Thursday, April 30, 2015

MIL's Lace

It's the 2nd week of my Butterfly challenge
Here is some more inspiration for you.
1st up is a Side Stepper card.
Very easy to cut this shape using a ready made card blank.
You just need a pencil, ruler, sissors and Scor-pal.
Decide where you want your split to be and mark a line 
just under  half the depth of the card using pencil and ruler.
This card was 4.25 so I made my line 2.00.
Cut with sissors then open card blank out flat 
and score each side of the split using Scor-pal.
Finally fold on score lines to make the folds as shown.
Simples!
I decorated the side of card using lace I had
salvaged from MIL's . I love this piece 
of lace so I use sparingly.
How and what I made the Butterflies 
from will be revealed in a future post.
Sentiment is by Hero Arts.
Gems from my stash.

Entering into the following challenges:
Creative Card Crew #86 Fancy folds.
Suzy Bee's Bloomin #77 Anything goees + use some lace.
Pixie's Crafty Workshop. Use your snippets. (Lace and butterflies from snippets.)
Scor-pal #14 Spring and/or flowers. (We have an abundance of butterflies in our garden).

2nd  card 
Again uses up some of MIL's Lace.
This was a snippet of cream lace which 
I wrapped round a piece of card and matted
onto black card stock.
Card base was a ready made cream card
which I  then adhered the black card onto.
Butterfly die is by Cheery Lynn Designs DL 113AB
In order to attach to lace I drew round the butterfly 
and cut a cream backing which I first glued to
the butterfly and then using d/s tape onto the lace.
Sentiment shape is made using SU punch 
and gold sticker lettering.
Pearls from stash.

Entering into the following challenges:
Cheery Lynn Designs #182 Anything goes.
Crafty Boots # Things with wings.
Craft Your Passion #259 Anything goes.
Aud Sentiments #130 Things with wings + a sentiment.
Crafty Catz #276 Things with wings.

26 comments:

  1. Both your cards are lovely. The lace on each of them is so elegant. Thank you for joining us at Through the Craft Room Door.

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  2. Two very beautiful cards Valery, gorgeous colours and layouts, hugs Kate x

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  3. Both cards are gorgeous Valery Anne... Love the soft colours of the first one... Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  4. Very classy butterfly card, love the black and cream color combo. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge.

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  5. two gorgeous makes Valery - I adore the lace on both of them - wonderful xx

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  6. Really lovely cards, love the lace.

    Kath x

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  7. Two gorgeous cards Mrs A, that lace is beautiful. Carol x

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  8. What a lovely side step card! Thanks for playing along with the Scor-Pal More Than One Score challenge.

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  9. These are terrific. I love the shape of the side step and the gorgeus butterflies, I can't wait to see how you did those. The second card is stunning with that large piece of lace. The black and ecru are beautiful together.

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  10. Spring and butterflies go hand in hand, cute side step card, I love making different folds on cards. Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew, Vicki DT

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  11. Wow, the lace makes the butterflies even more beautiful, Mrs A.

    Have a wonderful weekend, sweetie.

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  12. Gorgeous cards, hope you are well, Liz x

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  13. Hi Mrs A
    Both cards are great. Beautifully embellished too.
    Have a great weekend.
    Ang x

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  14. Beautiful elegant creations! I love lace!
    Thanks for playing at Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge.
    Ileanaxx

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  15. Very elegant card with the lacey look. Thanks for joining us in the Cheery Lynn Designs challenge. Best of luck to you.

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  16. Love the butterflies and both cards. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

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  17. Love both of these. The black is so stylish and the pink just so pretty. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

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  18. Wow these are soooo pretty, and the lace is just gorgeous! xxx

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  19. Two beautiful butterfly cards, I love your use of lace and the soft colours. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

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  20. What beautiful cards.Just love the use of pretty lace and elegant designs.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x

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  21. Ooh I super love these Mrs A!! I'm a lace addict and these are gorgeous!!
    Lucy x

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  22. I love the step card with it's bit of lace! The lace overlay with the black butterfly is breathtaking!

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  23. Beautiful! I love lace and always think that it can add a bit of texture and class to our creations. Both cards are fabulous. Really love your pointy one too - must try that technique myself soon! Karen x

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