Jan 19, 2017

Mixed Media Butterfly Vignette


We are sharing our favorite IndigoBlu stamps in our projects this month on the IndigoBlu blog.  By far, Flutterby is my favorite!  I altered a wooden vignette box, using a variety of IndigoBlu paints.  I embossed Vintage Flourish in copper along the perimeter of the box.  I adhered my stamped butterfly over a bed of shredded book page for texture.  I painted the wooden cutout with Miss Moneypennny Copper paint.  This small project will be a perfect inspirational display for my office.  Thanks for visiting today!

25 comments:

  1. Beautiful butterfly and the embossing on the box is gorgeous! Your background is awesome and colorful and great idea shredding that book page - very cool!

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  2. Fabulous! Autumn . You have showcased your favourite IB stamp with style and beauty. A lovely piece of art to craft alongside .
    Hugs x

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  3. Such a beautiful piece of Art to inspire you. That flutter by is a fave of mine too and you've coloured it perfectly.

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  4. I love this, Autumn. The shredded book pages nest is brilliant. The colors are beautiful. You rock.
    Madelyn

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  5. Wow! This looks amazing! Love that beautiful butterfly!

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  6. IMAGINE - your project makes me image sitting in a pile of hay with music playing in the background and a beautiful butterfly landing on the fence in front of me!!! This is just a TRULY LOVELY creation Autumn. Xj.

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  7. What a beautiful mixed media creation, Autumn! Loving the "nest-like" background and the glorious textures for your pretty butterfly! hugs, de

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  8. A stunning project Autumn! Very inspiring! Xx

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  9. Wow, Autumn, this is absolutely stunning!! I just adore the gorgeous butterfly!! The shredded book pages are such a creative and beautiful idea!! The colors are fabulous!! I love, love this my dear friend!! So absolutely gorgeous!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  10. Sooooooo beautiful, Autumn!!!!
    Have a great day!!!!!
    Hugz

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  11. What a fantastic idea to use the shredded book pages - a perfect butterfly "nest"! Lovely colours too...
    Alison x

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  12. This is soooo beautiful - I love the little nest the butterfly is sitting on and the colours are beautiful. Thank you for stopping by my blog earlier and leaving such kind comments - I am sorry your winter has been rough so far, I hope things are getting better for you.
    Diana x

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  13. The IB butterfly is beautiful and I love how you mounted it in the vignette box. The painting on the box is pretty amazing too. Hugs, Anne xx

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  14. Gorgeous, Autumn!! I adore your colors and textures, and of course, that stamp!! Hope 2017 is treating you well thus far.... I am now in Nicaragua where everything is quite different than my usual routine, so trying to stay in the moment and enjoy :-) Not my strong point, but practice is always good, lol! Thanks for a bright spot today - xxx Lynn

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  15. What a stunning piece of art! So beautiful and full of texture Autumn - love it
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  16. What a masterpiece Autumn! I am speechless! Love every single piece of it! BRAVO!

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  17. Gorgeous vignette; I love that butterfly, too!!! Love the embossed shadowbox and the shredded paper she rests on! Great design! Hugs!

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  18. Oh, I have no words! This is so amazing. I might not get anything done if this was in my office... I'd just stop and stare! :) Just GORGEOUS.

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  19. hello autumn! this is gorgoeus, luv the mixed media design...sweet! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

    blog-paperie blooms
    ig-2klines

    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

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  20. So beautiful Autumn! Your butterfly is magnificent and I just adore how it is perched on the pile of shredded book pages. What a wonderfully unique and beautiful design! happy weekend, sending hugs :)

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  21. I love butterflies , so this is right up my alley. But seriously ... How on earth could you come up with such amazing creation?! I LOVE it!!!! Love, love, love it!!!

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  22. I absolutely love this Autumn, gorgeous colours and design. Carol x

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  23. I'm gong back in time to check you out... three butterflies in a row! And here is that fab realistic guy! Now, I'm not a big butterfly-crafting person, but it's because I've never seen THIS one! Hmmm. Maybe I need it.
    I love this MM piece... fun, bold, texture-laden, both visual and physical. I'm a fan.

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  24. Oh, it's absolutely beautiful, Autumn! I love your super creative idea to use those shredded book pages! The butterfly is so pretty! Love your stunning make to bits, my friend! Lots of love to you! Branka xx

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  25. I adore this and all that shredded newspaper! How fun was that to shred it and layer it and just have a blast!?! Haha. Gorgeous and stunning and fantabulous and wonderful and Wowzers all rolled into one. Hugz to you muffin!

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