Tuesday, May 22, 2012

The Softer Side

Psst...There's just a little bit of time left to post your entries for the following:




(I've used the scrolled frame from Inspired by Audrey, stamping it three times onto the side and topping the panel with a stamped and fussy cut butterfly from Beautiful Spring. The butterfly has some lovely May Arts 1/2 inch Solid Wrinkled Ribbon in Light Pink wrapped and tied for an antennae. I finished the card with a sentiment, also from Inspired by Audrey.)


Artful Delight May Card Sketch Challenge (deadline tomorrow, May 23rd!)


(The Artful Delight May Card kit included an entire This and That 6x6 paper pad from Echo Park, in which I trimmed an image panel and colored it ever so lightly with Copics. Then I adhered a patterned panel onto the card base, (which also came in the kit!) and wrapped it with some twine (yep, also included in the kit. The sentiment comes from Lawn Fawn (not included) but I love how the kits contain elements that can be used with your current stash.)


40 comments:

  1. Karen, this card is absolutely stunning. I LOVE that butterfly!

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  2. Both cards are so beautiful, Karen! The butterfly card is truly stunning!

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  3. gorgeous! Love how you wrapped the ribbon around the butterfly!

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  4. Wow, your butterfly looks amazing! I love the soft look on both of these beauties!

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  5. Such soft and pretty cards!

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  6. I love the soft, delicate feel of both cards! Beautiful work, Karen!

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  7. Gorgeous cards, Karen. I do love these soft colors. I find light coloring a challenge. I just want to keep going, and before you know it, it's dark with highlights!

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  8. So stunning! I love your work!

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  9. Karen these are both soft and delicate...LOVE THEM! Great idea to use the ribbon for your butterfly body ;)

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  10. WOW Karen this is stunning...I love how you added the ribbon and string to the butterfly....looks amazing..

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  11. If I had a top 10 cards of the year file your wonderful butterfly card would DEFINATELY be in it - It has my favorites of everything; colors, style etc, etc! TFS!

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  12. Oooh, these are both so soft & lovely!

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  13. beautiful cards, love how you used the ribbon/twine on the butterfly.

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  14. love the soft and dreamy look of the cards.

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  15. Beautiful cards! I absolutely love the soft coloring on the butterfly card!

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  16. Oh my! Lovely, lovely cards, Karen! So soft, feminine and downright dreamy! :)

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  17. So nice to see such pretty cards Karen and these are gorgeous :)

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  18. I love the soft colours on both these cards Karen and the ribbon and twine decoration on the butterfly is so clever :0)
    Jenny x

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  19. Wow Karen! These are both so soft & beautiful! I love the way you've colored the second- and your Audrey stamps look beautiful as a border under that elegant butterfly!

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  20. Soft & lovely butterfly card. I loved the way you embellished the little guy.

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  21. Your first card is so feminine. I love how you created the border and the butterfly is so elegant. I love every last detail about it. Amazing.

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  22. both are stunners Karen. that first card is perfectly distressed and the 2nd one brings my niece to mind (an avid reader)...love both!

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  23. These cards are so soft, such a dreamy atmosphere!
    It's remarkable Karen!

    Thank You~

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  24. Gorgeous cards today Karen! I love the whimsical feel to them! :> BTW I ton your Typically teen set on the craft's meow blog, so excited!

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  25. AMAZING CARDS Karen!! I LOVE the FUN designs!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  26. Love both cards ...they are stunning!!! But I really heart your butterfly card... its so pretty!!! Hugs...xoxo

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  27. Just doing a little catch up... you've been busy! Your cards are amazing Karen, such a beautiful butterfly and what a sweet scene!

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  28. these are both beautiful :) love the image on the second one!!

    *have linked up to both challenges! :)

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  29. such beauties, Karen! love love how you used the Inspired by Audrey set on the first one and the details on the butterfly is fabulous! amazing work as always!

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  30. I love the soft, dreamy feel to the cards today!

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  31. I wanted to remember to come here because i saw this top card while I was out on my phone...it's sooo beautiful. Love it, love it, love it...and yours my dear is a winner for sure. I would vote for it all day long.

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  32. This is so soft and pretty and I love the ribbon and twine on the butterfly! Gorgeous colouring on the second card. :)

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  33. What delicate cards these are, absolutely beautiful!

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