Thursday, March 26, 2015

Spread Your Wings and Fly! - My Creative Time Throwback Thursday

Hi Everyone!!
Welcome to "Throwback Thursday~Do Over" with My Creative Time!
This is such a fun theme, I have so many projects I would love to do over again it was hard to single one out.  I ended up picking this butterfly card I created about a year and a half ago, I just loved the bokeh technique.

I used some Strathmore Watercolor Paper and the blue from the Faber-Castell Metallic Gel Sticks to create the watercolor background.  For the bokeh dots I used one of the little circle stamps from MCT's Bough's of Holly with some Tumbled Glass distress ink and the same gel stick I used for the background.  The butterfly and sentiment is from the Live, Love, Laugh & Be Happy set, cut out with the Pretty Butterflies & Dragonfly die and stamped with tumbled glass.  The background was die cut using the large Stitched Rectangular Frame Die.  A simple card but the addition of the watercolor makes it so much nicer!!

This is the original using distress ink, gel stick and a pencil eraser to create the bokeh effect.


  1. OMG Miss Brigit how cool is your do over I mean your first Butterfly card is so beautiful and when I did look at it I really wondered how you'd do a do over...well are amazing when I saw your do over and read your recipe I sure was in awe of what you did and how you did it...WOW talk about being super duper clever and creative WOW I love it...geeze....and another Gorgeous Brigit creations. YOU so ROCK!!

  2. Wow, both cards are beautiful, but I'm really loving the soft watercolor look of your new one!

  3. Brigit ~ Well I of course LOVE both of your creations but the new one is so soft, subtle and seriously GORGEOUS!! The water coloring is so striking!

  4. I would not trash the first one as it is a beautiful card. I love the soft look of your new card. You did a beautiful job on the technique.
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