Monday, 23 November 2009

Butterfly Kiss

I thought I would have a little break from making Christmas cards, so instead I sat down to make my November Docrafts friendship card for Karen (CarrieAnne). It was actually really invigorating to get away from the pressure of the Chrimbo card production line, as I have started to feel my mojo slipping away lol!


I followed this week's Stampin' for the Weekend Challenge #25 sketch .....


... and would also like to enter the card for the following challenges:

Daring Cardmakers - Initial thoughts. They would like to see at least 3 things on your card that begin with the first letter in your name. Well I'm quite lucky in that respect ... P is not only for Pauline, but is also for ....
- Penny Black stamps (* 3)
- Paper
- Pearls
- Petals
- Pearlised card
- Punched flowers
- Pricked holes (for the stitching) ....

... and also for Phew!! (lol!)

Stamp 'n' Scrap Hawaii - stitching
Flutterby Wednesday #84 - open theme featuring a butterfly, fairy or angel
Simon Says - Animal Antics. This is my second card for this challenge but i kinda get the impression that they are ok with multiple entries - hope so :-)
Corrosive Challenge #39 - Let's Go to the Movies! I have used the little known movie title Butterfly Kiss - ok so I had to look that one up on IMDb ... but it's there I promise you lol!

I used one of my all-time fave stamps, Penny Black "Bunny Bath" - I never tire of his cute little face looking so loved up with the butterfly :-)

I also decorated the inside, which I haven't been doing with Christmas cards as there just isn't enough time in the world when I have to make so many lol!



Recipe:
Main image: Penny Black "Bunny Bath", coloured with watercolour pencils with a little doodling around the edges;
Sentiments: Penny Black "... second self" (2386D) (front); Penny Black "Everything's ..." (2733E) (inside);
Paper: My Mind's Eye "Bloom & Grow";

Supplies: lace and charm from Quixotic Paperie; large pearl brad and spacer from The Hobby House; Woodware flower; pearl gems and dragonfly brad from my stash;
Tools: large oval and large scalloped oval nestabilities; Martha Stewart "Ash branch" punch.

Don't forget that if you enter this week's Penny Black Saturday Challenge there are loads of fab prizes on offer on our blog hop, plus I am offering some DT candy if you enter the challenge and visit my DT card here - plus all the other DT members are offering candy too :-).

20 comments:

  1. How adorable!! What a cute card! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

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  2. This is beautiful Pauline, loving all the "P"s!
    Clairex

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  3. And another "P" it's perfect! :)
    thanks for joining in the DCM dare!

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  4. Beautiful card Pauline...such gorgoeus colours! :0)
    Helen x

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  5. absolutely gorgeous..........love the colours

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  6. Oh this is so adorable, fabulous cute image and great details.
    luv
    Debby

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  7. Beutiful card, and all those Ps! :)xx

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  8. Very cute card! Beautiful the details!:)

    Thanks for joining the Simon Says Challenge!:)

    Tímea and DT

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  9. Aw, I love this card, 'specialy the inside, very nice words!
    ((Lyn))

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  10. Stunning Pauline! Love the colour choices and the bellies :D

    Vix

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  11. Beautiful card Pauline,i love the image and colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.x

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  12. Super cute card! I love your coloring too! Thanks for playing along with CCBJ!

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  13. Aww, butterfly kisses!!! how sweet!!! gorgeous coloring!!! hugs, Kris

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  14. Absolutely gorgeous card. You did well with all those P's too. Thanks for joining in with Daring Cardmakers.

    Lynda xxx

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  15. What a beautiful take on my sketch, Pauline:O) Love the adorable image, fab colouring. The papers you have used are all wonderful, stunning lace. Love that you have decorated the inside too:)
    Thank you for joining us at Stampin' for the Weekend, good luck!
    Nancy;O)

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  16. Another fab card, as always. Love the way you make the inside as special as the front.
    Hugs
    Kaz xx

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  17. Thanks for joining us at the Corrostive Challenges by Janet! So many great textures here!!

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  18. This is so beautiful. I love the papers, they are great and the colors are fab. Cute image and so great colored in.
    Thanks for joining SFTW and good luck.
    Gunn :-D

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  19. SO sweet! Thanks for playing with us on CCBJ!

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  20. Absolutely gorgeous card! And what a lot of P's!!!

    Congrats on your win at SFTW too - fab prize you have there (not green at all!)

    Carol x

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Pauline x