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Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Butterfly Challenge 74

Today sees the start of a new challenge over on the Butterfly Challenge blog and for this Challenge it is asking for Fancy Edges and Mint Green. I've spent a lovely morning playing in my craft room and managed to make this card. I used Tattered Lace - Ornamental Label Shaped Card Base and Edge Mat 3. I cut this from a 6x6 card base, the die just fits from one end to the other and just edge to edge, then I placed the patterned edge onto the front only. Next I had a good rummage through my scraps and found this piece of glitter card in mint green which was just big enough for the matting. The oval die is a from Crealies and the sentiment from a Crafters Companion set. The butterfly is a Tim Holtz stamp which I fussy cut after colouring, I also gave it a coat of sparkle pen but it does not show in this photo. When I stuck the butterfly to the oval I drew in the feelers with a fine liner pen. When it was closed together it looked a little bit too white, so I added some Cracked Pistachio Distress ink the the inside edge.



Thanks for taking the time to look and your kind comments which are always appreciated.

Sue

15 comments:

  1. You've got the colour just right and what a pretty decorative edge - great butterfly too of course

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  2. Very pretty, I love the butterfly

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  3. This is stunning. Love the colours and the big butterfly.
    Valerija xx

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  4. A beautiful card Sue, such a pretty butterfly and lovely die cut edge.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  5. stunningly beautiful Sue - really love what you have done here and that mint green colour is fab xx

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  6. The mint green sparkle card looks gorgeous with your butterfly and I like that shaped edge too. So elegant. Thankyou for fluttering into the butterfly garden. Hugs Mrs A.

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  7. An absolutely gorgeous card Sue. I love all the glitter and your glorious butterfly and the shape is beautiful. Barbxx

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  8. Stunning card, Sue! I love the fancy edge and the mint green background really sparkles behind the beautiful butterfly. Thank you for joining in the Butterfly Challenge #74 - good luck!
    Liz - Guest Designer. xx

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  9. BEAUTIFUL. Love the butterfly Sue, amazing colours.x ♥ ♥[aNNie]

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  10. A beautiful card Sue. I love the detailed edge and the burtterfly is stunning.
    Janice x

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  11. Beautiful colours here. Your butterfly is gorgeous...especially since it is perched on that fab glimmer paper!

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  12. Oooooh, wow, this is breathtaking, Sue! The design is so unique and just stunning!! Hugs, Darnell

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  13. Wow! This is a stunning card Sue! Love the card shape and beautiful edge, makes for a very special card indeed. I also love that butterfly and the way you colored it. Yes, a very special and stunning card indeed! Hugs, Brenda

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  14. What a stunning card Sue! I think the edge looks lovely with the distress ink added. The sparkle card is just the right colour. The butterfly stamp I really like. Lynn x

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Thank you for taking the time to look, and your kind comments which are always appreciated.