Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Of butterflies and a flower...

Here's my take on Kazan's sketch at 2S4Y. I loved the sketch and the new DT (including Sankari and Cheryl) are awesome! I loved their takes on the sketch... And as soon as I was done drooling over their beautiful cards, I decided to try my own too. ;-)

I kind of liked this card for a few reasons:
1. 2S4Y is my *favorite* sketch blog (sigh!!!...)
2. I love bling and there's loads of it on my card...
3. I used some new supplies that came in the mail yesterday ;-)
4. I added some dimension by creating layers (and I love layers)

So, here is the card from this lesser mortal ...




I have used a glitter and a plain frame in the centre; I curled, embossed and layered some Itsy Bitsy flowers to create the central focal element ;-) (big terms!!)... I also layered the butterflies to create a 'fluttering' effect.. Finished off with some 3D outliners, stones and micro beads.
Oh, by the way, I also dry embossed the edges of the beige card stock (not visible in the pic)...

Here's a closeup of the flower:




Ingredients:
CS: White and beige CS from stash
Others: Glitter and plain blue frames, flowers and butterflies from Itsy Bitsy, stones and microbeads from local craft stores, 3 D outliner from Hobby Ideas
Tools used: Fiskars trimmer, Shilpi embossing stylus

Cheers,
Smita

13 comments:

  1. Pretty card Smita,i especially like the glitter around the flower...and yeah the dry embossing is vaguely visible in the picture.
    The wedding invite is just WOW!! I love the envelope the most..

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  2. soo pretty!.. luv the beautiful "blingy" card! :D

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  3. I agree with Juhi, the envelope is BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I save all these envelopes and wedding cards-- I still have yours and Richa didi's! Ma refused to give it to me initially coz she wanted to keep them but I begged and pleaded and she finally agreed :D

    Which reminds me, we'rr going for that Ajab Prem movie right now, so I'll mail you the recipe later..sorry for the delay!

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  4. Beautiful projects - I love the flower for the 2 sketches one.
    big hugs
    Enfys x

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  5. You have been busy, love them all, and about your question...yes I just give my cards away no problem, love to made new one;)

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  6. Loved the bling factor! So glad u take up these challenges! :) I am Inspirationed ;) lol.. I meant inspired

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  7. gorgeous work! love the colors and sparkle!

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  8. Great job with the sketch!

    ~Lea

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  9. Smita this is gorgeous - all that bling - you put a lot of work into it and the results are fab
    Hugs
    Kazan

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  10. Fabulous card! Love it, it's perfect! Hugs Nilla

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  11. this is so very creative and beautiful...have a wonderful day!

    enjoy *~*

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  12. This is gorgeous! Love the bling! :)

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