Saturday, March 22, 2014

Birthday Card Using CTMH Skylark Paper Inside, Cricut AP Cart and Cricut Artbooking Cartridges

DT Project for The Squirrel and The Fox - Challenge 66 - Based On A Book

Hello fellow crafters!  It is a beautiful day here in sunny CA.  I went for a bike ride this morning. (The day I wrote this.) I love looking at all the beautiful trees, flowers, birds, etc.  I know some of you are still having bad weather.  I am so sorry I can't share mine with you; other in words.  Spring will come soon; but probably not soon enough for most of you.

It is time for another new challenge with The Squirrel and The Fox - Challenge 66 - Based On A Book.  Our sponsor this week is The Paper Shelter.  I love all their digital images.  You receive the black and white outlines; as well as the colored ones when you order.  Be sure to visit their store and their blog; as well.  

I have chosen this image from The Paper Shelter - The Music Practice.  The book is "Flute In The Forest" by Leela Gour Broome. You can click on the pictures and I think they will enlarge.  They do when I try it.  It is hard to get a good picture of an Easel card.  I am in love with these cards right now.  LOL!  




Front of Card When Closed


Bottom of Card When Opened or Inside When Closed



Supplies used to create this card:

Die Cuts
Butterfly borders - Joy Crafts 
Large Butterfly - Joy Crafts Vintage Flourishes
Small butterflies - Memory Box Pippi and Isabella
Half doily inside - Cricut Artbooking Cartridge (It is a page for a mini album.)
Scalloped half doily inside - Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge
Butterfly border inside - Die-namites - Butterfly Appliques

Card base Cardstock - CTMH Lagoon
Cardstock used - CTMH Hollyhock and CTMH White Daisy
Paper - Bottom of card - CTMH Sky Lark
Image with background paper/scene - The Paper Shelter - The Music Practice
Sentiment - CTMH Card Chatter Birthday (D1475-retired)
Flourish - CTMH Sparkles Flourishes (Z1812)
Bling on butterflies - Reflections


I am entering this card in the following challenges:

Sister Card Act Challenge - Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Catered Crop - Spring Fever (No limit)
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
Eclectic Ellapu - 2 challenges - Wings or Butterflies and Flowers (No limit)
Great Impressions - Spring Celebrations (3 of 3)
Lacy Sunshine - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Scribble and Scrap - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Stamping Sensations - Pretty In Pink (1 of 3) Sentiment stamped/Easel card
Sunday Stamper - Happy (Sentiment Stamped/Easel card)
That Craft Place - Flowers and/or Mother's Day
Aurora Wings Challenge - Anything Goes (1 of 1)
Craft Your Passion - Go Green (1 of 3) (Green and Blue/Green colors)
Fitztown Challenge - Anything Goes (No Limit)
Make My Monday - Beautiful Butterflies (No limit)
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes (No limit)
Ooh La La Creations - For A Special Lady (No limit noted)
Scrapbook Stamp Society Challenge Blog - Anything Goes/option - Use a Butterfly (No limit)
Shabby Tea Room - Anything Goes (No limit)
Stamp and Create - Ready For Spring (1 of 1)
The Paper Nest Dolls - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
The Paper Best Dolls Norway - Celebration or Birthday (No limit noted)
Crafty Sentiments Design - It's All About Spring (1 of 3)
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - Anything Goes (Must be Square)(1 of 4)
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT Challenge - For A Special Lady (1 of 1)
Papertake Weekly - For Mum or Girlie (1 of 5)
Sweet Stamps - Anything Goes (1 of 1)
Try It On Tuesday - Music (1 of 5) Girl playing a flute
A Song In Your Heart - Celebration (Love this song)
Add A Little Dazzle - Frames/Anything Goes (No limit)
The Crafters Cafe - Make A Square Card - (1 of 3)
Crafting By Designs Monthly Challenge - Anything Goes (No limit)
Hobbybook Designer Challenge - Spring (1 of 3)
Inky Impressions - Think Spring (No limit)
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes (1 of 5)





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41 comments:

  1. Absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Fitztown Challenge Blog. Hope to see you again and good luck!
    Ema FCB DT Coordinator

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  2. Gloria I love the butterfly border you've created! Just beautiful! Thanks for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create!
    Kathi
    Co-Owner/DT Coordinator

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  3. so pretty thank you for joining challenge at a song in your heart. hugs

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  4. Fantastic! Thanks for joining ar Lacy Sunshine: Anything Goes
    Hugs
    Dewi

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  5. What a great card! Lovely coloring.Thanks for playing along with Inky Impressions Challenge! Looking forward to seeing your creations at our next challenge. ♥ Jamie at CraftyGirl21

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  6. Absolutely stunning Gloria. Just love the design and your pretty and vibrant colouring. A beautiful image too.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  7. thank you for joining us at TIOT with such a loveley image.EE

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  8. So beautiful. Thank you so much for playing with us at Add A Little Dazzle.

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  9. Charming card, I love the color scheme and all the wonderful things around!
    Thank you for participating ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge
    Thank you also Fitztown Challenge
    Hugs Kaija DT-member

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  10. Stunning card Gloria. I love easel cards too. Great fun to do. Love all the colours, so pretty and the butterflies. hugs, Carol S.xx

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  11. Very pretty card...love the pretty colors and the design!! Thank you for joining us at TSTR this week for our "anything goes" challenge!!!

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  12. Oh, this is beautiful, Shirley! Love the colors and those dies are exquisite! Thanks so much for joining our first challenge at Aurora Wings. xxD

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  13. this is gorgeous Gloria and great colouring.

    gr karin
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    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator


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  14. OMGosh - gorgeous! I love that butterfly border! Thanks for sharing this with us at Through The Craft Room Door, hope to see you again in our next challenge! - XX Cara

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  15. This is such a beautiful creation...I love the colours, diecuts and all your gorgeous finishing touches too. Thank you for joining us for our challenge at Aurora Wings.
    Huge Hugz, Lorraine xx

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  16. Beautiful card..Thanks for joining us at That Craft Place..Hugz Gayle xx

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  17. Pretty easel card Gloria and thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Sentiments Designs !!

    Good luck sweetie !!

    hugs Diane xx

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  18. Beautriful card, gorgeous die cuts, thanks for joining us at The Crafters Cafe this week

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  19. Beautiful card! I love the bright colors. Thank you for sharing your card this week at Inky Impressions. Good Luck! - Sandy, DT

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  20. Such a gorgeous creation Gloria, beautiful fold and I love your coloring. So happy to see you playing this week at Crafty Sentiments:)

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  21. Very Pretty Design, love all the texture..thank you so much for sharing with us over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday we would love you to join us again next week for another fab challenge...Good Luck
    Hugs
    Suzy B~Owner~Fan~Tastic Tuesday
    Xx

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  22. What a fabulous easel card Gloria lovely vibrant colours and fab die cuts. Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Sentiments, Susan x

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  23. Hi hun great card love it and ty for sharing with us at Fantastic Tuesday very good luck J x

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  24. This is a WOW card. Everything about this card is so beautiful. The image and its colors are outstanding.

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  25. A very lovely card! Your image is fabulous and I adore all those butterflies! Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions! :) HUGS and have a great rest of your week! Mynn xx

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  26. Those filigree butterflies are so beautiful. The image is sweet. I like the layout and colors. Thank you for joining us this week at Word Art Wednesday. Blessings, Carole

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  27. Beautiful card, just perfect for our Challenge over at Crafter's Cafe/Make it Square. Thanks for playing along. Monica, DT

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  28. Love that butterfly border! Fabulous card! Thank you so much for sharing this beauty with us at Stamp and Create! Good luck,
    Rene :D

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  29. Hello Gloria.
    Your card is enchantingly beautiful.
    I love the little details and the colors.
    Greetings from Switzerland
    cottage
    http://kate1975.blogspot.ch/

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  30. such a pretty card... Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper x

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  31. Very pretty. Your butterflies are gorgeous! Thanks for joining us in our almost month long challenge at Crafting By Designs.

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  32. So beautiful! Love the image and the whole thing! :) Thanks for sharing with us at Inky Impressions!

    Hugs, Adina

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  33. Beautiful card! I love the butterflies and how they appear in flight. Thank you for playing along with the Dazzling Divas design team this week.

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  34. WOW!! What a wonderful easel card design! Such lovely coloring of the image! LOVE all the added butterflies!! Thank you for joining us at Great Impressions!

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  35. Lovely Card. Thank you for taking Part in the Scribble & Scrap Challenge. Have fun and Keeeeeeeep Crafting Katie DT xx

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  36. wonderful card thanks for joining us at hobbybook!!!

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  37. Beautiful, thanks for joining us at Stamping sensations this month
    Francesca x

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  38. Gorgeous card, love that image. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.
    Pinky

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  39. Gorgeous. Love, love, love the butterflies. Great job on the image. Thanks for joining us at A Song in Your He{ART}.

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  40. wow totally stunning card! Just adore the die cuts you have used! Total die envy here :D And weather envy as well... it was snowing again today :( So long for spring right now...

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at A Song in your He{art}. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky.

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  41. Great card, love the design and image used. Thank you so much for joining us at created with love challenges, hope to see you again soon
    Caroline dt

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Hi to all you wonderful bloggers!! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. I really appreciate your comments and support. I would love to have you as a member. Thanks so much. Hope you enjoy my blog. Gloria