Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Fly Away.

It's week 2 of my Butterfly challenge

Here is some more inspiration for you.

This is as CAS as it gets!

I adhered two small strips of washi tape onto a snippet of card
and then cut the banner shape to fit a blank card base.
Used 2 SU butterfly punches  to cut the apertures 
and then the cut outs were raised up on 3D pads 
and adhered above  the strip.
A few  pearls  for the trail and card is complete.
Entering into the following challenges:
Craft Your Passion #287 Anything goes.
Clear It Out Challenges # White +one colour/stashof your choice (washi tape/pearls)
Creative Fingers #97 Anything goes.
Pixie's Crafty Workshop #202 Use your snippets (white card for washi tape)
2 Creative Chicks # Anything goes.
Crafting By Designs #165 Anything goes.
Creative Ladybirds Creations #9 Anything goes.

My second card is the exact opposite!!
I threw everything at it for a Shabby chic /vintage look.

Base paper is by Prima from their 'Botanical Collection.'
Distressed round the edges with my handy TH tool
The pink rose paper on top is by Raspberry Road.
Both these papers were freebies from magazines. 
I adhered the pink paper to snippets of white card
and then distressed around the edges for a more raised look.
The butterfly is by Sil  'Papillons Loisirs Creatifs'
Ric rac braid/ribbon/lace/charm/pearls and embellishment
all from my stash.

Entering into the following challenges:
The Crazy Challenge #210 Pretty in pink.
Fantastic Tuesday #111 Anything goes +something with B. (Butterfly).
UnstampaBelles #52 Anything goes + use flowers. (roses on the dp's and embellishments)
Twofers  Challenge #7 Things with wings.
Scrap and Craft #15 Shabby chic or vintage.
Through the Craftroom Door # Anything goes.

So, two completely different styles but the same challenge.
Hope I have given you some food for thought.
and ideas on what to use for zig zags. 


  1. How sweet your zig zag butterfly look...they seem to be flying away!!
    Dr Sonia

  2. They are both gorgeous Mrs A but I am so drawn to the first one - its so lovely in it's simplicity. It's very clever how you have used the bit of paper you have punched the butterflies out of. It just looks lovely. Michelle x

  3. Two beautiful cards Mrs A. Your zig zag card is truly inspirational. What a clever idea. Thank you for your recent visit. Barbxx

  4. Your cards are both beautiful, Mrs A! I love expecially the CAS, such a clever idea you have had with the washi tape! The punched holes and the diecuts look so well toghether! The pearls make a perfect way for the fluttering butterflies!

    Arci is really adorable, he don't makes any mayhem! :D

  5. Total opposites, but both creative & beautiful! Never thought to make zig-zag butterflies, but they're really cute!

  6. I have to say that I do prefer your second card and not just because the butterfly is not standing out as much.!

    Kath x

  7. Two fabulous cards. Love your second one. I never have much success making shabby chic style cards.they never seem to look quite right.

  8. Two beautiful makes Mrs A. Very different but equally lovely. carol x

  9. Beautiful card!! They are both lovely :) thank you for entering your creation in the Twofers Challenge, Things with Wings xx Christi

  10. beautiful makes valery - love that first one - its awesome ! Hugs rachel x

  11. Hi Mrs A
    Both are brilliant cards but I am really drawn to the red and white butterflies. Love it!
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

  12. Two lovely cards. I am a sucker for distress so this one calls me. Thanks for sharing this with us at Unstampabelles.

  13. Two lovely cards. I am a sucker for distress so this one calls me. Thanks for sharing this with us at Unstampabelles.

  14. Fabulous, love the creations and gorgeous colours used.
     { aNNie}

  15. Both cards are absolutely gorgeous - you know how much I love CAS and am always looking out for ideas for using Washi tape as I am washi-tape-challenged! And your second is really luxurious and elegant. Putting my Twofers hat on for a moment, than you for sharing with us. I'm afraid we can't consider it for a prize as our rule is the card must include some stamping, but we've loved looking at it.

  16. Both cards are so beautiful Valery Anne ! Love them ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  17. Two lovely cards Mrs A - I do so love the idea of those butterflies lifting off the page on card numero uno! Simple but very clever my friend!


    Di xx

  18. I love both your CAS and vintage-card !
    They're just fabulous !

  19. Two gorgeous cards! Such different styles but both a joy to look at!
    Dawn xx

  20. Both cards Mrs A are amazing l love the style of both and nice freebie papers too! x

  21. Two fabulous zigzag cards Mrs A. Love the CAS design... those butterflies are so striking xx

  22. WOW - two VERY different cards and both wonderful.
    Hugs, Sarn xxx

    What d'ya mean monkeyS . . . there was only ONE the last time I looked!

  23. Gorgeous card! Love white and red together. Thanks for playing along at Clear It Out's White + One Color Challenge. Lisa DT

  24. Wow!! two beautiful cards in their own right, your 2nd one is perfect for our challenge over at Scrap & Craft Inspiration. Thank you for joining us good luck!
    Hugs Suzi x

  25. I love seeing how one challenge can result in different cards, it's so inspiring! Yours are so very different, but both so lovely!!

    love Mags B x

  26. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Fan Tastic Tuesday, good luck!!! Amy DT

  27. Two great cards...both are very creative!

  28. Just love the CAS design and how clever.It looks like the butterflies have just flown from the strip.Super card.Your other card is beautiful too.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x

  29. Each so very different in the styles, but equally lovely. I will confess that #1 will have to be my fav, just because of the CAS design that has such brilliant designing. Absolutely no waste! #2 is so pretty with all the frills & pretties on it...lots to love. TFS & Hugs.

  30. What a lovely card, love the butterfly !
    Thanks for sharing it with us and hope to see you again in our next challenge as well,
    DT Through The Craft Room Door
    Made by Willeke {My personal Blog}

  31. Two very different and clever cards. It's great to be versatile. THanks for sharing with us at Unstampabelles. Good luck.

  32. Lovely cards and great details! :) Thanks for playing along at Creative Fingers! Hope you will join us again! Remember to check back to see if you are one of our winners. And I'm sorry to be late commenting! PS: I got a blogcandy if you wanna join in! ♥ Tindaloo

  33. Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing with us at The Unstampabelles!
    Jen Leeflang


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