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I'm a part-time primary school teacher, who started papercrafting 8 years ago, when I had a fancy to make my own Christmas cards. Since then, I have tried all sorts of techniques and styles - and I kind of like them all. So my work is very varied, which keeps me interested - and my crafty stash growing!! As well as cards, I love working with boxes and canvases - and I'm always seeking inspiration for new projects.

Sunday, 6 May 2012

Pretty Butterfly!!

This is for my friend's daughter. I thought for ages about what to make, and eventually went back to a recent card made for my niece, for a little inspiration. 

So, I started with a white Craftwork Cards Top Notch card, and covered it with mauve glitter card and a pearl white mat embossed with That Special Touch Swirl Mask. I edged a strip of the pearl card with the butterfly insert from Spellbinders Edgeabilities decorative inserts set 6 and mounted it onto more of the glitter card. The butterflies are Spellbinders Wings of Hope, and the swirls from the Flourish Accent set. The letters and numbers are cut using X-Cut dies.

I was really pleased with the way this turned out!! It's a design I may well come back to again!<

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Craft Your Days Away - Just for Children 
Craft Calendar Challenge - Things with Wings
Divas By Design - Monochromatic
Anythings Goes Challenge Blog - Things with Wings
Timeless Tuesdays - Butterflies

Be back soon.


  1. This is such a pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar. Laura x

  2. What a lovely 3D butterfly. Thanks for sharing at FTTC.

  3. Very pretty. The blue just pops against the white and makes such a striking card.

    Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Days Away.


  4. What a fab personal card, bet she'll love it! Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes this week, hope to see you again soon! x

  5. What a pretty card! I am sure she will love it, it's just beautiful!! :)
    Thank you for joining us in Flourishes Timeless Tuesday!

    ~ Amanda :)

  6. Hi Carole, such a pretty card! Love the butterfly and the swirls.

    Thanks for joining in with us this week at Divas by Design.


  7. Lovely card and fab butterfly, I'm sure your friend's daughter will love it

    Thank you for joining us at Anything Goes

  8. Oh I would love this card myself! so pretty and girly! thankyou for joining the fun this time over at CYDA challenge
    Jacqui P x


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