Sunday, July 24, 2011

Wishing You a Beautiful Day

Sparkle N Sprinkle has introduced another new set called Fancy Butterflies and I love it.  I am partial to butterflies, anyhow, but these are so pretty and have wonderful sentiments to go with them.  What makes them absolutely irresistible is they coordinate with the new Spellbinder's Nested Butterflies 2 Dies and Butterflies Circles Dies.  Well, let’s get to what you are waiting for, the card.

The card layout is referred to as a Joy Fold Card and I love the way it opens.  It has two different flaps that open to reveal the inside which allows for a lot of different layers, something I really enjoy.   

For the top layer you can see the new Fancy Butterfly image.  I embossed it and added glitter on clear embossable acetate.  You can see how to do this in the Tips and Techniques section of the SNS website here.  I layered this on brown cardstock and embossed acetate, cut out with one of the new Nested Butterflies.  I love how the cut out swirls enhance the butterfly image.

The flower on the left corner holds the first flap shut but when you open it you can see the beautiful decorative paper I used.

When you open the second flap, it reveals the layered sentiment, Beautiful Day, inside the Circle Frame.  You can see detailed instructions how to make this card on the SNS website here.

E. Marie

This card is entered in the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Some Embossing
Totally Gorjuss Challenge #90 – Punch or Die
Aifactory Challenges #087 – Layers
All Sorts Challenge Week #113 – Free and Easy July
Crafts and Me Challenge #44 – Add a Flower
Crafty Creations Challenge #128 – Seeing Double (2 butterflies/2 swirls/2 flaps)
DYSU Challenge #29 – Wings
Kaboodle Doodles Challenge #76 – Embossing
Little Claire’s Designs Challenge #11 – Things With Wings
Paper Cutz Challenge #101 – Anything Goes
Paper Pretties Wednesday Challenge PWC163 – Use Embossing
Phindy's Place Challenge #64 - Doubling Up (2 butterflies/2 swirls/2 flaps)
Stamp Something Challenge – Favorite Embellishments
Whoopsie Daisy Challenge – Sparkle and Shine
The Crafty Pad Challenge #131 - Embossing


Sandra said...


Sassy Scrapper said...

WOWEE your card is absolutely a stunner. I love the beautiful sparkly butterfly! I love the joy fold that you created. Thank you for joining us in this weeks challenge at Whoopsi Daisy.
Hugs Bonnie
Whoopsi Daisy-Designer

Fleur said...

This is lovely and the butterfly is stunning
Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
Hugz Fleur xXx

Denise and Louise said...

This is just beautiful. Love that butterfly and your colour combo is gorgeous.
Thank you for playing along with us at DYSU this week xx

Dawn said...

Beautiful card! That butterfly is awesome! Thanks for playing in our Embossing Challenge over at The Crafty Pad this week!
Good Luck
Dawn xx

gina g said...

Gorgeous card i love the beautiful butterfly. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me this week. luv gina xx

Danni said...

Gorgeous!! I {heart} the butterfly! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

Kathleen B. Hernandez said...

Stunning and gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles! Hope to see more of your creations in the weeks ahead.

“Let’s Get Scrappy!”

Jean Straw said...

Gorgeous butterfly and a lovely card. Jean x

Lori said...

That butterfly is GORGEOUS! Beautiful card! Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!

Anne Temple said...

Awesome card - and talk about layers! Fantastic job! Glad you joined us for the Layers challenge this week at AiFactory.

Donna said...

Talk about a beautifully put together card, with beautiful elements - this is it! Such interesting color choices to bring out the glamour. It's an enticing card in every way! Thank you for sharing it!

Dorcas said...

I love how the butterfly hides the flap, great creation! Thanks so much for playing with us at Phindy’s!

WencheP said...

Oh my gosh! I love that butterfly! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


Vicky said...

A really beautiful card I love the folds & the butterfly is gorgeous.

Thank you for joining the Rockin' Rubbah Girlz at Crafts & Me, good luck.

Hugs Vicky xx

Shirley said...

What beautiful detail, E. A really stunning and wonderful card!

Cec said...

These butterflies are stunning. I love all the die cuts, the great colour scheme and the fancy fold. Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place.

Lori said...

Oh, so that butterfly! So glad you linked up at Craft Us Crazy!

scotspanda said...

great card, the colours are fab abd the sparkly butterfly is gorgeous

thanks so much for joining us at Allsorts this week, good luck in the prize draw


Amanda xx

Peggysue said...

That is one spectacular b-fly!! Beautiful card E. Marie. Thank you for joining our Wings challenge at DYSU. It’s a pleasure to see your work!

kurlygirl said...

Congrats on your win at Do You Stack Up Challenge Blog! Please visit the blog for prize instructions.


~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

WoW! I am in LOVE with this! I can not say more than I am speechless it is just stunning! Thank you for sharing and playing with us at The Crafty Pad!

Laila said...

What a perfect beautiful butterfly card you've made :o) Simply loves everything about it..
Hugs Laila

remember my candy on, ends in just a few hours...

Helen said...

Beautiful card - a really elegant design.

Thanks for joining us at Little Claire Designs.

Helen x