Dreams and Wishes with butterflies

I’ve made this card for one of my granddaughters who will be 8 very soon.   She is having a woodland party so I thought a fairy on a toadstool, butterflies, flowers and a bee charm would fit the theme.   I used Dreams and Wishes from Sugar Nellie stamps – I coloured the image with Copics, Promarkers and a Flexmarker and glittered the wings with Sparkles       Icicle.   The papers are from Nitwits and I distressed the edges . The lace, flowers, and pearls are from the Ribbon Girl and the bee charm and ribbon are from my stash.   The       butterfly border die is from Joy Crafts and I distressed it with several shades of pink and added Stickles Icicle.   The sentiment is from LOTV.

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 I would like to enter my card into these challenges –

Papertake Weekly challenge – Things with Wings                                           http://papertakeweekly.blogspot.fr/2015/09/things-with-wings.html

Passion for Promarkers – Use a Sentiment                                        http://promarkerchallenge.blogspot.fr/2015/09/week-313use-sentiment.html

Creative Moments Challenge – Add a Sentiment                                      http://carabbiemomentsofcraft.blogspot.fr/2015/09/challenge-76-anything-goesuse-sentiment.html

Sugar Bowl Challenge – Anything Goes                                               http://sugarbowlblog.blogspot.fr/2015/08/challenge-128.html

Ribbon Girl September Any Image Challenge – Anything Goes                                    http://ribbongirls.blogspot.fr/2015/09/september-any-image-challenge.html

Art by Miran Challenge – Anything Goes                                                http://artbymiranchallenge.blogspot.fr/2015/09/challenge-40-anything-goes.html

Crafty Girls Creations Challenge – Anything Goes                                                                  http://crafty-girls-creations.blogspot.fr/2015/09/challenge-4.html

Whoopsie Daisy Challenge – Add Embellishments                                               http://cutedaisymay.blogspot.fr/2015/09/add-embellishments-challenge.html

The Paper Shelter Challenge – Charming                                          http://thepapershelter.blogspot.fr/2015/09/challenge-218-charming.html

In the Pink Challenge – Ribbons and Bows                                                  http://inthepinkchallenge.blogspot.fr/2015/09/challenge-77-ribbons-and-bows.html

As You Like It Challenge – Favourite Die and Why                                             http://asyoulikeitchallenge.blogspot.fr/2015/09/favourite-die-and-why.html

This butterfly border is definitely one of my favourite dies.   I’ve used it on the side or along the top of a card and also I’ve bent it around a circle with an image.   Mostly I distress it with several different colours.   I think it gives elegance and interest to a project – or can be a fun addition for a little girl.

14 thoughts on “Dreams and Wishes with butterflies

  1. Oh alison this is just stunning!! Your distressed edges are perfect, I love the papers and layout! The flowers lace and charm are all so perfect! You’ve certainly put my recent pink girly cards to shame!! Totally love this!!
    Lucy x

  2. This is the perfect girl card. I can see why you love the butterfly die, it’s lovely and compliments your beautifully colored image. Thank you so much for sharing with us at AYLI Challenge! Brenda

  3. Thank you for taking part in our Art by Miran challenge, your project is so delightful and delicate,
    and is a joy to look at .. good luck hugs tracy

  4. This is just fabulous – love the layout, your colouring and all the pretty embellishments too. Thank you for joining in the In The Pink challenge this time. Hope to see you again.

    Hugs, Vannessa

  5. what a beautiful card, I love the butterfly trim and the gorgeous little bee charm. your colouring is excellent too. thank you for joining us at the sugar bowl challenge.
    hugs Suzanne (DT)

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