Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Wot no colouring...!!

Good Morning and I hope it's fine wherever you are!

I have a "grown up" card to share with you today,
 the idea borne from several challenges.


The starting point was the background which was made using my Big & Juicy ink pad together with perfect pearls spritzed with water and then squished with water colour card. The stamp is new and came complete with the sentiment .  I bought it to encourage me to live on the wild side and do something other than colouring!! The butterfly die was free with a magazine some time ago and I just had to go with black. To finish off I simply knotted seam binding ribbon around the topper and matted on black card.

My inspiration came from these challenges

Crafty Ribbons #60 - Anything Goes with Ribbon
A Little Bit Crafty - Clean & Simple
Allsorts Challenge #223 - Butterflies
ABC44 - Sympathy

Thank you for stopping by xx

18 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful card Sarah. I love the image, gorgeous colours and wonderful butterfly
    Sue xx

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  2. That is a great card! love the background, it turned out beautifully! x

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  3. Oh wow this is a wonderful card Sarah. I love this, it's perefct for those difficult occasions too
    Hugs Kelly

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  4. Thias is stunning, a beautiful approach to a sympathy card.

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  5. This is so beautiful Sarah - love it!
    Debs xx

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  6. What a beautiful card, Sarah! Love the image, the pretty bow and the cute butterfly! Hugs

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  7. Hi Sarah,
    what a fabulous card. Love the stamp and sentiment. Great freebie butterfly.
    Have a wonderful crafty day.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  8. Very much my kind of card Sara, really love it. It's a great stamp as well, time mine gor an airing again.

    Thanks so much for sharing your pretty card with us at Allsorts challenge this week.

    B x

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  9. Absolutely fabulous, so elegant. Thank you for playing along with the ALBC CAS challenge & good luck. Jane
    x

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  10. I love this! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Ribbons Challenges, hope to see you again next week :-) Elaine DT-xxx-

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  11. Beautiful card, love the background and wonderful stamp! TFS

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  12. It's gorgeous Sarah, I love the background. Looks like we're both trying something new today! LOL
    Hugs
    Annette
    xx

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  13. Gorgeous stamp and fab design too, really lovely :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  14. oh it's sooooo gorgeous, love the shading and the beautiful stamp you used. hugs! Mojca

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  15. Beautiful card. Love design and colours. So elegant.
    Hugs,
    Natali

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  16. Thanks for joining us at Allsorts Tracy x

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  17. Hello again Sarah. It's so nice to be able to pop back for another look at your gorgeous card so that I can say thank you for taking part in A Little Bit Crafty Challenge this month
    Sue xx

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  18. Such an elegant and soothing sympathy card. I love your soft colors and that gorgeous background. Thanks so much for joining us this week at ABC Challenges.

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