Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Flutter Away

Good Morning!!
Today is the first day of our latest/newest challenge at "The Sisterhood"
Darlene is our hostess and she has chosen Paper Piecing and/or Piercing
for our theme!!

I gave this one a lot of thought and decided I would do "piercing".
You might have to look hard to see it, but it is the "butterfly motion"
that I also added tiny sequins to!!

This card is a mix of old and new.
I purchased this Wild Rose Butterfly die before Christmas
and this is the first chance I had to use it.
I actually thought it would be a little more "doily like",
but I think it is pretty!!
I cut it twice, once in black for the underneath and again,
using some very old "scrap bin" SU paper.
The background paper is SU Pale Plum, another "oldie"

I got in the scrap bags once again and pulled out three pieces for the bottom.
Added a black and white gingham bow with a few very old mulberry
flowers I stacked together.  In fact these are so old, one
fell apart in my hand while I was trying to put the brad
Of course it also could be because of the cat, as she destroyed 2 die cuts
and totally undid a bow I had just finished!

Pop on over to the blog and see what the "Step-Sisters" and my Design Team
Sisters have to inspire you to join us.  We have new Step-Sisters this month.

Please note we will be looking for  a few new Design Team members.
You may submit your applications beginning March 1st.
Instructions will be on the blog at that time...Good Luck!!

 Be sure to join in the challenge with us!!

Entering the following challenges:
Pixie's Snippets Playground ....Week 165
City Crafter .... Use It Up
Craft-Dee Bowz .... Anything Goes With A Handmade Bow
Allsorts ....The Color Purple


Ros Crawford said...

Hello!! This is pretty and I am so longing to see the butterflies dancing in the garden once again ... Love the sequin trail Diane!

Darlene said...

This is just beautiful! LOVE that butterfly ... looks like it could fly right off the card! Beautiful colors and design ... you go girl!

ellyscard creatief said...

Very lovely card.
Beautiful colors,love the big butterfly.

Inkypinkydelights said...

This is gorgeous Diane Love it! Judy x

Di said...

Hi Diane!

What a lovely card - gorgeous butterfly die cut and I just love your multiple bow!

Thanks for coming to play :)


Di xx

Lisa said...

This is so gorgeous!! I love the butterfly!! The pierced trail is such a fabulous touch!! And that bow is absolutely beautiful!! Love this card my friend!! Have a great day :)

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Stella said...

Your butterflies are gorgeous and your take on our theme is elegant and lovely. I also love the addition of sequins. Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB!

Donna Maligno said...

Diane, I love the sharpness of the B&W ribbon/bow on this project. It just makes it pop. Thanks for sharing your art on Craft-Dee BowZ challenge!

Stinkin' Inkers said...

This is a gorgeous card, Diane. Love the colour pallet and the butterfly is fabulous.

Leslie Miller said...

I was totally enjoying your card and then you just cracked me up with your story about the cat! Oh, I can see it now. She must have been having so much fun! Then I had to scroll back up and take another look at your flowers. Pretty! The butterfly does look a little doily-ish, actually. Again, pretty! Love the trail of piercing and sequins!

Sarn said...

What a lovely butterfly card with the piercing path of its flight! x

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