFS & Hugs

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  4. The doily details really add dimension to this beautiful butterfly. Creative Butterfly Bliss Dear...

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  5. This is sooo pretty. I absolutely love the stencil effect. You've got me thinking what I could do with doilies now.
    Ali xx

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  6. Wow - that's just GORGEOUS.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  7. Love your recycled canvas the design is fabulous I've never seen a doily stencil like yours. thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge. XOXO Zoe

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  8. Great recycled project. Thank you for entering at Craft Room Challenge this fortnight
    Hugs Annie x

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  9. Thank you so much for sharing with us on the Anything but a Card challenge at Simply Create Too. Your project is beautiful!

    Hugs, Melissa DT

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  10. That stencil is fabulous, it should be a die too.
    Great card, lovely colours.

    Kath x

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  11. this is beautiful Valery and fits the imagination Crafts challenge perfectly! love that stencil. Hope you link up! Hugs rachel xx

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  12. This is really beautiful Mrs A. Super stencil and a gorgous butterfly xx

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  13. This is lovely! The butterfly is especially gorgeous! :)

    love Mags B x

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  14. Fabulous! Thanks for joining at Scrapper's Delights: Anything Goes
    Hugs
    Dewi

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  15. Pleasant card and love the butterfly.xx

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  16. This is beautiful
    Thanks for joining us this month over at Seemacrafts challenge blog.
    Good Luck with the challenge
    Hugs
    Marie (DT for Seemacrafts)
    xxxx

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  17. Wow this is great the butterfly is wonderful. Thanks for joining us at seemacrafts butterflies and rainbows challange x

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  18. Oh this is a stunner Mrs A!! love it ..huggles Sue xx

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  19. Oh my goodness gopher, this is gorgeous, Mrs. A.!! There is a fine line between being inspirational and being intimidating! I'm only half kidding because you, my dear, are one supremely talented lady!! Hugs, Darnell

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  20. This is one great card, Mrs. A! That doily stencil is great - never seen one quite like it! And that butterfly - magnificent!

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  21. Oh wow this a beautiful design with lovely movement between the elements.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  22. Oh Wow! what a fab picture! I love the stencilling and the butterfly is so delicate and pretty! :-)
    Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week!
    Hugs Sue B xx

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  23. Gorgeous design - I will try to get my skates on to get a card made tonight for your challenge - so sorry but my hands and fingers are playing up! Karen xx

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  24. Brilliant canvas love the doily stencil and your painting is fabulous -thanks for joining us at Crafting From The Heart
    Carol DT x

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  25. Very beautiful, thankyou for joining us at seemacrafts rainbows and butterflies challange x

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  26. Hiya Mrs A - proper art that is there! Lovely project and the butterfly is beautiful!

    Sarah

    PS - My phone does predictive text as well, you should see what rubbish it tries to make me send! It can't all be down to me fat thumbs I hope some of it must be the phones fault!!!!

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  27. Love your recycled canvas, beautiful butterfly and the doily stencil looks stunning - thanks so much for sharing with us at Craft-Room..Esther xx

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  28. Wowzers Mrs A, this is stunning and so clever with the doily stencil...the CAS design is perfect and the butterfly is really pretty and elegant Donna :) ♥ x

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  29. Beautiful Mrs A, love the butterfly and the way you utilised the doily!

    Hugs, Di xx

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  30. A gorgeous card! Thank you for joining our "Anything Goes!" challenge at Dream Valley :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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  31. Hi Mrs A
    Fabulous card... Love the Butterfly
    Hugs Sylvie xxx

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  32. Such a lovely card I do like the butterfly, so pretty.

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  33. WOW! This is gorgeous Mrs A. I really love your fabulous design and the way you have used the stencils looks so effective. The butterfly is so beautiful too.
    hugs Sue xx

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  34. oh oh OHHHH! Mrs. A this is FABULOUS! Love that gorgeous doily stencil, but I especially love what you have done with it - such vibrant coloring in the shape of a daisy! GREAT IDEA! Your project is beautiful (especially with those cat tails). Thank you for the inspiration and showing me how to more creatively utilize my stencils! Truly beautiful. On a side note, thank you for your recent thoughtful comment. My finger tips are slowly becoming less painful, so I am trying to type a little bit more each day without triggering the symptoms again LOL huggers, de

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  35. Beautiful project, I love the colors!
    Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design.
    ♥ Sandra ♥

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  36. Beautiful card... thank you for joining TTCRDD this week.

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  37. clever recycling, and love the butterfly so pretty! thanks for sharing with us at Craft Room Challenge, Debi x

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  38. Using the plastic doily for a stencil was so inspired. This is a great card.

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  39. fantastic project very stunning . thank you for joining in over at seemacrafts

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  40. Such a pretty fun card, loving the colours you have used. Thanks for joining us at Scrappers Delight, Gill DT :-)

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  41. Really cute card and I love that butterfly. Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge.

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  42. This is just beautiful. Thanks for joining in at Scrapper's Delights Ghallenge. Good luck. Stefi DT x

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  43. Beautiful card and love the butterfly and dollie. Thank you for joining in this months challenge on Seemacrafts. Hugs Donalda Design Team Member.

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  44. Beautiful project!
    Thanks so much for joining us at CFAS.
    Hugs
    Fiona x

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  45. Beautiful!
    Thanks for joining us at CFAS!
    Jani x

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