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Tarnished Foil Butterflies

Tarnished Foil Butterflies by Wendy Lee, Stampin Up,stamping, rubber stamps, handmade card, fluttering, move me thinlits, butterflies thinlits, diemonds team meeting

Today I am sharing a cool technique we did at our Diemonds team meeting called Tarnished Foil. Today’s card is inspired by one created by Melissa Kerman.

We wrapped a piece of 3 3/4″ x 5″ Very Vanilla cardstock in aluminum foil and then did the tarnished foil technique. Here is a pdf to show you how to create this look.

Tarnished Foil PDF

Tarnished Foil Butterflies by Wendy Lee, Stampin Up,stamping, rubber stamps, handmade card, fluttering, move me thinlits, butterflies thinlits, diemonds team meeting

For this card, after I embossed the layer with the Butterfly embossing folder, I applied a bit more Black Archival ink to the surface to give it a bit more definition.

Card Layers:

  • 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (folded in half) Very Vanilla card base
  • 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ Basic Black cardstock- die cut butterfly out of center of layer
  • 1 3/4″ x 2 1/4″ Gold Foil- diecut
  • 2 1/4″ x 2 1/4″ Silver Foil- punched

Tarnished Foil Butterflies by Wendy Lee, Stampin Up,stamping, rubber stamps, handmade card, fluttering, move me thinlits, butterflies thinlits, diemonds team meeting

Before I adhered the foil layer to the Basic Black layer, I cut the detailed butterfly image with the Move Me Thinlits out of the center. This is a great way to save some cardstock.

Tarnished Foil Butterflies by Wendy Lee, Stampin Up,stamping, rubber stamps, handmade card, fluttering, move me thinlits, butterflies thinlits, diemonds team meeting

I cut the small open butterfly out of Gold Foil paper from the Butterflies thinlits and adhered it to the back of the detailed butterfly with liquid glue.

Tarnished Foil Butterflies by Wendy Lee, Stampin Up,stamping, rubber stamps, handmade card, fluttering, move me thinlits, butterflies thinlits, diemonds team meeting

I used the 2″ circle punch to punch out a Silver Foil circle to layer between the die cut butterflies and the front card layer to finish my focal point.

Tarnished Foil Butterflies by Wendy Lee, Stampin Up,stamping, rubber stamps, handmade card, fluttering, move me thinlits, butterflies thinlits, diemonds team meeting

I added a quick birthday greeting on the inside of the card with the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set. Really you could change your greeting to almost anything. This layout is so versatile.

Tarnished Foil Butterflies by Wendy Lee, Stampin Up,stamping, rubber stamps, handmade card, fluttering, move me thinlits, butterflies thinlits, diemonds team meeting

Hope You Enjoy,

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