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Friday, April 3, 2015

Shimmer and butterflies

The HB background (Cuttlebug) is on silver shimmer cs - it looks more like metallic here than it really is.  This stamp by ODB is one I use a lot - I do  not really have just one "go to" stamp.  I tried using a variety of colors for the butterflies - I now realize I prefer a subtler result!  What do you think?  I used a Darice butterfly embossing folder for the smaller panel, and a Cuttlebug border die.  The flower is Petaloo, and the leaves are from a Sizzix die.  The mat is a medium purple.
Sketch #1:   http://vlvsketches.blogspot.com/
Any ODB:   http://www.ourdailybreaddesignsblog.blogspot.com/search/label/Shining%20the%20Light%20Challenge
"Go to" stamp:   http://www.fashionablestampingchallenges.com/
Inspiration colors:   http://giveacrafteracookie.blogspot.ca/
Spring:         http://eurekastamps.blogspot.com/
                     http://corrosivechallengesbyjanet.blogspot.com/
Pastels:         http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/mondaychallenge/
Something that flies:   http://thesisterhoodofcrafters.blogspot.com/
For the girls:    http://cagichallenge.blogspot.ca/

12 comments:

  1. This is such a pretty card and a beautifully coloured image.
    Thanks for sharing with us at FSC
    Avril x

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  2. Very pretty creation Dorothy! Lovely design and the embossed panels are perfect! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Come Fly With Me’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    Darlene
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  3. Love the idea of two different embossed but same papers. Very effective.

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  4. Hi Dorothy, this is such a gorgeous card!
    Thank you for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.
    Dot x

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  5. Love the pastel butterflies. Thank you for joining our challenge this week at Eureka Stamps. Mary DT

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  6. Dorothy, this is one of my favorite ODBD stamp sets. I love how you used those butterflies on your card and the pretty colors too. The added texture on the background complements your design sweetly! Thanks so much for sharing your card with us this week at Our Daily Bread Designs. Hugs, Gracie.

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  7. Oh how beautiful, Dorothy!! I love this stamp set as well!! Your coloring of the butterflies is pastels is so beautiful and springy!! Beautiful layout and design! Thanks so much for joining us at ODBD!! Have a blessed Easter!!

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  8. Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week. Karal DT

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  9. Absolutely beautiful, Dorothy! Thank you for joining the Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge!

    ~Hugs~
    Chelsey
    Simon Says Stamp

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  10. Love how you used the different dry embossing dies! So glad you played along over at If You Give a Crafter A Cookie. Hope to see you again soon! xx Sandi Lee DT If You Give A Crafter A Cookie

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  11. Love those pretty butterflies! Such a lovely card!

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  12. Gorgeous card! Thanks so much for participating in our IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE... challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    ~DEANNE~
    A Little Bit O' Paper

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