Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Papertrey April Blog Hop Challenge 2017

Can you believe it's already the 25th of April, which means we're almost one-third of the way through 2017? It's time once again for another Blog Hop Challenge at Papertrey Ink using the image below. You can read all the details here

April Inspiration

print designed by the talented Megan Carter


Rather than use flowers like I usually do, I opted to layer Life Is Beautiful butterfly dies colored using my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens.





Thanks for stopping by, and I really do appreciate your comments. 


Supplies: (all PTI unless noted)

Cardstock: Stamper's Select White and SU Going Gray
Ink: Hibiscus Burst, Tim Holtz Spiced Marmalade and Delicata Silvery Shimmer
Stamps: Big Birthday Wishes and Mini Kit: Color Pop Florals
Dies: Life Is Beautiful, Wonderful Words: Birthday and Noted: Scalloped A2 Vertical
Other: Ink Blending Tool, Zigs, WOS Shimmer, Waterbrush and Rhinestones

18 comments:

Luvpurple said...

Love this! That butterfly is stunning, simply beautiful.

dbjhudson said...

Looks like you used a light grey to create a shadow effect. A nice touch for this lovely card

Helen F. said...

Love your pretty butterfly, Kathy. This is such a cheerful card!

Kathryn A said...

Sweet butterfly! Love the soft sponging and CAS look.

Terri Trotter Earley said...

Pretty coloring on your butterfly

A Cup of Cold Water said...

Kathy your card is pretty...the colors are so soft and lovely...great job veering off floral...it's so hard not to do floral...you did great!

Julia Aston said...

Pretty soft coloring on your butterfly and I love the scallop edge of your card base!

Donna Phelan said...

How fabulous! I adore your big bold beautiful butterfly! FAB card!

Marcia HIll said...

Perfect choice to use the butterfly for this challenge Kathy...absolutely lovely in the inspiration colors!! :0)

lainey said...

You did a wonderful job with your Zig pens - the colors look so soft! Very pretty!

Carmela Hubler said...

Beautiful butterfly! Love your soft colors.

Peggysue Turner said...

Very pretty! Nice and delicate use of the challenge colors!

Leigh Penner said...

Very pretty take on the inspiration photo!

Gina said...

Yes! These colors are *perfect* for butterflies!! I love this, Kathy! I also like how you did the extra color around the sentiment.

Cindy Boney said...

Super cute card, Kathy! Great coloring on the butterfly and love how you incorporated all of the colors!

Greta said...

Beautiful way to use the color combo, Kathy--lovely card!

Joyce said...

Brilliant idea to use a butterfly. Your card is gorgeous.

Joyously Noelle said...

Great colors for a sweet butterfly card!