Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Double D Challenge..."Treasured Friend"

Good morning blogger friends!

Ahhh, half way through April and the weather is finally taking an upturn temperature wise and the flowers are blooming.  It's time for our second challenge of the month on the  Double D Challenge Blog and we have a great theme to go along with it..."Friendship".  Team Darlene is hosting along with the help of Team Diane.

This is a perfect challenge for me this week.  I will be attending a weekend crop with friends I haven't seen in a long time.  We are all excited to share stories and time together.   I can hardly wait to see everyone!

As always, we have a fun mood board to inspire you...

And, along with the Top Creative Winner and Top 3, chosen by the Design Team, we are offering the prize below to one lucky winner chosen by  See the challenge guidelines in the Double D Challenge Blog sidebar.   You have until April 29th to play along. 

Here's my "Friendship" inspiration...

"Treasured Friend"

This A2 size card has many layers with lots of added dimension using dies cuts.  I used distress inks to color the butterflies  and added Wink of Stella to the top lacy wings.  The sentiment is from an older stamp set in my stash. 

From my stash...
Bazzill Cardstock
Cheery Lynn Fanciful Flourish
Close To My Heart Friendship Bouquet Stamp Set
Creative Expressions Organdy Ribbon
May Arts Twine
Memory Box Elliana Border Frame
Memory Box Stitched Vivienne Butterfly
Memory Box Waltzing Butterflies
Prima Patterned Paper
Spellbinders Banner
Sue Wilson Creative Expressions Catkin Stems
Wink of Stella

So, come join the fun!  Link your "Friendship"  inspired project to our Double D April "Friendship" Challenge post today.  You could be the winner of our awesome prize!

I hope my "Treasured Friend" card has inspired you to play along!
Thanks again for stopping by....come back soon.


aussie aNNie said...

Love your card Vicki, a really treasure friendship card.xx 💖 [Aussie aNNie's Blog]

Darlene said...

This is GORGEOUS! Love those orange butterflies ... beautiful design through & through!! Enjoy your get together ... always fun to craft with friends. I'm headed out today for my spring show ... wish me luck! LOL

Diane said...

Gorgeous card with all your beautiful layers. The butterflies are so pretty and make me want for Spring...beautifully created!

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Wow!! Amazing card! Love these bright butterflies and the whole design!

Donna Phelan said...

I love your colors and your beautiful butterflies! This is gorgeous!

Leslie Miller said...

Ah, Vicki, your card has all the warmth and beauty I'm longing for right now. We have flowers blooming, but still so much rain and chill. A gorgeous creation!

Scrapper69 said...

Those butterflies are beautiful!!


Barbara said...

Those golden butterflies take center stage on this beautiful card. You are very lucky to have crafty friends that you can craft with. All of my crafty friends cyber ones. Like you, but so glad that you are in my tribe.

Kathy Krug said...

So pretty, Vicki. Butterflies are one of my favorite things.

LisaM said...

Wow Vicki! This card is amazing! Love the cut files!

Devon said...

I love the colors on this card, and who doesn't have a friend that needs a cheerful greeting.Love this card with the colors. Great job.

Devon said...

I love this friend card. Who wouldn't want to open the mailbox to this beautiful card? I know it would cheer me up with the beautiful oranges and butterflies. Thanks again for another beautiful card.

Amelia Breytenbach said...

This is such a stunning card Vicki The gorgeous butterflies and bow are just perfect!

Judy Woodland said...

Oh my GEEE - how beautiful! I love those delicate butterflies in that pretty color. Great design too, just stunning!

SewPaperPaint said...

Vicki, I love these autumn hues and the gorgeous and dramatic layered butterflies! Stunning inspiration. Hugs, Autumn


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