Stretch your stamps

Posted by on July 15, 2012 in Butterfly, Online card class | 33 comments

At the moment I am taking the Stretch Your Stamps class over at Online Card Classes. I am loving learning new techniques and just watching talented people craft. I am a little behind with making projects, but managed to pull something together yesterday using a background stamp as shown on Day 1.


Stamps: Hero Arts/Studio Calico Lattice Background Stamp, AnnaBelle Stamps BBB#6

Ink: Versafine – Vintage Sepia, Distress markers – Dusty Concord, Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick, Barn Door

Card: Regal Craft Card – square textured

Other Supplies: Watercolour paper, Mask It film, Zing white embossing powder, Heat tool, mini mister, water, MFT Butterfly die, Martha Stewart butterfly punch, paper rose – pink (brand unknown), glossy accents, Spellbinders circle dies, Cuttlebug

Short and sweet from me today. Thanks for stopping by,



  1. Wow – what a beautiful card!

  2. What a beautiful card!

  3. What a great card. I really like how you created the butterflies.

  4. WOW! A.MaZinG Marion, looks like you are totally rocking this class!

  5. Wow! Love the text circle and the butterflies are amazing… did you colour those with distress markers?

    • Hi Judith. Yes, coloured with distress markers and then spritzed with water – all on watercolour paper.

  6. Gorgeous card…

  7. This is beautiful Marion! I love learning new techniques!

  8. BEautiful, Marion – I am sure the teacher will give this an A+ 🙂

  9. Oh my goodness … the is absolutely stunning Marion …. love it!!!

  10. Holy cow sister. This is gorgeous! I love those butterflies! Amazing!!

  11. Absolutely gorgeous! Stunning!

  12. Absolutely Fabulous!!!

  13. Wonderful card, love how you’ve used the masked circle for the bkgd…pretty butterflies too :0)
    Jenny x

  14. This is near and dear to my heart because I really have a soft spot for text! Beautiful!!!

  15. You are the master Marion!! this card is pure brilliance, love love it! 🙂

  16. Fantastic what a wonderful card ===I think you aced the course

  17. Beautifully done!

  18. Love this card so much!!!!!

  19. Love this card. Beautiful!

  20. stunning card

  21. oh wow, this is absolutely stunning…love it!

  22. Your card is simply wonderful!! Don’t know how I missed it before!!

  23. gorgeous!!!!

  24. Lovely!!

  25. WOW – This is absolutely gorgeous. Simple and stunning!

  26. LOVE this card! Nicely done 🙂

  27. Beautiful card!

  28. This card IS AMAZING!!!

  29. Clever idea. This was a good one to be showcased.

  30. your butterflies are gorgeous!

  31. What a gorgeous card!! Thanks so much for sharing this inspiration!

  32. So strikingly beautiful. The use of the lattice BG stamp for the butterflies is perfection!

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