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Sunday, 22 February 2015

Red Butterfly

Sometimes I wonder if a card can be too simple. Is just sticking something on a piece of card creative enough? That's a bit how I feel about today's card...



For the spotty background I used a piece of sequin waste as a mask and dabbed dark red ink on it with cotton wool. The butterfly is from an Anita's Dimensions sticker pack which I blinged up with some gems. The sentiment is computer generated. And that's it.

I've entered this card into the challenges at:

Less Is More - wings
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - monochrome
CASology - monochrome
4 Crafty Chicks - things with wings

Thanks for popping in

Sharon
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17 comments:

  1. It's a beautiful card, not too simple at all. I'm following your blog now sweetie.

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  2. It is a lovely card and certainly not to simple, the placement is just perfect.

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  3. Love the texture from the sequin waste and touch of bling on the butterfly - a sweet CAS design!

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  4. Beautiful, elegant and super CAS
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  5. I don't believe that a card can be too simple! I love how you upcycled your sequins waste to create a very effective, subtle background without overpowering your gorgeous butterfly. This is a beautiful example of CAS monochrome. Thanks so much for joining us at CASology this week!!!

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  6. Beautiful. Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 68 - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

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  7. Lovely and simple card. I don't think it is to plain the red gives it a pop of color. I am visiting you from Less is More challenge. I am now your newest follower. Please stop by my blog and say HI. Traci

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  8. it may be simple, but it's very lovely. The card you used has a nice texture and I love how the background kind of fades.

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  9. Not too simple at all, it`s perfect.
    Lynne xxx

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  10. Clean, simple and beautiful! It is amazing. loving your butterfly. Thank you so much for sharing your rockin inspiration with us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week.

    Tamie DT

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  11. Beautiful! Love your design with a few choice elements
    Thank you for joining us at Less is More
    Anne
    LIM

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  12. Well, the brief is Clean And Simple but I think we all know that this really isn't that easy to get right. Your card is simple and elegant - perfick!

    Kathyk

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  13. I know exactly what you mean Sharon, but the simplicity makes it really beautiful!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  14. Oh this is just fab, love it, clever lady! I'm always worried that simple cards can be too simple but yours is perfection.

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