Saturday, October 11, 2014

Purple Butterfly Birthday


I was a bit stuck for inspiration when I started this card, so started with the Little Butterfly image from  Meljens Designs, painting it with twinkling H2O's, and after cutting it out with a Spellbinders labels eleven die, chalking the background with blue.

The trail was highlighted with Ice Stickles

Sequins and rhinestones, and an embossed sentiment finished off the panel

This was mounted over some patterned paper, and then onto a purple base.

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  1. Such a lovely creation ! Thank you so much for sharing it with us at
    MOO MANIA & MORE Challenge!

  2. This is so fun and pretty. Loving sparkly touches.
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  3. That's a nice happy card. A cute and quirky butterfly mounted on some pretty backing paper. I'd say you found your inspiration again. Kate x

  4. Love the shimmery butterfly - the shimmer and shine on this card is lovely Maxine! {{{hugs}}}

  5. Love all the bling! Very pretty. Thanks for joining us for our current AG challenge. Hope to see you again and good luck!
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  6. A fab piece

    Thank you for joining us at MOO-MANIA & MORE.

    Have a wonderful weekend

  7. This little Butterfly looks too cute. I like the sparkle and background DP.
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  8. Maxine, your card is sparkly and fun! Lovely butterfly!

  9. Love the shine of the Stickles and that adorable butterfly! Great card Maxine!

  10. Joyous birthday in fact! Lovely. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafting with Dragonflies.

  11. This is just a beautiful card, loving the colours used as well. such a gorgeous creation.xx
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  12. This is very pretty Maxine! I love all the sparkle and bling! xx

  13. What a cute & Happy Happy card! :)

  14. Maxine, this is darling! I'm hopeless with the H20's, so I'm impressed with your coloring on this design. Also the stickles was a terrific addition to highlight the flight path of this cute butterfly! TFS & Hugs.

  15. Very cute. I love all the bling elements on the card. Thanks for playing along with our Wonderful Wednesday (anything goes) challenge at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps.

  16. Oh, what a beautiful card!

    Thanks for playing with us the challenge of Inspiration Destination!

    Good Luck and I hope see you again!

    Gr. Meggi DT.

  17. So lovely. Thank you for joining in at Crafting with Dragonflies.

  18. Such a cute card and I knew right away it was a Meljen's image. Lovely colours too.

    Thanks for joining us at Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog. Hope to see you again soon. Lynn, DT member

  19. Loving this playful image- love the shimmer you added behind the butterfly, love your coloring and the bling is a great touch!

  20. Lovely butterfly card. Love the sparkles. thank you so much for joining us this month over at Craft for the Craic.
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  21. Absolutely lovely!! Thanks for joining us at Kitty Bee Designs for our Aloha Friday Dies and/or Punches Challenge.


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