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Sunday 31 January 2021

Butterfly Challenge H is for Herringbone


This is a Herringbone card and is the current theme for Mrs A's Butterfly Challenge  and I will link this card there.

I am afraid I have not managed to link to the Butterfly Challenge for some time - during the latter part of last year I lost my mojo somewhat - hopefully this is the start of a new leaf...

 Mrs A gives instructions for these here with the following associated wheel. 
This is version 1.


Firstly I followed Mrs A's instructions to form the classic Herringbone pattern. I used papers from my scraps which were included the colours Heatwave, Hansa yellow and Hazel.
Amazing how the photos show up the gaps in my strips that I had not noticed in reality!



I trimmed the background slightly to size to be just smaller than a kraft card base. I added a banner and sentiment (stamped from Stampin Up Comfort and Hope set). I the added some butterflies using Stampin Up's Beautiful Wings - an old favourite!
Finally some scraps of hemp to make the larger butterfly antennae.

Lots of snippets here - I will also link this card to Pixie's Crafty Workshop Challenge #395



Happy Crafting!



2 comments:

  1. Hi Susan, glad you have found your Mojo. I love the fluttering of butterflies across your card. I was having a sort through my butterfly drawer and found my set. A firm favourite with me too and not used for ages so must remedy.
    Thankyou for coming and playing in the butterfly garden. Hugs Mrs A.

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  2. Mrs A's herringbones are rife here in the Playground and such a great way to use up snippets! A really nice card - and I didn't spot any gaps. We are our own worst critics I think :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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