Wednesday, 8 April 2015

Fly butterflies, fly....

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
Like the title of my post today i will soon be flying out of the door to work, just as soon as Hubby gets in from his night shift.
So here is my card for today which i am also entering into the following challenges:
1.Southern Girls Challenge - Punching above your weight.
2.Try It On Tuesday Challenge - They who have wings
3.Crafty Cafe Challenge - April Challenge - Flights of fancy
4.Crafting For All Seasons Challenge - Challenge 99 - Animal magic
5.Crafty Catz Challenge - Challenge 273 - Anything goes
6.Creative Fingers Challenge - Challenge 74 - Anything goes
7.Sweet Stanpin Challenge - Paper piecing
8.Crafty Cardmakers Challenge - Challenge 136 - Wings
9.Catch The Bug Challenge - April Anything goes
10.Lil Patch Of Crafty Friends Challenge - Challenge 7 - Anything goes

Products used are:
White card
First Edition papers - Paper flowers
Lace
Ribbon
Pearl and gem trim
Pearls
Pearlescent lilac ink
Sue Wilson rose circle die
Go Create circle die
Small butterlies cut from the papers
Woodware Zentangle Butterfly stamp -paper pieced
Sentimentally Yours Elegant Milestone Birthdays stamp

A close up of the butterfly which i have paper pieced with the butterfly backing paper.

And a sideways view.
Thanks for popping by.
Lotsa Hugs
Nic.
xxx

70 comments:

  1. Oh wow, stunning card :o)
    Jackie xx

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  2. What a gorgeous butterfly and on butterfly paper too, why have I never thought of that??!! Someone is going to be very lucky to get this one!! xx

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  3. WOW.. FANTASTIC!
    Thank you for joining us at Try It On Tuesday!

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  4. Totally gorgeous,mlove the butterfly and my fave colour too

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  5. Gorgeous and beautiful card Nic love the colour's and fabulous detail also thank you for joining us this week at Crafty Catz
    Dianne xx :)

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  6. This is gorgeous Nic, such a beautiful design and the butterflies are stunning.
    Sue xx

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  7. Wow wow and more wow! Everything about this is lush! X

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  8. WOW gorgeous, beautiful butterfly card.
    luv
    Debby

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  9. Stunning card, love the colours!
    Thank you for joining us at TIOT challenge.

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  10. WOW this is stunning Nic
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  11. Oh superb ! very elegant card !
    xxx

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  12. This is just gorgeous,love the butterfly and fab design.xxx

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  13. This is stunning Coops. Love the colours and the butterfly is beautiful.
    Enjoy the rest of your week.
    Hugs Sharon. x

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  14. Stunning creation, in fabulous colours, hugs Pops x

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  15. Beautiful Coops - adore the colour too! x

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  16. Hi Coops
    Stunning card... Love the butterfly...
    Hugs Sylvie xx

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  17. absolutely gorgeous darl :)

    love n hugz Angie xXx

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  18. Gorgeous card Nic - love your layout. Nicola x

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  19. Holy wowsers Coops, this is gorgeous!! Love the purples, it's my new favourite colour and your butterflies are out of this world!

    Thanks so much for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More and Try It On Tuesday for our 'Wings' challenges! Hugs, Pamellia DT :)

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  20. Beautiful Coop's Loving the butterfly the design and the colours
    Kevin xx

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  21. This is gorgeous! Love the colour and I really need to start decorating the insides of my cards, it looks lovely. Laura x

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  22. Oh Wowzer! this is really gorgeous Coops! such beautiful papers and very pretty colours… I love the stunning butterflies! :-)
    Hope you have a lovely day!
    Big hugs, Sue B xx

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  23. Gorgeous card, love the colour and details.
    Lorraine

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  24. Beautiful card Nic - love the butterflies and lilac colour scheme - Michelle x

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  25. Oh wow what a beauty Nic!!
    XXX Heidy

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  26. Wow, I love this, it's gorgeous, fabulous work Nic!
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  27. Oh I do love a butterfly...lovely colours too?
    Could I please ask a question too? I remember you saying you got some fab cream for your eczema from Holland and Barrett, mine has flared up something terrible and I was just wondering which range it was? X

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  28. Gorgeous coops..love the colours and wonderful design and the big butterfly is fabulous..

    luv CHRISSYxx

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  29. Such a gorgeous card, lovely colours and lovely butterfly. Thanks for sharing it with us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge.
    Laurence

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  30. A gorgeous 30th Birthday Card, love the colours and design. Marlene

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  31. waue coops this is really purple faboules, love all the details. great card

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  32. Gorgeous card love the beautiful paper pieced butterfly and beautiful papers and colour
    Carol x

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  33. Brilliantly designed card and awesome image and goodies used.xx
    {aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  34. Love those gorgeous purples, Coops and stunning butterfly! WOW! xxx

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  35. Hiya Nic,

    This is lovely, really like how you have paper pieced the butterfly it looks really effective !!

    Hope you are good xx

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  36. Fab butterfly card, Nic! Love all the layers and soft purple tones. Hugs, Lisa x

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  37. Nic this is just awesome love the detail and that butterfly. thanks for sharing with us at Crafty catz this week with our ATG challenge. please come and play again very soon.

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  38. WOW WOW WOW What a stunner Nic.
    Love the gorgeous colours and beautiful detailing.
    Hope you had a lovely family day.
    Debs xx

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  39. This is fabulous! Hope you had a lovely Easter. Judy x

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  40. Wow, as always an absolute stunner of a card Nic. Hugs Janine xx

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  41. Such a stunning card. Thank you for sharing your talents with us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina

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  42. Really pretty card. Love the colours. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'
    Cass xx

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  43. Hi Nic, this is a wonderful card! Love the butterfly!
    Hugs Lynsey x

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  44. What a gorgeous card - my favourite colour too!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

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  45. I'm back with my DT Hat on. Gorgeous. Thank you for sharing with us at The Crafting Cafe Challenge.

    Marlene DT

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  46. Wonderful, thanks for joining us at TIOT! Valerie

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  47. Gorgeous card, lovely colours.

    Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin'.

    Susan

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  48. Stunning card Nic, fab design and lovely colours, hugs Liz xx

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  49. Very pretty card , love the colours and the butterfly. Thank for joining in with the crafting cafe 'Flights of fancy' challenge on the crafting cafe this time . Janna DT

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  50. Beautiful!! Love colour scheme. I'm really liking purple at the moment! Xx

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  51. Oh my, this is just wonderful! How very clever to paper piece the zentangle butterfly, it looks amazing!

    love Mags B x

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  52. Hi Nic, hope you enjoyed your family day! Your card is beautiful, I love the lilac! Gorgeous details too, the recipient is in for a real treat! Gorgeous, gorgeous work. Hope you're keeping ok, hugs, Shelly x

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  53. I love butterfly cards and yours is simply beautiful! Thanks for joining us for the ‘Anything Goes’ Challenge at Bugaboo Stamps’ Catch the Bug blog this week. I’m holding thumbs that you are one of the lucky winners! Please join us again soon.
    Love
    Jen L
    Bugaboo Stamps DT

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  54. So beautiful, gorgeous design and colours x

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  55. beautiful Nic love the colour and that huge butterfly
    hugs Kate xx

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  56. Beautiful Card! I love the details.
    Have a nice weekend!
    Hugs Frida

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  57. An absolutely stunning card. The zentangle butterfly is wonderful and your papers and colour scheme are beautiful. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers and more. Sally.x.

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  58. An absolutely stunning card. The zentangle butterfly is wonderful and your papers and colour scheme are beautiful. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers and more. Sally.x.

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  59. Gorgeous inside & out!
    Thanks for playing at The Crafting Cafe this month in our Flights Of Fancy Challenge.
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  60. Gorgeous card Nic. I love the paper pieced butterfly. You have been busy while I've been missing
    Bettyxxx

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  61. Wow just stunning. I love the colour and texture. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More.

    Bec

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  62. What an absolutely beautiful card Nic, all done in one of my favourite colours x x x

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  63. What a fabulous card Nic
    Thanks for entering our 'Wings' challenge at CCM&More.
    Hugs Kimx

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  64. WOW! This is stunning!

    Thank you for participating in last week's Paper-Piecing Sweet Stampin’ Challenge!

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  65. This is beautiful Nic, lovin all the purple and a fantastic design too!
    Have a lovely weekend :)
    Kelly.x

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