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Lovely One Layered Card

There's something about me... I've been told I'm versatile, I don't know if it's that or if I am just able to enjoy almost any kind of things. I enjoy doing elaborate, super embellished cards, as well as simple one layered ones. The cards I have for today represent that minimalist part of me that I embrace on many aspects of my daily living and my philosophy for this year: "Take it eaaasy".

Anyways, it all started when I saw some of the new products from Technique Tuesday at the recent CHA. They released some dies that you could actually replicate with dies you already own and a bit of will (like the Cool Tab Card, Heart Card, etc). I thought I would start trying to replicate that effect with a few cards. They also carry coordinating stamps, another thing I thought I could try to replicate too. I ended up creating the cutest butterfly window card. The beauty of them, is that they only required one die, embossing powder, and ink. I finished them with some ribbon and my DIY pearl pins.






























Materials
Spellbinders: Shapeabilities Butterflies
Kaisercraft Clear Stamps: Elegance
Justrite Clear Stamps: Ooh La La French Frills
Penny Black Clear Stamps Sheet Tweet Tweet

Colorbox Pigment Ink: Heliotrope
Brilliance Pigment Ink: Pearlescent Beige
Ranger Distress Embossing Ink
Inkadinkado Embossing Powders: White, Pearlescent
Other Generic Materials
1/2"- Cream gross grain ribbon
5/8"- Purple gross grain ribbon
Heavyweight paper - White, Kraft
Texturized Pearlescent Cardstock - Purple

My very own handmade Pearl Pins

Hope you liked them! Have a great week...

This card is participating in:
 
A Creative Romance Blog 

Butterflies
Crafting Musketeers Blog








Comments

  1. Beautiful cards in both colour schemes - I love all the interest from the various elements and the window and that sparkly embossing powder is lovely! Thanks so much for joining us at CASology this week!

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  2. Beautiful cards, love the embossing on the butterflies. Thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology

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  3. Ardyth and Gillian, thanks for stopping by. I'm glad you both liked my cards. TY.

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  4. What a lovely card and perfect sentiment! I am so glad you could play along with us this week at Flourishes for our Timeless Tuesday Challenge! :)

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  5. TY Katie. It's great that you liked it!

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  6. So very elegant! I love the colors. Thanks for joining us at www.7kidcollegefund.com.

    Karen

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  7. Both cards are so pretty and elegant. I think you mastered this new technique!! Thanks for sharing your cards with us here at www.7kidscollegefund.com!

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  8. Thank you very much... I enjoyed you came by!

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  9. Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards for Crafting Musketeers 'butterflies' challenge, Hazel, DT Crafting Musketeers x

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  10. Beautiful , thank you for joining us over at the Crafting Musketeers this month , Fran (DT) xxx

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  11. Beautiful CAS cards. Thanks for joining in our Show Us Some Love challenge at A Creative Romance :) xx

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  12. So beautiful!! thank you for joining us over at the Crafting Musketeers!! Nicole DT xx

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