Tuesday, March 18, 2014

ColourQ233

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Hi everyone!  Yay, it’s Tuesday, and all the snow we got yesterday is quickly melting away.  It took me a minute to figure out what that funny noise was….it was melting snow coming down the rain gutters! 
Arielle has a pretty color inspiration for us today, but I have to admit it was a wee bit challenging for me.  Sometimes I will re-do my card, but I left this one as it was this time.  I had other things to stamp, LOL!  Here you go:


And here’s my card:

LeAnne Pugliese WeeInklings ColourQ233 Butterfly Thank You Stampin Up

I punched out butterflies from each of the challenge colors (I used Gumball Green instead of Lucky Limeade) and mounted them on a Naturals White panel.  I thought about stamping big dots behind the butterflies to mimic the pillow in the inspiration photo, but I figured for sure I would mess it up, so I just used the butterflies.  I loosely used the sketch from RetroSketches this week:



turning it on its side so I could fit all the butterflies in!  I used the polymer set, Another Thank You, in Basic Gray for my sentiment, and I used one of the little dies from Chalk Talk to cut a hole for my ribbon:

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It looks a wee bit nicer than just a slit!  I added pearls on the ribbon and butterflies, and it was done!
The ColourQ courtiers have created some fabulous things using these colors; it always amazes me how unique each and every one is!  Be sure to check them out and play along with us as well!
Tattoo time (Stampin’ Up! tattoos, that is!):

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Enjoy your day!

Products used, including retired Island Indigo Ruffled Ribbon and Patterns DP:
Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

11 comments:

  1. Such a happy card with those butterflies. So lovely colors too :)

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  2. sweet card LeAnne ~ love the butterflies and the ribbon effect that you've done here! oh how I miss chatting with you..but I still pop in on a regular bases...have a wonderful day :-) Cassidy...sweet as ever!!!

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  3. Cute card LeAnne! I really like the little notch for your ribbon!

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  4. I'm glad you didn't re-do your card this time because it is lovely. Hugs

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  5. Great idea to use the chalk talk die for your ribbon. I love this pretty rainbow of butterflies.
    Look at the concentration on Cassidy's face as she colours her tatoo....so sweet.

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  6. Love this LeAnne, pretty butterflies. Love your new blog look too!

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  7. Love these pretty butterflies and the ribbon treatment is awesome!

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  8. I love butterflies... and it is my unbiased opinion that this card is just perfect in every way! :-) Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog, LeAnne.
    xxx Asha

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  9. Another great card - great use of the challenge colours and the ribbon fastening is inspired!

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  10. What a gorgeous card! I just love things all lined up like that, be they butterflies, squares, circle, flowers or whatever. I like that you left a row out for the greeting and the ribbon. You ribbon slit idea is just brilliant!

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