Friday, April 4, 2014

Freestyling butterflies..


Hi,

I am very happy it is Friday, it has been a hard week :(

To celebrate I am entering Card Concept #7 - Use a Butterfly theme -

I decided to give 'Freestyle Collage' another go - once again I hope I have interpreted it right, because I have only attempted this a couple of times..

The main photo today is my entry - I know I always say how pleased I am with things, but this little beauty really put a smile on my face!

I used the colours of the butterfly in the inspiration photo as my starting point. I decided to use a hexagon Silhouette file I have and because I wanted the hexagons that sit inside the frame to be different colours I cut 3 of the hexagon file - meaning I have 2 to play with another day - YAY!

I rooted through almost all of my paper searching for the right backing paper, the piece I have finally settled on is by Studio Calico. The butterfly was trial and error - I tried different sizes before settling on what you see now and they were cut with a xCut die. I added bling and a peel-off sentiment.

Here's an angled view for a better look at the butterflies.

Angled view
I love it - it's fun, it's bold and it's a bit different - freestyle I hope :)

Happy Friday everyone.

Cx

5 comments:

  1. Love the hexagon use and the layered butterfly - that is fierce for a butterfly card!

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  2. I love the repeating hexagon element and pretty layered butterfly, Claire!

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  3. Love the use of all the hexes and the layering of the butterfly! Thanks so much for joining us at The Card Concept!

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  4. I love how you have taken the butterfly colours & created this card with hexagons & such a pretty butterfly, hugs Carole Z xx

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  5. I love the die cut hexagons repeating the shape in the DP Claire. A gorgeous card. Thank you so much for joining us at The Card Concept.

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Thanks Cx