Uniko Studio Introduction: English Country Garden - Butterflies

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Welcome back to the second day of introduction posts for the Uniko Studio June release! Here's the sneak peek photo of the stamp set that was revealed a couple days ago. Remember, on June 11th, all the new sets will be available for purchase over on the Uniko Studio website!



I think this is my favorite set this month!! Don't get me wrong, they are ALL FABULOUS, but this one is exceptionally beautiful, and has so much potential! Check it out.


The watercolor paper is mounted to a black cardstock base. The large butterfly and the phrase are both heat embossed with white ep. I used Distress Inks, a craft mat, and a water brush to color in the large butterfly. So fun!! Using pretty much the same technique, I gently brushed over the sentiment with multiple ink colors and blended them together with the water brush. LOVE LOVE LOVE this look! The small butterflies were "painted" directly on the stamp with inks and the water brush, then stamped directly on the watercolor paper. A few black enamel dots finish it off!

I'd love to know what you think of this!! I can't wait to play around more with this set....so gorgeous!

Make sure to visit the other design team members & Beverley's blog to see more gorgeous creations using this awesome set! Head on over to the Uniko blog to see the links to all the designers' blogs! If you comment on their introduction and release day posts, you will have a chance to win a prize!! You also have a chance to win by commenting on the Uniko Facebook page, Twitter, Pinterest, and signing up for the Uniko newsletter!


Supplies: 
Stamps: English Country Garden - Butterflies
Cardstock: SU - Basic Black; Strathmore - Watercolor Paper
Ink: Ranger - Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Picked Raspberry, Spiced Marmalade, Mustard Seed
Other: MME Enamel Dots

13 comments:

  1. The water colour effect works so well with the butterflies. The sentiment strip is so pretty, love it!

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  2. Wonderful. I love the water colour effect.
    Elaine

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  3. This is beautiful, I love the watercoloured butterflies

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  4. Gorgeous card! I love the watercolor look that is so popular now, and this is lovely! Very pretty color combo too! Love the embossed sentiment over the watercolored background too!

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  5. Wonderful water colouring and this sentiment is just so English!!

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  6. This butterfly stamp set is lovely and I totally love your watercoloured card!

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  7. Your version of this set is pure loveliness! Gorgeous in every way! Wow...
    c

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  8. Oooh I must have missed this one the other day - that's one riot of sunshine colour.
    perfect.
    x

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  9. Bright, beautiful, butterflies. Absolutely stunning card. The black really sets off the lovely colours.

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  10. the black border makes the card so dramatic.

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  11. Gorgeous vibrant butterflies. Clever technique using ep

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  12. Stunning! So bright & beautiful :) Hugs Bev x

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