Monday, February 10, 2020

Gauze, Gems and a Butterfly

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This card was made for an elderly Aunt.  
I love how it came together and am very happy with the result


The butterfly is a die cut that has sat on my desk for a very long time, and I sponged it with DOX Peacock Feathers and Picked Raspberry
 

I added it to some gauze, and then to the pretty paper - it looks like draped silk


The greeting was stamped and gold embossed and them mounted on the layers of card that I have used to mount the main panel on.   A few rhinestones and I called it finished. 


The inside was finished with some washi tape down one side. 

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28 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

wowzer, so gorgeous is that butterfly, colours are just so pretty.x

Monica said...

I love this card, too, Maxine. The butterfly and all the colours along with it look simply divine.

Love,

Monica

cotnob said...

This is so pretty Maxine, a beautiful butterfly and lovely pastel colours.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

Ellibelle said...

So beautifully done, Maxine. Loving these colors and the gauze adds such a great detail to the card!
Ellibelle's Corner

Sue said...

Such a stunning card thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Calendar challenge hugs Sue x

creationsnz said...

Oh so lovely Maxine, soft and light. CarolG

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Maxine, this is stunning! You've really created a beauty!

Mac Mable said...

So feminine and what a stunner of a card Maxine and with a real Wow of a butterfly x.

Kathleen said...

Stunning colours, gorgeous design and a really super butterfly die. Thank you for joining our February challenge at Penny Black and More.

Kath x

Joy Wilson said...

Maxine, your Aunt is going to love this. Be sure to wish her a Happy Birtday from all of us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends! Your card is exquisite! Thanks for joining us and good luck with with your entry!
Hugs, Joy
Joyfully Stamps
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, Owner/Coordinator

Quillish said...

Wow, wow, wow.. now I am partial to pink but this card is sooo pretty, I love the colors and the gauze, that's a cool touch, Maxine. Love that beautiful die cut.

Shelly Schmidt said...

Maxine- this is just beautiful! I love the gorgeous colors you used! The butterfly -wowza, love the touch of gauze that you used!

Cynthia said...

This is lovely, Maxine. Such and elegant butterfly.

MiamiKel said...

Maxine - tnis is just so lovely! So beautifully done with the butterfly as a focal point and the tiny but of muslim is the perfect touch. I love the color scheme, too! Hugs!

Dawn T said...

A beautiful textural card Maxine.

aussie aNNie said...

Thanks so much for your inspiring comments, big hugs.xx

mamapez5 said...

You match your cards so perfectly to the recipient. This is so pretty and I am sure your aunt will love it. Kate xx

Shirley-Anne said...

How feminine is the colour combination for this adorable card .Love the background paper and that amazing delicate butterfly .Choosing to follow so I can see more of your craft art

Judy V said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us for Week 3 at Gem of a Challenge!

Loll said...

So beautiful, Maxine. I love the delicate look with the gauze behind your gorgeous butterfly. Beautiful combination of colours. I bet your aunt loved this card! xx

cass said...

Very pretty card, thanks for joining us at the Crafter's Cafe this fortnight.

Karen Letchworth said...

Oooo...this is so soft and pretty, Maxine. I love the butterfly, the pastel tones, and that lovely cheesecloth touch. I have always loved this technique whenever I've seen it (with the cascading cheesecloth). I recently tried it with some walnut ink, and there really is an "art" to shredding, pulling, and making it look just right. I've had several fails in this area (and many other areas to be honest). Again, with my comfort zone thing....LOL.
Such a sweet card.
Blessings,
karen

Anita Lise said...

So nice butterflycard you've made :) Thank you for joining us at the challenge at NSHK!
DT Anita Lise.

Susan Renshaw said...

Just beautiful!
Thank you for sharing with Happy Little Stampers!
Susan
DT for AG with Dies
Calling All Crafters! – My personal Blog!

Karen Dunbrook said...

so very pretty.
xx Karen

Gerrina said...

Looks so delicate and elegant; love the colours! Hugs, Gerrina

Priya Satish said...

Nicely done. Thank you joining us at the Crafter's Castle Challenge. - Priya Satish DT

cohenna said...

Beautiful! Thanks so much for participating in Angie's Digital Stamps Challenge this time and good luck :)