Thursday, May 12, 2011

Butterfly Birthday

I had a special request for this card in my comments from Vicki Fraser  at CardarTart for this card with purple in fact we kind of pre planed it over the phone, so here it is. I also got to  try out some new ideas I’d been thinking about for a while . I used pale pink Kaisercraft paper and Kaisercraft Hot Pink Ink inside my embossing folder and when it came out I thought it looked too neat so I spritzed it with my own Shimmer mist and this seemed to blend the ink to create this effect and then I sponged the edges to finish it off with a little more depth of colour, so that the colour mirrored the same pink of my flowers in the main image. Instead of spending ages trying to find the right ribbon I embossed then folded up a ribbon out of matching cardstock for a perfect colour match for my card, I didn’t measure the folds I just went for it. At the bottom I used my 3 bling and to add a little extra I used glitter around each bling, Vicki always says a bit of glitter always makes everything better!.  

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I couldn’t resist and added another photo of this card again with a change of background fabric and how it makes the card look so different.

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Lisa Jane said...

what a beautiful card . Fabulous colours and embossing
Thanks for joining us at Oldie but a Goodie this fortnight

Sandy Fredrick said...

What a bold design and so sparkly. I love what you did with the variety of butterflies. Thank you for joining our challenge at

Andrea said...

What a lovely sparkly card! thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly

Tracey Manderson said...

Oh this is great! I love the embossing, is it a folder??? Thanks for joining us at the Emerald Faerie Garden.

The Mama Monkey said...

Wow, this is a sparkle explosion! I LOVE it!!

Thanks so much for playing with Use It Tuesday!

June Houck said...

Fancy! This is equally lovely to your award winning card :)

Ronda Archangelo said...

Yay...can finally comment on blogger! Your card is so all the glittery and embossed elements. We're glad you joined the challenge at the Emerald Faery Garden!

Iulia said...

Wow! This is amazing Trish! Love all the textures you put together to create this beautiful card!
Thank you so much for joining in our first challenge at Emerald Faerie Garden and hope to see you again soon!
Iulia- new follower:)

Francesca said...

What a beautiful card

Thanks for joining us at OLDIE BUT A GOODIE this time and good luck!


Dawnll said...

Such great details and I love the shimmer and embossing.
Thank you for sharing with us this week at
Sweet Stamps Challenge
Have a sweet week.

Sandy Hulsart said...

Very beautiful card. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Sweet Stamps challenge blog.

Mary Frances said...

Awesome card! I love all the beautiful details. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stamps and good luck :)

Julie said...

Gorgeous card, love all the embossing and sparkle on this. Thanks for joining us at Paper and Such.

DesignerDiva said...

Love the colours and texture you have created here, its fab!
Thanks for sharing it with us at Oldie But A Goodie for Tracy's challenge and good luck
Hugs Laurie x

Davi said...

I think blogger deleted my comment so wanted to stop by and thank you for sharing your wonderful card with us at TT this week.

Deb Mitchell said...

Ohhhhh! What a gorgeous Card you have shared with us! I love the colours Hun- just stunning! Thank you for joining us at the Emerald Faeries Garden for our first Challenge & hope you revisit for many more Challenges

Hugz, Deb/ Owner

JenMarie said...

LOVE all the sparkle! So glad you played along at Paper and Such!

CardArTart said...

Why purple? because it looks fantastic of course! lol