Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Card Concept - Let Your Dreams Take Flight!

Hello sweet friends!  I hope you're having a beautiful day!  The sun is shining here (for now!).. we're still suffering through the "April Showers".. but alas!  There are flowers abound!  I cringe every time I hear a lawn mower .. we've been without them for so many months it sounds like so much noise!

Today I'm playing along at The Card Concept!  I thought this photo was absolutely gorgeous.. the soft blue base filled with baby's breath and little butterflies.  I spy a hint of pink in the pretty doilies in the foreground, and lots of white and some wood grain. 

The Card Concept is a unique challenge because the design team highlights specific design styles.  They each approach the inspiration with their particular talent.. so one designer might be clean an simple, while another is Shabby Chic.   You can be you!  Any style you want!  
Today I'm going to be Clean and Layered.  I used pattern paper, lots of clean white space, and some embellishments! 
I started with a white Large Eyelet Cover Panel from Reverse Confetti!   I wanted to give a lacy appearance to mimic the baby's breath in the vase.  The blue pattern paper peeking through is for the blue vase of course!  
I inked up Butterfly Dreams in Orange Pink and Yellow.  I added an outline of darker ink along the edges of the stamp to add some depth and interest to the solid butterfly images.

I stamped solid little butterflies over the cover panel to add more color, and some colored pearls to the die cut flower centers. 

Want to play along?  You can get all the details and link up your design here at The Card Concept

Finished Size 4.25 x 5.5"
Stamps | Reverse Confetti Butterfly Dreams
Dies | Reverse Confetti Butterfly Dreams, Large Eyelet Cover Panel, Circles 'n Scallops, Leafy Confetti Cuts
Pattern Paper | Authentique Bundle Boy 6"


Lisa Elton said...

Happy happy joy joy!! This is simply delightful Jeanne. That gingham peeking through is so sweet!

Jen W. said...

Jeanne, this is stunning! I love the bright and happy colours and the gingham behind the cover plate die. And I love the two tone colours of the butterflies. So awesome!

Sharron said...

Wonderful spring colors! Your use of the eyelet cover panel with the gingham looks fabulous and I love the butterflies!

Kim Heggins said...

Simply lovely card Miss your sweet butterflies. Thank you so much for playing along with us at The Card Concept.

Michele K. Henderson said...

Jeanne, this is absolutely gorgeous! I love all the bright colors and the butterfly is the cutest! Thanks so much for joining us The Card Concept this week!
Take Care!

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Love, love, love all of the beautiful colors and details!!! After seeing this beauty, I had to go purchase those butterflies!!! Such an enabler!!!
Thanks for joining us at the Card Concept!

Karen Davis said...

I just love this riot of colour. The blue gingham peeking through is fabulous and the orange butterfly with the sentiment is divine. Thank you so much for joining us at The Card Concept.

Veronica Z said...

This is sooooo pretty! Your choice of colors turned out perfectly! Great stamping and design! Thank you you for playing along with The Card Concept Challenge!

laurie said...

Love all the bright colors....just beautiful! Thanks for joining us at The Card Concept!

Michelle W said...

I love your card, so pretty!