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Thursday, December 18, 2014

A Card for Kirk...

Hey everyone,

Hope Christmas preparations are going well for those of you who celebrate :)

Over the past two weekends I've found some time to play with my art supplies. Managed to get a couple of cards done for my family. Non-traditional and non-seasonal as always. I can't seem to design within the seasons ;) Here's one of my cards... My boyfriend Kirk liked this one so I'm saving it for him ;)

The background was made by layering Golden acrylic paints. I stamped Tsuki overtop with VersaFine ink when it was dry and painted overtop of the image. To add depth to the wings I applied some Crackle Accents in some areas of the wings. You can see it well below.
To finish it off I stamped Sea Bubbles Set around the border and coloured some of the spots with Stickles and paint. Got that idea from the DT. I also sponged some Golden Interfernce Violet through Floral Spirals (stencil). Love how that paint catches the light!!!

Well, that's it for now! I hope you liked my card :)

Bye for now,





  1. This is beautiful,love the butterfly and stunning colours.xxx

  2. This is gorgeous! The colors are so rich and the butterfly looks real.

  3. STUNNING card loving all the colours, can see why your Boyfriend loves it so much :-) xxx

  4. Really a beautiful stamped composition, I love the color combinations too.
    Big hugs Anja

  5. Gorgeous colours Ryn ... a great card in total...Kirk will be happy with this handmade jewel from you!
    All the best,
    hugs, Alie :-)

  6. Gorgeous card Ryn with beautiful paint and texture. I'm in 'real life' it's even more beautiful. Hugs, Shirleyxx

  7. Stunning colours, wonderful card.

  8. So beautiful Ryn, such rich colours, fabulous! Xxx

  9. Wow Ryn, this card is so wonderful!!! I love the colours a lot and of course the image is super too!


  10. Don't you just love it when your boyfriend likes a particular card? This is a stunner indeed.

  11. Gorgeous, the colors are so warm and the background just has it!

  12. Wowww, this is beautiful.

    Greets and Happy chrismas

  13. I just love your style girl! The colors just flow into each other so nicely. Love it.

  14. wonderful card! the colors are so vibrant! and it works so well to showcase your stamps! which I love!!!
    I discovered you and your company through some of the "lavinia" girls! I am as well on that DT...LOVE your water drops! they are my favorite...among many!!!
    cheers from california

  15. WOWZERS! This is amazing! No wonder he liked it!

  16. This certainly has the wow factor Ryn and the colours are gorgeous! A greagcard for Kirk. x

  17. Sorry it's scrambled, of course I meant 'great card'. I did want to wish you well too. x

  18. Stunning card, love the background and the colors are gorgeous!
    Groetjes Karin x

  19. Stunning! Where's my butterfly net.....TFS


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