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Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Ribbons Galore Butterfly Easel Card

Good morning everyone, hope you are well :-) Here I am with a project that is a little bit different! The patterns on the butterfly are made entirely of ribbon :-)
For this project I used my Cricut to cut a large butterfly shape, then I affixed Ribbon all over the Butterfly then cut round it from behind with material scissors. Then I edged it with stickles to stop the ribbons fraying.
I attached this to a 6x6 easel card, and used Papermania Secret Garden papers as a background. I added some ribbon to the base, and matching wire mesh butterflies in each corner.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Hotshot Crafts: Die Cuts
Charisma Cards: No Flowers Allowed
Quirky Crafts: Spots,Stripes and Ribbon
Die Cutting Divas: Anything Goes
LEJ Designs: Ribbons Galore
Party Time Tuesdays: Anything Goes

Thank you for looking and for your lovely comments!

20 comments:

  1. Beautiful card Elaine, love use of ribbons to make the butterfly stand out. Thank you for joining us at LEJ Design challenge. Good luck. Chris xx

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  2. A very beautiful design, Elaine, and a brilliant idea. I love the colours and patterns of all the pretty ribbons. Vee xx

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  3. WOW!! This is stunning, such a lovely design and gorgeous colours
    Sue

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  4. Beautiful realization. Original shape. Fabulous butterfly with magnificent ribbons.
    Bravo !

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

    Hugs from France.
    Catherine.

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  5. Gorgeous. Loving the colours of the ribbons and the butterfly looks fabulous.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  6. Gorgeous! Great use of this technique.

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  7. A beautiful shaped card,thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week!

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  8. What a wonderful Idea - great card

    Joan x

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  9. A really super card. Thank you for joining us at HSC for our Die Cuts challenge

    hugs Sarah

    do check out our shop http://www.hotshotcraft.co.uk as we have lots of offers

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  10. Love it! Love the coordinating ribbon! Super cute card! Thanks for sharing with us at DCD!

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  11. Oooh clever card, love the shape! Thanks so much for joining in with this week's Charisma Cardz challenge.
    Jenni x

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  12. Elaine such a lovely different card love the colours you have used. Alison xxx

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  13. so stunning elaine.the shape is fantastic and gorgeous colours :D

    xx coops xx

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  14. I love this! I wish my mInd worked in this way.
    The colours you have chosen are gorgeous and the whole idea is genius!!
    Love Lisa xxx

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  15. Ooh wow elaine, this is so gorgeous, love the colors of the ribbons. Thank you for joining us this week at LEJ xx

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  16. What a great shape and take on the theme! Love the colours Thank you for joining my Challenge over at Quirky Crafts! A new challenge starts this Sunday!
    (Lyn)

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  17. Amazing! Thanks for joining in with our challenge at Quirky Crafts Challenge Blog

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  18. Really gorgeous hun, I love the green and brown together and what a clever way to use the ribbons , fab shape too. Thank you for joining in with the LEJ Designs challenge
    Lindsay xx

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Thank you for your lovely comments, I really appreciate them all :-) Elaine-xxx-

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