Saturday, 22 November 2014

Paper Pieced Butterfly

The challenge on the Butterfly Challenge Blog this week is 'Paper Pieced Butterflies'.  After looking through all my butterfly stamps and punches, I decided to use the lovely Lavinia 'Zen Butterfly' stamp.

I first stamped the image on a snippet of white card, then again on two contrasting oddments of Papermania patterned paper.  I cut out the top wings from one of the patterned pieces and the bottom wings from the other.  I then attached them over the original stamped image.  The body was coloured in with a purple Wink of Stella Glitter pen.  I found a VERY old butterfly corner punch, which I used for the purple piece of card. It pays sometimes to tidy my craft room, as I discover things I'd forgotten about!  The matted image was attached with foam pads,  as it made the corner butterflies stand out.  The dainty embossed background is one of my favourites.

I would like to enter my card for the following challenges:

I'll be popping over to Pixie's Snippets Playground when the gates open tomorrow, as I used lots of snippets on my card.

13 comments:

  1. OMGosh Liz this is so beautiful. I was still thinking if and how I would participate in this challenge. Well done my friend. Hugs, Veerle xxx

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  2. Love the image and colours,just gorgeous.xxx

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  3. Your butterfly is beautiful. I love those papers you have used ,very subtle and those butterfly corners are impressive. I'm smooching over them as I type! Thankyou for fluttering by #19. hugs Mrs A.

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  4. Fabulous paper piecing on the butterfly - a stunning card.

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  5. A beautiful card and a great layout.

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  6. Beautiful card, Liz. Your butterfly is gorgeous. Elizabeth xx

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  7. That is a gorgeous butterfly stamp Liz, and I love the colour scheme.
    Jean x

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  8. Very pretty card! Thanks for joining our challenge this week at Loves Rubberstamps!

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  9. So pretty. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  10. Really gorgeous Liz - love the colours!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  11. This is such a pretty butterfly Liz and the paper piecing works beautifully with the background also I love the butterfly corners and that embossing folder too. x

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  12. Hello Liz,
    Gorgeous design using this image.
    Thankyou for joining us at CVC this month.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  13. This is so beautiful. The batterfly image looks wonderful and the punched corners are fab!

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