Wednesday, March 14, 2012

ISSC06 and CR84FN50 Colour Challenge - Happy Birthday

Hi and welcome back to my blog.  This week a new colour challenge was launched over at CR84FN and boy did I have to rack my brain for this one!  Initially I thought it was going to be easy, but once I started looking through my paper stash I realised that one of the colours was not featured very heavily at all.  So here is the colour challenge:



I had a cute patterned pink (MME Stella & Rose), and could find a lovely yellow spot to compliment it (MME On the Bright Side) but where oh where were some oranges to finish off the trio? Not many to choose from at all - guess I'm not a fan of orange.  Eventually I settled on a muted orange patterned paper from MME Vanity Fair.

Once I had the colour challenge sorted I decided to use it for my iSpy sketch challenge.  Here is the sketch:



And finally, here is my finished card:




I love the fishtail banner from my MFT Die-namics collection.  I teamed this up with a Carl punch to get the cute heart to finish it off.















The greeting was a rub-on.


The central embellishment was created with a 2" scallop circle and a 1 3/4" circle punch.  The butterfly was another MFT die namics die.  Just love this one!  I finished the butterfly off with a Green Tara mini rosebud.  I also spun the background paper around to add a little additional detail.

And here is the card standing up.





Paper -  MME Vanity Fair, On the Bright Side, Stella and Rose.
Dies -    MFT Die-namics fishtail banner and butterfly trio.
Other - Green Tara flower, organza ribbon, crochet cotton, and rub ob.
  
 Thanks for stopping by!!!!



8 comments:

  1. Leanne, your card is just so darn pretty! I adore everything about it! Girl, you are just plain, talented!!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at iSpy Sketches!

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  2. Very pretty!!! Love those banners and the hearts are a perfect touch!!! Thanks for playing with us at I Spy!!!!

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  3. Beautiful Birthday card Leanne! That little banner is darling! Love the layered butterfly! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

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  4. Leanne, WOW! Your card is DELIGHTFUL! LOVE the banner with the hearts and that FAB butterfly! Also really LOVE the ledger paper background! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!

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  5. Very cute card! What a sweet little banner ;)

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  6. Thank you so much for the comments ladies! Just love hearing from people when they visit my blog.

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  7. I think your banner is just super! Love the butterfly too! Thanks for playing along with CR84FN!

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