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Friday, August 10, 2012

Scrapbook Boutique August Challenge- Butterflies

Good Morning, hope you are gearing up for a fabulous day, as we are at 

Today is the beginning of another Inspiration Challenge and blog hop 

Making a card or project using  inspiration from the picture and include at least one butterfly.
 It maybe difficult to include just one, the more the merrier!

If you are following along with the blog hop you would have arrived from Narelle's blog- I bet you are inspired, if you get lost, you can always head to the SB blog and start from there!

The Blog Hop  prize is the Flower Soft- Fairies Set

You just need to leave a comment on each of the DT gals blogs  and a final one on SB Blog,  the  random winner will be drawn from there!
The hop will be open for 1 week, closing midday Friday the 17th of August, the winner will be announced on the SB blog on Saturday the 18th of August.

 Unfortunately the blog hop prize (as is the inspiration challenge) only open to anyone with an Australian mailing address.

We also have for you, our regular monthly inspiration challenge!
Make a creation  using the gorgeous  photo as inspiration, and  you could be the winner of the $30 gift voucher to Scrapbook Boutique
The Challenge will close on the 31st of August at 12midnight, the winner will be announced on the 1st of September

I have used the Tim Holtz Oval Embossing diffuser by running a small stylus around the inside of the oval (resting on a mouse mat), running around several times to get the oval crisp, then added in the lines with the scor-pal.
Be careful with adding the lines it is a bit tricky, check out this tutorial from the talented Marion!

RV0000, RV10, RV21, RV23, YG11, YG13, YG17, C1

To continue on with the hop, your next stop is the wonderfully talented,  Sue's blog, enjoy her stunning creation!


lostinpaper said...

I've had my eye on this HA stamp set... guess what? my shopping list just got longer! Love all the prettiness of your design and how the embossed bg adds such elegance!

Jay Gee said...

Just gorgeous Sue! and the embossing turned out to be amazing - I am off to check out the tutorial :)

elainec said...

Your card creation is just beautiful. I love the flowers x

HarmonySweetpea said...

The detail in your embossing is gorgeous. Love it!

Julie H said...

your flowers and butterflies are so pretty!

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card. I love butterflies so will do a card soon for the challenge.
I already have the fairy stamp set. I made a card with it today for Feeling Sketchy before I saw this post but still wanted to join the blog hop as I like to look at all your cards.

Annie Anya said...

Sue, this is just beautiful. Lovely design too. May just check out the tut and do one similar..luv annie

Sue W said...

Such an elegant creations Sue......Lovely!

Janelle said...

I love this stamp and die set and you've coloured the stamps so well. A lovely card - graceful and stylish. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Love this card Sue. Great flowers and cute butterfly.

Ramohth aka Cardiac aka Jill said...

Your comment button is well hidden.
I love this Sizzix/Hero Arts set and your embossing sets it off beautifully.

Carolyn said...

my goodness you are a super clever lady, I love this card

Meadie said...

Your card is really beautiful - I just love it, hugs x x

Cathy said...

Beautiful card, I love the embossing and the gorgeous colours.

JennyH said...

Fantastic card, love the scoring and the stamps you have used : )

Marion said...

This is soooo soft and pretty. Love everything about it...and the scored lines look great..I am glad that you got inspired!

Narelle said...

Your oval and diamond score-work is amazing!!!
Love the design of this card and the beautiful crisp colours!

Angela said...

Absolutely gorgeous Sue. Love the score work! It adds a fabulous touch to your card x