Saturday, March 14, 2015

Saturday Fun and Frustrations

It is a gloomy day so I thought it a perfect day to make some cards.  That is the fun part.  The frustrating part is the struggle I had with this card.  It sure didn't turn out as well as I would like and I changed the paper - cardstock combos three times.  But here it is.
One of the challenges at Stamplorations is to CASE a card.  Easy enough, right?  Wrong.  Here is the beautiful card I CASED
I wanted to use yellow for the butterfly but could not find any striped paper I liked.  I finally chose the one I used but added a strip of gingham Washi tape to add some yellow.
The leaves are Vellum cut with a MFT leaf die.
Butterfly is Hero Arts
Tag is Kraft Outlet.
I put Deepti's card in my CASE file so I can make another one.  I love her red butterfly and red dots.

Challenges:
Stamplorations - CASE
A Blog Named Hero - bright colors
Hero Arts - nature
Simon Wednesday - things that fly
Simon Monday - B is for butterfly 


7 comments:

  1. Well, I think it's just beautiful! I love your bright colors. Lovely, my friend!

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  2. I think your card is beautiful and well worth the time spent. :) I too have that happen quite a bit. :) Thanks for playing along with us this week at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  3. Beautiful butterfly card.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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  4. That bright and bold yellow butterfly is perfect for our challenge! Nice job CASing. Thanks for playing with us over at A Blog Named Hero!!

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  5. Oh, Marsha I hear ya! The time I've spent deciding on PP. I love your CASEploration!

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  6. Wonderful CASE of Deepti's card! Thanks for joining in at STAMPlorations Inspirations!

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  7. Beautiful CASE - love those bright, cheerful colors! Thanks Marsha for joining our CASEplorations playground!

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