Saturday, 30 July 2016

Butterfly Birthday Wishes.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.
A very eventful day yesterday which meant only this one card made but hey ho.
Todays job is to assemble a flat pack of bunk beds at my Mums, I am being treated to a full english breakfast first though.
Anyhoo here is the one and only card I managed to make yesterday.
I am also entering my card into the following challenges:
1.Tuesday Throwdown Challenge - 304 - Happy Birthday
2.Inky Chicks Challenge - 70 - Use 5 or more flowers
3.The Paper Shelter Challenge - Anything goes
4.Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything goes
5.Crafty Gals Corner Challenge - 82 - Anything goes
6.Pennys Paper Crafty Challenge - 288 - Anything goes
7.Little Miss Muffet Challenge - 143 - Anything goes
8.Fussy & Fancy Challenge - 169 - A walk in the garden
9.Brown Sugar Challenge - 209 - Anything goes
10.Crazy 4 Challenges - 347 - A place that brings you peace (my garden, surrounded by flowers, colour and nature)

Products used are:
Off white linen card
Joy Craft papers
Cosmic shimmer cloud ink - creme brulee
Lace topped hessian
Lace flower trim - won from the Ribbon Girls
Cream ribbon - won from the Ribbon Girls
Marianne Designs frame die
Justrite sentiment
Pearl and gem cabichom
Butterflies are from the cheap embellie section in The Range.

A close up of the sentiment which fits this frame die perfectly.

A close up of the larger butterfly, I have just added the pearl and inked it  a little.

The smaller butterfly, these butterflies come in either a pack of 2 larger ones or 4 smaller ones for just  a £1.

and a sideways view.
Thanks so much for popping by.
Hugs Nic.


  1. Absolutely stunning coops, love your design ideas and embellishments X X X

  2. That's a stunning and wonderful card, love the butterflies, I thought you made them until I read you brought them,
    The colours are lovely

  3. Simply striking with so many details, that are eye catching. Thanks for joining in on the fun at Tuesday Throwdown. We look forward to seeing you again.

  4. Gorgeous card love the sentiment stamp and fabulous embellishments-good luck with the flat packs lol
    Carol x

  5. Amazing card! Thanks for joining us at the challenge of Inky Chicks. DT Veronique

  6. Another stunning card and love the black and white on your last post
    Hope your husbands leg is soon better, I know how painful that is....

  7. So beautiful the butterflies..gorgeous card.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  8. These so simply too many details to mention this this BEAUTY!! So glad that you join the fun over Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Anything Goes” Challenge! Awesome details and design! Super work!

  9. Absolutely stunning Nicholas, gorgeous design. Marlene

  10. Yummy scrummy :-) Super pretty - I don't know where to start! Beautiful soft colour combo. I absolutely love that pretty frame die and the butterflies are fabulous. Beautifully put together. Hugs, Jayne x

  11. Wow, what a stunner Nic, love your fancy butterflies!
    Hope you enjoyed your fry, I haven't had a proper breakfast like that for aaaages! yumm ;)

  12. Such a gorgeously created card, love the image and colours used...the papers look lovely ..xx


  13. Absolutely gorgeous. Just adore the folded butterflies.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  14. Fabulous card and just perfect for our F&F challenge ... A walk in the garden, I especially love the butterflies xxx Annie

  15. This is gorgeous Nic, love the colours and the pretty embellies. The butterflies look fab
    Lorraine x

  16. This is gorgeous,such a pretty

  17. Only one card made but what a beauty, who needs more. I love those butterflies, was wondering how you made them. Mmmm have to try my crimper I think. Great colours, a gorgeous card

  18. Nic those butterflies are amazing! What a beautiful card design with all the lace and gorgeous pearl and diamante accents. Beautiful sentiment and frame too. Gorgeous card hun. So glad to hear that wee tip about the salt foot baths helped hubby too. Glad I can still remember a few things from my nursing days! Feels like a lifetime ago now, 2 kiddies later. Hugs, Wends xoxo

  19. hi nic ... just love your card ... very busy and so very elegant ... love the design sorry I have not visited lately but had a few "happenings" like you it sounds too ... hope to get on top of it all soon ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

  20. WOW magnificent creation Nic it is full of elegance and beauty
    lorraine x

  21. WOW!¬ This is fabulous Nic! Love it! Judy x

  22. Totally amazing! Those butterflies are awesome! xxx

  23. What a stunning card! So intricate with so many details!!! Thanks for joining us in the Crafty Gals Corner Challenge! Jenn DT

  24. Wow what a stunner love it!!

  25. Wowzer Coops, I adore your card. Love the tones and gorgeous embellishments.
    Thank you for sharing this with us at Fussy and Fancy.
    Hugs Sharon. x

  26. Gorgeous card, such a beautiful design and love those butterflies! Thank you for joining our challenge at Fussy and Fancy!
    Diane FAF DT

  27. aww love that butterfly this card i stunning


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