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Sunday, May 4, 2014

TOO MUCH SUN OR NOT ENOUGH!



Hello Everyone...thanks ever so much for your positive and fabulous comments on my story book card...will have another one coming up in the next couple of weeks.

But today is Sunday...a chilly Autumn day...but beautiful and a simple card to share.

Just couldn't get the sun to shine in the right spot to get the sparkle..sparkling.



But we have a little, so that will do..

The poppy stamp is a wooden stamp from Rubadubbadoo and I stamped it 3 times...coloured with a red copic R27 and added olive green pencil for shading..



The butterfly is from a clear set...the only name I have is "Sullivans" an Australian co.

I stamped her 4 times and decoupaged it..in sections..also coloured with copics..



Another side view showing the dimension....no DP's with this card...just red and white cardstock..and a fancy corner die from Joy Crafts.

The sentiment is a stamp from Ladybug Crafts Inks...I won this set a long time ago.

So there we have a simple card which nearly took longer than my story book card...sort of..lol..

Challenges I would like to enter....


All Sorts  [Butterflies]

Crafty Cardmakers  [It's a bugs life]

A little bit Crafty   [Flower power]

Thanks so much for popping in..hope your weekend is going perfectly....and will see you tomorrow..

luv CHRISSYxx


29 comments:

Doreen said...

A Beautiful card,gorgeous image and colours.xxx

aussie aNNie said...

Brrrr hello Chrissy, love this gorgeous card and the 3D butterfly. I love the side view as it really shows this gorgeous art....hope all's good your end.xxx

Sarah said...

Wow, this is glorious Chrissy!! xx

Annette said...

Lovely card, and I love how the butterfly is decoupaged.
Hugs
Annette
xx

Chris said...

Beautiful card, Chrissy! Very striking with the red poppies and border. the decoupaged butterfly looks fabulous. Isn't it amazing how long a 'simple' design can take to make???!
Chris
x

Whisper said...

Oooo gorgeous and what a stunning buttefly and corner die too, Luv Sam x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Chrissy I like the fab image.
Kevin xx

Marjorie said...

I like this Chrissy, lovely butterfly, it looks gorgeous all decoupaged!! I love poppies too, they always look so elegant and colourful on a card:)
Hugs,
Marjorie x

pinky said...

Stunning card Chrissy, funny how what we call quick cards are NEVER quick. Took a peep at your story book card, wow Chrissy you've out done yourself!!

heidy said...

What a beautiful card Chrissy!!
XXX Heidy

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Chrissy a beautiful card with a gorgeous image and the butterfly is beautiful. We have a chilly Spring day here - heating cranked up!! Susan x

gobeagirl said...

Oh Chrissy, this is a lovely card. I can't see the sparkle, but I love those flowers and how you have colored them. Your butterfly with all his depth is so stunning, you did such a wonderful job on him. It is our Spring and yesterday was so sunny and not wind for the first time in quite some time. It was heaven on earth. I only bring it up as today is a totally different day. :O) Yep that old wind in making up for being gone and it is blowing so much and the sunshine is hiding, so it is rather chilly this morning and you can bet that I am going to take advantage of the not so nice weather and spend my day making a few cards that I NEED to make. Yay, for days when it is more fun to stay inside instead and play. lol.... Like I need an excuse to stay outside and play. Hope you and Harry are enjoying your fall weather. I just love it when the sun is out and you get that crisp fall air. Take care, hugs Lisa

Céline said...

fantastic Chrissy, i love poppies, so i love your card
hugs
céline

Pia S said...

I love my DPs, but it's fun to make a card without any patterned papers from time to time. It gives your card a nice clean look, and I love the dimension you've added to the sparkly butterfly, a nice touch!

cheryl said...

Oh gosh hun this is really beautiful sweetie love the image love the butterflies hugs cheryl xxx

cheryl said...

Oh gosh hun this is really beautiful sweetie love the image love the butterflies hugs cheryl xxx

Dora said...

beautiful card!

Lin said...

Love your poppy scene, and that butterfly is just perfect.

Thanks for sharing with us

Lin
Crafty Cardmakers and More

Carol S. said...

Gorgeous Poppies and coloured beautifully. Great, simple design. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Tammy said...

Lovely card and beautiful poppies! Your shading is always so perfect!

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Chrissy this is simply beautiful such a lovely combination of Poppies and Butterflies, smashing card.
hugs
lorraine x

chrissy xx said...

GOrgeous! What a FABulous scene..LOving your colours Chrissy and your Butterfly is sooo pretty.
Chrissyxx

Wendy said...

So beautiful...Thanks for playing along with us at A Little Bit Crafty this month...good luck.
Wendy xx

coops said...

so gorgeous chrissy.i love the stunning poppies and fab pretty butterfly ;D

xx coops xx

Julie Reed said...

Fab card, love those bright red poppies. Thanks for sharing with us at CCM&M. Jules DT:)

Craftnut said...

Thanks for joining us at allsorts Tracy x

Kim x said...

What a beautiful card Chrissy.
It is amazing isn't it how sometimes a 'simple' card can take so much longer than you expect,
Thank you for entering my challenge at CCM&M. Good Luck
hugs Kimx

cheryl said...

Oh hunny this is just gorgeous so beautiful just love your detail hugs cheryl xx

Jo Channon said...

This is such a fresh looking card Chrissy and I love the poppies. Thankyou for joining in with the Allsorts Challenge this week. Jo x