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Monday, 23 August 2010

Get well soon

Apologies for the dodgy piccy - that time of year is rapidly approaching again, I have noticed the nights are starting to draw in, and the days have been dark : ( I will try and remember to take a better pic tomorrow.

I have made this card for a friend at work who has been really poorly with pneumonia, the poor old love is now at home with a zimmer frame (I can imagine the stick he is getting lol). Yes its a card for a fella, I hope he likes the sparkly blue butterfly - its about as masculine as I could so! lol.... I'm so glad to hear he is on the mend as it was touch and go for a while, and he is never ill.

I saw this sketch a few weeks ago on a challenge blog, and drew it on a post it and stuck it in my pro markers box as I knew I would use it, thank god for post its - they make my world go round! Sad but true...... lol.

Anyway to make this card I used some turquoise card from my stash, stamped a sentiment ran it through the big shot with the dotted cuttlebug folder, then cut a strip of DCWV sparkly yummy paper, created a boarder with a Mather Stewart border punch, and cut a butterfly with another of Marther Stewarts butterfly punches. Then added the sparkly gems to finnish.

I really enjoyed making this card, I have a number of thank you cards to get out for baby gifts, so I am thinking I will make some using this layout only in good old pink!

I am going to enter this card to the following challenges:

Flutterby Wednesday: Butterfly, fairy or angel
Crafty Creations: Butterfly's
Charizma: Die Cuts
Crafty Angels: Something Old, Something New. Old = DCWV papers, new = butterfly punch & embossing folder
Secret Crafter: Blue & Cream
My Time To Craft: Glitter & Glitz
Cupcake: Blue & Green

8 comments:

mforquer said...

Beautiful embossing and butterfly - thanks for playing along at Crafty Creations!
Melissa

Papertrails by a paper lover said...

such a pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations!

TracieB xx said...

Absolutely gorgeous, the colours are lovely. A bit of bling for a man, welll why not lol.

Thank you for joining us over at SCS Challenge.

TracieB xx
SCSC DT Member

Jenni said...

Lovely classy looking card and a beautiful butterfly! Thanks so much for joining in with the Crafty Creations challenge this week.
Jenni x

Saskia said...

Lovely card for Crafty Creations Challenge! Thanks for joining us and good luck!!

Greet, Saskia
(guest designer)

**I've got a polka-dots candy on my blog, feel free to take a look**

Shelly said...

Hi! Great clean & simple interpretation of my blue & green theme! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week! Shelly ;)

Vee said...

Fabulous card, and a lovely design. Thanks for playing with Charisma this week.
xx Vee

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Sally, what a fab card. Love the embossing and glittery paper and the CAS (clean and simple) layout is perfect. Thanks for sharing with us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

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