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Sunday, 30 September 2012

OSAAT #133 - Butterfly or Buttons

There's a new challenge today at One Stitch At  A Time and this time it is

Butterfly or Buttons

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Don’t forget that we have changed the prize structure. You must use a store image to win the main prizes and all other entries will be in a draw to win $3 to spend in the store

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Well for this challenge I just had to use butterflies didn’t I? I used this gorgeous image called Flowerlicious by Stitchy Stamps adding a second layer for the flutterby soit’s wings could flap of course J  I coloured the image with Promarkers & Flexmarkers adding some glossy accents and a gem to the poppy centre and lots of stickles glitter glue to the butterfly. I die cut the image with a Nestabilities die and distressed the edges with an inkpad.

The backing paper is from DCWV Mariposa stack. I adore black and red and this is one of the prettiest papers with the swirls on it. The gorgeous lace trim has roses woven in it and is by Prima.

The sentiment is a freebie from Vibgyor Krafts and has been die cut with a Quickutz Cookie Cutter Die.

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 Please pop over to OSAAT to see the fab cards from my colleagues on the DT. I look forward to seeing your entries for this challenge

Materials Used in this Project are as follows:-
Image – Flowerlicious by Stitchy Stamps
Paper – Mariposa Stack by DCWV
Embellishments – Rose lace by Prima, black gem Paperchase
Tools – Letraset Promarkers & Flexmarkers, 3D foam, Stickles Glitter Glue, Rangers Glossy Accents, Nestabilities & Qucikutz Cookie Cutter Dies
Techniques - Diecutting, Distressing, Decoupage

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges (in Alphabetical Order):-


Love crafts forever said...

I love how you 3D's Butterfly.
Hugs Nat

Crafting Vicky said...

ohhhh your card is wonderful. Just love how you have popped the butterfly. Your coloring is fabulous as always!

Josephine said...

Absolutely stunning, Mandy. That black lace is the perfect finishing touch.

Hazel said...

Beautiful bright and cheery card. Hazel x

Inkypinkydelights said...

Oh Mandy this is beautiful! Love your choice of colours, - so lush and vibrant! Judy x

CraftyGirl said...

Mandy this is just so pretty not only the image but that butterfly.


CraftyGirl Your Sister OAAST DT

Cheryl said...

Beautiful! I love the colors.

Scrappycath said...

Wow, the colors are so rich and the butterfly is perfect. Thanks so much for joining on the Card Caravan at the Hybrid Chick

thecraftycavalier said...

Stunning card! I love the colours. Thank you for sharing this with us over at the Joanna Sheen Challenge Blog, hugs, Jayne xx

Sandy said...

Great card. Love the sparkle on your butterfly. Thanks for joining us at Challenges 4 Everybody. Good luck! Sandy :)