Saturday, August 27, 2011

She told him..."Just Because"

For today's post, I'm trying a new subdued color palette of brown and black. The reason is........just because. I used Tim Holtz Craft Resist Paper Stash as my inspiration and added  rhinestone flourishes, all this I found at the Flying Unicorn store. They have so many different types of supplies and kits in this fabulous store, you should check it out. There is also a Flying Unicorn group with swaps, challenges , interesting groups and lots of supportive artists friends. You can meet the other marvelous artists of the Creative Team that I am a member of too.

To begin this card I first cut out the female image and butterflies and colored them with pencils and paint. I created the netting skirt and added butterflies. On the butterflies I applied Sprinkles and Black rhinestones. This, the multi black rhinestone flourises and the tiny rossettes with crystal accents were glued to the background paper. I ink kissed the edges of the card with black ink. Finally,  I stamped the hidden sentiment "just because".

Hope you will be happy this week, just because.
artfully yours, gerri
"Just because"

"Lady butterfly details"

14 comments:

  1. Great piece! Love her hat! Have safe weekend, Valerie

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  2. oh gerri hun this is brilliant just love her hat and that gorgeous lace on her dress stay safe hun love hugs cherylxxxxx

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  3. Terrific piece Gerri,love it !
    Hugs

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  4. Nice! Nice! Nice! The hat it a hit with me. xxDonna

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  5. I know, Gerri, we sometimes do things, JUST BECAUSE and i found the sentiment :-) Luv her dress with black mesh, and butterflies on it, and over her head & belt buckle! Luv this "just because" colors too :-) Hope you are doing ok, through Irene. Right now, it' s category 1 so it's better than i thought last night. :-)

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  6. A favourite colour combination especially for this style.
    The tulle is a beautiful addition.
    I like this so much.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  7. This is GORGEOUS Gerri. What very beuatiful. That lady with the butterfly on her head and the rhinestone flourishes: marvelous. Love this so very much. very stylish.
    have a nice weekend and greet
    Marja

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  8. Well, you put netting on it, so you know I'm lovin' it!

    But I especially approve of your reason--
    just because!!

    :)

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  9. Wow, that hat and netting are purely amazing--and brilliant!!! I actually just came over to your blog to say I hope that you are safe from the storm.
    xo
    Cindy

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  10. Creamy, rich, and wonderful! Love this color combo anyway, but you put a whole new spin on the whole idea.
    LOVE it!!!! ;)
    Rose

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  11. Fantastic Gerri!!! Love the netting skirt you have made and the "jewel flourish" really looks great in the background! Great creation as always!

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  12. Wow, that's wonderful. Love the butterfly in her hair.

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  13. Another one for my favorites list Gerri! Love the butterfly hat and on the skirt. The colors are gorgeous!

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  14. Oh, Gerri, this is terrific! Love the skirt and how you've embellished it and her headpiece is divine!

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