25 Aug 2015

Butterfly Tree


I was originally going to make an apple tree for my fathers birthday, but I decided that a butterfly tree would look nicer. But I have since decided to buy him a cherry tree for his birthday. So I am now going to remove some of the butterflies and make some cherries to replace them.
I made the tree from old book pages. I punched out a flurry of butterflies from some pretty Dovecraft paper, and glued them carefully onto the branches.




I coloured the lovely Phyllis Harris little girl stamp with spectrum noir pencils. I placed her underneath the tree and onto a card base which I then covered in flowersoft.


Thank you so much for looking.

I would like to enter my Butterfly tree into the following challenges



 

 

 

 

7 comments:

  1. What a lovely project! I love Phyllis Harris stamps they are some of my favourites. Thanks for playing along with the Craft Stamper challenge this month :)

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  2. This is amazing, I love your tree and you flower soft base, and I'm sure your father did too. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Country View Crafts. Sue xx

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  3. Wow! very unusual thank you for entering your tree into the artistic challenge. Dee x

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  4. What a wonderful project and a great way to use old book pages, thank you for sharing it with us at Mixed Media Mojo.
    xxx Hazel.

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  5. wonderful project , it amazes me
    thanks for joining us at Mixed Media Mojo

    Barb Housner (DT)

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  6. What a fab little project. Thank you for joining in with the Craft Stamper challenge .... good luck! Linda xx

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  7. Wow - that's a real labour of love, requiring so much patience… but the results are well worth it. Charming, delicate and whimsical - I love it.
    Thanks so much for playing along at Country View Challenges.
    Alison x

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