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Sunday, May 22, 2011

Less is More - Week 16

The theme over at the Less is more challenge blog for this week is - Butterfly / Butterflies...

Today is my Birthday and my friend gave me nestabilities lables 20 for one of my pressies... they are really pretty so I had to use them on the card for this week's challenge.
Here is my card for this week....
...as you can see I used the long side of the die to cut the top of the card creating a pretty edge. My cuttlebug had no problem cutting through the two layers of card together. I did this by slipping the cutting edge at the top of the card and the rest of the die behind the folded card... I taped it in position with low tack tape to keep it in place.
The butterfly stamp is one that I have had for years - a gift from another friend. ... and of course the flowers are from Joanna Sheens pressed flower stamps...I used promarker pens to colour them in... I started with the full rose, masking that to stamp the second... I masked that one too.. and carried on with masking as I went to build up to look of roses in a basket. The basket is a piece of beautiful textured wallpaper.
.. Well that's it for now, I might be temped to do a few more cards for this challenge as I love butterflies... well, who wouldn't.. Lol
BFN
Hugs

17 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday!
    Stunning as ever Sylvie
    Love the shaped top of the card
    hope you have a lovely day
    Thank you for your loyalty
    Diva LIM mandi
    Less is More

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  2. Syvie this card is fabulous - what a wonderful way to use your nesties. The stamps are gorgeous and the pansies and butterfly are great! Have a good week. Lynn x

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  3. Gorgeous card, love how you have shaped the top of the card with a nestie
    Beryl x

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  4. Happy Birthday Sylvie. Wishing you a lovely day.
    Oh this card is lovely great idea to use the nestie to shape it-will file away that idea! Wonderful idea to use wallpaper for the basket too.
    Linbyx

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  5. Happy Birthday hun. Love your card, it's stunning. xx Jan

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  6. Happy Birthday, you have been really creative with your new die and made a simply lovely card. XOXO Zoe

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  7. Happy Birthday. This is a beautiful card, so very pretty. Jo

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  8. What a fabulous card Sylvie. Happy Birthday and enjoy your day. Hugs Rita xx

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  9. LOVE how you did the top of the card, Sylvie! Sounds like a great technique to try! Fab card!

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  10. Love the shape on the top, and the design is wonderful.

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  11. Happy Birthday.

    Love the shape of your card and the 3d elements. x

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  12. Gorgeous card Sylvie and such a lovely shape. Great idea to use textured wallpaper for a basket :)
    Jenny x

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  13. Belated birthday greetings Silvie. Your card is gorgeous. Love the butterfly, the flowers are lovely and the shaped top is fabulous.
    Lynne xxx

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  14. Uhooi,,
    Waw,, This card is good, beautiful and creative,,

    Uhoi.blogspot.com

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  16. A beautiful card and the top edge just adds to it. Hazel x

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