Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Butterfly Hello

Hi, everyone!  My card today was inspired by Mrs. A's Butterfly Challenge.  This time the theme is Butterflies and Y for Yarn.  I saw an awesome card by Shari Carroll over on the Simon Says Stamp blog and I loved it so much that I decided to CASE it - you can see her card here.


I don't have the Simon card kit so I used what I had. I started with kraft cardstock (DCWV) and applied Brilliance Gold Galaxy ink through a Heidi Swapp chevron stencil to make a chevron strip.  I die cut a butterfly (Cheery Lynn Small Exotic Butterflies #1) from MME patterned paper. Using the negative die-cut, I rounded the corners and layered it onto a DCWV metallic patterned paper with foam tape. I added a Memory Box Rhone Butterfly in yellow into the negative die cut.


I die-cut the Savvy Dies hello from black cardstock and black craft foam and layered them together and applied a coat of Glossy Accents.  I stamped the sentiment (Clearly Besotted A Little Sentimental) and cut the words apart.  I made a triple-loop bow out of yellow yarn and added a thin strip of black cardstock along the left edge. To finish off the card, I added a number of black sequins. Definitely not as CAS as Shari's card, but I'm happy with how it turned out!

I would also like to join the following challenges: Beccy's Place September AG UE; Cheery Lynn Things with Wings 1E; Craft Your Passion Always AG 3/3;Crafting from the Heart 2/3; Crafty Gals Corner AG 1/2; DL.ART September Linky AG 1/day; Inspiration Destination AG UE; Not Just Cards AG UE; Penny's Paper-Crafty Use a Bow or Christmas 1/3; Scrap and Craft Butterflies 1/3; Scrapbook Blessings Club AG optional Favourite Technique (stencilling and using die cuts) UE; Simon Says Stamp Monday Love this Technique (stencilling and using die cuts) 3/5; Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Die Crazy 1/5; The Craft Barn Stencils/Masks 1/3; The House That Stamps Built Repeat Impressions WIW Photo Inspiration Challenge ~ S1615 UE; Word Art Wednesday AG w Uplifting Sentiment 1/5

Thank you for looking at my card!  Wishing you a joyful day!

47 comments:

  1. Love the collage look to the card. love your use of the negative butterfly die cut, great card!

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  2. Beautiful art of work, love the negative use of die cut and all collage work, great job done Kitty!!!

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  3. Beatiful card, so loving the butterfly and colours. Thanks for joining our challenge at Penny's Paper Crafty and look forward to seeing you again. Jennifer DT member x

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  4. It's a lovely card Kitty. The little yellow butterfly and matching bow look so pretty. Barbxx

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  5. A beautiful card Kitty, hugs xx

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  6. This is soooooooooooooo cute! I saw it in the CGC gallery and before I even knew who it was I had to click through and say that I LOVED it - turns out it's yours! Even better! So eclectic and fun! Sorry I have been missing in the commenting lately - I'm in the process of moving, so the next two weeks are going to be super hectic and I'm not going to have much time. Please forgive me!

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  7. Wonderful card Kitty and such a great use of the negative butterfly xx

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  8. A very pretty creation Kitty. Love the gorgeous shapes and colours and the very effective layering.
    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxx

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  9. Great CASE of Shari's card Kitty! Love the yellow butterfly you added and that bit of yarn. So pretty.
    Lynn

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  10. This is gorgeous, Kitty!! I love the layers and the beautiful butterflies!! Using the negative image of the butterfly is so creative and fabulous!! Love this my friend!! Thanks so much for linking up with the DL.ART September Linky!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts
    DL.ART DT Member

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  11. Beautiful card and a great design.
    Hugs
    Kuni

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  12. This is fabulous Kitty, pretty papers and great design.
    Pauline
    x

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  13. Hi Kitty,
    what a great card for the butterfly challenge.
    The colours are so bright, and cheerful.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  14. LOVE it! Adding the glossy accents to the Hello sentiment really makes it stand out and I adore the butterfly details.

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  15. I was gonna say - how'd you get the SSS Oct kit already!!! I do like that design - Shari is such a great teacher. The cards is beautiful and really reflects the creativity for our photo inspiration at The House That Stamps Built.

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  16. Hi this is a gorgeous card I love the butterflies.Thank you for joining us this month at Not Just Cards for challenge 24. Hugs Jackie DT

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  17. Wow Kitty!! This metallic patterned paper behind the negative of the butterfly is really an interesting design!! Love how you arranged all the pieces to make this patchork card! The yellow little butterfly and the yarn bow look great and the foam sentiment has a beautiful 3D look that contrast with the other words! Fabulous work!

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  18. what a beautiful card.. i love the butterflies..

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  19. I LOVE THIS!!!! The card is beautiful and I love the soft touch of yellow in the yard and the butterfly - such awesome details on this card - like the side border, and the black hello, the cut-up sentiment and the butterfly cut out that the yellow butterfly is resting in!! Such a delightful and pretty card!!! Hope you are having an amazing day!!

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  20. I love butterflies and the way you used the positive and negative layers. Awesome!
    Hugs, Lori m
    DT Member DL.ART

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  21. gorgeous and sweet, so glad to see your crafting mojo is back, lots of hugs and love, cuddles to Kiwi, Honeydew and Snowy, Marion

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  22. Super work!!!!!Thanks for joining us at the Craft your passion Challenges
    Cristina DT

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  23. Woooo, Kitty! I love love LOVE this design! I've pinned it to case it later on - so fabulous in the techno-natural theme, especially with the geometric shapes AND the negative portion of the die cut! BEAUTIFUL! hugs, de

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  24. this is gorgeous with that cut out butterfly! love the stenciled bit on the side of the card, too.

    have a great day! :)

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  25. This is gorgeous Kitty. Lots of lovely details to look at on this card - Michelle x

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  26. Wonderful card, love the layering. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

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  27. I love the collage look of your card and the colorful graphic quality. Thanks for sharing your project this week at Cheery Lynn Designs and good luck in the draw!

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  28. Very pretty Kitty. I love your yarn bow and how you have layered up the butterflies. Thankyou for fluttering by my challenge. Hugs Mrs A.

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  29. Putting the small butterfly in the big b-fly cutout is such a neat idea and look. Love your yard bow! So fancy!

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  30. Very creative and fun design! You have done such an eye for detail. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Gals Corner.
    Amy-DT

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  31. Great design on this card and lots of nice layering. Thanks for joining the Cheery Lynn Designs challenge. Best of luck to you.

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  32. I really like this card KT... it's got a fun, artsy, collage look to it. I love the way you've added the "hello", it kind of looks like it's floating above the other elements. You did a great job CASEing Shari's card.
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  33. I knew Shari Caroll as I was join Flickr Hero Arts comunity
    her cards always shown on Hero Arts main Blog always inspiring
    and you even have the same butterfly DIES like Shari on her card...wooooww
    Your interpretation of her card is perfecto Kitty
    I love your version too and I see so cute ribbon tied on your card
    Really different than your style but adorable made my dear friend
    luv this
    hugs, Monika

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  34. A great card - thanks for sharing it with us at Crafting from the Heart.

    Helen x

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  35. Beautiful card - great colors

    Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Gals Corner.
    Erika, DT

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  36. This one is really fabulous! Love the layers!
    Thanks for joining us at Scrapbook Blessings Club! :o)

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  37. I love this feel of randomness, a bit of this, a bit of that and it becomes something beautiful!

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  38. This is so beautiful! Thank you for joining in The Craft Barn Challenge.
    Jane x

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  39. A great card - thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge Blog.

    Helen x

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  40. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "use a bow and/or Christmas” challenge over at Penny’s & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
    (DT Come and Get It)
    (DT Crafty Friends)
    (DT Tuesday Throwdown)

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  41. This is gorgeous!! Love the layout and those beautiful butterfly dies. Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

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  42. Very pretty! Thank you for playing along in the Word Art Wednesday Challenge! Have a blessed day!

    Charity - DT Member - Word Art Wednesday
    http://wordartwednesday.blogspot.com
    http://collectivecreativity.blogspot.com (my personal blog)

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  43. What a wonderful card, love how your layered the details.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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