Saturday, June 19, 2010

All a Flutter With Thanks

Inspired by this card by Wendy Janson, I made a thank you card for a friend of mine. I used exactly the same sketch, colours and punch but changed the stamps, ribbon, greeting and added bling instead of stickles. I coloured the butterfly with Really Rust and Barely Banana adding shimmer paint to give the butterfly some shine. I stamped him twice but cut one out after I coloured him and moulded the wings with graduating foam squares to 3d him. Trés Chic is the background I used, positioning it using the stamp-a-ma-jig so the two stampings came out even. The ribbon is gorgeous and is out of the Valet set of ribbons. Along the punched line, I've added little bling but it's not showing up very well in the photo.
Yesterday I worked on my recipe book using a Kaisercraft journal and Tea at Elsie's papers which was a class I took while I was at the Brisbane Papercraft Expo. I've also started another one for my cousin who loves to cook and travel using the Pack Your Bags papers.
So hopefully I should finish at least one of them today.
Thanks once again for visiting.

16 comments:

Mary said...

Leigh, I think your card is beautiful. Love the lay-out, you did a great job with the butterfly. Your friend will love your card.

Kylie said...

STUNNING Leigh! love the colours you used and the way you coloured your butterfly! I can feel a CASE coming on lol!!!
AWESOME card Leigh, LOVE IT!!!
Have a great weekend!

Take care,
Hugs,
Kylie X

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

Beautiful Leigh!!!! Great colours, love the butterfly and the pop of black is fabulous!!!! :)

Debbie Pamment said...

Gorgeous job - love the way you've done the butterfly!
xXx

Cheryl said...

Just beautiful,really love the colours and that butterfly!!!
xx

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BeeBeebabs said...

Gorgeous card tfs

Jean McKenzie said...

Leigh, I love your card especially the colour combo, the butterfly and the black ribbon bow. Very nice!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Beautiful Leigh! What an elegant card!

Liam said...

This is just gorgeous. Love the colours you used for it too.

Liam

Alicia said...

Just gorgeous Leigh, love your new blog look too!
Alicia xx

Lynette said...

VERY pretty card, Leigh! Great colors, great butterfly.

Beate said...

Leigh, your card is gorgeous. That butterfly is sooo beautiful! I love the colors you chose, the background and the border punch. Beautiful card!
Hugs and smiles

Leonie said...

Wow Leigh, this is just gorgeous!

Rica said...

Beautiful colour scheme, love your details and that butterfly looks as if it just landed on the card - it is STUNNING!!!
hugs Heather xx

Nancy (Shady Tree Studio) said...

Pretty!!! I {heart} Really Rust!! But I don't think I've ever used it with black -- on my to-do list!! Love it :)