Sunday, April 10, 2016

Fuchsia Butterfly with Washi

This color must be photoshopped, but I still had to post it!!! 
Hi, Friends.....

I am back with another card for the Winnie & Walter Share the Love Week Challenges where we are invited to make cards inspired by the wonderful design team creations.

The designers used Winnie & Walter and Pinkfresh Studio Felicity products, but that wasn't required for us to participate.

I was inspired by Kelly' card in this post.  I really picked up on the pink butterfly with the text beneath it.  

Here is Kelly's fabulous card ------->

Here's my take:

Is it cheating to use Dollar Store products on your projects?  I hope not, because that's where I found this sweet fuchsia colored butterfly!  (And a ton of other butterfly products!  My butterfly box is stuffed full now and ready for any challenge Mrs. A tosses at us....except for Fancy Folds!  Eeek!  lol....)

Other products used include:
Sentiment from Unity - Feather Flight

Distress Ink in Picked Raspberry
Washi from my stash (Yay!  I actually used some washi!!)
DCWV and cardstock scraps for sentiment panel and mat from my stash

Oh, hey....I just discovered a new challenge blog that I would love to introduce to you, also....Creative with Stamps.  Check it out!

 Thank you for visiting and leaving your sweet comments.  I hope you are having a wonderful weekend!


Thank you for the honor of entering this card in the following challenges:
1. Winnie & Walter Share the Love Week - Day 2
2. Butterfly Spot Challenge #52 - Butterfly plus F is for Fancy Folds and/or Fuchsia (I only am doing the fuchsia part)

3. Word Art Wednesday Weeks 224-225 - Anything Goes Family Friendly
4. DL.Art April Linky Challenge - Anything Goes
5. One Crazy Stamper April Challenge - Anything Goes
6. Southern Ridge Trading Co April Challenge - Anything Spring
7. Dare2BArtzy April Challenge - Polka Dots
8. Creative With Stamps Challenge #1 - Butterfly

9. Stampotique Designers Challenge #239 - Nature, no animals or people (one of the DT used butterflies, so I am, too.)
10. Mod Squad Challenge - What's in Your Background?
11. Amusing Challenge - Create Your Own Background (I went CAS with a simple washi background....something I hardly EVER do!)


  1. I love the pop of pink with the black and grey. So glad you entered our Dare 2B Artzy Polka Dot challenge!

  2. Very pretty card, love that pink butterfly! I wish there really were pink butterflies! Thanks for playing along with us at DL.ART April Linky Challenge!

  3. Your card is beautiful!
    Thanks for joining us at Stampotique this week :)

    xx Arwen

  4. I love how you've brought everything together and your butterfy works perfectly. Love it. Barbxx

  5. WOW's hard to believe you weren't even going to enter the W&W challenges because you are doing a fabulous job with the inspiration pieces! This fuchsia butterfly is the perfect focal point on your card...and you even used washi tape! I always love black and white with a pop of color.

  6. It is not cheating and also very lovely. Such a treat for the eye. Sweet simple and very pretty. Thank you so much for entering your creative and beautiful art in our challenge at Word Art Wednesday.
    Blessings, Carole
    DT Member

  7. Very nice CAS design with just using a simple few strips of washi tape. Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Mod Squad Challenge. Good luck, and hope to see you again.
    Barbara, Mod Squad Challenge Host.

  8. Beautiful card, thanks so much for playing along at CWS for our butterfly challenge, Jo x

  9. lovely. Thanks for joining the Stampotique designers challenge

  10. Pretty card and I even use dollar store items on my cards - why not? :)
    Thanks to join our first challenge at "Creative with Stamps" with your card,
    Eunice (DT)

  11. Very pretty card and the fabric mesh butterfly.. wow looks awesome. Thanks for joining us at Creative with Stamps.

  12. Beautiful Such a wonderful card I love what you did with the washi tape and the butterfly is so pretty I love it.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes APRIL Linky Challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

    DL.ART crinkle ribbon

  13. I saw you card over at the CWS challenge blog and it popped out to me immediately. I love it. The design is nice and the butterfly looks amazing. Creative regards from stempelfrida

  14. Hi Janis, I adore your huge fuchsia butterfly on this card. If I lived anywhere near a dollar store I think I would be camped on the doorstep on a daily basis. We have a shop called 'The Works'' which I detour into every time we go into town and I can guarantee I always come out with something butterfly orientated! I'm glad your rising to my themes. They are all chosen a year in advance I just don't know in which order they will appear on my challenge until my guest designer choses the letter they want. (You never know it could be you next!!!). Thankyou for fluttering by my challenge. ps. The fold element could be the shape of the card itself? hugs Mrs A.

  15. Hello, Janis! This is so cool! I think the dollar store butterfly works just fine! =)
    Thank you for joining us at Creative With Stamps!
    The Leaf Studio

  16. Oh Janis, your Fuchsia Butterfly is FABULOUS! The washi tape adds just enough interest ~ great card. Thanks for playing along with Creative With Stamps Butterfly Challenge :-)

  17. LOVE your $ store butterfly and all the washi!!

  18. Fun card Janis! Thanks for joining us on the Southern Ridge Trading Company Blog.
    -Katelyn DT member at Southern Ridge

  19. Delightful cards :)
    Thanks for joining in with us at Stampotique this week :)

  20. Hi, I'm back again, such a pretty butterfly, thanks for entering the challenge, guest DT.x

  21. Gorgeous color pairing! Thank you for playing along with my "create your own background" Amusing Challenge this week.

  22. Hi Janis, a beautiful card, love the butterfly (I have some lavender coloured ones very similar in my stash) love your colour scheme and the washi tape strips, have a wonderful week... Megan

  23. Gorgeous and perfect for the nature challenge. Thank you for playing with us at stampotique Originals Designer Challenge. .


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