Sunday, 28 February 2016

Three Five Minute Cards

First a quick reminder - just two days left to enter my Candy Draw!!

This is the paint chip for the current challenge at Mrs A's Butterfly Challenge


The theme is G is for Grape and/or Glitter.
I was looking through my 'bits and bobs' folder
 and the first thing that came to hand was a card blank in grape!!


The stamp set LC Designs Butterfly Flourish was still lying on my worktable so I used it to stamp two part butterflies on a white rectangle and the sentiment. I added a touch of colour with a Burgundy Promarker. I used a toning Stickles to add glitter around the rectangle and the die cut sentiment. This is on dimensionals. Finally I added three butterflies which shine red or gold.


I will link this to the Butterfly Challenge

My next card uses an image from A Day for Daisies
A Gift from the Stars
coloured with Spectrum Noirs and  some gold Stickles.



This was a very simple card - just a white card base,
matted with an LC Designs Falling Daisies paper.
The image was framed with a scalloped circle cut with nesting dies from a piece of scrap DP.


I will link this to Cookie Challenge #38

My third card is CAS - just a white card blank, a triangle of DP,
a die cut using a Craftstash die Apple Blossom A little Bird told me
and a strip of 'Birds on a wire' washi.



The sentiment inside will say 'It's your Birthday!'


I'm hoping this will fit the Less Is More Challenge

Happy Crafting!






12 comments:

  1. You've made some gorgeous cards here Susan. Well, I never knew you could get birds on a wire washi but that's a great way to incorporate the wire theme. That sentiment is pretty lush too.
    Thanks so much for joining the 'Less is More' challenge this week
    Sharon xx

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  2. What a clever way of doing the wire! I do like that washi tape. Very nice!

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  3. Super cosmic cards :-D I love the birdy washi tape. Great baby image on that card and super stunning butterfly card - so stylish :-D

    Hugz
    IKE xx

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  4. I love your birds on a wire Susan, the card is great for our challenge!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
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  5. Love the baby hanging from the branch.
    I've got some of that washi with the birds on the wire.
    Used it for a card last year. Still have some of it -
    have to get it out and use it again.
    thanks for sharing.

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  6. What a beauty you card is . So regal with those shimmery butterflies. I like the way you have added the glitter to form a border. Thankyou for fluttering by my challenge where your card ill be entered into the draw twice. Hugs Mrs A.

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  7. Great cards, Susan. That washi looks great and perfect for our challenge this week.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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  8. What a beautiful set of cards! I love all 3 , but my favourite would be the one with the butterflies <3

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  9. What a lovely set of cards Susan - and I LOVE that washi tape!
    Thank you so much for joining us.
    Anne
    "Less is More"

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  10. Sweet!!! All three cards!!!Thanks so much for participating in our IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE...challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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  11. Great job. I love your cards. Thanks for joining us at Give a Crafter a Cookie

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