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Thursday 1 August 2013

Just for fun!!

Very exciting!
Today is the launch of the Just for Fun Challenge Blog!

I was honoured to be invited to join the very talented group of crafters who make up the Just for Fun DT!!
 I hope I can add a little something in my own small way!

The first challenge is 'Anything Goes'.

If you have read any of my blogs you will know that I am 'between craft rooms'!
My husband and I recently left Abu Dhabi and we are back in the UK awaiting our next 'expat posting'.

Anyway I decided that my 'Anything Goes' card was going to feature a beautiful butterfly embellishment that I picked up in the Naif Street Souq in Dubai - a very colourful area of Dubai with small shops overflowing with inexpensive ribbons and bows, buttons and beads, laces and gems...

Because I didn't want to detract from the lovely gold,beige and brown butterfly,
 the rest of the card is very minimalist.
I started with a pre-folded white card and just added horizontal and vertical banners in gold and brown papers. The butterfly and a few sparkly floral beads completed the picture.

And here it is...


Happy Crafting!

12 comments:

  1. This is so beautiful
    Crafty hugs Susan xxxx

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  2. What an elegant card Susan xx Jan

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  3. This is gorgeous,fab design.xxx

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  4. A beautiful sophisticated card, that butterfly is to die for

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  5. Such a pretty card and I LOVE that butterfly emblieshment
    Hugs
    Marie
    xx

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  6. Lovely card, I love butterflies an yours is gorgeous xox

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  7. What a great card! The butterfly is stunning! mo xxx

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  8. Great card Susan, the butterfly is beautiful!

    Glad to have you on board!

    Elaine xx

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  9. What a really lovely and regal looking card. Love the shapes and the layout. That butterfly is stunning and sets the card off perfectly.

    Hugs Lisa xxxx

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  10. Lovely elegant card and that butterfly is beautiful!!
    Looking forward to working with you some more
    Hugs
    Kelly - JFF - Teamie
    xxx

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  11. Fab card , love the colours xx

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  12. Very elegant Susan and that butterfly is beautiful xx

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