Monday, 22 February 2016

Simple cards

Today I have a rather sore back! Years ago I had some surgery on it and for the most part since then, it has been fine, but I must have done something to aggravate it and it's letting me know about it!
Anyway it should get better with care. 
Here is a card for the challenge at Color Throwdown and I just love the combination!
I used a scrap of DP which has been lurking around for a while and a new Cuttlebug EF which I bought in Florida recently and am really rather pleased with. The butterfly is from All Occasion Dies and I believe the sentiment is from Waffle Flower.
This one in a similar orientation, has the 'happy' word cut from a Winnie and Walter die and the rest is computer generated. The butterfly is my new acquisition from Simon Says Stamp. I have a couple of friends who prefer this wording to the usual Mother's Day!

8 comments:

  1. Yes liking the sentiment for Mothering Sunday too. Love the restricted colours on both cards, works so very well. That EF is a good one, quite textural and yet discrete. Sorry to hear about your bad back ... lets hope it doesn't interfere with the crafting too much? x

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  2. Both cards are beautiful! Great CAS designs! Thank you for playing along with us!!!

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  3. Both cards are lovely!! Those butterflies are wonderful!! So glad you joined us at CTD!!

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  4. Brilliant cards, gorgeous colours as well.xx{aNNie}

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  5. Two great cards, Chrissie, both using the same color palette, yet distinctly different! I saw a similar embossing folder used in one of this week's LIM texture challenges, and, now, I must have one, too! And, I definitely hear you on your back. I am there, too. Thankfully, sitting is pain free so I spend a lot of time on my computer and at my art table! Have a good week!

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  6. Those cards are great, I really love how the red pops.
    Hugs
    Ela

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  7. What a beautiful delicate butterfly, Chrissie!!! Love the polka dots and the bling, too!!!!

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Thanks,
Chrissie