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12 Dec 2009

Happy Birthday!

This card is for Dawn McVey's colour challenge and while I thought it was a strange combo mambo - it didn't turn out so bad - challenges are just that sometimes - a challenge to see if you can do it!!





Normally, I'm a wimp and only stick to stamping and
scrapping challenges, not a personal challenge like to scale Mt. Everest or run a marathon - no, not me - just so you know a bit more important information about me! lol!

Don't get me wrong - I am in awe of someone who does stuff like that. I am the person who would have loved to do it, wants to have it done already, and won't ever try it.......like a said - wimpy.



I was able to work my new October Afternoon Farm Fresh paper while making the pretty butterfly - I LOVE this paper - Gina K Designs has it right now!

I stamped one of the leafs from New Leaf in Terracotta Tile - love it!! onto Aqua Mist cardstock - a little risque don't you think? Smiley from millan.net

I also used my Stamping Up Butterfly die - that I am in love with and I would definitely marry it, if I wasn't already of course,

Try out this colour challenge - I think you will be pleasantly surprised!!

Stamps: Communique Curves, Basic Backgrounds Retro, New Leaf (Papertrey Ink)
Paper: Farm Fresh (
October Afternoon); Pure Luxury Ivory cardstock, Kraft (Gina K Designs); Aquamist, Terracotta Tile, Dark Chocolate (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Vintage Cream, Aquamist (
Papertrey Ink)
Accessories: Scalloped Punch, Bigz Butterfly Die (Stamping Up)
; button, twine (Papertrey Ink)


12 comments:

  1. Wow - stunning! Your card really catches the eye. Love it!

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  2. Love the papers you used for the butterfly! Great card!

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  3. Wish you could marry the die huh? You crack me up! You made the colour Challenge work, great card!

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  4. I just love this card Bonnie and you're right about these colors. I wouldn't have chosen them but they are awesome on your pretty butterfly card. Love it. Hugs!!

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  5. I love those butterflies! Too Cute!

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  6. I confess that I'm terribly intimidated by color challenges, especially when they involve more than two.

    Your card coordinates just perfectly! I love your butterfly.

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  7. You made it look easy! I would never pull that off. Gorgeous!

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  8. Very pretty! Love the butterfly.

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  9. Hey again Bonnie!
    I like this one a lot. Yeah, it is a different color combo, but it looks cool on your card.

    I need to cave one day and get that butterfly die. I am so drawn to things I've seen with it.

    Teri
    (aka: Paper Crafts Go-to-Gal Teri)

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  10. Gorgeous card Bonnie :) Love that big lovely butterfly. Great job!

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