Butterfly Prints for Paper Players # 311
04 September 2016
Hi Everyone. Happy Sunday.
It's my turn to host the Paper Players challenge this week and I have a theme challenge for you.
Circles are such a versatile element. It could be a circular card, polka dots, oranges, the moon, the sun - there are so many circles in this world and they are all your oyster... well, technically I guess oysters aren't quite circular :-)
I decided to take it literally. I began by creating embossed circles as a base for my die-cut butterfly. I wanted to keep the card fairly clean and simple with just two colors. Lime green is one of my favorite colors - especially when it is paired with white.
Here's my card:
I mounted the embossed layer onto fun foam and then mounted the butterfly with matte medium down the middle of the body. Once that was dry, I used some dimensionals to lift the wings on either side. I love the pop of green against the white. :-)
I hope you will join our challenge this week. If you are looking for some inspiration, you have to look no further than the fabulous creations from our design team.
On a personal note:
I managed to get some time in my stamping space today - and I also managed to get some time to walk around the garden and take some photos. So.... I will have some photos of the flora and fauna that grace our little bit of paradise with you later this week.
I'll be back with another card tomorrow. In the meantime, warm hugs and prayers for those of you who need a little lift tonight - including my tinkerbell:-)
- Die-cut: Butterfly Prints - Fun Stampers Journey. Circles - Sizzix
- Cardstock: Neenah Solar White
- DSP - old SSS kit
So clever Jaydee!I love gingham, and that lime green is awesome. AWESOME CAS card!!!
Posted by: laurie | 06 September 2016 at 05:19 PM
Oh, what a lovely card. That beautiful butterfly makes the whole card pop with color.
Them embossed circles are cool.
Have a great week
Posted by: Colleen | 06 September 2016 at 05:16 PM
LOVE, love, love these partially embossed circles--so perfect for the challenge and that pretty butterfly. Love the fresh color palette too. Fabulous card, my friend!
Posted by: Nance Leedy | 06 September 2016 at 04:29 PM
This is such a great challenge Jaydee, and the cards already in the gallery are so much fun. Love your embossed circles, and lime green is one of my favorites, too.
Posted by: sandym | 06 September 2016 at 03:45 PM
Jaydee, this is gorgeous! I love how you did those embossed circles! Not sure how you did it, but wish I knew how! the lime green gingham is perfect! This is such a fantastic challenge idea! Your card is just simply CAS perfection, My Friend! XXXX
Posted by: Claire Broadwater | 06 September 2016 at 01:55 PM
Oh how pretty!! I LOVE the circles and that gingham butterfly is stunning with the white!
Posted by: Nora | 05 September 2016 at 05:05 PM
Boy, I am lovin' this plaid -- your challenge was wonderful and your butterfly mounted on the circles is CAS perfection!
Posted by: LeAnne | 05 September 2016 at 08:48 AM
Love those embossed circles Jaydee - I almost did something similar, perfect for your challenge this week! Your gingham butterfly adds a real touch of 'zing' to your card. What a fab card and challenge theme this week!
Posted by: Joanne James | 04 September 2016 at 04:01 PM
Fun challenge! Your bright green gingham butterfly is beautiful against the white! And I love how you did the circles! Gorgeous card!
Posted by: Linda Callahan | 04 September 2016 at 08:37 AM