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Monday, 6 June 2011

Dark Blue and Green Inkadinkado Anniversary Butterflies

The Butterfly Rainbow image from the Inkadinkado Butterflies and Birds stamp set was stamped using ColorBox Midnight Pigment ink and die cut using square Nestabilities dies. These were then matted onto scalloped squares, also die cut with Nestabilities, from navy blue shimmer card.

Here is a close-up view of the image and sentiment:


A strip of the dark blue and green paisley paper from the Laura Ashley Traditional paper pack was matted onto the navy shimmer card and a length of olive green stitched woven ribbon from the Chatterbox Olive ribbon pack was wrapped around the panel.

This was matted onto a panel of the green and dark blue etched botanical paper from the same paper pad and matted onto a panel of the navy blue shimmer card.


The sentiment, from the Elzybells Swirl Sentiments stamp set was stamped using the Midnight ink and matted onto the shimmer card. The image panels were matted over the ribbon and the sentiment placed beneath it.

Green pearls, from the Kort and Godt Pastels set, were added to either side of the sentiment panel, lined up using the Stampin' Up Mat Pack template.

I have to say I'm rather pleased with it!!!

Here are the challenges I am entering this card into:

26 comments:

Wendy said...

This is really beautiful Kathleen,good luck with the challenges.
Wendy xx

Helen said...

What a lovely card! I saw it at MIM and needed to take a closer look. Love the color combinations.

jacqui said...

these are two lovely cards i really like the colours good luck

Grace said...

Simply beautiful! Your colors are gorgeous! Love that font on the sentiment!!! Thanks for joining us at Stampin Sisters in Christ!

Jodie Mackrell said...

great creation! love the layout thanks for playing this weeks Bugaboo challenge at catch the bug!

Chrissy said...

Love the colour combo, beautiful card.
Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

Luv CHRISSYxx

Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

Shirley said...

This is such a pretty card Kathleen and I love the backing paper. It looks very elegent.
I saw your card on the " Make it Monday " linky party.

Shirley

Julie said...

Hiya Kathleen - beautiful card, such lovely colours!! You really don't need to worry about anniversary cards, OH and I barely celebrate, so I certainly don't expect cards from anyone else!! Thanks for the thought though, Hugs, Juliexx

Carol said...

This is lovely. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ann's this time and I hope we see you again soon. Carol DT x

PS you used the wrong link but I managed to find you.

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Gorgeous card I love the dark colours mixed with the navy blue!
Stunning!!
Thank you for joining us at Craft your passion
Hugs
Tamara
PS if you are interested I have some blog candy to give away on my blog Click here!

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous card
luv
Debby

Jane said...

Love your card, saw it on Make it Monday, the butterflies and the blues are a perfect match.

Sandy said...

Just love those butterflies and the layout of your card. The blue theme is just right for your butterfly image, I saw your card on Make It Monday,
Sandy

Janet said...

Such an visually stunning and elegant card Kathleen. Thanks so much for joining us at Crafty Ann's and hope to see you again soon.

Janet xx

Michele said...

very pretty! thanks for joining the "special reason" challenge at the cheerful stamp pad! xo

Ann Whitfield said...

Gorgeous card Kathleen, I love this colour combo. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Mary J said...

So very very pretty Kathleen! Lovin' that shade of blue!

jackid said...

great card Kathleen thanks for joining us at PCJ this time
Jacki xx

Paul said...

Thank you ever so much for supporting our Anything Goes challenge at Catch The Bug with Bugaboo Digital Images.
TFS
Paul
www.craftyblogocks.blogspot.com/

Melly said...

aww how beautiful!
I just adore your gorjuss lil butterflies!
Hugs M xxx

Nadell said...

Such a pretty card. Thanks for joining us at ATSC.

Hugs Nadell

Teresa said...

Another fabulous card Kathleen, love this one. Thanks for joining us at ATSC.
Teresa xx

Becca Fabozzi said...

I love this layout, just gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at ATS for our BINGO challenge.

sparklingblackrose said...

Great uncoloured image card :-) Great to see you joining in with us at My Partner in Crafting Crime Kathleen-see you on docrafts soon! Elaine DT-xxx-

bosenberries said...

Really pretty anniversary card!! Thanks so much for playing in our uncoloured image challenge at My Partner in Crafting Crime, Robin

GoonerGirl said...

Gorgeous card loving the colours.. Chris xx

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