Friday, March 28, 2014

More from the stash

Decided to make a tall, skinny card for a change.  Somehow, I got in the habit of making the front of cards this size a little narrow and including an element that extends over the visible inside of the card. In this instance, I used a piece of acetate that has a rather bold black flower on it. I came across this in my stash and thought it would be fun to play with. The circular areas on the flower are transparent, and since the center is rather large, I added a button and bow there. I used the MFT button die to make buttons from matching paper.

(Photographing acetate is a challenge because it reflects light so much.)

This card is for the following challenges:

Simon Says Monday: Transparent Layers
Butterfly Challenge #4: Springtime at last (yellow and a butterfly)
Crafty Ribbons #82: Ribbon and Buttons
Sister Act #50: Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday #125: Anything Goes

5 comments:

  1. A great card with the petite yellow butterfly and the big bold blossom.Thank you for joining us this week at Word Art Wednesday. Blessings, Carole

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  2. Love your acetate bloom and the matching die cut buttons from the papers. As you have used snippets from your stash you could join in over at Di's challenge
    http://pixiescraftyworkshop.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/pixies-snippets-playground-week-117.html where anything goes as long as you have used your bits up .
    I like the long shape of this card and the delicate lemon butterfly. Thank you for fluttering by #4. Hugs Mrs A. (butterfly challenge).

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  3. Gorgeous card! That bold flower looks wonderful. Great colours! Thank you so much for joining us in our transparent challenge at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

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  4. wonderful creation, thanks so much for sharing your card with us at CRAFTY RIBBONS x carol

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  5. What a fun card with that big bold flower. I like the addition of the acetate piece even if they are hard to photograph. This has a nice color scheme too, makes me think of spring.

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