Saturday, 6 July 2013

Butterfly swirl

Happy Saturday everyone :o)

I thought I'd make a DL sized card for a change - haven't made one of these for a very long time!  I cut the card blank myself so it could have the fold at the top, as I prefer all my cards top fold.

The swirl was made using a template (from Bazzill Basics)... I've had these templates for years and hardly used them.  I'm glad I dug them out again though, they're great for using with pearl pens as I've done here.  I just marked each 'hole' on the template with a little pencil dot, removed the template and then followed the pencil markings with Viva pearl dots - easy peasy!

Items Used
A3 kraft card - Anna Marie Designs
White linen, black & yellow cardstock - Papermill Direct
Impression Obsession Butterflies die - MCH
MeiFlower Gems - MCH
Viva Pearl Pen in Metallic Anthracite - MCH
Sentiment stamp - Stampin' Up

I'm entering my card for the following challenges
Papertake Weekly - anything goes (+optional animals/ creatures)
Cupcake Craft - anything but square

I had a lazy day watching the tennis yesterday... such a brilliant match between Djokovic and Del Potro, and it was great to see Andy Murray go through to the final too!  Morgan came home from Katie's party very excited - he thought it was very funny that the limo played music 'with all the swear words still in Mum!' and they were all given a full glass of champagne... they're only 10 lol!

I should probably go and make something, seen as I didn't yesterday!... Hope you all have a lovely day :o)


Eileen said...

A perfect CAS card Lisa. The Murray match was brilliant
Eileen x

Donna said...

Gorgeous CAS design Lisa, so refreshing to see a DL style card too :) Donna x

rachel said...

great DL card! Sounds like a very grown up party Lisa! Hugs x

Sue - bearhouse said...

Stunning card Lisa. I love the swirl made for pearl dots.
I hope you are having a good weekend
hugs Sue xx

Debs said...

So elegant Lisa - I think I have some of those templates somewhere - I must go and find them - thanks for the inspiration.
I have loved the tennis and so looking forward to the final - but might have to 'listen' rather than watch as I get to nervous lol!!!
Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Debs xx

heidy said...

BeautifulCAS card Lisa!!
XXX Heidy

Teresa - My Crafty Heart said...

Ooh Lisa, wow! what a wonderful card and a fabulous way to use those templates - I wondered what they were for and now I know, might have to get some...I wondered how Morgan got on with his limo expedition and it sounds like he had a good time;) Big Hugs, Teresa xxx

Janet - aka stacky said...

Beautifully sophisticated I love it xx
Wowzers Morgan, listening to songs with swearwords and drinking champagne, will a jelly and ice cream party ever be good enough again!!!!!

Chris said...

Simply beautiful! I love it!

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous cas card Lisa, very elegant.
Hope you're having a lovely weekend
Lorraine x

Sooty said...

Lovely card x

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card Lisa, love the design.
Wendy xx

Christine L said...

A beautiful CAS card Lisa... goodness knows how you get all the Viva pearl dots the same size... I can never do that!

Big hugs
Christine x
PS... Looking forward to the match tomorrow!

Alyce said...

so pretty!! it is very elegant... especially coupled with this shape :)

Jackie said...

Stunning CAS card, just perfect. Not a tennis fan myself, but would like to see Andy go the whole way. I am watching our boys in the Tour de France myself :o)
Jackie xx

Donna Mosley said...

Beatiful card Lisa, love the design, very effective.

Donna x

coops said...

so stunning lisa.gorgeous stylish design and I love the butterfly :D
I`ve booked the tv for the tennis later ;D

xx coops xx

Annette said...

Fab card, and lovely use of the pearl dots. I like top folds too!

Ira Huberts said...

Lovely CAS card Lisa, great design and the butterfly is perfect! Hugs, Ira x

Pia S said...

A beautiful butterfly CAS creation! I like the layout!

Kat W said...

This is such a perfect CAS card - the swirl looks lovely.

I have been enjoying the tennis too, mostly with a glass of Pimms!

Hugs, Kat xx

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Simple, stylish and beautiful xx

Anonymous said...

A beautiful CAS card...thanks for joining us at Cupcake!
Helen x

Lisa aka Myran said...

Absolutely love this CAS card! Thank you for joining the challenge at Papertake Weekly :)