Sunday, April 20, 2014


There is still time to enter my Butterfly Challenge.
The theme for #5 is Butterfly/flies + charm.
When I saw this digi on Fluffs blog I had to have it too!
 I'm not a cutesy  person but do love poppies and this digi just spoke volumes to me.
Digi is from Tiddly Inks and you can find it here.
Coloured using Promarkers and Pearlescent chalks.
Cardstock from  SU.

Ribbon, thread and butterfly charm from stash.
Sentiment is Britannia Word die
Side panels are the poppy border  which comes with the digi.

Side view showing stepper design.

Border poppy used again inside card.
You can see my glaringly obvious mistake now 
 where the craft knife slipped, so had to cut two slits  out either side to correct.
I was so not going to waste the SU card.
Think I have gotten away with it and made a new style stepper!!
Entering into the following challenges:
Tuesday Taggers # More than one fold.
Through The Craft Room Door # Anything goes.
Everybody Art #274  Anything Goes.
Addicted To Stamps# Anything goes.
4 Kafty Girlz #16 Anything goes.
Crafty Catz #227 Use things starting with B. (Blue, Butterfly, Bow).
Sweet Stampin # Lots of layers.
Pile it on #16 No D.P. or make your own.
Pixie's Crafty Workshop #121 Use your snippets. (snippets of white card used for words.)
Rhedd & Rosie's#30 Anything goes. 


Fiona said...

this is gorgeous Mrs A....I too saw it on Fluff's blog and was tempted!!


Sue said...

Beautiful card Mrs A. I love the image, fabulous colouring and wonderful design too.
hugs Sue xx

Sari Jokinen said...

Aww...i understand why you had to have this gorgeous image! She is precious!! Love your coloring and the card is fabulous! Have a wonderful evening! Hugs and sunshine

Sally H said...

Mrs A that is totally gorgeous! I love poppies too, and you have coloured this perfectly! Gorgeous, Mrs A!

Cathy said...

Beautiful card Mrs A. Love the clever design, Cathy x

Carol L said...

Gorgeous step card, and honestly - the "mistake" looks like it was meant to be! Perfect balance, great coloring, sweet image!

Greta said...

Wow--what a neat card, Mrs. A!

Karen B said...

Two gorgous cards Mrs A. Now you've tempted me with this gorgeous wish people would stop doing that!!! lol

Karen x

scrappymo! said...

I don't see any mistake...I see a new style of stepper that many may decide to sopy...whentheir knife slips too! Great save!!!

Fabulous card. Love the design...Hope to get a card made by the deadline.

Home from Mum's on Saturday evening but have to clean our self catering accommodation as we have a changeover in tenants. New fellow arrives on Sunday. If not too worn out from the journey home and cleaning, I will pop together a card for your challenge. Have a design in mind already!

Wendy L said...

This is gorgeous, I love poppies too, thanks for visiting, xxxx

Sherry said...

Gorgeous card Mrs A - and the 'mistake' went completely over my head - it looks great xx

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Mrs A
Another lovely stepper card. They do look so effective.
Good luck in all your challenges.
Ang x

Catherine said...

This is so sweet Valery Anne ! Love this cutie and love the shape of the card too ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

SARN said...

WOW - loving the shaped card and the lovely poppy images. Happy Easter to you Mrs A. xxx

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,lovely design and

Brenda in IN said...

I think your mistake created a wonderful new card. Love the poppies. I'm not allowed to be around knives so I'm doubly impressed with your card!

Di said...

Wow, love the image Mrs A! And you just created a new shape for a card :)

Hope you're having some sunshine as we are today!


Di xx

Mrs.B said...

Hello Mrs A. This is such a sweet card, love the design and just perfect for showing off the image and side panels.
Lovely to see you joining us at TioT
Avril xx
p.s. Hope you've had a lovely Easter.

Anonymous said...

What a sweet card, love the image and colour.

Thanks for joining us at Rhedd & Rosie's Challenge Blog.

Moira DT xx

Wedgie said...

Pretty card! Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

Alrik Gerlach said...

Very nice card. The colors are beautiful.

Sue said...

Stunning card!!! absolutely gorgeous huggles Sue xxx

Sandra H said...

This Mrs A is truly lovely x

Judy Corner said...

This is lovely. Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin' and good luck with the Challenge. Judy DT

Donna said...

Gorgeous card Mrs A, such a sweet image and I love the poppy panels too! I wouldn't have noticed where the craft knife slipped if you hadn't pointed it out...a happy accident me thinks :) Donna ♥ x

Hettie said...

This is gorgeous Mrs A. Love the image and the shape of your card is perfick!
Yes, the Girls have given us a good crop of Easter Eggs, though sadly not chocolate ones. They are no good for boiling anyway!

Bonnie said...

Another pretty step card! Cut and fold (other than the simple one) scare me. You wouldn't believe how fast I can fill a trash bucket when I try that!

Stamps and Paper said...

Lovely easel card love your gorgeous image


carol said...

Hello...super card and design, thanks for playing along withus at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

Dragon said...

Love everything about this card

MaryH said...

Brillant digi, colored beautifully. Had you not told of your mistake, I just thought you had created another nifty stepper card. Which you did! And it's lovely too! Well done Miz Valery. Sweet ice tea is very refreshing on a hot summer day, swinging along in the porch swing as I watch the neighbors go by. It's a USA Southern thang! TFS & Hugs

Weekend-Windup said...

Beautiful card done by you!

Margreet said...

Gorgeous creation with that wonderful image!
xxx Margreet

Anonymous said...

Lovely Poppy Girl on this great stepper card. Thsnks for joining the fun at ATSM. Monika

Karen Petitt said...

Stunning! A fabulous stepper card and I love those deliberate cut out portions. Love the image you used too, gorgeous poppies Karen x

Danielle Vincent said...

For not being a cutesy person you sure took this cute image and made a beautiful card. Love the easel shape too. Thanks for joining us at ATS&M.

Mirella Diaz-Kaleem said...

beautiful card Mrs. A!!!! love the red colours against white background. stunning! Thank you so much for joining us in our B is for... challenge at Crafty Catz !
Mirella DK
DT Crafty Catz challenge – Cute and Crafty Cards by Mirella

Donna said...

What a lovely sweet card, thanks so much for entering the Crafty Girls Challenge - Good Luck!
Hugs Donna DT xx

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Lol, it's not my fault! You've done a really good job here and she looks brilliant with the extra poppies too x