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Thursday, 13 July 2017

Butterfly challenge #82

This time the butterfly challenge has been mixed up a bit and they are asking for M is for Matching Pairs and/or the colour of orange peel.  I gave this some thought before deciding to go for a three panel card using die cuts and Pixie Powders.  I started with the powders and a little Brusho as well to make a background which has a shimmer which unfortunately doesn't show up well in the picture.  I die cut three panels and the top layer of two matching butterflies from this and then used some orange card to cut the decorative top layer of the panels with a scrap of green for the bottom layer of the butterflies.  A birthday greeting was added to the centre panel.  As always there is a draw for a butterfly related prize and some great inspiration to give you some ideas if you want to have a go at the challenge.


Panel Dies - Silhouette Scenes by Tonic
Butterflies - Detailed mini from Sizzix
Sentiment - die from Crafter's Companion
Pixie Powders and Brusho
Card Colour - Pumpkin Pie Stampin' Up (colour of orange peel)

9 comments:

  1. This is stunning Val, I love the colours you've teamed together for this card and the die cuts you've used too.

    Sue xx

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  2. What a beautiful card Val. I agree with everything Sue says. Barbxx

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  3. This is gorgeous. Love those colour together and the matching butterflies. Thank you for fluttering into the butterfly garden. Hugs Mrs A.

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  4. Gorgeous card, Val, lovely design with the three panels. The backgrounds for the panels are just beautiful. I rarely use orange on my cards, so this challenge will take me right out of my comfort zone. xx

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  5. Wow the colours are just meant to be together, they look glorious. Its a really pretty card & I must try and make a card for the butterfly challenge... sounds fun x

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  6. Very pretty butterfly card Val lovely very colour combinations

    Anne

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  7. I like the colours together and I am sure the pixie dust gives it a real pretty sheen. The Tonic panels are new to me - Tonic won't send to me here in Spain. Love the butterflies and you have fulfilled the challenge criteria so well. A lovely card. Kate x

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  8. What a great creative design you came up with for the Butterfly Challenge, Val! The colors are amazing!! Hugs, Darnell

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  9. Hi Val

    A great take on the challenge .. .. great background and colour choices and I love the butterflies.

    I hope all is good at your end.

    Love Jules xx

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