Saturday, 8 October 2016

Using my prize

The other day I was delighted to win the blog candy over at Liz's blog Crafty Sunflower and when the dies arrived this week I wanted to play with them straight away.  They are both Memory Box dies, one a border and one a butterfly, and I used both for this card - but then wouldn't you know it, the layout that had looked so perfect in my head looked all lop sided when I added the butterfly, and I had to set it aside and punch a much smaller one instead, so I now have a cyan butterfly on my desk waiting for another project.


The paper is from the Graphic 45 "Precious Moments" pad and the sentiment stamped with a Studio G mini stamp set.
The colour of the card hasn't come out very well, it is really much bluer than it looks in the photo, a sort of deep turquoise. Cyan, in fact,  and I am joining in with Mrs A's Butterfly Challenge which this fortnight is Cyan or Checkered.
I am also joining in with Fab'nFunky - use the word Happy and Crafty Gals Corner - Die cuts or punches - and in fact as my die cut butterfly was replaced with a punched one I've used both!

9 comments:

  1. Fabulous, Jane! I love how you've used the tile die to create a border at the top and bottom. When I started reading your post, I got to the part where you said you'd used the butterfly die you'd won too and I thought, that looks nothing like the one I sent. I even started to wonder if the wrong butterfly had been put in the packet by the manufacturer! Then I read the rest of your post....LOL! Looking forward to seeing what you use the cyan butterfly for. xx

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  2. A fabulous card Jane, lovely colours.
    Pauline
    x

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  3. Gorgeous card Jane, great design.

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  4. Great design using the checkered paper on the diamond. Those two colours really go well together. Just thought I spotted a small mouse at the bottom of the page in the trellis design. Think I need to go and lie down for a bit!!Lol. Thankyou for fluttering by my challenge where your card will be entered twice. hugs Mrs A.

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  5. Oh how lovely Jane - and such a clever idea to use the wonderful trellis die as you did! A super card.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  6. Beautiful card, love the colours and that die is gorgeous. I always have extra die cuts in a box, I just used one on a card.

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  7. Great card with your dies! Thank you joining us at Crafty Gals Corner! Jeanie, DT

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  8. What a great card - I love your colour combo and those fab die cuts. Thank you for joining us at Fab'n Funky.
    Alison x

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  9. Congratulations on winning Liz's super candy Jane. I love what you've done with this die and I love the colour combination too. Barbxx

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