Friday, January 21, 2011

Black, white and blue all over....

Happy Friday! If you think you have already looked at this card.... you have... sort of... Last week I used this image from ODBD. I decided to use a more muted palette on today's card. I simply sponged the background with a soft gray and let the butterfly catch the eye. I submitted this card for a challenge at Sugar Creek Hollow. Check it out here. This card was designed as a sympathy card. I wanted something a little more subdued but upbeat. Here's hoping you have a wonderful weekend.



Card Stock - Georgia Pacific - white & black, Gina K. Designs Pure Luxury - images
Stamps - Images - ODBD - Butterfly & Butterfly Corner
Stamps - Sentiment - ODBD - Scripture Series 1
Butterfly Die - ODBD
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black - Images; Stampin Up Going Gray - background; Copics - butterfly

B24, B29, B39, B41, B93

Smooch Spritz - Vanilla Shimmer - lightly misted on butterfly
Pop Dots


Selina said...

Beautifully done! You have such an eye for elegance in card making. Great Job! Thanks for sharing!

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Lori, I LOVED your card last week and I LOVE this one!! That pop of color with this beautifully colored butterfly is just making everything else pop too!! Absolutely gorgeous card!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Tam said...

So nice!

wannabcre8tive said...

This is just gorgeous. The blue butterfly on the light gray really makes it pop.

Renlymat's World of Family & Crafts said...

I'm so glad you could join us at Sugar Creek Hollow. Your card is absolutely gorgeous! I love the royal blue with the black and white. It's such a soothing design for a sympathy card. Very beautiful! Thanks for playing along with us and I hope to see you in future challenges!

Heide said...

What a beautiful card. I love the blue butterfly, the design is very soothing good choice for a sympathy card.
So glad you could join us at Sugar Creek Hollow. Hope to see you next time.
Hugs, Heide

Primitive Paper said...

Good morning and thank you for joining our challenge over at Sugar Creek Hollow. This is such a gorgeous design. Your image looks spectacular against the wonderful array of patterns you used, and you added the perfect embellishments to finish your design. Please come back and join us next week. I would love to see you win some free stamps and the more you enter, the better your chance! Blessings to you and thanks so much for playing along with us!!! Tracy, Sugar Creek Hollow Owner

Sharon Basel said...

Oh my this is gorgeous! How striking that royal blue butterfly is against the white and black. Wonderfully done! Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow - hope you'll join us in the next challenge starting Saturday.
All the best,
Sharon, SCH-DT

marsha said...

This is just stunning! I love the ODBD stamps you have used an that brilliant blue looks gorgeous against the black and white. Thanks so much for joining us for this week's Sugar Creek Hollow challenge, we hope you will come back and join us for our new challenge next Saturday!

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