Thursday, June 19, 2014

Butterfly Wishes

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Hi everyone,

It’s challenge time with my friends over on the CCEE Stampers challenge blog. This week Anne Harmon continues to bring the challenges for the month.

This week Anne has given us a “White theme” …. There are 2.4 million June brides in America every year. It became known as the "marriage month" during the middle Ages - because - people were clean after taking their ANNUAL MAY BATHS!!!. Please make an all-white card.

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For my card this week I decided to create an all white pivot card and used the Butterfly Pivot Card die set designed by Karen Burniston’s for Elizabeth Crafts Designs.

I cut a stripe of white card and embossed this using the Elizabeth Craft Designs Fleur de lis Embossing Folder.

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I used one of the edge dies from the Agatha Edges die set to create the shaped edge and then used the flourish from this set to add the white flourish on along each shaped edge.

The middle layer on the pivot butterfly has been die cut using Elizabeth Craft Designs White Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz.

For the small butterflies around the card I used the Elizabeth Craft Designs Butterfly Embossing Folder and then using the embossed card I die cut the butterflies using the Butterfly Accessory die set, how cool that this die set fits perfectly over the images on the embossing folder.

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Here is a look at the back of my card.

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And one final photo this time of the back view of my card when it is open.

Don’t forget to check out the CCEE Stampers blog (goes live 12 AM EST) to see the rest of the creations the CCEE Stampers created this week. You can also see more details of their creations on their individual blogs:

  • Amber Hillman
  • Anne Harmon
  • Joanne Grzelak
  • Liz Williams
  • Lois Bak
  • Lynn McAuley
  • Maryann Einam
  • Sabrina Friel
  • Vicky Gould
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    Stamps: Butterfly Wishes – Impression Obsession
    Paper: White
    Dies: Butterfly Pivot Card; Butterfly Accessories; Agatha Edges – designed by Karen Burniston for Elizabeth Craft Designs
    Other: Black Ink; ECD White Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz; ECD Fleur de lis Embossing Folder; ECD Butterfly Embossing Folder; Foam Tape

     

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    10 comments:

    Sabrina said...

    I so enjoyed searching out all the different butterflies, big and small, that you had used on this delightful card.

    Vicky Gould said...

    Wow, Frances, you just keep poppin' out those flip cards. What a beauty!

    Lynn McAuley said...

    Stunningly beautiful, Frances! Gorgeous embossing and elegant edges!!

    Liz Williams said...

    Your fancy fold cards always stunning and perfect in every detail. Thanks for all the ways you explained your process (like I could ever duplicate this awesome design)>LOL

    raquelmason.blogspot.com said...

    So pretty in all white.

    jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

    Gorgeous shaping and embossing, Frances!

    Joanne (jojot) said...

    I don't usually think of these flip cards as being exquisite....but wow...you sure made this one exquisite

    Karen Aicken said...

    Sooooooo beautiful! I love the butterfly pivot and you have used it perfectly here!
    Cheers, Karen

    Lois said...

    You make the best flippin' cards, Frances!

    Ironlady said...

    Fantastic photos showing all the details of this amazing card