if nothing ever changed

Hello again! I hope you’re having an awesome day! I’m back once more today to share another Hochanda sample I created for Prickley Pear Stamps! It has been quite an honor to have been asked to create this huge batch of samples to be showcased on Hochanda, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed myself! I still have a few more to showcase, so stay tuned!

This card features a Brushos background in yellow, orange and red, drying each layer with my heat tool before applying the next. I stamped the steampunk butterfly on yellow cardstock in black ink and colored it with Nuvo alcohol markers. Then I fussy cut the butterfly, adhered it to black cardstock and trimmed it again leaving a tiny edge of black cardstock around it. I adhered the butterfly just by it’s body so the wings are 3-D, and then layered the panel on yellow cardstock. I finished the front with Crystal Drops.

I embellished the inside panel with yellow and black cardstock, stamped the sentiment, and layered the panel on the yellow cardstock.

One more peek… really loving how this one turned out! I love butterflies and this steampunk version is the best!

When I started sharing Hochanda samples last week, I promised to share the corresponding screenshots I took of Alex holding up my cards on air, so here’s this one! #insertcheesygrin

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. Artsystamper Digitals Challenge: #23 – Anything Goes
2. Crafty Calendar Challenge: September Anything Goes
3. Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog: #128 – Anything Goes
4. Pammie’s Inky Pinkies Challenges: #2037 – Anything Goes
5. The Creative Crafters: #32 – Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock, Strathmore Bristol Smooth cardstsock, Colorbok yellow cardstock, GKD Black Onyx cardstock
Stamps: Prickley Pear Stamps Steampunk Gears 3 clear stamp set
Ink: Brusho powders- lemon, scarlet, yelow, orange, brilliant red; Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Nuvo alcohol markers- 375, 377, 374, 391, 453
Accessories:  Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Bearly Art precision craft glue, Ranger Mini Mister, MISTI stamp tool, Nuvo English Mustard Crystal Drops

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project! Be sure to check out all the awesome stamps and dies at Prickley Pear Stamps! If you’d like to save 10% on anything on the site when you shop at Prickley Pear Stamps, use the coupon code LESLIE10 at checkout! And be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ the Prickley Pear Stamps Facebook page to keep up with news and sales, and join Prickley Pear Pals (the fan group) for lots of fun crafty ideas and to share your creativity! And finally, we’d love to see you visit the Prickley Pear Stamps blog that’s in the process of being revived and become a Follower! Hope to see you there! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

7 thoughts on “if nothing ever changed”

  1. Very nice card Leslie, I’ve forgotten how much fun Brushos can be…I must get them back out for a play. Thanks for sharing at Pammie’s Inky Pinkie Challenge and Best of Luck in the draw! Donna, DT

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  2. Oh Leslie this is GORGEOUS! AWESOME background and your choice of colors is brilliant! Congrats again on the Hochanda spotlighting … I was just on yesterday for Tutti Designs … pretty exciting stuff (at least it is in my quiet world lol). Thanks so much for playing in our challenge at the Artsystamper Challenge Blog! Good Luck in the draw and hope to see you again next challenge!

    Please stop by for a visit.

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