Saturday, May 14, 2011

Butterfly Blues

Wow, it is good to be back (silly Blogger and its tricks).  Today has been a wet and rainy day perfect for crafting. I have taken the opportunity to work on a card that I want to enter into a few challenges.


I coloured Tilda with Copics a few weeks ago. I struggle with blues and greens but I like the result of this one enough to put it on a card, although I do vow to keep practicing. I cut out her feet so that they dangled over the edge and stamped a little frame of flourishes around the edge of the image.

The layout for my card is based on the sketch for this week's Spoonful of Sugar Challenge:

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I have used many of my favorite items for this card. Basic grey papers in blues and greens from the Hello Luscious and Marjolaine collections. A lacy doily for the circle element of the card. Gorgeous flowers from Prima and Wild orchid and a touch of bling in the form of the butterfly and swirls.

I will be entering this card in the following challenges:

9 comments:

Chrissy said...

Fabulous Carissa, I can never get the leg thing right, and most times cut the legs off..lol..
I love the colouring and flowers and such a beautiful butterfly.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Melly said...

Aww stunning!
I just love this!
The tilda is so cute and love your wee flower posy!
Thanks for playing along with Sarah Hurley Challenges
Hugs Melly xxx

Renee said...

aww, what a great card! This certainly doesn't give me the "blues." I love everything about it, great coloring and overall well put together. Thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley.
**I'm pinning it to my Pinterest too!**

Anita said...

Wow, this is so pretty. Love your colors and the pretty flowers and butterfly are just perfect. Thanks for joining in the Divas y Design Challenge.

Rica said...

Gorgeous card Carissa, beautiful colour scheme and such stunning detailes. I love the cute Tilda, sat on the edge of the 'box' with her fabulous red hair!!

Thank you so much for joining us at Basic Grey this week,
hugs
Heather xx

Nadine said...

Hallo

wunderschön, da stimmt einfach
alles.

Danke für Deine Teilnahme bei Cutie Sunday.

Lg Nadine

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Gorgeous card, sweetie and I love the image you have used….. Thanks for joining Cutie Sunday.....

Hugs
Bella

Stampin'Piper said...

Great card, one of my favorite Tildas :)

Thanks for joining our Magnolia Down Under Favorite Things Challenge!

Hugs Tanja

Jane said...

Oh this is gorgeous! beautiful colour scheme! thanks for joining us at MDUC, hugs,Jane x