Friday 25 November 2016

Kitty Bee DT Card - Thanks

We're at the half way point of our "Thanks" challenge at Kitty Bee, which is sponsored by The Paper Shelter and A Day For Daisies.  Both of our sponsors kindly gave the DT some images to play with, but I actually chose to use an A Day For Daisies butterfly digi from my own collection for my card.
 The patterned papers are Lili of the Valley, Beach Bliss, apart from the one I printed the butterflies onto: that's a piece of vintage printed card from Anna Marie Designs.  I added in some kraft card for matting, and embossed one of the kraft layers with a Papermania embossing folder, inking with Walnut Stain Distress Ink to highlight the pattern.  I used the same ink on all the paper edges and the doily to soften them a little and give them a shabby look.
I used a Papermania stamp to stamp the sentiment, and die cut it with a Spellbinders die.  I then added the fussy cut butterflies, giving them trails of Nuvo Drops, and I finished off with pearl embellishments in the corners.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
A Day For Daisies - #156 - Add Burlap or Kraft
Pile It On - #121 - Thankful / Thanks
Glitter 'n' Sparkle - #215 - Thanks / Thankfulness 
Craft For The Craic - Use Two Colours - Brown and Blue
Fab 'n' Funky - #328 - Things With Wings
Crafty Cardmakers - #177 - Embossing
Cupcake Inspirations - #385 - Thanks


  1. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us over at Craft for the Craic.

  2. This is really pretty! Love the distressing and the colors! So glad you were inspired by this week's Thanks challenge at Cupcake Inspirations!
    Debbie, DT Sweetie

  3. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations, good luck!!! Amy DT

  4. Beautiful card Wendy, love the design...Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky :)
    Wendy x

  5. Your use of our ‘thanks’ theme is absolutely stunning. Wonderful job this week. Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations.

  6. Such a pretty card; swooning over your butterflies! Thrilled to see you over at Cupcake Inspirations with this delicate Thanks-themed beauty!

  7. Pretty card, loving your layout.
    Thanks for joining us over at Glitter 'N' Sparkle.

    Jean DT xx

  8. So pretty!

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

  9. Thank you for joining in with my challenge at crafty cardmakers this time - what a lovely card! I like the muted colours very much.


  10. Stunning, Thanks for joining us at Glitter 'N' Sparkle!Lisa DT x

  11. Beautifully made and so pretty. CarolG

  12. Great use of those butterflies, Wendy!! Love the combination with your embossed paper. Thanks for another ADFD Entry this month. Hugs, Cathy

  13. Pretty designed card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

  14. Lovely card! Thank you for playing along with our "Embossing" challenge over at the Crafty Cardmakers ;o) Happy crafting, Maike

  15. Lovely. So elegant.
    Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky. Sorry I am late getting to comment... but better late than never!
    Happy crafting!
    Catherine X DT


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