Partial Die Cut Card Technique

Here is another way to use the partial die cut butterfly wings from my Butterflies and Cross Favor Box die by Sizzix. The separate butterfly wings die can die cut a partial area on the front of a card to create dimensional wings.
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Supplies needed: Butterflies and Cross Favor box die and Big Shot machine, both by Sizzix, white card stock cut to 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ and folded, Distress Oxide in Candied Apple and Picked Raspberry, Ink Blending Tool, spray bottle, ThermoWeb Deco Foil, glue stick, Ranger Liquid Pearls White Opal paint and Idea-ology Paper Dolls.
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Start by die cutting the butterfly wings on the front of the card.
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Place a piece of thin, scrap paper behind the wings to mask them before applying the Distress Oxide inks.
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Blend the inks in a loose pattern around the wings. Let dry then lightly spray with water to add a speckled pattern.
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Remove the scrap paper mask to reveal the wings.
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Slide the scrap paper behind the wings to act as a mask for the areas around the wings.
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Apply an even coat of glue stick to the wings and firmly burnish the gold foil onto the wings.
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Remove the paper mask to reveal the gold leaf wings.
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Adhere a paper doll from the Idea-ology set by Tim Holtz in front of the wings. I also added some drops of White Pearls, Liquid Opal paint by Ranger to add a little more sparkle.
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A sweet Valentine card.sizzixwingedvalentinecard

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About Lynda Kanase

Former Sizzix Senior Product Designer and current Crafter, Maker, Stitcher, Scrapper, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Instructor, Anglophile, Dog lover and Mom trying to make the world prettier, one project at a time. Please join me on this creative adventure.

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