Saturday, September 10, 2011

Botanical B-Day

{Freshly Made} Sketches     FMS1-Sketch
City Crafter Challenge Blog     CCCB Week 73-Easy as 1 2 3-1 ribbon, 2 or more words, 3 or more Butterflies

{Freshly Made} Sketches is a new kid on the block of challenge blogs and it looks like it's going to be a good one. Lesley Croghan from Always Playing With Paper has put together a great team of talented ladies to give all of us challenge junkies a fresh place to play.
I am also entering this at City Crafter and as you can see above I have 1 burlap ribbon, 2 or more words, and 3 or more butterflies. 
I'm still using this package of Designer Series Botanical Gazette paper. I don't think I'm quite ready to put it back on the shelf yet.

Supplies: Ivory Card Blank 4" X 5 1/2" Halcraft, Papers: SU-Designer Series Paper Botanical Gazette, Stamp: SU-Vintage Labels, Ink: SU-Old Olive, Always Artichoke, Fiskars square shape cutter template, SU Sizzix Embosslits Beautiful Wings, Recollections-pearl stickers, burlap ribbon-unknown, pop dot, glue dots. 

Thanks for visiting and viewing,
Beverly G ♥


Linda Callahan said...

The burlap looks terrific with Botanical Gazette! I love that DSP as well! Lovely card!

Lesley said...

Beautiful as always Beverly! Love the touch of vintage and the distressing. The butterfly looks good all inked up. So happy you joined us this week at Freshly Made Sketches.

Ros said...

Lovely card ... I love the piece of text paper and those gorgeous butterflies ... so pretty ... thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB

Rita W said...

Gorgeous vintage card, Beverly. I love this mix of papers and your color combination is one of my favorites! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches. :)

Jen Camara Mitchell said...

Holy cow! That burlap ribbon is fabulous! I love the soft vintage look of your card. Just gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Cgra said...

Beautiful! The color combo is lovely.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Beautiful work, thanks for sharing it with us at CCCB!

Tui Nathan said...

Oh yeah .... that burlap is glorious, love the effect, great use of your patterned papers .... a very lovely card!
Thank you for joining us in our debut challenge at Freshly Made Sketches!!!

Unknown said...

Your card is sooooo pretty.. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

cnelson said...

This is sooo pretty! LOVE the colors! Thank you so much for joining us at CCCB!

Jaydee said...

Beverly, fabulous card. Love the fact that you used the three butterflies for your vertical element and tied it to the butterfly for your corner element. You proved that a vintage theme card can still be clean lined. Gorgeous.
So glad you joined Freshly Made this week