Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Fresh Flutter Die

Greetings!

I've been caught up in the business of hubs for the last 10 days and haven't gotten much crafting done.  So it felt good to get back to my crafty table to put together a card.  I am calling this one clean and layered.  The card is for two challenges - The Card Concept and HLS April Anything goes with dies

The photo for the Card Concept challenge is so clean and fresh and light. I was immediately struck by the beautiful white flowers...there needed to be white pops on my card; and that aqua/teal jar.




I created a card front using a SSS stitched rectangle die and inked on some High Dive ink towards the center - closest I have to an aqua shade. I then used Concord and 9th Flutter die from the Floral and Flutter set to die cut the butterfly with some be creative tape on the top.

I then dipped the butterfly die into some Nuvo sparkle dust - very very fine iridescent glitter.  I popped the butterfly onto the inked portion of the card for a pop of white against the aqua inking and added a few iridescent sequins.  The sentiment is from Hero Arts.  The panel was mounted onto a card base of surf blue from SSS leaving just a smidgen of a mat around my focus panel.

Here is a picture without the lights on, you can see the iridescence and the glitter a bit better.



Thanks so much for stopping by!

  

14 comments:

  1. So pretty and so fresh Cat! LOVE that pretty colour and fabulous blending! Glad you have found some time to craft again! Have a great week! Love n’ Hugs. Hazel xx
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  2. A sweet design, Cat - it looks like it's about to fly away!

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  3. beautiful, Cat - love that butterfly and you have made it so gorgeous with that glitter!!

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  4. Winner, winner, winner! No need for me to enter--this is a stunner, my friend!

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  5. This is gorgeous! Simply stunning. I definitely need this butterfly die.

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  6. Cat your darling flutter-by die is stunning ... I am in total agreement with Greta!!! WWCD... xx
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  7. Your blending is so pretty! I have a really hard time blending in the middle of a card. The glitter is really nice!

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  8. This is so pretty and combines a few of my favorite things; Ink Blending and that Butterfly from Concord & 9th.

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  9. Perfectly gorgeous, Cat ... you captured the light airiness of the inspiration so beautifully! Hugs, Anita :)

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  10. What a gorgeous card!! The butterfly is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at the Card Concept!

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  11. A gorgeous soft take on the challenge. Just perfect. Thank you so much for joining us at The Card Concept.

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  12. I love the beautiful, clean design of your card! It is stunning! Having/finding the time to craft is always a good thing. Thank you you for playing along with The Card Concept Challenge!

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  13. What an awesome CAS design! So pretty! Thanks for joining us at The Card Concept!

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