I took my original inspiration for this card for Susie's (australia) birthday card from a card Kitty made and I knew I wanted to make a version of it because I LOVE butterflies and I loved her card. My card is a different shape, with an embossed background and I used different dp and a different coloration. I used the SU scalloped punch to frame the butterflies as well as scoring a line above and below the butterflies AND I added a ribbon. I let the embossing be the outside sentiment and the birthday sentiment is on the inside. I think this qualifies as a CAS card. I was very pleased with how this turned out. I waited for Susie to recieve it and then actually forgot to post it last week.
Here is Kittie's card: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...p;thumbsonly=0
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Date: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 GMT Views: 2025
Registered: March 31, 2008 Location: Eastlake, OH Posts: 22278
Tue, Jul 15, 2014 @ 6:16 PM
This is such a sweet card, Peggy! What really makes it stand out is the beautiful paper you used for the butterflies and the scalloped trim! I LOVE that embossing folder too! It has such a clean look to it with all the white space!
Peggy...this is too funny as I just got through sending you an email came back to SCS to check out the Gallery, saw this card & loved it w/o realizing it was by you! This is SO pretty and yes, I would say it qualifies as a CAS...lovely!!! Which embossing folder is that???
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Registered: April 18, 2011 Location: Melbourne, Aus Posts: 39883
Tue, Jul 15, 2014 @ 10:49 PM
WooHoo I have been waiting, waiting, waiting to see this gorgeous card here and put it in My Favs. Peggy it was such a lovely surprise to receive this beautiful card. Everything about it delicate and precious. Thank you so much my dear friend.
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Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Wed, Jul 16, 2014 @ 6:55 PM
What a VERY sweet birthday card for a VERY sweet lady!!! LOVE your beautiful butterflies! The way you used the pattern of the paper, they just look amazing! Fantastic case of Kittie's card and simply beautiful card!!!