Thursday, 6 August 2015

Origami Butterfly

Hello and welcome.

It's a lovely sunny day here today.  I hope you're enjoying good weather too.

I would like to enter today's card into the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #198

I made the butterfly in the same way as yesterday's card using two squares of paper for the wings and a narrow triangular piece for the bead/body.  The wings are made with craft wire and two tiny beads.

I embossed the strip of mauve card then cut the two mats from blue co-ordinations card and a piece of shimmery patterned vellum.  I added a few gems for glitter and lightly wiped the edge of the card a with mauve chalk cats eye ink pad.

Today I would like to introduce my two new followers Ruth and Carol.  I'm sure they would both like a visit from you.

Happy Crafting and do please call again soon.

7 comments:

  1. Wow, another pretty butterfly from you! The vellum panel adds such a lovely touch, while the embossed panel gives that pretty butterfly a landing spot! Beautiful!

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  2. What a clever way to make a butterfly! Lovely card. xx

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  3. What a wonderful butterfly! The folding is a wonderful look and I love the papers you have chosen! Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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  4. This is so pretty, Barb. I love your butterfly; how fun to add something you've made yourself to your lovely cards. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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  5. Beautiful card Barb....I just love the butterfly.....so pretty...Joolsx

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  6. Your origami butterfly is beautiful! Fabulous card! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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  7. love your origami butterfly..well I would wouldn't I?!!x

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