Monday, March 16, 2015

Flower and Ferns

Seriously?!?  Eighty-three degrees in Iowa in mid-March!  All I can say is Wow!  I, for one, am loving it.  The windows are open and the fresh air is pouring in giving my home a crisp, clean smell.  Is it okay to admit that I'm looking forward to our first spring rain, too?  Talk about a clean fragrance.

Anyway, today's card is for The Paper Players Challenge.  The challenge was to create a clean and simple floral design.  I pulled out my Butterfly Basics Stamp Set and got to work.  Truth to tell, I just had fun with this one.  I actually designed it in my art journal first then, transferred it, with a few changes to a card.  Even though the butterfly is a punch out, I really think the eye is drawn first to the flower.  I went with all Rich Razzleberry so it would stand out.


Stamp Sets:  Butterfly Basics, Kinda Eclectic; Inks:  Coastal Cabana, Crumb Cake, Mossy Meadow, Pistachio Pudding, Rich Razzleberry, Tuxedo Black; Card Stock:  Coastal Cabana, Whisper White; Accessories & Tools:  Elegant Butterfly Punch, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Dimensionals, SNAIL Adhesive

The inspiration for my design came from The Paper Players Challenge.

http://thepaperplayers.blogspot.ca/2015/03/pp236-anns-clean-and-simple-floral.html

Thanks for stopping in at the Coffee Pot Stamping Cafe,

Marsha

4 comments:

  1. I love your CAS collage card Marsha - the Rich Razzleberry definitely makes the flower stand out. I love the touch of dimension with the popped up blue butterfly too. Thanks for joining us for our CAS floral challenge over at The Paper Players this week!

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    1. Thanks, Joanne! It was another great challenge. I've been making a lot of flowers lately. I'm so glad Spring is just a few days away.

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  2. What a beautiful card, Marsha! I love how you layered the images and added the perfect pop of dimension with the butterfly Thank you so much for joining us this week at The Paper Players! :)

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    1. Thanks, Anne Marie! Loved the opportunity to play along at The Paper Players.

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