28 August 2014


Today sees the start of a new challenge over at Moving Along With The Times. The theme for this week is....


it can be faux or real stitching as long as we can see it!

I decided to use a stamp I seem to have had forever but not used!

A close up of 3D flutterbut!

Challenges I Would Like To Enter
Frilly & Funkie- summer garden
Simon Says Stamp Monday- Kraft
Crafting When We Can- oodles of doodles (faux stitching)
Glitter n Sparkle- use some butterflies

Image & Colouring Mediums
Image- 'Flutter' by Kaisercraft
Tim Holtz distress inks
Tim Holtz distress marker
Faux stitching- victorian velvet
Image background coloured using turquoise shade & turquoise

Papers & Embellishments
DP- 'Summer Breeze' by First Edition from Natalie & Amy's
Kraft card by Papermania
My stash- lace

Tools & Glues
'Collall' all purpose glue from Natalie & Amy's
'Collall 3D' glue with tools from Natalie & Amy's

Thank you for stopping by today, please pop over & see what the DT have been stitching to inspire you!


Craft buddy said...

Great texture with the image and stamps, I love the vintage feel you've created using that layered technique. The irregular stitching pattern is genius x Jessie

Sue B said...

Aww this is really sweet Shell… I love the gorgeous butterflies and pretty papers! and the faux stitching looks fab!!
Hope you have a great day!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is sweet, what a fabby card, love the flutterbut in 3D. Love Me xx

Jacquel said...

Your card is so very pretty Shell! Love your layout & those gorgeous butterflies...so beautiful!

Thanks so much for playing along with us @ Crafting When We Can & hope to see you back for our upcoming *Borrow A Sketch* challenge!!!!!

Tammy said...

Gorgeous card Shell! I love that image and your beautiful papers!!
Tammy x

Robin said...

This is just so very pretty....I love butterflies. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Crafting When We Can and good luck! Hugs, Robin

Hazel said...

A lovely card with that beautiful butterfly fluttering by. The colours make it looks very 'vintage'. Hazel L. x

~@ngie~ said...

great card & I love the butterfly image :)

love n hugz Angie xXx

Jenny Marples said...

I really love how you've used this beautiful stamp. Thank you so much for joining us at Frilly and Funkie. Jenny x

Inkypinkycraft said...

beautiful summer colours on your butterflies. thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie x

debby4000 said...

Oh what a beautiful card.

Carole said...

Great card Shell that stamp is gorgeous
Carole xXx

Rebecca Deeprose said...

It's always so lovely to 'discover' one of those MIA stamps and such a beautiful way to use it! So glad you joined us for the Frilly and Funkie challenge! hugs, Rebecca

Anonymous said...

Lovely work! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog - Ashli :)

Pamellia said...

Wow, this is gorgeous! I love your coloured butterflies and how you popped it up to give it dimension! The background papers are beautiful too!

Hugs :)
Pamellia - Card Mania GDT