Thursday, January 27, 2011

Thursday's Dream Schemes

Hi everyone....While many of our design team members are covered with snow, those of us on the west coast have been enjoying spring like weather. You may be able to tell that spring was on my mind when it came to creating this card.
This weeks challenge was a color challenge using turquoise, brown, kraft and neutral. I started out by using a 6x6 teal card. I then used the new striped background stencil (LX7002) on kraft paper. To paste this I used regular paste mixed with Amber Glow metallic F/X and the new Embossing Paste spreader (LM2010) to apply the paste. After the paste was dry I adhered this background to the turquoise card.
Using the butterfly stencil (LM257) was the next step, I again mixed regular paste with Glacier Metallic F/X and pasted the butter fly on the turquoise cardstock. At this point since the butterfly needed to dry I took another piece of turquoise card stock and used both mixtures of paste to paste "Spring" (LM293). This was done by taking the Amber Glow mixture and starting in the middle pasting to the left edge, then overlapping the Glacier mixture slightly and pasting towards the right edge. By this time the butterfly was dry and I repositioned the stencil back onto the image and using the jumbo dauber pounced pallette glue lightly over the top. Using a small paint brush I pulled Glacier Metallic F/X from the center of the butterfly and then used Moonstone Mettalic F/X pulled from the edges.
To remove any excess powder I gently brush with a piece of Swiffer dust cloth. once everything was dry I cropped down the butterfly and layered it onto Kraft cardstock and the spring I just cropped down to a smaller size. I added ivory Tulle and a gold hatpin to complete the card.
Now don't forget to go to the other design team members and check out their blogs, we have some very creative ladies on this team and you will definately want to see what they have come up with. Stop by the Dream It Up site and see what they have to offer as well. See y'all next week for another exciting Dream Scheme Thursday.
All the products used on this card are available through Dreamweaver Stencils, you can locate a store by going to their website.


  1. OOOHHH Georgia, this is truly BEAUTIFUL...your butterfly, in particular, is spectacular!!

  2. per usual. I always love coming here to see what you have been up to. That is a great background too!

  3. You're right about our spring-like weather, and this card is just as warm and cheery as our sunny days.