Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Butterfly... Just Because

I was inspired by the weaving challenge at MFP Speedy Fox and Friends in making this card.  This is my first attempt at weaving, and I used ribbon to make a little panel. I think it turned out okay. For the card, I stamped two circles randomly on green cardstock with brown and white ink, stamped the sentiment in brown ink, and layered the cardstock to a white card base.  Next I added a brown zig-zag strip of DP that was a scrap from a previous project.  Then I affixed the woven panel with foam tape, added a die-cut butterfly, and embellished with brown gems.  Here are the supplies I used:
  • Stamps:  Simply Circles (Stampin' Up!), sentiment (Hampton Art for Studio G)
  • Ink:  Ancient Page - Chocolate (Clearsnap), Brilliance Moonlight White (Tsukineko)
  • Cardstock:  Recollections
  • DP:  Carson Dellosa
  • Ribbon:  Michaels
  • Dies:  Spellbinders - Classic Edges One and Fanciful Flight
  • Gems:  Dollarama
 

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Annabelle Stamps AC167 Polka Dots UE C7
Crafts and Me Challenge #139 Anything Goes 2E #2
Creative Inspirations Paint Inspired by:  Ribbon and Bling UE
MFP Speedy Fox and Friends #169 Weaving 5E #1
My Heart Pieces Use Your Favourite Fruit Colour (I used green and brown for kiwi) 3E #3
Papertake Weekly Die-ing for a Punch 5E #2
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog #137 Bling It On 3E #1

Thank you for looking at my card - your comments really brighten my day!  Have a good one!

10 comments:

  1. Your card stock and ribbon match perfectly. Thanks for joining speedy fox an friends.

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  2. Your threaded panel is sooo clever and such a great combo of colours too!
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

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  3. Thanks for joining us at Speedy Fox and Friends with your lovely Butterfly Card - It was a honor to have you enter! Enjoy your day ~ Gail DT

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  4. Pretty card! Love the paper weaving and the gorgeous butterfly! Thanks for joining speedy fox and friends this week!

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  5. Oh how beautiful! I love the lacy butterfly! Great weaving too! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends blog challenge!

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  6. Now that weaving is fabulous Kitty, wonderful card hun, love the colours you have used, makes me want to go and buy some "chocolate limes" mmmm xxxx

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  7. Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge Blog.
    Mandy x (PPCC DT)

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  8. Oh this is fabulous, love the colour too nice and fresh! thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly, Karenx

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  9. Gorgeous butterfly...great weaving!!

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  10. Intersting project
    Thanks for joining us at My heart pieces
    Vania

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