Monday, October 3, 2016

Sunflowers and Shimmery Butterflies

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The image on this card was coloured while I was visiting DH in hospital last week - I needed the card in a hurry, so I then dashed home and just before the light faded completely I sorted out the papers etc to complete it - thank goodness for daylight savings time!!


I found this image on Pinterest, traced it backwards, and discovered that it came from here on 1001 ColoringPages.


I coloured it with prismacolor pencils - no blending as there was no time!! Die cut it with a square S/B die, and backed it with a scalloped die cut.


Stamped and embossed the vertical sentiment after deciding to use this layout that I have seen around the 'net quite a bit.


The final details were the butterflies which I coated with WoS, but it came out rather fast and the twinkle really showed up, and some yellow rhinestones.

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32 comments:

Suchi said...

Hope your hubby is better now? Your card is wonderful Maxine! :)

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous creative card love the style.xx {aNNie}

Monica said...

Wishing your hubby a quick recovery, Maxine.

Your smiling sunflowers are beautiful. I love vertical sentiments.

Happy crafting,

Monica

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Such a pretty card! Love the flowers!

brenda said...

Beautiful Sunflowers Maxine, always such happy flowers, many thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

B x

MaryH said...

Your pencil coloring is a big WOW! Even when you say it's not blended, it still looks very smoothly done, with no harsh lines that I can see. Love the layout and the tiny butterfly. Hope DH is feeling a lot better, and home with you now rather than the hospital. Take care, have a great week, the both of you. TFS

Marybeth said...

This is beautiful and I love your pretty glittery butterfly, Maxine! Me too... hope your DH is home and feeling better.

Mehrll said...

Hope your husband is doing well. I love it. I love to get ideas from other cardmakers that are so brilliant! Hugs.

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I like those extra glitz butterflies. Sometimes when the WOS comes out too fast it works out, other times not so much. Great quicky card. I like that layout and I've seen it around the net a lot but never made it myself.

Dawn Turley said...

Gorgeous Maxine. A lovely card.

Gerrina said...

I just love the sunflowers; they look so strong and sunny! (haven't done any this year; now would be a good time... :)

froebelsternchen Susi said...

Such a happy design! I love the sunflowers and the color combination Maxine!
Happy Day!

Nicola Gold said...

Wow. A great job for a quick card. Your colour combination is perfect. Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge 'Anything Goes'.
Nicola CGE DT Amethyst Lily Designs

Viv's Visuals said...

Cheery card sure to brighten up someone's day!Thanks for sharing with us at Stamping Sensations

Kristina said...

Lovely card - I love sunflowers - thanks so much for joining us over at the Glitter 'n' Sparkle Challenge Blog.

Neet said...

Hoping that DH is feeling much better from his stay in the hospital.
Don't you just love sunflowers? What bright cheery flowers they are and what a bright cheery card you have made using them. The butterflies loo lovely and add just that touch of sparkle that is needed.
Have a good week, take care
Hugs, Neet xx

Wanda said...

Great sunflowers and beautiful sparkly butterfly!
Thank you for sharing with us here today at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Wanda DT World Wide Open Design Team Challenge

Olga Fink said...

This is gorgeous Maxine! I wish I could make beautiful cards like this so fast! I hope your husband feels better!
Xoxo Olga

Lynne K said...

Love the sunflowers, Maxine! Such a beautifully bright and cheerful card. Thanks for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations.

Lynne

Team Clark said...

Beautiful coloring and I love this card design!

Annette Stapylton said...

Well I am glad to hear someone is happy with Daylight Saving Time (lol) not me (lol).
What a good way to create something whilst visiting at the hospital,you have done a great job with this card. I love how you have created your odd shape in the background and the gorgeous colour behind it, very effective and your image is so beautiful. Nice work, love it. Thank you for sharing with us here today at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Annette DT Registered Owners/Admin for World Wide Open Design Team Challenge

Shelly Schmidt said...

Love your colors- just fabulous! The glimmery butterfly are such a great accent!

M Samuelson said...

What a beautiful project, thank you for joining us over at The Come and Get it Challenge Blog, DT MaryAnn

Bonnie said...

Happy and fun!

EdenLand Designs said...

Hope your hubby is on the way to recovery :) This is a fabulous card, I don't believe you made it in such a hurry!! Thanks for playing along with us at CAGI this week!
Susan - DT

Dora said...

beautiful card. Thank you for joining at Stamping Sensations this month.

Monika Reeck said...

the flower is beautiful Maxine
and the coloring is very lovely
love that sketch too
sweet wonderful card Maxine
hugs
Monika

Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing with us over here at the World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Lisa DT for:-  http://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/...

alex said...

Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create, good luck with your entry. Hope to see you again soon
{613 DT Member}
Alex x

Loll said...

Sweet card Maxine ... love those sunflowers. Sorry to hear your DH is in the hospital. Hope things are going well. xx

Helen said...

A great card.

Thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.

Helen x

Ruza Rebel said...

Beautiful card! Thank you for joining our Great Impressions Challenge this month.
Ruza
Ruza's Craft Corner