Tuesday, February 17, 2015





Happy Tuesday!  School was out today and we will be out again tomorrow due to snow.   Actually, at this point, there is more ice than snow.   The weather man says a little more is expected later Wednesday.  We do not get a lot of snow here in eastern North Carolina.  Getting a few inches shuts everything down.  With that said, I did have  a few moments to get crafty today.  I am playing along with the ColourQ Challenge and Always Playing with Paper Challenge.  I went with the sketch.

For my card I am using Verve's  Petals and Wings, Better Together, Borderline,  and Making a Statement stamp sets along with Verve's Cut Above Curvy Bookplate and Wings & Petals die sets.   I die cut the frame and white embossed the frame and sentiment.  To add some extra depth I sponged versamark all over.  I die cut the butterfly and heat embossed in gold to comply with the color combo.  I stamped the fishtail strips using images from Better Together and Making a Statement.  I kept the card pretty CAS.  I love the blend of the bold colors with the all white background.  To complete the card I added a few gold sequins from Verve's Holiday Sequin Mix

As always thanks so much for stopping by!

Betty

11 comments:

  1. EEK - so beautiful Betty! I love the design, just gorgeous!

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  2. Beautiful, Betty!!!!!! I love it!!!!

    Have a great day!!!

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  3. Love the splash of color amid all that white space. The layers are fab and the sequins are awesome! So glad you joined us at colourQ!

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  4. So so beautiful...love the colors and your sentiment is so perfect.

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  5. Gorgeous! Super delicious colors! Thanks for playing The Challenge! Come back again! I'm a fellow North Carolinian. You had more snow than we did in the Triangle. Hope it's gone now. I can't believe Nags Head got a foot 2 weeks ago! Keep warm!

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  6. BOLD colors against the crisp WHITE, FANTASTIC!!! love thie Betty! I love when you enter this challenge, so great to see your creativity!!!
    Thanks for sharing with The Challenge!

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  7. What a bright and cheery card, Betty! So happy you could join us at the colourQ this week.

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  8. Hello Betty...just wanted to thank you for playing along with us at ColourQ, forgot to do that on my comment.

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  9. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at The Challenge.

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