Saturday, 3 May 2014

Flight of the Butterfly...

Good morning, it's the start of the bank holiday weekend - yippee! I've become an auntie again this week, my brother and lovely sil have had a beautiful baby girl. She was born on Tuesday weighing a whopping 8lbs 9oz. Her name is Pippa and we are off to visit tomorrow :-) It's also time for a new challenge at Allsorts and our theme is 'Butterflies' hosted by the lovely Tracy. Our wonderful sponsors are the fabulous Nicecrane Designs and Digistamp Boutique.

Nicecrane $20 spend   Digistamp

I decided to make a card and matching item to give as a gift for a lovely friend and used a beautiful butterfly image from our sponsor Nicecrane Designs. These images are so easy to use as you just adjust the size to suit and print. I used some fabulous wired ribbon on my card. I haven't used this before and it made the most beautiful bow. My matching item is a keyring. For this I printed the same image as I used on the card but much smaller and added some small pieces of ribbon to the ring. I really love it and will be making some more of these (have already ordered some more blank keyrings from ebay)...


Supplies:
Image - from Vintage Butterfly Cards set by Nicecrane Designs
Papers - Tea for Two by Cosmo Cricket from a lovely friend x
Wired ribbon on card - Bunny Zoe's Crafts
Sentiment - Craftwork Cards
Charm, pearls, ribbons on keyring - stash
Other - Martha Stewart butterfly punch, c'Art Us Lily border punch, brown inkpad, kraft card


Please do come and join us over at Allsorts this week for our challenge x

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Hope you have a lovely weekend and I hope you can join in with our challenge:-)


13 comments:

  1. Congratulations on becoming an aunty again :-), Love your card and the keyring is a great idea too xxx Enjoy your cuddles xxx

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  2. Oh this is gorgeous Sarah I love the ribbon and what a great idea to make a keyring to match. Congrats on becoming an Auntie again.
    Jenny x

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  3. Congratulations Auntie again xx I want to tell everyone that I was the very lucky lady you made these for and I love them to bits. They are even nicer in the flesh than the photo's show THANK YOU xxx Hope you win every challenge with them too :-)

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  4. Fabulous! love the card and great keyring too!! Thanks for sharing at our Anything Goes in May Challenge at Crafting By Designs! Great to see you here! Mo xxx

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  5. A gorgeous card Sarah and I love the matching keyring too.
    Congrats to your brother and sil on the birth of their baby girl.
    I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.
    Sue xx

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  6. Hi Sarah
    This is a gorgeous creation for my butterfly challenge, and I love the design. Fabulous keyring too.
    Congratulations on being an Auntie, love her name, Pippa
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  7. Hi Sarah, beautiful card and a great keyring! Thanks for joining in with the Crafty Ribbons Challenge this week!
    Hugs Lynsey x

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  8. Such soft and beautiful coloring on this project. Thanks for playing along with us this week in the Anything Goes Challenge on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

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  9. Fabulous card Sarah, lovely image and colours;-))m

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  10. Hi sweetie, this is simply gorgeous, I am loving your colours big hugs love Pops x x x

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  11. What a cutie she is, congrats auntie, love your card too, the image is so pretty x

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  12. Beautiful colour choice, and a gorgeous card. LOVE the matching keyring. What a great gift.
    Hugs
    Annette - Netty's Cards
    xx
    Proud to design for :
    Crafty Little Fairies,
    Top Tip Tuesday,
    ABC Christmas,
    As You Like It and
    The Stamp Basket.

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