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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

LOC Butterflies

This card is made from the Layers of Color new release set of stanos called Butterfly Collector - how beautiful are they and so easy to work with - they make this card minimum effort with meximum result - and don't we all love that from time to time!!!  They have been coloured with chalks and attached only on their bodies to the embossed DP.  Their wings stand up on their own which adds a lot to the card!



I wanted to use different colours to showcase these images and chose the turquoise DP sponging the distressed edges with orange, which highlights the colours in the wings and flowers.  I have also added nail bling to the wings - they are the perfect size.



The flowers are layered and attached with buttons and brads.



Those wings sit so prettily above the DP



This card qualifies for the Die Cuts R Us Challenge - Create a Girly Project
Thank you for looking and for your encouragement, I love knowing that you have been!  Before you go click here and have a look at the other cards made by the Layers of Color DT with this set and the Backyard Birds - we will be featuring cards from the different sets over the next few weeks, you will be inspired I am sure!  Have a great day - God bless you!

15 comments:

  1. This is just gorgeous Linda.. I Love the colors you chose.. They really flow nicely... Great job on this creation..Hope your day is full of love..hugs.

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  2. Hi Linda,

    I love your beautiful butterflies!
    The colours are gorgeous. Like your use of both buttons and brads together for the flower centres.
    Great card :-)

    Love the pics of your Christmas Tree too!

    Sharon

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  3. OMGosh, Linda, I just know that you made this card for me, right? Girl, I love butterflies...and this card is just out of this world gorgeous to say the least!!! Your coloring is stunning. I am just speechless, my friend. Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

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  4. Gorgeous,so many beautiful colours and the butterflies are stunning!!!
    Hugs xx

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  5. Fabulous Card Linda !!!!!! This is just exquisite!!! I love your colors and distressing techniques !!! plus the dry embossing !!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE this one.

    Hugs Ashley

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  6. Stunning Linda. Your colours are perfect and love the nail bling...Loz

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  7. Amazing piece of art! Beautiful colors and detail!

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  8. Another masterpiece in miniature!! love your use of nail bling :-). Have a great day my firend.
    Blessings
    M

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  9. Oh, make my heart flutter!! These colors sing with beauty! Your card artwork is soaring to new heights, Linda!

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  10. BEAUTIFUL CARD!!! Thanks so much for playing with us this week at DCRU DT!!- Sammye Jo- DCRU DT

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  11. Wow Linda! Fantastic card. Beautiful butterflies...(Jessica is going to love this one). Wonderful girly project.

    Smiles!
    Gwen DT@DCRU

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  12. Wow Linda, those butterflies look REAL...fantastic! My sis, who's a butterfly fan, would LOVE this! Great details as always : )

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  13. Hi, Linda! What a lovely card! Love your butterflies. Thanks for joining the DCRU DT challenge!!
    Cara DCRU DT

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  14. Just gorgeous!!! So happy you shared your work of art with DCRU!!!

    Hugs - LORi

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  15. Wow Linda! What a beautiful and elegant card! Love the butterflies and the flowers! Thanks for joining us this week at DCRU!
    Amber

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