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Lately I have been trying to use some products that have found their way to the back of the closet. I came across my Twinkling H20s the other day when I was looking for something else, and decided to start playing. These water color paints are so much fun and the "twinkling" effect is awesome. I posted a card to the gallery yesterday where I used them to create a blended sky background. Today I decided to try using them to ink my stamp. With a small paintbrush, I began painting one of the butterfly stamps from Gina's Take Flight. I used Twinkling H2Os in Egyptian Gold, Iridescent Gold, Blue Ice and Black Cherry. After painting the stamp, I sprayed it a few times with my Mini mister to blend the colors together, and then stamped right onto a piece of DP from the Basic Grey - Wisteria collection. I then colored in all of the empty spaces in the butterfly's wings with my clear atyou Spica marker. Here is a close up of the butterfly so you can see the shimmer and shine:

I turned this image into a card for Cat's sketch challenge for this week here at Stamp TV. I flipped the sketch onto it's side. All other dp is also from Basic Grey - Wisteria. I added some small and large stitching to my project with my Janome sew mini. I used some two-tone fiber that I had in my bid for the side element. Thanks for a great challenge, Cat!

When you have time, go searching in the depths of your supply closet! You never know what you might find :)

Warm Regards,

dee marie

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Tags: gina, gkd, stvsc25, takeflight

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Comment by Maryse on September 20, 2009 at 1:25am
Magnifique, j'adore, bisous
Comment by Amy H on August 25, 2009 at 6:06am
Beautiful!
Comment by geri on August 24, 2009 at 1:39pm
This is beautiful!!
Comment by Jennie Harper on August 24, 2009 at 11:52am
This is beautiful Dee Marie!
Comment by Vicki Dutcher on August 22, 2009 at 10:06pm
GORGEOUS CARD!
Comment by shelly w on August 18, 2009 at 3:23pm
Pretty card-I love how it all matches so well.
Comment by Betty Benton on August 15, 2009 at 10:32pm
Gorgeous card -- I love the shimmery effect of the H2Os on the butterfly -- you got a good photo to show it off!

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