Friday, 20 January 2012

Butterfly Sparkle ...


This card was made using the Little Claire 'Butterfly' stamp.  I stamped the whole image and then coloured it and then just stamped the inside sections of each wing and coloured these.  Then I put some of the Little Claire Glitter Sparkle sheet over the top before cutting out each section.  These sections were then attached to the main image using foam pads.  It isn't easy to catch the sparkle on the card on camera but I hope you can see it!

I kept the finished card very simple - some blue card and four self adhesive gems.

Some challenges for this card:

Sweet Stampin Challenge - 'glitter, bling' sparkle, shine'
Fashionable Stamping Challenges - 'butterflies or bugs'
The Crafty Pad - 'New Year sparkle'
Charisma Cardz - 'clean and simple'
Moving Along With the Times - 'things with wings'

16 comments:

  1. A beautiful card, love all of the sparkle xxx

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  2. Magnificent blue butterfly in 3D. Beautiful simplicity ! Congratulations !

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

    Hugs from France.
    Catherine.

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  3. Simply gorgeous. Beautiful image with 3D effect and lovely blues.
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin` “Glitter, Bling, Shine, Sparkle” Challenge and we hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs
    Natali

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  4. So beautiful Helen...

    have a super day hun...big hugs Vicky xx

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  5. I love your Sparkle!
    Thanks for playing at The Crafty Pad this week in our New Year Sparkle Challenge!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  6. Great card, I love this image :) HelenR x

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  7. Oh Helen this is super what a great card, thanks for playing on our Things With Wings challenge on MAWTT this week Hazelxo

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  8. Helen, what a gorgeous card! love the butterfly!

    Thanks for joining us at FSC !!
    xxx Ellie XXX

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  9. What a lovely card
    Thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week
    Love Jan
    xx

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  10. A beautiful butterfly, your cards looks fab. Thanks for joining us at FSC this fortnight.

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  11. Simple and elegant Helen, love the touch of sparkle. Thanks so much for linking your lovely card to The Fashionable Stamping 'Butterflies and Bugs' challenge.
    luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

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  12. I see your sparkle Helen, it looks fabulous! I really love this stunning card.

    Unfortunately some of the Sweet Stampin' DT girls have been unable to leave comments on your blog this week. The rest of the team have rallied round to try & make sure that everyone gets comments but it would be a tremendous help if you would consider the fix. Apparently this is due to blogger issues with an embedded comments box & the way to cure it it is to have a pop up box instead. If you need instructions on how to do this, please see here

    http://xxxtglxxx.blogspot.com/2012/01/blogger-issues-white-screen-no-comments.html

    where Alison has provided a quick walk though, it's a simple process!

    Thank you so much & we appreciate you playing along with Sweet Stampin' xx

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  13. Gorjuss CAS card, thanks for joining us at Charisma cardz this week.
    Shell xx

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  14. Beautiful and perfect for our challenge! Thanks so much for joining in with us at Charisma Cardz this week.
    Jenni x

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  15. Beautiful shimmery butterfly! Wonderful card. Thank you for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges!

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Thanks for leaving me a comment - I really do appreciate it.

Helen x

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