Sunday, 19 October 2014

Winter Friends

Hi there! My first card today has been inspired by the muse challenge and this week Therese has made a super-cute card which I just love. I nearly ran out of time this weekend to make my card so please excuse my poor quality (taken at night) photo.

My Card:


I'd like to enter the following challenges

Muse Challenge #89 - Here is Therese's beautiful card




Simon Says Stamp Flickr challenge #4 - Watercolouring (I watercoloured my background) 

My Second card today also fits a couple of challenges - it's very clean & simple but these are always my favourite to make

My Card:


I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges

Inkspirational Challenge #67 - Use silver/purple




Sorry for the long post - the weekends are slipping away from me!
Thanks so much for stopping by blog today - I appreciate your visit xx

Supplies: sss/cb winter friends stamps, falling snow stencil and banner die, faded jeans distress ink, embossing paste, Hero arts - tree stamp, poinsettia circle, clearly besotted a little sentimental stamps, memory box butterfly dies, lawn fawn stitched hillside dies


19 comments:

lostinpaper said...

Both cards are fabulous (as always) Karen! Loving the cute little standing up reindeer, I don't think I've met him before and your glamorous butterfly... as my husband would say 'all you ever make is butterfly cards' and I love them and this is no exception LOVE it! Thanks so much for sharing with us!

Cathy said...

Hi Karen, was just linking up to Inkspirational and saw that I've used the same butterfly die, hope you don't mind! Your cards are gorgeous, I love the cute reindeer. Your butterfly is stunning on that pretty stamped circle, beautiful design, Cathy x

Julie Beech said...

This little reindeer is so cute, he looks really at home in the fab scene you have created.
Love the softness of your butterfly card. :)

Ardyth Percy-Robb said...

Karen, this is adorable! I love your Christmassy take on this week's Muse! Thanks for joining us!

sandie said...

What a gorgeous delicate doe cut butterfly and combined with the purple layer makes for a stunning design, the delicate stamped background is the perfect setting for this design. Thanks for joining us at Ink. Wonderful background on your first card and thanks for joining ATSM

Julie Beech said...

Oops, back to say thanks for sharing with us at ATSM this week! x

kreativekymona.com said...

Hey Karen!! I just love your card. I love the snow and the tree and I absolutely love the reindeer!! That stamp set is my favorite. You make me want to make another card, lol!!

Lorraine said...

Two gorgeous cards. I love the cute little reindeer and snowy background on the first and beautiful butterfly on the second.
Lorraine x

Tenia Nelson said...

Wonderful cards you have here!! Thanks for playing along at ATSM!!

Neets B said...

These are gorgeous, Karen. I love the little deer and is that liquid pearls you've used on the tree? Thanks for linking up at ATSM this week. And your second card just oozes class, so elegant. Anita x

Loll Thompson said...

Two fabulous cards Karen. LOVE the fun red-nosed reindeer on your first card ... and love the snowy background!! The butterfly looks gorgeous on the soft gray stenciled background ... and LOVE the shape of the banner sentiment. Always enjoy my visits!! Loll xx

Sue W said...

Two quite different cards Karen and both fabulous!
Love how fun the first is and your challenge card for SBB is so dainty, very pretty and perfect for the October challenge. Thanks for joining us.

ahappyscramper said...

Gorgeous cards Karen. Love that sweet fragile butterfly for the SB challenge and the CAS design just draws you in. Fabulous!

Deepti said...

Adorable and elegant :) both ur cards are an expression of how versatile ur style is !

Lisa Petrella said...

Your butterfly card is absolutely STUNNING, Karen!!!! I love it!!!

Nonni said...

Your butterfly card is simply amazing Karen... I love the use of our colors and the clean layout. Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational!

Maave A said...

Hi Karen, I love both cards. The first is so cute and the butterfly card is very elegant. Thanks for the comment you left on my blog.

Angela said...

Both your cards are gorgeous!! I cannot believe how quickly Christmas has come around! love the snow on that too. Your butterfly is elegantly beautiful and you have nailed the challenge perfectly! Thanks for joining in with Scrapbook Boutique!

PStanley said...

Lovely butterfly card Karen!