Friday, February 5, 2016

Looking forward to spring

I started making this card for a challenge to use washi tape. I wanted to display the tape through an aperture in the front of the card, so I used strips of washi from a set of butterfly/pastel tapes.  It came out looking more like an Easter egg than I had intended.  To keep the spring theme going, I used an embossing folding of spring flowering branches and added a butterfly (that's a Simon Says Stamp die) on the edge of the oval aperture.  The sentiment is white-embossed.

The card is for these challenges:

Butterfly #47 -- Over the Edge
Moving Along with the Times #13 -- Things with Wings
Simon Says Stamp Monday -- A  Ray of Sunshine
Jade's Sparkling Butterflies #12 -- anything goes
Kraftin Kimmie's wonderful Wednesday -- anaything goes
Word Art Wednesday #219 --- anything Goes


  1. The embossing is so delicate. The washi tape was a great choice but I thought it was a lovely egg. Thank you so much for joining our 219th challenge at Word Art Wednesday. Your creation is inspiring and very much appreciated. Blessings, Carole

  2. Those washi tape colours are lovely. I love that big bold butterfly over the edge of your oval and the embossing folder is perfect in that colourway.
    Very spring like. Thankyou for fluttering by my Double challenge. Hugs Mrs A.

  3. Hi,
    what a brilliant card, and so spring like with your fab colour washi tapes.
    Such a sweet butterfly, and lovely design also.
    Thank you for joining the Butterfly Challenge.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L. GD

  4. Oh, such a great idea with the Washi tape! Lovely card with the soft colors and the butterfly is the perfect finishing touch! Thanks for joining our WW challenge this week with Kraftin Kimmie Stamps.
    Marilyn DT

  5. Ooh this is gorgeous Sandy! Love the pretty Spring colours and the blossom embossing is awesome!
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT for our Things with Wings Challenge!
    Hugs Sue B xx

  6. Gorgeous card! The spring colours are lovely. Thank you so much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!!

  7. It certainly did end up looking like an Easter egg, Sandy, and a really awesome Easter egg at that! I'm pinning this as I think strips of pretty pastel Washi run through with my egg die will be just the ticket! You, my friend, are an unintentional genius and I thank you!! Enjoy your day! Hugs, Darnell

  8. ! Great inspirations and so many creative idea for this creation! Iove it! Thanks for sharing your beautiful work at Jade’s Sparkling Butterflies and don’t forget to join us again in the next challenge, we want to see your beautiful work again!
    Jade’s Sparkling Butterflies DT

  9. That washi tape is awesome! Yes, it totally looks like an Easter egg--a really fancy one.


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