Thursday, 3 April 2014

Time out & ATSM

Hi there! My card today is for a couple of challenges and my inspiration came from this gorgeous photo at Time out - those butterflies are so pretty:)

I have also decided to play along for the first time at the card concept blog where they also have a butterfly theme & I would mostly say my card was clean and simple. 

Thanks for your visit xx

Time out - Challenge #2 - We have this picture to inspire us




Card Concept - Challenge #7 - Use a butterfly theme



Addicted to stamps and more - It's cas week

My card:


Supplies: Hero arts stamp - winged butterfly, Tim holtz bubble stencil, Mft stamps - right on target

27 comments:

Beverley said...

Stunning! Love the layered stencil & die cutting under the beautiful butterfly. Thank you for taking the TIME OUT and joining in on the challenge. Hugs Bev x

sandie said...

Karen, this is stunning. I love that stencil background and the colouring of the butterfly. Thanks for taking time out and sharing with us at TIME OUT and ATSM
check out the challenge at the card concept-this would be perfect!

shirley-bee said...

This is fabulous, Karen! I love the textured background, it's the perfect backdrop for the beautiful butterfly.

Irish Cherokee said...

WOW Karen. You have taken clean and beautiful to a new level. A standout card. Bring on the spotlights, we have a winner.

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Karen. I love the background and pretty butterfly
Lorraine x

Deepti said...

Karen this is fabulous, I love the layering :) n that beautiful butterfly, thank for sharing with ATSM

jessjessphotography said...

What a beautiful idea with the butterfly and love the background behind it!

Geri said...

I'm in awe of your creativity and talent! The details on your card are amazing...right from the text paper on the butterfly to the stunning embossing in the centre of your card! A perfectly balanced design with unique elements, beautifully put to paper for us to enjoy! Thanks for sharing your card with us at the Card Concept Challenge :)

Dawn @ LilyPinkScraps said...

Stunning CAS design!! Just love this :) That great texture under the gorgeous butterfly - wonderful!
Thanks so much fro sharing this at Time Out.

poppaeacards said...

Amazing, really special card, Cx

Loll Thompson said...

Gorgeous Karen. The embossing paste is so beautiful ... lots of texture and dimension. LOVE the bright color of the butterfly ... and love that you've stamped text on it! Loll xx

Lisa Kind said...

Love the stenciling behind the beautiful butterfly! So pretty! Thanks for taking the Time Out to play with us!

Inkyfingers said...

Oh wow, this is gorgeous! I love all that soft texture in the background and the butterfly really looks as though it is resting for a moment.

Hugs
Carol x

Deborah Frings said...

Stunning! I really like the layered stencilling, the beautiful texty butterfly and fab sentiment. Thanks so much for playing along with ASM this week!

Marybeth said...

This card is gorgeous! You captured the colors in the butterfly so beautifully ! Love the background you created. Oh so elegant!

Sharon Underwood said...

What a cool card! Saw this in The Card Concept Gallery and thought I just had to comment. Love that stenciled background (isn't it addictive?!) and the words on the butterfly with the beautiful colors. Just gorgeous!

Cathy said...

Gorgeous card Karen, your butterfly looks amazing, love the textures in your stencilling and diecut too, Cathy x

Bonnie said...

Perfect for both these challenges! That beautiful butterfly is amazing against the stenciled background!

Darnell J Knauss said...

You are rocking the stencil, Karen! I'm so trying to avoid this new trend with so many other untried trends still on my list, but I have to say your work is very inspiring!! Hugs, Darnell

Cathy Weber said...

That stencil? So good! It makes me feel like getting out my embossing paste right this minute! Such a beautiful butterfly and elegant flourish. An all round elegant card Karen.

My Paper Epiphany said...

Gorgeous Karen! I love the texture paste and the beautiful butterfly!

onelayercards said...

Beautiful card! I love the bold butterfly against the white stenciled background!

~Shery

Deepti Stephens said...

Wow and wow! this is so stunning, Karen.. Thank you so much for joining the fun at ATSM. Good luck.. :)

Jenni's Jems said...

This is just beautiful ! x

sandie said...

Congrats on getting HM at Time out for this card Karen, I really love it xx

Darnell J Knauss said...

Popping back to congratulate you on the HM honor from TOC, Karen!! Well done!! Hugs, Darnell

maria f. said...

Beautiful composition!