Monday, June 18, 2012

Birthday Wishes!

I'm here with another butterfly card today.   I used distress ink to color the butterflies and I thought it turned out pretty good.   This is something I haven't done alot of, but I like the way the butterflies turned out so I will probably start using distress inks more.  I used a sketch from the Sweet Sketch Challenge.

Cardstock - Bazzill
Stamps - SU Papillon Potpourri and So Happy for You
Ink - SU Early Expresso and Ranger Distress Ink in Wild Honey and Tumbled Glass
Die Cuts - Spellbinder Circle
Punches - SU Elegant Butterfly and Scallop Trim Border
Embossing Folder - SU Square Lattice
Ribbon and Pearls are from my stash

I plan to enter this card in these challenges:

Crafty Ribbon Challenge - #21 - Butterflies and Bows

Shopping Our Stash Challenge - #55 - Double the Ribbon (or Twine)

Crafty Catz Challenge - #137 - Embossing

Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge - Going in Circles

Sweet Sketch Challenge - #158 - Sketch

Little Miss Muffet Challenge - #37 - Lots of Layers

Moving Along with the Times Challenge - Let's Get Krafty

There She Goes Challenge - TSG161 - Winged Things

Hot Shot Crafts Challenge - #9 - Distress Inks

Fashionable Stamping Challenge - #24 - Nature

Thanks so much for dropping by and have a blessed day.


mulberry station said...

I love the texture of the papers you have used. I especially love the simplicity of your card. It is very elegant with your added butterflies. Be sure to comment on SSW to be entered into our Grand prize drawing. Thanks for joining us.
Nancy SSW-DT

Shirl said...

Hi Gale the colouring in of your butterflies is amazing they look so professional. The layout and how you have displayed them looks gorgeous also.

Thank you for sharing with us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.

Hugs Shirley x x

Simple and Sweet said...

Those butterflies are gorgeous! I love the look to your card, simple but so awesome! Love the great texture as well. Thanks for joining us this week!
Erika SSW DT

Carol Willis said...

Lovely card Gale. Love the layout and design and those gorgeous little butterflies.
Caz x

catherine said...

This is fantastic Gale and what a brilliant job you have done with the butterflies. They are stunning
x catherine

TannyP said...

Those butterflies are INCREDIBLE! Wow! I love the way you've used this sketch, as well. Thanks for playing along with the Sisterhood of Crafters for our Going in Circles Challenge!

Patti P. said...

Gale, I am in love with your card. The texture and simplicity of your layers just let those gorgeous butterflies shine!! Beautiful!
Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Patti SSW/DT

Linda Anderson said...

Wowza, this is fabulous!!! LOVE your butterflies and the embossing. A gorgeous card indeed. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.


Darlene said...

OH WOW this is awesome! I love the texture and colors you've used! GREAT JOB! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘GOING IN CIRCLES’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'

Jeannie said...

This is just beautiful and your take on the sketch this week is so pretty and something I never would have thought to do ~ love it! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,

Mau xx said...

This is so pretty Gale, I love the butterflies and your layout is lovely.
Thanks for sharing with MAWTT
Hugs Mau xx

Kim said...

love the way the embossed panel add texture - looks great! thanks for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
Kim x

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW this is a stunning creation, I love your butterflies they are so pretty. Thanks for playing on MAWTT this week, Hazelxox

Meggymay said...

Beautiful card and gorgeous butterflies. Thank you for joining us at FSC this time.

Kathie said...

Hi Gale you card is very pretty by it's simplicity with your wonderful texture colours are ribbon. This type of card could be used for numerous events with different wording. Great card and thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.

Kathie SSW-DT

Leslie Hanna said...

Oooh, I love the way you've colored the butterflies! Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

Heide said...

I saw this beautiful card surfing the web earlier today, not realizing you entered SSW. I just love your lovely butterflies. So glad you could join us at Sweet Sketch Wednesdays.
Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

Lisa B said...

This card is put together just beautifully. Love the butterflies :) Thanks for "going in circles" with us over at the Sisterhood.

Torico said...

Gorgeous!! Your coloring is awesome! Thank you for joining this week's TSG challenge.

Unknown said...

This is so pretty, I really like the colour scheme and just love those butterflies. Thanks for sharing at Little Miss Muffet Challenges. Good luck and hope to see you again soon. HUgs, Frea, DT member LMM Challenges

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A fabulous card in wonderful colors. Great texture. Thanks for joining us at FSC this fortnight.

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Gayle :-) The whole design of this is soo pretty and I love the colours :-)

thanks for joining us on the Crafty Ribbons Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Aunty Sue said...

Lovely card and thanks for joining us this week at CRAFTY CATZ this week

Claire said...

Beautiful card Gale, the colours are beautiful and your butterflies are really stunning. Thanks for joining us at Fashionable Stamping challenges
Claire xx

lis-m said...

Really pretty, love the layout..
thanks for joining us over at Miss Muffet challenges this week. Good luck!
Hugs x

Anonymous said...

Wonderful texture on your card.
Thank you for sharing with us at FSC.

craftymum said...

Wonderful! Thank you for joining us at HSC for our Distress Inks challenge

Sarah x

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Fliss said...

Thanks for joining in with our nature challenge at FSC and sharing your lovely creation. Totally stunning butterflies!
Fliss x