Tuesday 25 August 2015

White Moon

Hello Friends!

I'm at the Altenew blog today to feature To the Moon set. I combined it to Painted Butterflies set and used the sentiment from Fresh Freesia set. I saw the sketch at the CAS(E) this Sketch by N@ Ali - awesome sketch!! I used that as my base inspiration for this card. Hopefully you enjoy! Here is my card for today:

Stamps used: To the MoonPainted Butterflies and Fresh Freesia.

Stamps used: To the Moon and Painted Butterflies.
I also made a video tutorial. Hopefully you find it helpful. Had a quite a struggle filming it though.

Stamps: To the Moon, Painted Butterflies and Fresh Freesia by Altenew
Inks: The Moon: Pure Colour Fairy Dust by Wplus9. SSS Smoke, Versamark, Versafine,  Onyx Black and Altenew Jet Black Ink, Faded Jeans, Chipped Sapphire and Peacock Feathers Distress Inks
Superfine Clear Embossing Powder by Ranger
Paper: Neenah Solar White 80lb
Silver Irresistible Picco Embellisher by Tsukineko
Copic Multiliner Black 0.3

Thank you for stopping by today! See you soon! 



  1. Amazed by the effect Marika!
    What a great way to use the tilted panel of our sketch this week!
    Thanks for sharing this beauty with CTS!

  2. The lighting around the moon looks photo perfect! Love the depth of the butterflies in flight.

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    1. Älyttömän suuret kiitokset, Sirpa! :D

  4. What a STUNNING card, Marika! And there is absolutely nothing wrong with your video. If you hadn't mentioned it, I doubt most people would have known your camera wasn't cooperating with you. Thank you so much for continuing on with this this card video and posting it. I've been looking for more sympathy card ideas and this one is absolutely perfect!


    1. Thank you for kind comment! I'm so glad that you liked it!

  5. This moon in the night sky is really wonderful Marika and the shape taken from the sketch works so well and the butterflies are the perfect finishing touches. x

  6. Your card is beautiful!! I love the moon set!

  7. Oh, Marika, you certainly captured "by the light of a silvery moon".....exceptional!!!

  8. I am on the way to visit my pillow - 11pm here - but wanted to say the moon has never looked so beautiful - yours, that is! Of course I'm saving your video for coffee in the morning ... gorgeous, Marika...

  9. Beautiful, Marika! Your moon just glows!

  10. Marika, I absolutely love your night sky, with that amazing moon and stars. The moon image looks so real with the glow you created by your fantastic sponging.
    Love the butterflies, they are a very sweet detail.
    Thank you for sharing.

  11. What a great card Marika! I love that little halo you added around the moon!

  12. Wonderful tutorial, Marika!!! You've captured quite a few of my favorite things in your darling card: star gazing, a full and magical moon, and butterflies!! I LOve it!
    =] Michele

  13. So incredibly beautiful! Love your sky and the special look you achieved with the butterflies!

  14. Your moon is absolutely gorgeous, Marika. Very realistic in that inky sky.

  15. What a fantastic sympathy card, Marika!!!! The sky and the moon looks amazing and the butterflies are so pretty!!! Beautiful!!! Thanks for taking the time to do the video!!!

  16. Kaunis ja tunnelmallinen kortti. Kiitos videosta ja vinkeistä. Sain juuri viimeviikon lopulla kyseisen leimasetin kotiin. Nyt pääsenkin sitä paremmin kokeilemaan kun sain hyviä vinkkejä <3

  17. love the 'warm winter wishees' card, very cute.
    holly jolly card with the snowman is so cute and well done.