Thursday, December 11, 2014

A Seize the Birthday Card

I took a week off from blogging while I was sick and I need to be retrained! It was after 11:00 last night before I realized I hadn’t posted my card but it was off to bed instead of posting. Today I thought I would post a card I made for the challenge at Seize the Birthday blog.

I love the different shades of orange on this card. It all started by die cutting the large fancy rectangle from a Spellbinder’s die and stamping on the butterfly (Inkadinkado stamp) and embossing it in black. The openings on the butterfly’s wings were coloured with Tombow markers and then I added some colour to the trail. It was okay but needed more bling so I added some clear gems here and there on the trail and a large oval pearl for the butterfly body. Not sure what company the sentiment came from but it was stamped and embossed as well. It needed something along the side so I die cut the scalloped edge and then the top one and glued them to the left side. I was going to add a bow but decided I liked it just the way it was and quit. Sometimes more is just too much!

That’s all for a Thursday. The dreaded virus or what ever it is I have refuses to leave completely but is getting a bit better each day.



jinxxxygirl said...

So glad your feeling better Violet! I LOVE this card....that trail behind the butterfly is just amazing. And the bling you added was just the right touch. So glad you popped over for tea! Big Hugs! deb

OttawaMom said...

Lovely butterfly image! Love all the added bling. Thanks so much for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

Janet Zeppa said...

Oh my!!! The trail of colour and bling is lovely!
Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!!

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