Tuesday, 4 August 2015

August and Pink Butterflies

Well here is my August calendar page for The Craft Barn's Calendar Challenge where the words this month are PINK and BUTTERFLIES.  I'm doing 14cm squares that will be mounted on black A5 card as a flip calendar.

I didn't want to do too much pink so decided to create a wildflower scene - the background is Tumbled Glass and Mowed Lawn Distress Stains and the stamps are from Crafty Individuals set  CI-395 - Build a Meadow.  I randomly stamped with Leaf Green Archival and used a white Posca pen to highlight the daisies.   To give the ground some texture I've stamped the Without Change (Oak House Studio) in Leaf Green Archival too. 

I've silver embossed the Charming Butterflies (Oak House Studio) and coloured the smaller ones with Seedless Preserves and the larger one with Picked Raspberry.  I've just stuck the bodies down and bent the wings up for a bit of movement.  To finish the August calendar is matted on some Picked Raspberry card.  I'm hoping there is enough pink on this!  

Thanks for visiting and thanks for all your comments on last month's calendar challenge - they're much appreciated!!

Elaine  x


  1. I LOVE Lynnda's butterfly stamps and also the sentiment and you have used them so beautifully on your calendar page - it is wonderful Elaine! Hugs, Anne xx

  2. It's a delightful page, just enough pink for interest but not too much to overwhelm the calming influence of the blues and greens.

  3. Very pretty page, love the quote and scene you have made xx

  4. Fabulous page, can hear that August breeze!

  5. Very gorgeous! The background is wonderful. And I've just noticed we have used the same quote, lol. :D
    Have you decided how you are going to join your pages together Elaine? Only four more pages to do - Yikes! :D

  6. What a pretty calendar page. I love the sentiment x

  7. Oh wow this is beautiful! Thank you for joining in The Calendar Challenge.
    Jane x

  8. A great page, the green and blue elements are the perfect contrast to the pink butterflies.


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