Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Hearts a flutter

Hope you all have a wonderful wednesday , stay positive its all downhill now towards a weekend, where do the days go?

Wednesdays mean another challenge over at Penny's paper crafty challenges , well every other wednesday but as they come around so fast , I'm not going to correct it, if you disagree , sorry.

Anyway we have another fun challenge, can you believe all the entries we had for our first challenge back wow so many entries and so much variety too, lets see if we can top it this time with our 'Hearts a Flutter' challenge.

Now when you see the rest of the design teams projects you will see so much inspiation and all so different there's sure to be something to give you a starting point so come on join the fun. We have another fab sponsor as this time it's Dewdrop crafts so a fab prize too.

Well when I saw the title of the challenge I think it must have been the flutter that made me think butterfly, though I wasn't sure what I wanted to do. I started off looking for a colour challenge , then chose the papers and a layout and it just came together from there. If made quite a change making a card with out colouring anything, have I got you all intrigued now.
 Well I used a pearl base card in liliac and added some embossed white card with hearts that I was very kindly sent with some candy I won. The black strip of glossy card I stamped with a lace stamp from the stampman and powder embossed it with stardust embossing powder. The white strip of embossed card is the edge from a birthday card mum had sent to her, got her well trained now she saves me things she thinks I might use. The butterfly is actually 2 stamped in versamark and one embossed in white powder and one in matt black powder on white vellum. The sentiment is from LOTV and is again embossed in black powder on white vellum. The flowers are from my stash and a candy win from True and are from wild orchid. The ribbon is from my stash. I stuck one butterfly on the other and separated the wings with sticky pads to add dimension. Told you no colouring. Here's the finished card. I showed my son this and his comment... it's a bit cluttered? It must be a man thing.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Crafty catz-flowers
Fussy and fancy- valentine no red or pink
Paperplay-layer it up
Allsorts-saving nature
Southern girls-dry embossing
Playdate cafe-black,white and a splash of liliac, though I missed the deadline
Pear tree designs-flowers
Craft your passion-bling and red or hearts on your project
wild orchid crafts-love is
Meljen-a heart or two(plenty on my embossed paper)
Crafty Ho's-no designer papers
Magical mondays-flowers
Fun at fairy knoll-flowers
Simon says-love is in the air
tanda teaser-valentines
Papertake weekly-anything goes optional flowers


karenw said...

This is lovely - classic colours and i love the positioning of the butterfly - makes it look alost alive! wonderful card

thanks for playing with us at southern girls x

Lisa said...

Hi Julye, Beautiful card!

Lisa x

PS: Check out my blog ;-)

sue law said...

Julye, your butterfly is stunning, it really does look as though it will take flight at any moment. Beautiful.

thanks for joining in with the Tanda Teaser!

Fleur said...

Fantasic card Julye
Thanks for joining our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, Good Luck
Hugz Fleur xXx

Mandy said...

Beautiful card hun, love the butterfly.
Thanks for joining us at Paper Play
hugs Mandy xx

Alicia said...

Great card! Love all those layers. Thanks for joining in our "Layer it Up" Challenge at Paper Play this week. Alicia xx

Papertrails by a paper lover said...

A very elegant card Julye! You captured my heart with it! ;-) Amy

Stamper Gyrl said...

Hi Julye
Your butterfly is very pretty!
Thank you for joining Fussy and Fancy Friday blog challenge!

Mummylade said...

how great to have your mum collecting too =). Fabulous card! Thank you so much for entering my recycling challenge at Allsorts this week and good luck.

Aunty Sue said...

lovely card and thanks for joining us at crafty catz this week

Shelley said...

What a gorgeous card! Thanks for joining in this weeks Fairy Knoll Challenge. Hugs Shelley x

carol said...

lovely card, thanks for joining us this week at craftycatz, x carol


A really elegant card Julye, the black and white combo is so classy -love the butterfly! Thanks for visting my blog and "following".
Have a great weekend. Hugs, Sylvia x

Dawn said...

Such a lovely card with great textures.
Thank you for sharing with us this week at
Craft Your Passion Challenges
Thanks for joining us.

Jill said...

beautiful card so elegant thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

Susie said...

Great card, love the colour combo and the butterfly is fab! Thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs this week and good luck xx

Alicia said...

I love this card! I am back to comment again...Love your embossing. Thanks for sharing your talent at Southern Girls this week and good luck.
Alicia xx

Patricia said...

Very cute project. Thanks so much for sharing and playing with us at Southern Girls. I hope we see you again.

elsi67 said...

Lovely!! Thanks for playing with us at WOC ♥