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Thursday, 12 August 2010

A Butterfly Card ..............


Hi everyone, I was asked to make a card for an order for an Auntie called Grace who is turning 90 and loves butterflies so this is what I came up with. The lady I made it for was thrilled which was nice.

I have been a really bad blogger later, I have been full of a cold this week and not been sleeping very well. I must apologise to all my blogging buddies that have kindly left me comments and I have not got round to returning them. Your comments are always very much appreciated.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Incy Wincy Challenges - A Bugs Life
Wild Orchid Challenge - One for the girls
Cup Cake Craft Challenge - Lace
Crafty Creations - Winged Things
Fab n Funky Challenges - Favourite Colour (mine is pink)
All that Scraps -Die Cuts
Flutter by Wednesdays - Open Theme
Craft Your Days Away - Favourite Things (mine is pink and glitter!)
Our Creative Corner - Its Embossable

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs Lynsey x

Materials
Butterfly Die Marianne Creatables from
Gill's Craft Studio
Papers - Papermania
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts
Sizzix Swirl Die
Lace from stash

25 comments:

gina g said...

Hi Lynsey This is so very pretty, i'm not surprised that she was trilled with it. luv gina xx

downrightcrafty said...

I am sure that Grace will totally be blown away by this stunning creation, I do just love that butterfly too. Hope your feeling better
Hugs Kate xx

Linda said...

Hi Lynsey

This card is so gorgeous, really very beautiful.
hugs Linda

Kathleen said...

Hi Lynsey. the card is gorgeous.Love the butterfly.

CraftyC said...

Wow Lynsey, its a gorgeous card. No wonder she was pleased with it. Very Feminine!
Clairexx

Vee said...

Hi Lynsey, sorry you're not feeling to well, hope you're better soon. I love your card, it's really beautiful. That butterfly is gorgeous.
xx Vee

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Hi Lynsey, hope you're feeling better. This card is just gorgeous. Love the lace and embossing and that big, glittery butterfly is a real show stopper.
Caroline xxx

Liza said...

Gorgeous work. Thanks for joining us this week at CCC.

Liza x

craftyb said...

beautiful card...i love the soft pinks and your butterfly is fab...so intricate! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Creations! bx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Hope you're feeling better now. This is so pretty, love the papers of course and that butterfly is stunning, so delicate. Love allt eh flowers, deatils and lace too. Marianne x

Emma and Susan said...

This is so pretty Lynsey! That butterfly is sooooooooo gorgeous!!!!!! Your papers are real pretty-Beautiful as always!!
love and hugs
Emma and Susan
xxx

Sharon said...

Such a pretty card for a very special birthday, I'm not surprised your customer was pleased. Love the butterfly.
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations.
Sharon x

Poppet said...

Beautiful card Lynsey, I love the big butterfly, it is soooo delicate. The colours and papers you have used are gorgeous. :-) xx

Danni said...

This is gorgeous! Wow! LOVE the butterfly! Thank you for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

Jackie said...

Oh what a gorgeous card, love that flutterby :o)
Jackie xx

debby4000 said...

Fabulous, elegant card Lynsey, beautiful butterfly.
luv
Debby

Nikki said...

Wow I love your butterfly and your card is just so elegant Thanks for Playing Incy Wincy this Week
Hugs Nikki and the rest of the DT

Lisa said...

Hi Lynsey, Wow this is stunning! I love the beautiful butterfly and the papers are gorgeous.

Lisa x

Donna said...

Beautiful card and such pretty lace you have used! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Craft Challenge :) Donna x

Emma said...

Oh wow such a beautiful card Lynsey, just so gorgeous and pretty.
Thanks for joining us at CYDA and good luck.
Hugs Emma x
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Mags said...

I'm not surprised that the lady was thrilled, this is fabulous! (And how amazing it is that she's 90!!!)

I hope you feel better soon.

Luv, Mags x

andrea said...

stunning card,love all the detail and the butterfly is gorgeous thankyou for joining us at fab'n'funky
andrea

Kimberly S said...

Such a lovely card! The die cut butterfly is so pretty, and I really love that DP. Thanks so much for joining us for this week's FBW Challenge! :)

Mel X said...

Hi Lyndsey, gorgeous card. Love the colours and flowers.

Thanks for joining us for our first challenge at CYDA. I hope you come back and see us again soon and good luck.

Mel X

Bev said...

Wow, what a gorgeous card!! I love your choice of beautiful papers and wonderful details. Thanks for joining us at WOC this week x