Come Fly With Me! is the challenge over at The Sisterhood of Crafters! I LOVE butterflies!
For my card, I used a couple of techniques, first being the watercolor panel. I used a background stamp inked with versamark and stamped it lightly onto the watercolor paper. I sprinkled it with WOW! Clear Matt Dull embossing powder and heat embossed. The powder doesn't give a raised, glossy effect, but rather a more subtle texture look. I then wet my paper and did a watercolor wash using Koi Watercolors. The embossed area popped out through the wash. The second technique used is the inlaid die cut. I used a butterfly die to cut out an area on the watercolored panel; I adhered the panel with the cutout onto a panel of marina mist cardstock. I then cut the butterfly out again from a piece of designer paper and laid it into the cutout. This gives a smooth diecut finish. I embellished my card using a crocheted flower stem from iamroses.com. The sentiment is from the MFP Stamp Shop Friends stamp set.
The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge can be found HERE.