That Special Touch of …. Mica Mask Parchment Butterfly Workshop

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Butterfly Mask Workshop

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Grand Calibur Die Cutting Machine : WIZCAL

Butterfly Frame Mask – That Special Touch : MASKBUTFRAM

A4 Parchment Natural Standard :40024

Cosmic Shimmer Pearl PVA Glue : CSPEAWHGLU

Adirondack Gold Acrylic Dauber : DABGOLD

Tim Holtz Distress Marker: Scattered Straw : DMSCAT

Green, Light Blue Card, 3D Silicone , Ribbon & Craft Knife

Creative Expressions Non Stick Craft Sheet –  300mm x 400mm : CRAFTSHEET

Double Sided Tape : Tape2s

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Step by Step Instructions

This workshop shows how to make a delicate card using minimal products with the main feature being the butterfly frame mask.

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2 Add a sheet of blue shimmer card & then the parchment to the GC base plate, add the mask, the tan mat & then the embossing plate & run through the G/Calibur machine.

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3 Embossing the 2 pieces together with help emboss the parchment as the sandwich will be the right thickness to emboss both pieces & it also protects the parchment.

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4 The butterfly mask has a wonderful inner frame edge. Take a craft knife or decoupage snips & carefully remove the inner section.

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5 Once this has been done follow the outer embossed lines & cut out the frame shape.

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Place the cut shape back in the mask marrying up the already embossed area & place the piece on a mat. Emboss the individual area to enhance the white of the parchment.

6Here is the completed look of the piece. A delicate feel making the use of the mask in a different way.

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8 Emboss the off cut of parchment so that 2 butterflies are impressed on the parchment. Cut them both out & emboss the detail.

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9 Cut the blue card into a square to form a panel to the parchment piece. Apply the gold Adirondack dauber around the card, parchment & butterfly edges.

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10 Turn the parchment panel so that blue embossed card will been seen underneath. This can be inked but for this project it has been left. Don`t stick anything down at the moment this is just to play around with the finished design position.

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11 The reverse of the butterfly has been coloured in the embossed area using the Tim Holtz scattered straw distress marker. The markers are great for adding direct colour the parchment.

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12 Mat a piece of soft green card & then the embossed panel to the 8×8” base card. Add some faux pearl glue dots in a wavy line pattern.

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13 Place a small amount of 3d glue to the entire daisy like centres. This will camouflage the glue when added to the card.

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14  Place the glued panel onto the prepared card base once the faux pearls are dry. Now add some 3d glue to the butterfly bodies & stick them in the inner frame.

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15 Add a bow the centre bottom of the frame to complete the project. Try looking at the masks in a different light to get more from them.

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16 Here is a close up of the delicate design & the butterflies all made using the mask.

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2 Responses to That Special Touch of …. Mica Mask Parchment Butterfly Workshop

  1. Paper Junkie says:

    How lovely! I have a few of these masks and what a brilliant way of using them. Thanks Suzanne for your wonderful inspiration.
    love
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  2. Von says:

    Oh this is lovely 🙂

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