Thursday, March 22, 2018

B is for Butterfly

     I found a different challenge the other day and made this card from their inspiration 'wheel.'  It's Called Butterfly Challenge and each time they choose as letter from the alphabet and give three color options and three theme options, and you can choose any one color and one theme to combine plus you must use a butterfly.

     I did this card using all the colors and themes: lavender, lemon, & light blue plus lace, layers & letters.  What do you think?


     The quilt die is from Gina Marie and I used it to cut scrap paper from my stash plus light/medium blue and lavender CS.  I used the light blue as the 'frame' then inset the blue and lavender CS pieces.  I filled the remaining spots with the flowery dp.

     I layered white lace onto lemon yellow CS, then added the quilt piece on top.  I printed the sentiment and hand cut it, layering it onto a banner flag.  The final touch was the embroidered butterfly, done in lemon yellow.  It was quite a challenge getting all 7 items but it felt good when I finished and I really love the result.

     Challenges:
Crafty Creations
Creative Moments
Double D
House that Stamps Built
Mod Squad
Penny's Paper Crafty
Scrappy Land
That's Crafty
WordArt Weds.

      I hope you enjoyed my project for today and Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

14 comments:

  1. What a beautiful and unique design Connie! Well done! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Just Wing It’ challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop in for a visit!

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  2. I like the way you used that quilt die on here Connie. SO pretty!
    Lynn

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  3. Gorgeous and love the fabulous background.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  4. Oh wow! What a unique design and beautiful paper combo!! I love the contrast between the rigid geometric pattern and the softness of the lace! Thanks for sharing this with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges!
    Linda

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  5. Welcome to the butterfly challenge and well done for combining all of the elements on your card. I love the patchwork design as your center piece. The lace you have used is gorgeous. Thankyou for coming and spinning the wheel this week. Hugs Mrs A.

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  6. I recently found the Butterfly Challenge too -- lots of fun!
    Love your quilt themed card with it's bright and cheery colors!
    Thanks so much for linking up to The House That Stamps Built! It's great to have you play along with the inspiration board challenge!

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  7. Super patchwork design. Thank you for sharing over at That's Crafty.
    Best wishes in the Spring into Action Blog Challenge.
    Creative Wishes Tracey DT

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  8. Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Creations Challenges for our latest challenge. Good luck and join us again soon. Hugs, Kathy {Crafty Creations Challenges}

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  9. Very pretty! Love the color combo; and the bit of lace is fabulous! Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

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  10. Fantastic quilt shape in the center of the card. Butterfy is just the final spot. Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Creative Moments.

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  11. Love your design here, the quilt square is awesome! Great take on the challenge, thank you so much for participating this time over at the Mod Squad Challenge
    Judy~ Mod Squad Challenge Designer
    {Judy's Happy Place} Stop by and see me!!!

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  12. Your card is so pretty! I like that patchwork quilt die that you used. Thank you for playing along at the Creative Moments Challenge.

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  13. Thank you for linking this gorgeous make to our Scrapy Land challenge!
    Samra DT
    Paper Talk with Samra

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