Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Butterfly Challenge #60

Mrs A's latest Butterfly challenge is a lovely pair of themes (as well as at least one butterfly of course). It's Butterflies and V is for Vases and/or Vanilla.

I'm late playing along but do hate to miss this challenge, even though I normally just play for fun it's good to tax the old grey matter. This is my card:
I used:

- 6" x 6" vanilla card blank. I actually checked the colour against a tub of Vanilla ice cream in the freezer, mad or what?!

- as the image panel I wanted to use was an oblong, to add balance I punched one edge of a strip of SU's 'Wisteria Wonder' card (from the snippets folder) using Fiskars 'Wavy Leaf Edger' punch (had to remind it who I was as it's so long since it saw the light of day!)

- adhered the edge strip down the right hand side of the card front and then trimmed off the top and bottom overlap once it was in place

- another snippet of SU's 'Wisteria Wonder' card stock onto which I stuck a Penny Black Stickeroo from the 'Painted Vase' sheet of stickers before trimming it down to a 'frame'

- glued the image and frame onto the card front and then added a little butterfly from the Penny Black 'April in Paris' Stickeroo sheet of stickers - thought it matched pretty well :)

- finally I stamped the corner sentiment using Memento 'Tuxedo Black' ink and a stamp from Phill Martin's Scribbled Corner Sentiments 'Everyday' set

I think Mr Mojo might just be peeking round the door of the craft room :)


  1. Oh, this is so lovely! Fab image with these musical notes and love the butterfly and the border! Vanilla ice cream is very ispiring!(and yummy):D
    Good night, I'm going to sleep

  2. This is so so pretty Di and I love the PB Stickeroo and that lovely lilac colour mat and punched layer, and of course a cute little Stickeroo butterfly to finish. You confused me a bit Di as I was sitting there thinking who on earth is Phil Smith and I had to go look up Creative Expressions and of course it is Phil Martin. See I couldn't think of his name either..lol. x

    1. Just testing😁 Oops! Changed now. x

  3. What a wonderful card! wonderful vanilla note to it ;) - never crazy to double check on something of importance!!! This is one pretty flowerpot, or vase!

  4. A lovely card - such a pretty Stickeroo and I like the wavy border to balance the design.
    Kath x

  5. Such a pretty card Di...I can see you at the freezer..LOL.Mr MOjo is alive and kicking. Keep cool today...you might need to get in the freezer as we're heading to 30c..phew! Hugs xx

  6. Another lovely example of a card using a PB Stickeroo Di, hppe you will link up up to this months Penny Black and More Challenge (Stickeroos are the one exception to stamping allowed).

    B x

  7. Gorgeous. Love what you have done with the image.


  8. Oh this is a LOVELY card Di. Mr Mojo is def peeking around the door!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

  9. Can't beat a stickero or two from coming to the rescue. I love the purple backing and that rather super border along the side Miss. Thank you for fluttering by my challenge. HugsMrs A.

  10. Great card! Great focal point and totally cool corner greeting.

  11. Brilliant card and love the border die and the lovely Stickeroo and the great corner stamping.

    Kath x

  12. SOOO pretty Di! and that border is awesome!

  13. Gorgeous card Di, I love the soft colours and layout. The image is so pretty.
    Janice x

  14. Mr Mojo definitely back Di. This is a really pretty card!

  15. This is gorgeous,so pretty and elegant. I tested vanilla ice cream for three days last year and believe me there is no standard colour!
    Remember we allow stickeroos at the Penny Black & more challenge- this would be a perfect entry.


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