We're just back from our bike-racing officials meeting, accompanied with a two hour drive, in mega gusty winds, each direction. The "field trip" was a nice change of pace, but...I missed my crafting time! A day without crafting is like...like..a day without sunshine (or so it feels!). I'll survive...besides, posting my made-yesterday card will fill in as my crafting fix.
Wonderfully talented Vicki was this week's MUSE #112 featured artist, with this pretty creation:
No birds on my card, but still a 'something' with wings ....
I sponged my butterfly with colours similar to those on Vicki's cards, used my wood-grain stamp for the 'stripes' and...done. Easy (sort of...once I figured it all out). Hope I've done your card justice, Vicki, with my 'translation.'
NOTE: So honoured and delighted to be a Top Three at Muse! THANK YOU!!
Hope everyone had a fabulous weekend! My husband's off for a much-needed, much-deserved week long break from work (and me *grin*) to see his family. Time to ride his bike and be spoiled and pampered by his mom. I have to work, so I'll be staying here...missing him, but knowing he's having a chance to rejuvenate. The plus: don't have to clean up my crafting zone, as I do every day!
Thanks so much for dropping by; your visit and comments add sparkle to my day!
Wow! I just adore your brilliant card for the Muse! All the elements are there but it's totally different! Have a great week!
Oh how I love your take on Vicki's wonderful card, Carol! Your creativity never ends! Enjoy your week--"absence makes the heart grow fonder"--as if that was possible--LOL!
You are just rocking it with the butterflies Carol, this is gorgeous!
So gorgeous, C! Love how the colours just pop off the die cut butterfly. I totally need butterfly diecuts now. :)
Enjoy your crafty time while your hubby is away. :)
Gorgeous, C! I think I need that butterfly. Sigh. I really like how you colored it and designed the card. So very striking. I appreciate your ability to pull out amazing cards for all these challenges you enter. Fantastic. Hope you have a great creativity filled week! :)
Oh I LOVE this...awesome take on Vicki's card!
Fantastic! Love how you've grounded the butterfly on black - that really makes it pop! So glad you joined us at Muse this week!
Fab take on Vicki's card, Carol! Love the rainbow butterfly.
Oh my! Your rainbow beautiful is stunning against the wood grain! Thanks so much for joining in at Muse!
Love how you coloured the butterfly!! Looks amazing with the woodgrain too. Great card. Enjoy your week all to yourself and spreading out in all your glory with the crafting goodies ;)
Love, love, love this card! The rainbow butterfly is stunning against the woodgrain background.
Fabulous, love the colors.
Your butterfly is absolutely gorgeous, Carol! The colors are so striking, and perfect against the woodgrain panel! You sure rocked this challenge!
This is a fabulous take on Vicki's card, Carol. I love that wood grain.
What a stunning sponged butterfly, Carol ... the delicate filligree and soft colours are so gorgeous against the woodgrain! Enjoy your no-clearing-up week, my friend! Hugs, Anita :)
I know, i'm way behind in my blog reading too! I'm determined to catch up this weekend!!! :) Fabulous card! I love the butterfly! Your coloring is fab!!
Creatrive idea to change to be the woodgrain Miss C
love the color of your butterfly
you are the queen of butterfly Images and Die Cut
love this adorable card..
Just doing Catch up now our computer was damaged :((
Wowzers!! This is a winner :)
Goodness, this is beautiful! I absolutely adore everything rainbow colored, so this butterfly has my heart all in flutter. And of course I also love woodgrain textures, so your card has my eyes twisted up in a heart shape and me sighing "Oh!" and "Ah!" like a mad person in front of my screen ;)
LOVE the colors in your delicate butterfly. The delicate die cut and the bright colors is a great contrast!
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