Saturday, 11 August 2018

Just Saying Hello

Getting cooler here in the UK and more comfortable to do a bit of crafting :)



I've used the sketch from Fusion for inspiration (lacking creativity just lately) and used Altenew Painted Butterflies in two shades of pink.  I knew when I first saw the sketch that I didn't want to use patterned paper and settled on texture paste.  I masked off an area for the butterfly to nestle in before applying the paste, its a bit off but hey its handmade.



I added a good helping of sparkle and the sentiment is from the same set.

Challenge Links...

Fusion - Rustic Flowers (used the sketch)
CAS on Sunday - Butterflies
Tuesday Throwdown - Anything Goes
Always Fun - Add Some Sparkle



9 comments:

  1. Love the design of your beautiful card, Claire. The textured paste make a lovely background for the butterfly. xx

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  2. OOhh how clever of you with the texture paste and masking Claire. This is a lovely card.xx

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  3. I LOVE the partial embossing paste panel with that beautiful delicate butterfly in pink! It's a great look and I love how you put this together!

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  4. Hi Claire, a beautiful card, love the texture and shimmer on the card, love the butterfly too... have a wonderful week... Megan

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  5. The texture paste looks great - lovely card. The cooling off is a bit of a relief but it's a shame we have to go straight from too-hot-to-move to too-wet-to -leave-the-house!

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  6. This is so pretty Claire, love the twinkle of the embossed area, really gorgeous. I am enjoying a rainy indoors day xx

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  7. This is stunning - the textured background is perfect for that delicate butterfly and the added sparkle is just gorgeous! Thanks for playing along at Fusion Claire!

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  8. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown Challenge blog. Very nice and Good luck!
    Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)
    http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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