Sunday, April 1, 2018

Happy Easter and New Challenge at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies

Happy Easter to all !

     Today starts our newest monthly challenge over at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies and, for April, we're sponsored by Linda Simpson Designs.  Check out the post on the 2 CCC blog for all the details.

     I used an image from the "So Heavenly" set and it just seemed to call for flowers and butterflies!


      The image is cut with a die from Spellbinders and I backed it with yellow CS so that the little butterfly 'negatives' would show through.  I used two of the tiny butterflies which fell out, along with two Cheery Lynn die cuts I used to make the yellow, double butterfly.

     I found the lovely spring flowers in my stash and decided to use them along the left side of the main image.  Everything went onto a scrap of wood grain CS for the background.  I printed, cut and added the sentiment and finally found 2 left over pearls which I used as the body of the double butterfly.

     Sorry I was late adding my challenge links but I've come down with a cold and have such a stuffy head and sore throat that I just couldn't sit at the computer any longer.  Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

17 comments:

Linda Simpson said...

This is delightful Connie, you know I just love the butterflies and sweet image. Thank you for showcasing my ephemera to perfection! Happy Easter!
Hugs
Linda xxx

Daffodil Cards said...

Something so different but so beautiful and I LOVE the sentiment Connie.
Faith
x

pst said...

Lovely card. Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Crafty Friends, we hope to see you back again.

Sandy said...

Love that butterfly circle frame. Thanks for joining us at I You Give a Crafter a Cookie. Sandy/DT

Donna Ellis said...

Sweetest butterfly lover ever, Connie! I love how you have made the butterfly theme be the focus of your card. Your tiny, pretty vellum flowers are delightful - making a partial border/frame. It's a lovely card! Hoping you are feeling much better. hugs, de {Creative Smiles - my little crafting world}

Scrapper69 said...

Lovely Vintage image and pretty butterfly! Thanks for joining us over at SumMore Fun Stamp Challenge!

Theresa (SumMore Fun Stamps DT)
Theresa’s Crafty Creations

Teresa Arsenault said...

I love how the image is looking right up at your butterfly. Lovely card. hugs & smiles, Teresa

Lori Kobular said...

Very pretty card, love the cherub looking up to heaven!!

Amy Martin said...

So very pretty!! Loving those Butterflies!! Thank you for joining us in our Mood Board Challenge at SumMoreFun!!
SumMoreFun DT- Amy

Aunty Sue said...

great card thanks for sharing at Crafty catz this week good luck and hope to see you next week

Heather Ferguson said...

Such a pretty card, love the sentiment as I really love butterflies. Thank you for joining us at SumMore Fun, I look forward to seeing more of your projects
~DT Heather

Deanne Saunders said...

Pretty card!! Thanks so much for participating in our IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE... challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

Jamie Wright said...

I Love the butterflies and the sentiment! Thanks for joining us at SumMore Fun for our mood board challenge! ~DT Jamie

M Samuelson said...

Your card is so pretty and I do hope you feel better soon. Thank you for joining us in our Mood Board Challenge at SumMoreFun. I look forward to seeing more of your projects! ~ Design Team Member, MaryAnn

Darlene said...

So pretty Connie! Feel better! Thanks so much for playing in our Fussy and Fancy Challenge! Please come back again soon!

Darlene
Fussy and Fancy Girl
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Beth F. said...

I am loving the spring feel your card has! Thank you for joining us for the SumMore Fun mood board challenge.

Lisa Mensing said...

Such a lovely spring inspired card. Hope you are feeling better soon. Thanks for playing along at SumMore Fun Challenges. DT Lisa