Thursday, June 2, 2016

Choose Joy

Hello friends.  Playing along with a couple challenges that gave me the opportunity to use some of my new goodies.  Take a look:


The Challenge - #75  gave me the sketch to use for my card, so I started with a basic white card base and stenciled using Tim Holtz's Flourish with Picked Raspberry distress ink onto the left hand side of my card.  Next I added a doily that I die cut from a Cheery Lynne die (a gift from my dear friend Birgit!!) with vellum and embossed with just a touch of silver.  A strip of DSP over the top of the doily was added next and then used a new butterfly die (Gina Marie Designs) from some really pretty hot pink glitter cardstock.  My sentiment is from PTI's Choose Joy stamp set (LOVE this set!!) and then finished with a few sequins.  A pretty quick and simple card, but I really love the way it turned out!

Here's a closer up view of that sparkly butterfly and doily:


I'm entering this card into the following 3 challenges:

The Challenge #75
SSS Monday Challenge - Monochrome
CAS Mix Up June 2016 Challenge


Simon Monday Challenge Blog
 

Thanks so much for stopping by today...I love it when you do!  :0)

9 comments:

  1. Beautiful, Marcia! I love the silver embossed edges on the doily. Such a sweet and classy touch!

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  2. So pretty Marcia. Your die cut Doily and glittery butterfly add such wonderful dimension. TFS and joining us at CAS Mix Up. Hugs, Nancy

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  3. This is gorgeous, Marcia! I love that stenciling and the embossed doily! And that pink, glitter butterfly is GORGEOUS! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Mix Up!

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  4. Pretty!! That sparkly butterfly is gorgeous Marcia. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

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  5. Wow, you have so many wonderful elements on this card! I love the stencil and the glittery butterfly is so pretty! Beautiful card, friend!! Have a great weekend...it is supposed to be 100 both days...YIKES!!

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  6. A pretty and sparkly card! Love the pink! Thanks for playing along with our sketch week at The Challenge!

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  7. WOW! I really adore this card! The elements you combined look amazing together and the layout was really clever. I don't think I've ever seen a card quite like this and I stared at it, soaking in the details, for quite a while instead of doing the dishes. Totally worth it! I especially love how you incorporated the polka dot strip. Lovely, lovely work and I'm so glad you shared it with us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  8. Love the sparkle of the butterfly and the lovely shades of pink! Thanks for joining us at CAS Mix Up.

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  9. So many details on this card! I love all of it, but the butterfly is my favorite. She just pops off the page!!

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