Friday, May 29, 2009

Winged Elegance

I have had some more card time as my 3 kids were at Youth Group tonight and it is so very quiet...so this is what I came up with....this card started off being for the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge...but once I added that butterfly it also qualifies for the Flutter by Wednesday and Crafty Creations Challenges...don't you just love it when that happens! Then I was advised that it qualified for the Limited Supply Challenge on SCS...it has become a QUADRUPLE CHALLENGE CARD!

I started off wanting lots of texture and looked through a HUGE bag of lace that I had been given by my SU Demo Ann, (Hi Ann, I am plugging you every opportunity I get! LOL!) and another friend Chriss!!! I found this lovely pink chiffon ribbon with pearls down each side and that fabulous lace...so decided on run the lace on top of the ribbon - perfect fit!! It sounded so easy - BUT do you know how fiddly that was - I am nearly cross eyed now!!! LOL! Layered these on a panel of embossed Textured Textiles to add more texture. A Nestibilities scalloped square (thanks for that Kathy aka Wattle) and layered flowers in it, after sponging and paper piercing....than I added the butterfly with pearls, this is from Lesley aka Marleygo - I couldn't do this without my friends - thank you girls, you are so-o-o good to me!!

The last thing to be added for the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge is the ribbon and buckle - I used the velvet ribbon and pearl buckle, as it goes so well with these colours. I have to say I am so happy to be using both...I had bought them over a year ago, on sale and then wondered how I was going to use them....so these challenges have been perfect in that regard!!!
Sponging to the edges and paper piercing on the bottom layer of DP finishes the card off perfectly. i feel like I am sponging and paper piercing everything lately and would hate it all to start looking the same....but it all just works together with the style of cards I like (in my opinion!) I would be interested in hearing what you think....

Thanks for looking....I enjoy reading your comments and am always so encouraged! By the way, it is the final week for the Midnight Madness Blog Candy, so hop on over and check it out if you haven't already! What beautiful timing....the kids are home....it is the weekend and we are going to chill out!!! Hope you get the opportunity to 'make moments!'! Thanks for dropping by - you know I love it when you visit!!! God bless you!!

Have a great weekend - make the time to enjoy the moments!!!


  1. BEAUTIFUL!!!!! Love the colours in this one and all the pearls and lace!!!! Yumbly!!!

  2. Another beautiful card for Crafty Creations Challenge! Thanks!

    Saskia :)

  3. Wowza Linda! You amaze me gf!!! Love the elegance of the pearls... the pretty velvet looking ribbon and slide! Sooo beautiful!


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