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Sunday, 22 May 2011

Less Is More # 16 - Butterflies

Afternoon all, hope you are all fine and dandy.  I think the knock-out juice from the dentist yesterday must have been quite strong as my head's all over the place today - what my boss' son refers to as "a bit space cadet".

This week's LESS IS MORE challenge is another iffy one for me, butterflies!  And looking at some of the stunning entries already uploaded, I am hanging my head in shame at my effort.  You win some, you lose some!


Background paper is from scraps box but I think it is a Nancy Watt paper that came with Making Cards.  The smaller of the two paper pieced butterflies is Hero Arts and the larger one is Penny Black.  Sentiment is Hero Arts also.

Right, off to write 100 lines of "must try harder next week".

Hugs, Sxx

28 comments:

Jo said...

This is a really pretty card, great colours. Jo x

Sandra said...

Really pretty colours, love it

Julie said...

Well I think it's lovely Squirrel, I've just made a second to post tommorrow when I looked at the amazing opposition lol! Enjoy your week,Julie.x

Beryl K said...

Very pretty card
Beryl x

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

As for winning some and losing some - you are definitely a winner with this card Squirrel - it's fabulous!
I feel your dental pain - I have a terrible dentiphobia (if there is such a word)!!
Hugs, Sylvia xxx

Claire x said...

I really like this, really makes the butterfly stand out. Hugs, Claire x

Rita said...

Wonderful card and pretty colours too. Hugs Rita xx

Pauline said...

Fab card, great colours.

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, this is just stunning work, big hugs pops x

Kathyk said...

Well I reckon it's lovely this week too

Kathyk

Susan said...

I'm loving the look of paper piecing for the cards...this is gorgeous!

Mandi said...

Sorry about your tooth pain Squirrel, know the feeling!
I wonder why you are disappointed with your card?
Maybe if one of the butterflies had overlapped the frame of the paper, to give it a bit of dimension you may have been happier.
I've not been able to make a thing today, isn't it annoying!
Thanks for your entry and loyalty
Diva LIM mandi
Less is More

Chrissy said...

Well I think, it's a lovely CAS card Squirrel.
I love the butterflys, and a very pretty blue..
I can also sympathise with the tooth..I got one too [damn toffees]

Luv CHRISSYxx

Kat said...

Hi Squirrel, well I don't think you need to write 100 lines! I think your card's really pretty.

Hope you're beginning to feel a bit more like yourself again after your trip to the dentist.

Kat xx

Ohneilly said...

This is a very pretty card,
Claire x

Pauline C said...

I think your card is lovely Squirrel - the background is really cool. Sorry you're feeling abit out of it today chick .. hope you don't come back dwon to earth with too much of a bump and are soon feeling better !
Hugs
pauline x

Rosemary said...

oh my... no need to hang your head in shame! your card is just lovely!!

Mina said...

oooohhhhh I hope the fuzzy head clears soon S...I love this card, its such a beautiful layout and had a real happy feel to it...beautiful
Mina xxx

Zoechaos said...

Lovely card. XOXO Zoe

massofhair said...

Hi Hon
Hope the dentist juice wears off asap! I will probably be joining you with the 100 lines as my entries for this week as quit doubtful too.

Your card is really brilliant. Great colours and techniques. Super card and well done:-)

Did you manage to watch the F1 yesterday? I was so pleased that JB got a podium and some points. Also a great race by Alonso, looking forward to Monaco next week. Will be good to see how the latest strategies pan out. Take care:-)

Squirrel said...

Oh but that's so pretty! Sort of batik style.

I went to the dentist last week - still a bit sore. I rewarded myself with a massage. You should too! :D

Squirrel-down-under XX

Jackie said...

No shame at all making such a pretty card. I hope your head soon clears :o)
Jackie xx

coops said...

stunning cas card squirrel.i love it, the panel with the butterflies really pops from your card.
hope you fuzzy head has gone today :D

xx coops xx

Kristel said...

That is a beautiful card Squirrel!
Hugs Kristel

Aileen said...

love your bright butterflies against the blue. x

Lynne said...

Really pretty card.
Lynne xxx

StampingStace said...

I love this card, colour especially
Staceyat 8
X

GoonerGirl said...

Such a pretty card.. Chris xx

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