Monday, June 6, 2011

LIM week 18 - Card No 2




Another Black and White Card. This time it is Marianne Creatable Die of the Butterfly. I cut the first one out and luckily it did not cut very well so I left it whole and the black one I cut completely. Took several attempts as I think the card was a bit thick. I have only stuck it down the middle body bit on the white one and the black one is stuck with tiny black foam pads. Forgotten I have them and they were just what I was looking for. Finished off with a few white gems. Apparently Black and White butterflies are called Marble Whites. We had a lot here one year and my son Paul took loads of pictures, he converted one photo in a software programme (he does that sort of thing for a job along with designing web sites) and my daughter-in-law Claire cross stitched it for me for a Xmas present. Its very effective.

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20 comments:

  1. Sandra this is FABULOUS, I think it's the best you have contributed to our challenges to date... just gorgeous!
    Thank you so much!
    Chrissie
    Lady LIM
    "Less is More"

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  2. Precious, very very beautiful

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  3. Wow stunning card. I shall never throw away my failed die cuts again, what a clever idea to us it underneath as it has the pattern on and a perfect match. Sue x

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  4. Absolutely beautiful. Great idea for the white butterfly.

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  5. This is gorgeous!! I have this butterfly die cut, and have never used it! Stunning!

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  6. Superb Sandra
    The black is so striking
    i love the simplicity
    Would love to see the cross stitch!
    Thank you so much
    Diva LIM mandi
    Less is More

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  7. Hi Sue
    another fabby card love the black and white like the clips on you easel ....when i took my picture it blew on the balcony floor thats why its a bit crooked ...Lol
    hug s
    sylvie
    xxx

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  8. Very creative use of minor mistake:) Absolutely stunning card bet you get showcased!
    Val x

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  9. Pretty card ! Love it !

    Carol

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  10. wow stunning card, Annette x

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  11. That large feature butterfly is just beautiful,gorgeous card

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  12. Beautiful card, such a gorgeous butterfly :o) Lisa x

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  13. Stunning card, just looks fab in black and white :)
    Jenny x

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  14. Hello again

    What a stunning card just love it!

    Tina

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  15. Sandra, this card is gorgeous! I LOVE that butterfly! I've tried to purchase it and can't get it in the States! :(

    My Card is Here

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  16. I love butterflies... this looks so clasic in black and white.

    What a stunning place you have too.

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  17. This is truly BEAUTIFUL!!! Love the black and white and what an amazing butterfly...stunning:)!!

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