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Sunday, 22 August 2010

Butterflies.....

Hi all, it's time for another challenge card.  I love butterflies and this is what I've come up with today.  I was aiming for a simple yet elegant look and I think this has turned out just beautiful. 

It was really easy to put together, I punched the butterfly and added some sparkly glitter to the top of the wings.  Then I got some cream card stock to mount my papers onto.  The papers are Papermania Signature, Chatsworth vintage collection, they have a linen texture, very swish.  I have plowed through my paper stacks and pulled out the ones I haven't used for a while, this was one of the stacks.  Where the papers come together I added some cream silk ribbon.  The sentiment is from one of my forever friends stamps.  I added 3 aqua gems to the butterfly to finish the look.  I think this card would also work nicely for some invitations....



A close up of the butterfly

I have entered this card into:

Crafty Creations: #81 Butterflies
Charisma Cardz: #33 Die cuts
Polka Doodles: #33 Vintage Style
Craft Your Days Away: #2 Wings


Come and play along with us xx

13 comments:

  1. This is beautiful...I love the simple clean lines! Great butterfly too! Thanks for playing along at Crafty Creations!
    melissa

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  2. Pretty card, love the CAS look.
    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations.
    Sharon x

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  3. Your butterfly is beautiful! I like the pattern papers you used to make this card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations!

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  4. What a really elegant card, thank you for sharing with us at Polkadoodles this week and good luck.

    B x

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  5. Lovely to see your work at Crafty Creations Challenge! Thanks for joining us and good luck!

    Greetings, Saskia
    (guest designer)

    **I've got some polka-dots candy on my blog, feel free to take a look**

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  6. well this is just lovely! fab fab card! thank you for playing along with us at polka doodles x x x

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  7. very pretty! Love the bottom paper and that butterfly punch is awesome! Thanks for joining us at FBW this week - keep fluttering :)

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  8. Fabulous card, and a lovely design. Thanks for playing with Charisma this week.
    xx Vee

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  9. A beautiful card, gorgeous colours.
    Thanks for joining us at CYDA and good luck.
    Hugs Emma x
    www.craftyemmasstore.co.uk
    http://ceschallenges.blogspot.com

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  10. Lovely Vintage project - thanks for playing along this week at Polkadoodles! Cheers Claire x

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  11. A beautiful card. Thanks for taking part in the Polka Doodles challenge

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  12. Thanks for entering the Polkadoodle Challenge - hope you can join us again next week!

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  13. Such a lovely elegant card. Thanks for joining us this week at CYDA. Good luck.

    Mel X

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