Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Butterfly Flourishes


Hi, It's been too hot to do much craft lately!
 I'm lucky to have a small dedicated craft room, just need to find a fan that won't blow my bits and pieces everywhere!

I made this card for a neighbour's new baby girl. I wanted to use non traditional colours, and yes, I do happen to like purple...a lot! The design is a revamp of a card I did early last year. I cut and repositioned the scroll a little differently and didn't cut the edge of the second butterfly off.
I'm going to enter a few challenges.

At Less is More the theme is New Baby.

At Addicted to CAS the code word is New.

At Addicted to Stamps & More the theme is Clean & Simple.

At CASology the cue card is Contrast.


I've contrasted a dark & light shade of purple and have kept 1 butterfly low, while the other is mounted on foam tape.
I used snippets of watercolor paper and silver paper for the butterflies, so I'm off to the playground at Pixie's Crafty Workshop.

Materials used:
Memory Box butterflies, elegant scrollwork & heart delight dies; Twinkling H20's; sentiment sticker & bling from stash.

Thanks for visiting :)

25 comments:

  1. Hi Cathy. Love those butterflies. Great card! Thanks for joining the fun at ATSM. Monika
    This card would also be perfect for entering the current Sketch Challenge at STAMPlorations http://stamplorations.blogspot.co.uk/. Good Liuck!

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  2. Love your gorgeous card cathy and those butterflies look so pretty - hugs xx

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  3. Stunning Cathy, these butterflies are awesome. Thanks for joining us at ATSM

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  4. Puuuurrrrrpppplllleeee yum!! Looks great against the silver... Mxx

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  5. a beautiful card Cathy - oh to be too hot!!! Its not very warm here just now! Hugs Rachel xx

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  6. Beautiful Kathy, your colour combo is gorgeous.
    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  7. What a shimmery beauty of a card!

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  8. Beautiful card. The silver looks gorgeous with the shades of purple. You are really having extreme heat conditions there. We do hear about it on the news. Be cool, literally!

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  9. What a unique and beautiful new baby card, Cathy! I love it in purple!

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  10. Wonderful card, Cathy! Love how the swirls give the impression of butterflies flying.....Beautiful, the purple with the silver!

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  11. Lovely baby girl card. The colors look beautiful. I love the silver embossing and how you have layered the butterflies so they pop off of the card. Thanks for joining us in our NEW challenge at ATCAS. ;)

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  12. Your butterflies are perfect and I must admit to leaning towards mauve and purple just lately. The silver gives your card a lovely finish. Hugs Mrs A.

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  13. What a lovely card Cathy. Those butterflies look set to fly off the page - beautiful colour scheme and the scrolly background gives a real sense of flight. Gorgeous!

    Hugs, Di xx

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  14. Absolutely GORGEOUS butterfly card Cathy. Love it. Cor, wish I was TOO HOT! xxx

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  15. Cathy this is soooo very elegant and pretty. I always love to see ur creations with butterflies... they are amazing. Thank you for sharing with us at ATCAS and ATSM!!

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  16. Beautiful card...(found your blog through Darnell)

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  17. I'm sorry for the late visit!
    This is lovely, those butterflies are some of my favourites!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  18. OH my goodness those butterflies are just gorgeous. A beautiful new baby card. Thanks so much for joining us at ATS&M this week.

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  19. Cathy, this is lovely! I love the contrast between the light and darker purple butterflies, that is such a pretty effect! Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!

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  20. Love the contrasting purples and heights on your butterflies! A lovely card which I know your neighbor will love! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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  21. Love your use of the word contrast. You card is wonderful!

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  22. So gorgeous! Thank you so much for joining us at ATSM. Good luck.. :)

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  23. I love the silver and purple for a baby card. Beautifully composed. So glad you shared this gorgeous card with us ATCAS this week
    Jaydee

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