Wednesday, 24 June 2015

A few challenges with one card

This card fits in with a few challenges, yay! First of all, the current Less is More challenge for week 229 is 'Stencilling'. Tick!

Next, the current challenge over at Mrs A's Butterfly Challenge #33 is Butterflies + F is for Flowers. Tick!

And also, there's a new monthly challenge which promises to be great fun - so this card is also for the Memory Box challenge #1 - Butterflies. To enter you just have to use a Memory Box product - not difficult here for sure! Tick!
I used:

- A6 white card blank

- a snippet of white card

- a Memory Box die called 'Wild Blooms' which I die cut, then used the negative as a stencil with a makeup sponge and SU inks ('Old Olive' and 'Melon Mambo')

- then die cut the rectangle using a Lil' Inkers 'Stitched Rectangle' die

- the sentiment is from a Stampendous set called 'Happy Messages', stamped using Memento 'Tuxedo Black' ink

- final touch, two butterflies die cut from a pale blue snippet using SU's 'Beautiful Wings' Embosslit

I think this will be an OK card to enclose with a Snippets Playground prize too :)

Di
x

34 comments:

  1. Way to knock out 3 challenges in one. You did a fabulous job with your home made stencil. I like how the color gets softer at the edges of the flower. Very pretty.

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  2. Simply beautiful! Love how you used your own stencil. Love the blooms in soft colors!

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  3. Sweet & beautiful, Di! Thanks for noticing my HM!

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  4. Such a pretty card and your stencil is a great idea.
    Kath x

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  5. This is a pretty CAS card Di and the die cut negative used as a die is a great idea. x

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  6. Sorry! What I meant to say is using the die cut negative as a stencil. My brain seems to be a bit scrambled this morning ..lol. x

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  7. Oh well done entering a few challenges with this card. It's really pretty and I LOVE the L'il Inkers dies.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  8. super sweet card, luv this! I am having a giveaway on my blog, stop by to enter.

    http://paperieblooms.blogspot.com/2015/06/shine-on-giveaway.html

    sparkle & shine *~*

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  9. Wow this is stunning Di! Love the stencilled flowers!
    Lucy x

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  10. Beautiful CAS, love these stenciled flowers and the short sentiment

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  11. Beautiful card - Tick, tick tick!!!!
    Don't you just love it when you can combine challenges!!
    Well done Di its a stunner.
    xx

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  12. Beautiful card, just gorgeous and so perfect! Thanks for sharing the fact that MB have a challenge too. I'll have to get some dies out and play along when I can. Karen xx

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  13. Such a pretty , soft and delicate card...just fitting the bill on several accounts! Clever you!

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  14. Well done Di, fantastic creation, love everything about it.

    Kath x

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  15. Wow Di, this is such a pretty card. I love the stencilled flowers and the tiny butterflies are cute. I have quite a few MB products so I must check out this new challenge. Thanks for pointing it out.
    Jean x

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  16. Clever, celver you to cut the die out and then use the negative. Hope you kept the
    flower!! Simples and elegant. I lost my SU butterfly the other night and turned the room up side down looking for it. Found it eventualy inside another SU die box where I had put it for safe keeping being as it is only small and wafer thin. Thankyou for fluttering by. hugs Mrs A.

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  17. I love this, Di! Super pretty and CASlicious! I just heard about the new MB challenge, too! I'm sure it will have a huge turnout as word spreads!! Hope you are doing well! Hugs, Darnell

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  18. Beautiful card Di ... and great job covering off all those challenges! ... or ticking them off, but that just sounds wrong! :) There's also a challenge at AAA Cards right now for stenciling. xx

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  19. This is lovely, Di. I like the technique you used to create this!
    Thank you for sharing about the Memory Box Challenge!

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  20. So sweet card, good luck on challanges
    hugs Tamara

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  21. Super crisp, clever and elegant Di
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  22. Lovely stencilled flowers Di. Another good way to use this die. And a very pretty card too. Kate x

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  23. This is so pretty Di and such a fabulous CAS design. Love the stencilled flower xx

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  24. Gorgeous...so soft and pretty!!

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  25. Such a pretty card Di, a wonderful CAS design.
    Pauline
    x

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  26. Beautiful CAS design and I love the stencilled flower. You just reminded me about Mrs A's challenge - must get a move on as I missed the last two! xx

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  27. Very pretty card indeed Diane, so sweet
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  28. So pretty, a great clean and simple card, well done. Thank you for joining us at Butterfly Challenge #33. Glenda

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  29. This MB die makes a perfect stencil! Hadn't thought of that. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  30. Crisp, clean and perfectly pretty, Di. Love it.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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  31. Catching up on my comments, sorry this is so late!
    Di what a pretty card!
    Thanks for joining us last week
    Anne

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  32. What a gorgeous card Di! I love the stencil you used and I love the colors you chose. So simple, but so beautiful! Hugs, Brenda

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