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

17 comments:

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

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  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

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

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

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

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

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

    Jean DT xx

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  8. So pretty!

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

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  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.

    Jackie

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

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  11. Beautifully made and so pretty. CarolG

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

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

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

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  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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