Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Butterfly Notes

Have you ever worked on a card that just challenged your creativity to the point where it took a week or more to finish? That's this card.

It started with just elements... the note card (cream color) and the ink well stamp (brown) and postage stamp (black). From there, I became lost. Nothing I tried worked. Until finally, I found some interesting embellishments that gave me some more inspiration like the feathers and the button. I added the embossed post card in craft paper. This embossing folder (a post card) look like fun, and I bought it just last week. But it actually was difficult to use.

The card still looked empty, so I cut the swirls with my Cricut Artbooking cartridge, and used pearlescent paper (new paper pack) to give it a little shimmer. 

I'm very pleased with the final product. It was definitely worth the wait.

Challenges Entered: 
Stamplorations: Feathers.
Redd & Rosie Challenges: No White
Card and Scrap: Bling. 
Feeling Crafty Challenge: Butterflies. 


  1. Well it was a week well spent - lovely card - it all gels together nicely. Many thanks for entering the Rhedd and Rosies Challenge and good luck! Melissa (DT) xxxx

  2. Thank you for sharing this lovely feminine card with us at Rhedd and Rosie's, good luck! Wendy DT XX

  3. A beautiful card! thanks for joining us at Card and Scrap!
    DT Unni A

  4. Beautiful card thank you for entering feeling crafty challenge
    and good luck xx

  5. Love the way you used stamped and real feathers on your card. Great project! Thanks for joining the 'Stamps and Feathers' challenge at STAMPlorations. Good Luck! Monika (DT)

  6. You got there in the end - the result being fabulous!

    Thanks for joining in with us over at Feeling Crafty Challenge ~ good luck!

  7. A lovely card, the butterflies and feathers are wonderful.

    Thank you for joining in with the Feeling Crafty challenge and good luck x

  8. Pretty card :=)
    Thanks for joining us at card and scrap

  9. fab make thanks for playing along at Rhedd & Rosie


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