I started by randomly covering a square piece of card with pieces of the silver sticky tape you can buy from DIY stores. Then I used a ruler and an embossing tool to score across all the lines where the tape crossed and using stencils or freehand, I added detail to each section. When complete, I went over the whole thing with Sunshine Yellow, Butterscotch and Stream Alcohol Inks using a blending tool. I then added black Distress Paint to dirty it up and rubbed it back with a soft cloth. The butterfly is from Sizzix Flights of Fancy set and is a Sizzlits die which I cut with my Big Shot them embossed with Tim Holtz Alternations embossing folder then hit it with lots of the Purple Twilight and some Stream Alcohol Ink. Here is a close up picture to show some of the detail:
The layer behind is silver card coloured with the same Alcohol Inks. The corner brads are not overly industrial but the colour matched so I used them anyway and I added silver brads to the buttlerfly body and wings. I used a sentiment from IndigoBlu which I rough cut out and distressed with Salty Ocean, Scattered Straw and Seedless Preserves Distress Inks. The 'miracle' was me actually completing this, I found it more difficult than any card I have ever done! It was good to have a try at something so different though!
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