Friday, 19 June 2015

All the Very Best

The current Butterfly Challenge is to use 'F for Flowers' and I made this card for a friend who is leaving work soon and followed the current sketch at Freshly Made Sketches.


Card blank: 7" x 5" white silk 
Stamp: Woodware 'Salutations'
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities Classic Ovals Small & Classic Scalloped Ovals Small and Memory Box 'Pippi Butterfly'
Embossing: Kars tan embossing mat
Ink: Versafine Black Onyx
Card: Black matt
Paper: Hot off the Press 'Vintage Roses'
Other: Wink of Stella

I trimmed a strip of floral paper, layered it onto black card and attached it to the card blank.  The sentiment was stamped onto an oval, embossed die-cut.  This was then attached to a black scalloped oval and attached to the card.  I glued a small piece of floral paper onto black card and die-cut the butterfly before attaching it onto the sentiment.  To finish, I added a Wink of Stella to the butterfly and sentiment.

Kath x

8 comments:

  1. Fabulous card! The patterned paper is really lovely and the white strip at the top and bottom sets it off beautifully. xx

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  2. Beautiful.....great way to use that lovely paper! Hope you have a lovely weekend!
    hugs Jo x

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  3. I love the beautiful paper you used here, a great idea to make it the focal point of your card.
    Jean x

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  4. Perfect. Another entry that has followed a sketch. I do like that design paper and I love how you thought of sticking the design paper to a plain backing piece and then die cut out the filigree butterfly. (A simple idea but stunning result). Thankyou for fluttering by #33. hugs Mrs A.

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  5. Absolutely lovely! The background paper is beautiful and I love the little butterfly! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  6. Gorgous card Kath. the paper is so pretty and such a great CAS design xx

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  7. Great card. Adding a 3D butterfly workes really well. Thanks for joining us at Butterfly Challenge. Glenda

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  8. What a gorgeous card! I love the use of your designer series paper - it's so pretty and works well with the sketch. Thanks for joining us at FMS this week!

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