Tuesday 6 November 2012

Love is like a butterfly

This week's challenge over at Less Is is More is PINK, yippee :) So even in the last minute preparations to head for 'teacher training' I couldn't let that go past:
The camera is fibbing again, the butterfly is a lovely vibrant pink :(

I used:

- 6" square white card from Hobbycraft (their own brand too) with the bottom edge already die cut. They have some pretty designs in the range too :)

- butterfly and the little heart came from Penny Black's Stickeroo sheet called 'Keeping Love'

- a strip of raspberry pink card from the snippets folder, attached to the inside of the card on the back portion so the die cutting 'pops' more

- all corners of the card have been rounded off with a punch 
- SU sentiment stamped using 'Melon Mambo'

The forecast seems warm in Southern Spain where we're heading, but with rain - sigh :(



  1. Hi Di,
    very pretty card.Thanks for your comments on my blog and for invitation. Maybe I will join you next time, but I don t promiSe, OK. Tamara

  2. OMG That diecut card base is so gorgeous! I can't wait for our next visit to England as I am so going to stock up on all these different, gorgeous card bases...I think I will need one small rectangle suitcase just for cards!!!!! teehee

    This is a lovely card...well done!

    Can't wait to get to my room and start my Xmas cards...I have a plan for the one design that I have chosen to make 30 or 40 of the same design...but first I am going to use up tons of my Xmas snippets and make them into cards! You gave me that idea a while back! So watch for steady visits to the playground!!!
    Oh oh...I'd better check and see if there is a maximun...i was thinking of making 5 cards this week...???

  3. What a beautiful card! This butterfly border is amazing! Hugs! xx

  4. simply stunning, love the die cuts and the butterfly pinks are beautiful. Although now I have the sitcom with Wendy Craig in my head and the theme tune just wont go away lol. Hugs, Amanda x

  5. Hi Di

    That card base is stunning!!! The perfect starting point for that gorgeous butterfly.

    Great sentiment too.

    Found the heart LOL!!!

    Hope you enjoy the teacher training and that the weather is kind to you.

    Have fun!

    Love Jules xx

  6. Wow, what a pretty card, Di. I thought you'd die cut it yourself. We have a Hobbycraft opening down the road at the end of November. I hope they sell these!!
    It's a gorgeous card.
    Have you got room for a little extra person in your case??? I bet Spain will be lovely. Have a great time.
    Hugs Lisax

  7. Like Lisa, I thought you'd die cut the card base yourself. What a great base card.

    Very pretty. You got me thinking I need some Melon Mambo now . ...

    Happy "teacher training"

    Sarn xxx

  8. A lovely card. Great die cut edge and I like your butterfly

  9. a beautiful CAS card with that lovely base card, enjoy your training, and the rain MAY stop before you get there

  10. Beautiful card Di. Love the little butterfly and gorgeous die cutting at the bottom.
    Caz x

  11. Lovely card - fabulous border


  12. Beautiful card there Di! Love the card edge too! Who can go wrong with flutterbies ey!
    I am having issues with taking photos now as it is too dark in the morning before I go to work and dark when I get home! Grrr!
    Enjoy your Teacher Training!

  13. What a gorgeous butterfly Di, and I like the pretty matching border. Enjoy the 'teacher training' and remember warm and rainy is better than freezing cold and rainy! Vicky x

  14. Great card and I love that card base - gorgeous!

  15. Well you know me and butterflies but credit where credit is due this is a beautiful card, love the stickeroo image and the die cut cardstock is fabulous, must take a trip to Leeds to our nearest Hobbycraft to check out the other die cut cardstock.
    Wherever you are hope it is all going well and you are having a great time.

    Kath x

  16. This is brilliant Di and a great colour as we all know is your fav!! x

  17. These card blanks are amazing Di and I love the simple look of this card. A gorgeous butterfly and sentiment.

    Hugs Sue Pxxx

  18. Wow what a gorgeous CAS card Di! The butterfly die at the bottom is simply stunning, I feel a trip to Hobbycraft is in order! Thanks for inspiring me as usual.
    Laura xx

  19. What super die-cutting!
    Enjoy Spain... hope the rain stays mainly in the plain!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  20. Stunning card - love the die-cut edging and the butterfly is lovely too. Hugs, Elizabeth xx

  21. Ohhhhhh how pretty. When I saw the border I thought Memory Box had created a new one. Love that border and your pink butterfly...looks pink to me. Very nice card.


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