Friday, 23 June 2017

Keeping it simple with Mini Detailed Butterflies

CAS Birthday Card with Tim Holtz Mini Detailed Butterflies and Distress Oxides - Nikki Acton
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It's never easy for me to leave some white space so I played it safe. I started with some Distress Oxide backgrounds and spritzed through Tim Holtz Splash layering stencil - before removing the ink with kitchen towel. I then die cut the card into some squares, frames and the lovely Mini Detailed Butterflies and layered my cards. 

For a very non CAS crafter I am quite pleased with these!
Nikki

9 comments:

  1. They are beautiful Nikki, I can so relate to the difficulty in creating CAS cards but you have certainly achieved wonderful results! Hugs, Anne xx

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  2. Gorgeous cards Nikki, I especially love the card on the left
    hugs
    Donna xx

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  3. Stunning cards Fliss. Love the colours and like Donna, love the one on the left.
    Much love, Bev. xxx

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  4. These are both beautiful CAS cards! Nobody would guess that it wasn't your thing! Hugs, Chrisx

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  5. These are gorgeously colourful Nikki and love the framed effects for those beautiful butterflies.
    Fliss xx

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  6. You've done a grand job with these Nikki, the frame really does draw the eye away from the surrounding white area. I struggle with CAS too and as a messy Crafter I feel I am often fighting a losing battle :))
    Hugs Tracey xx

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  7. These look lovely Nikki
    Love
    Amanda x

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  8. Fab CAS work - love how zingy the colours are against the white.
    Alison x

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