Monday, 18 February 2013

Butterfly Kisses

Hi there, hope you're all keeping well on this lovely, bright, sunny day, it feels like Spring is on the way.

This post was originally planned for yesterday but unfortunately my cold hadn't quite cleared up and I ended up with a migraine on top of this, so really wasn't up to it. Anyway, enough whinging, the reason I was hoping to post yesterday is because this card was for a lovely friend's birthday ( would call her an old friend but I'm not sure she would appreciate it ).

The image is Lizabeth - Butterfly Kisses by Heather Valentin, when I first saw this digi I immediately thought of my friend as she loves butterflies. I have coloured Lizabeth using my Promarkers, Flexmarkers and a little bit of chalk for the ground. I went for a favourite combination of mine, green and pink although I have gone for a deeper shade of pink and a blue/green this time. The image has been matted on to some pink co'ordinations card and then on to some green card which has been embossed with butterflies using a folder which came free with a magazine. This has then been mounted onto paper from the Spring Feast paper pack by Trimcraft and this has been distressed at the edges with Bundled Sage distress ink. The dies used are Fanciful Flourish from Cheery Lynn and the butterfly is by Marianne Designs ( cut from both the pink and green card and layered up). I have finished the card off using some flowers from Wild Orchid, some butterflies - punched using a tonic punch, a sentiment and some pink pearls from my stash. I have also decoupaged the butterfly that Lizabeth is holding to give it some dimension.

I do hope she had a lovely birthday and didn't overdo the wine last night, lol.

Right I'm off now to play Wii Sing with my two girls, heaven help the neighbours

I'd love to know what you think, so please leave me a little comment.
Take Care and Happy Crafting

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges pink and green pink and green - anything goes - anything goes - use a digi


  1. It looks even more beautiful in real life.
    Privileged to receive it. Butterfly Kisses for the birthday butterfly. Love it!
    It's great to have such a talented "old" friend.

  2. Happy Birthday 'old' friend!!! Lol.

    Gorgeous card Andrea. You've coloured Lizabeth beautifully and set her off fabulously. Great card.

    Thanks for joining us over at the Lacy Sunshine Challenge. Good luck.

  3. Beautiful! i love that Butterfly and that sweet image. Thank you for sharing with QKR Stampede this week.

  4. Very pretty card. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

  5. Beautiful card and wonderfully coloured image, Thank you for sharing it with us at OSAAT this week and good luck ! Hugs


  6. You have created a beautiful card here. Thanks for taking part in the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge this month of “use a digi” and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Sweet Pea Stampers Design Team xxx

  7. Wow this is really beautiful. Love how you have colored her up. Gorgeous die cut!!!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Lacy Sunshine challenge. Hope you will join us next time. DT Crafting Vicky

  8. Gorgeous colour choice for an equally gorgeous image! Love the way you've made this card Andrea and that base card fits in so well with the beautifully coloured topper!

    Hugs Su X

  9. Oooops - forgot to say 'Good Luck' with the challenges!

    Su x

  10. Love the way you have coloured Lizabeth Andrea and what a great card you have made with her!!!