The phone line is as dead as a dodo but we do have a very intermittent connection for the internet which only needs one line in to be working whereas the phone line needs two lines into the house. Have managed to get the Butterfly winners post and the New challenge up but it is very slow going with the internet falling over every few minutes. . Am working when I can from my Ipad (can't load pictures from there though )with a new sim in it so I have 12G to keep me going until B.T. can get out to fix the fault.
So whilst I have a green light here are my Inspiration cards for the New Butterfly Challenge which is #119 Spin The Butterfly Wheel with C for Centre Step Card.
Cerise/Cadet Blue/Champagne/Circles/Candi/ Butterflies.
1st card uses
CentreStep /Cerise/Cadet Blue/Champagne/Butterfly
You will find detailed instructions on how to make each of the Step cards over on the Butterfly blog under the Card Shapes
tab at the top of the page under the banner heading . This one uses 12" x 6" card folded in half to make a 6"sq. card. The digi image is the new freebie image over on the Stamplorations blog and is called Rose Blooms and Coffee. Coloured using my Promarkers/Graph'it pens + a silver gel pen. The silver stickers are from my stash. Butterfly is punched from white card using my SU punch and then coloured in Cerise marker. Gems also from my stash.
Entering this card into the following challenges:
Never Ending Anything goes challenge
2nd card uses
CentreStep /Cerise/Circles/Candi /Butterfly
Centre Step Card using card stock from The Works Design Pad 'Unique Stories' cut to 11" x 6". Circle die cut is by Spellbinders called 'Butterflies Circles'. Butterfly die cut in the centre is from Precious Marieke Fantstic Flowers Butterflies. Centre die cut raised up on 3D pads for definition. Sentiment is a foil sticker from my stash along with the Candi which has also been raised up with 3D pads.
Third Card uses
CentreStep /Cerise/Champagne/Circles/Candi /Butterfly
This card shape is the Inverted Centre Step Card and you can find the instructions for making it under the Card Shapes
tag on the Butterfly blog. I have used a digi image by A Day for Daisies called Tiny Fashionable Present and coloured with my Promarkers. Silver candi and silver sentiment sticker from my stash. The tiny butterflies are a punch by tonic studios.
Hope you will be able to come and join in.
My Craft room makeover is nearly complete but the phone line fiasco has now taken precedence over everything else so whilst I have taken photos of the completed room I will not upload until Internet is back up and working trouble free!!
Gorgeous cards! Hope to join this time.
Too bad about your internet. Hope it will be better soon.
Some super inspiration as always - good luck with your phone problems, always such a pain to be out of touch. How did we manage in the 'old days'??
Wow, Valery. What a gorgeous selections of cards. I especially love the second one, full of butterflies. I have never tried to make a centre step card, so this is a challenge for me. I will try to join you this time. Kisses, my friend.
Hi Valery oh I love your cards,love the shape of them,you are very clever,well done my friend xx
Hi Mrs A your cards are stunning I love them all. I hope you get your phone line sorted out soon. Take care. Hugs Jackie
Three beautiful inspirational cards Valery Anne. It ages since I made a step card. Hope your internet is sorted soon.
Oooh, these are all gorgeous, Mrs. A! Now this is a card style I can make, although it's been a while and I think I've only ever made 2 or 3! I will be planning to play along for sure! I must say I'm really enjoying your new challenges - you're taking me outside my comfort zone and I'm enjoying the challenge of it! By the way, I used one of the stamps you sent in the Santa sack on my blog today - thank you!!!
Gorgeous cards Valery....hope your internet problems get sorted soon,it’s so frustrating and I know it well...hugs xxxx
Beautiful cards,Valery.I hope your problems with Internet are solved soon.
Super cards Mrs A..hope you get sorted soon and can't wait to see pics of your craft room!! huggles Sue x
I just spent a week and many hours on the phone and one actual visit to the provider store to get everything worked out so I feel your pain. And what a pain it is! I hope yours is sorted out soon. I love step cards and these are so pretty. Your teacup is lovely with the touches of silver and I do love the butterfly. It looks like the butterfly is resting on a while plate. The dress on the last card is one I see all the time on the stars on TV.
Awesome cards Mrs. A tfs
Great set of cards Val, haven't made a centre step card for ages, note to self.
More problems, hope they are solved by now.
Three fabulous samples of center step cards, thanks for the tutoial, I wish try one! Love all your cards, and especially the last one with the inverted centre step, such classy image and design!
So sorry for your internet problems!
Simply gorgeous cards as always Mrs A love the step card design ...so annoying is the internet but it does show how we depend on it ..always goes down when needed the most and so frustrating to get it back on take care x
What amazing cards Valery, all are beautifully designed with lovely images and gorgeous colours. Hope you get your phone line sorted soon, always something to cause frustration, have a good weekend, Kate x
Three gorgeous cards Mrs A, all really super but I fell in love with the second one. Hope you get things sorted soon xx
These are beautiful, stunning and elegant, like the papers and your focal butterfly on the first and the dimension on the second is fabulous!
There's always a lovely collection of cards on your blog, this centre stepper is fab for a change
Hope you managed to get your phone/internet working, such a nuisance when it goes down
Sorry I am late commenting....I cannot understand how I missed this post x.
Three fabulous stepper cards, with so much inspiration and how beautiful they are x.
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