Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Butterflies in Flight

Hello my friends!
How excited am I to share a creation with you today
that was designed for the Crafting By Design Challenge Blog!
Back in April, I was chosen as a Spotlight Winner
and was asked to be a guest designer for June ... what an honor!
Thanks so much Doris!


The theme for this weeks challenge is:

THINGS WITH WINGS

and the sponsor is:

Prize - $10 gift certificate to store

Here's what I have created . . .


Yep ... some of you may have guessed,
I am playing with my Tim Holtz Distress Oxide inks again to create my background panel and my butterfly spray.  I used various colors for the background panel but only the Broken China and Wilted Violet for the panel I die cut this beautiful Memory Box 'Fairyland Butterflies' die.

To create a 'backdrop' for my butterflies, I used the Memory Box 'Cross Stitched Frame Borders' die set.  I used various sizes to create these two panels then popped up the outside panel with dimensional tape.


A couple drops of Nuvo White Crystal Drops were added to the body of the butterflies to add more dimension.  The sentiment I have used today is from a very old Stampin' Up set (circa 2006) called Song Birds.  A few coordinating sequins and my card is ready to send.

Here's a peek at the inside:

If you are not familiar with the Crafting By Design Challenge Blog
please pop over and check them out!  Then of course, join in the challenge fun!

Challenges to share in:
Mix It Up Challenge #2 - ATG + Stamping
City Crafters Challenge #366 - Frame It
Glitter 'N' Sparkle Challenge #243 - Bright Colors
Animal Friends Challenge - Animals with wings
Ching-Chou Kuik June Challenge - Butterflies (2)

Thanks so much for stopping by today!
As always . . .
Recipe:
Papers:  White cs
Inks:  Tim Holts Distress Oxide Inks:  Amber, Pistachio, Worn Lipstick, Wilted Violet, Broken China, Spiced Marmalade
Dies:  Memory Box Fairyland Butterflies #99078, Memory Box Cross Stitched Frame Borders #99124,
Accessories:  large sponge daubers, sequins, dimensional tape

11 comments:

  1. Wow, this is absolutely breathtaking, Darlene!

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  2. It's fabulous Dar! Thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  3. What a gorgeous card -so bright and cheerful...love the oxide inks! Thanks for joining us at the MIUCB and we hope to see you again soon! ~Kathy, DT member

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  4. Gosh, Darlene, you're good with the oxide inks! Didn't take you long at all to master them. Love those colors, especially with the orange added into the background. Beautiful butterflies, including the inside!

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  5. Ganz fabelhaft! Danke für deine Teilnahme bei den Animal Friends.
    LG Dreja

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  6. Wow Darlene! This is stunning! Love everything about it. Thank you so much for taking the time to create your gorgeous entry for our Ching-Chou Kuik monthly challenge. I hope you will enter again and also check out our Ching-Chou Kuik Facebook challenges as well. Have a fabulous day! Hugs, Gloria DT

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  7. How fun, such great colorful background and lovely colors on the butterflies!!

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  8. Your card is wonderful.
    Thank you for joining us at the Animal Friends.
    Hugs
    Kuni

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  9. Eine wunderschöne Karte. Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei den Animal Friends.

    LG Heike

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  10. Very pretty card - love the colour of those butterflies. Thank you for joining in the Ching-Chou Challenge this time. Hope to see you again.

    Hugs, Vannessa

    P.S. Apologies for the late comment - life has been a little chaotic recently!

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Thanks for taking the time to leave me some love!
Darlene