Tuesday, June 27, 2017

A Flutter of Colors

The Monday challenge at wecraftcards.com is to create a card or other item inspired by something we saw on Pinterest. I pinned this sweet butterfly card and some jewel toned butterflies that I knew would be gorgeous on vellum. Cut a cloud template from a paper scrap and stenciled clouds with a makeup sponge and sky blue chalk onto white cardstock. Printed the butterflies on vellum, fussy cut and adhered them, sketched on their little antennae… and let them fly!
PS- you can find the jewel toned butterflies here- http://what-a-beautiful-mess.blogspot.com/2013/04/scraps-of-elegance.html  
and my inspiration card is from http://inkypuddles.blogspot.com/2011/02/flutter-by-wednesday-142-rainbow-of.html
 
Entered into:
We Craft Cards Monday Challenge- Inspired by Pinterest                      
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Simon Says Monday Challenge- Stencil It                     
     (simonsaysstampblog.com/mondaychallenge)
Poppy Power- Bug Me
     (powerpoppy.blogspot.com)

A dear friend gave me a packet of wonderful B&W napkins that I knew I had to use for card making. Discovered that I could pull them apart to get a slightly transparent image. Backed it with assorted patterned papers to add a shout of color and create some depth from the patterns. (To qualify for the Cas-usal Friday’s Challenge, I used patterned paper in coral and aqua to play against the gray tone of the transparent napkin.) Layered upon a bright card with notched fold, a pair of ribbon ties and a little butterfly… for a perfectly sweet finishing touch!
Entered into:
Cas-usal Fridays- Color Challenge    
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Simon Says Wednesday Challenge – Patterned Paper    
      (simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge)
Crafty Hazelnut’s Patterned Paper Challenge    
     (craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper.blogspot.com) 

3 comments:

  1. I really love this, the textured look from the shading is awesome.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge x

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  2. All those butterflies look wonderful and you did a wonderful job on the clouds. Very pretty. Thanks for playing in our June Bug challenge at Power Poppy!

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  3. Gorgeous card! love your design, fabulous butterflies and background! Thanks for joining us this week on Simon says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog! barbara

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