Sunday, 4 September 2016

I Miss Your Smile

Hi there

I wanted to make sure I played along at Muse this week as my fabulous teamie at Less is More, Sarah, is our Guest Muse this week.

Here's my card.  I used lots of the elements of Sarah's card to create this one...the black glitter die cuts, inlaid with the yellow/blue/green background, the stripy paper and also the popped up sentiment strip...


I started by watercolouring with Distress Inks in blue and yellow which also then created the green when blended.  I cut this out with a butterfly die and also cut the same butterfly from some black glitter cardstock then inlaid the bits and bobs onto a scrap of cardstock covered in adhesive.  I then fussy cut the completed butterfly.  The 'smile' was cut from the same black glitter cardstock and adhered over some striped yellow paper onto which I stamped the first part of the sentiment.  The butterfly was then popped up on 3D foam as was the rest of the sentiment which I stamped onto a small strip of white cardstock.

Materials used:

  • Dies: Memory Box - Vivienne Butterfly; Wplus9 - Flower Doodles (smile)
  • Ink: Distress Ink - Squeezed Lemonade, Mermaid Lagoon; Versafine - Onyx Black
  • Stamps: Wplus9 - That Is All
  • Patterned Paper: Lawn Fawn - Let's Polka
  • Glitter Cardstock: Best Creation

Here is Sarah's fantastic card, there's still the best part of a day to enter if you want to play along at Muse...



I'm also going to enter this card at the following challenges:

Penny Black and More - September Challenge - Add a Sentiment
Addicted to Stamps and More - Challenge #209 - CAS

And as this is the first use of my 'smile' die I'm also going to link up at Darnell's NBUS Challenge #7!




That's all from me today although I will be back tomorrow as it's my turn to be your designer over at Muse.  I hope you'll pop by again soon.


12 comments:

  1. A beautiful butterfly, Anita! The bits of black really make the colors pop!

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  2. Hi Anita,

    I know you mailed me earlier about your August PB&M win, unfortunately my computer has lot it - I have been moving over to a new one over the weekend and a few things got lost in translation !!

    If you could drop me another one with your address etc., I can get you prize sorted.

    Lovely card today for this months new challenge, many thanks for joining us again at Penny Black and More.

    B x

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  3. So sweet...love that wonderful sentiment!

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  4. This is just GORJUSS Neets! Love your take on my design and how you've used the colour combo and layout to perfection! Definitely made me smile! Hugs Sarah x

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  5. Sentiment is a beautiful one. Gorgeous card. Thank you so much for playing along Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes Challenge. Gayatri xx

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  6. A beautifully bright and cheery creation for our 'Add a Sentiment' theme at Penny Black and More challenge Anita, thank you so much for joining us again.

    B x

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  7. Only one response, Anita: AWE! Gorgeous! So glad you shared this gem at ATSM!
    Hugs~c

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  8. I love all the sparkle, Anita. This is sure to bring a smile to the recipient's face. Thanks for sharing your card at ATSM.

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  9. Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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