Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Flutterby


A big hello and welcome to my blog thank you so much for calling by!  Quite a few of the challenges I was on the Design Team for have closed down and I decided not to take on anymore for the time being. This was because I just don't have as much time to craft as I used to and also to give me more time to craft for myself so to speak.  So today's card is one I made using the sketch on Sketch Saturday because I just love sketches!


The image is by Little Claire and I stamped it in Versafine.  The digital papers are by Meghan Mullens called Fly available from The Sweet Shoppe. I followed this weeks sketch from Sketch Saturday and I do find making a card so easy when you follow a sketch! If you haven't tried it you really should have a go.  The border is from Dienamics Blueprint 14 and I have also used Dienamics for the sentiment, image and mat.  The butterfly is Impression Obsession.



Here is the sketch I pretty much followed to the T:



Challenges I would like to enter:

Sketch Saturday - Sketch 347
Crafting From the Heart - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Incy Wincy Designs - Punch or Die Cut
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes

My daughter and Rowan are coming around today so I best get cracking and whizz around the house with the duster, mop and vacuum! Thank you so much for looking today and the lovely comments you leave - see you soon!




38 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Susan I agree, time is important to be able to be on DT and I am relating to this more and more each day....but love it. LOVE this stamp and one I have admired for a while....pity it's not a digi as I would have purchased ages ago. Love your take on the sketch and wonderful papers used as well.xx


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Patricia said...

Good morning Susan,
Another of your wonderful cards. I love that image, the colours and great design.
Enjoy your day

Patricia x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Susan, such a beautiful image and I love the papers.
I hope you have a good day.
hugs Sue xx

Judith said...

I love the dramatic black on this one Susan - fab sketch too - might just use it myself! I'm a bit like you with crafting and DT's just now - it's nice to just craft when you want sometimes hugs Judith x

julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous card Susan love the design and beautiful image and papers.
Hugs Julie xxx

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Beautiful card Susan love the image and fabulous sketch
Dianne xx :)

Christine Thomas said...

Yes Susan it was my crafty shed that went back to crafting in the house, or not as is the case, your card is gorgeous
Chris x

cotnob said...

A fabulous card Susan, such a beautiful silhouette image and pretty papers.
Have a lovely day.
Pauline
x

Jane Savage said...

I adore silhouette images, Susan and this one is particularly beautiful! Your simple, gorgeous design really showcases it! Enjoy your housework!!! :) xxx

coldwaters2 said...

beautiful CAS style card Susan I really love both the papers and image a super, super make,.
hugs
lorraine x

Viv's Visuals said...

This is really nice Susan - has a gentle feel to it. Great card. x

Mau xx said...

Hi Susan, Yes its sometimes good to take stock and just craft for ourselves for a while. I think we have time to refresh and enjoy ourselves and then come back eager to go again.
I like Sketches too and this one is super. I love the Silhouette you used.
Hugs Mau xx

Chrissy said...

I do try to follow sketches but my mind wanders off and I find I do my own thing and the sketch gets lost somewhere on my card Susan..lol..but I love this sketch and fabulous card. the silhouette image is gorgeous..

luv CHRISSYxx

Jacee said...

Lovely Susan, really like the silhouette type image.
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

cuilliesocks said...

Love your card Susan, lovely image and layout, hugs Kate x

Ira Huberts said...

You're so right Susan, being on GDs is nice, but time consuming (and those deadlines can be killing sometimes ;-) Good for you to create something you wanted to! Love silhouettes and your card looks so sweet! Hugs, Ira xox
Ira’s Crea Corner

Veerle said...

Gorgeous card Susan. Hugs Veerle xxx

Carol said...

This is beautiful Susan, great use of the sketch. Carol x

pinky said...

Isn't it amazing, even when the house is clean, we still want to whizz around when we know a grandchild is calling lol. Good for you taking a wee break to enjoy crafting again. I am only on the one dt and its more than enough at the minute even though they are great fun to be on. I love your gorgeous make Susan.

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Susan. I love the silhouette image and pretty layout.
Lorraine x

Hazel said...

Susan, did you have a lovely time with your daughter and Rowan??. I bet that Hoover had to come out again.

Love your design and colours on your card. Hazel x

rachel said...

this is beautiful Susan - I really love this image and your card is fabulous! Hope you had a great day! Hugs rachel x

chrissy xx said...

A GORgeous stamp! I LOve your colours Susan and Yes it's so much easier to follow a sketch.
Chrissyxx
Should imagine you've had that vac on again by this time lol..bet you had a lovely day xx

Sassy Raggedy said...

Susan, beautiful silhouette and I really love the design. I am going to have to try using more sketches. I have seen so many of the Challenge teams closing. At one point I was on five but had to cut down to only two. Thanks for the congrats on my win...I was shocked I normally never win. lol Hugs, joann

Angela said...

Really pretty...I love the image! Thank you for playing along with us at Sketch Saturday!

Sharnee Torrents said...

Well done dear Susan for knowing your limits!! As for this card it's lovely! What a gorgeous image Perfect for our wings challenge! Thanks for joining with us at Perfectly Rustics,
Smiles Sharnee :)

Janette said...

I am in love with this beautiful image, really makes a gorgeous card..x

Scrapcat 1 said...

A lovely project. Thank you for joining us at Crafting From The Heart this time, we hope to see you again soon. Tracy DT

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

beautiful!
hugs shell xx

Whisper said...

Wow what an absolutely fabby image and such a gorgeous design too, Luv Sam x

Helena (Gvendalen) said...

Very beautifully. Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for the Craft Your Passion Challenges, hope to see you again soon, hugs, Helena

Cathy P. said...

Great card, Suzie. I love the way you carried black throughout the card. Thanks for playing along with us at Sketch Saturday this week. Hope to see you back again next week, Cathy xx

Alljazzed2create said...

Fabulous card. Love it. Thanks for joining us over at Incy Wincy.

DT Pam

Cathie Borowski said...

What an absolutely gorgeous stamp and you have showcased it perfectly. Thanks for joining us for Perfectly Rustics's Wings Challenge. Cathie DT.

Suze said...

I love sketches too. Love your interpretation of this one. Thanks for joining in the die or punch challenge at Incy Wincy Designs this week.

craftybunny said...

A strikingly beautiful card.The perfect backdrop fro that delightful image.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
Lisa x

Anet van Zyl said...

Beautiful card Susan, love the Silhouette image. Anet x

Kim Butterworth said...

Such a stunning image, love that single butterfly embellishment, it looks like it has escaped from the image. Thanks for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.