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Wednesday 30 October 2013

Fancy Flourishes from Chocolate Baroque

Good morning my lovelies, todays card features the gorgeous new clear stamps from Chocolate Baroque, Fancy Flourishes  and a little topper made from Tim Holz tissue wrap. I adore this stamp set, such beautiful intricate designs.

I made the background by blending Dusty Concorde and  Milled Lavender distress inks onto some white cardstock. I stamped the flourish using Imperial Purple Versafine ink, its so easy to position these clear stamps. I made the topped by wrapping a little piece of card with tissue wrap, and adding some colour with more distress inks. I coloured the butterflies with Graph'It Markers and added some tiny dots of stickles to the wings before edging the topper with a gold krylon pen. I've just added a little bow and a die cut butterfly to finish off. I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Crafty Bloggers: things with wings
Crafty Cardmakers: monochromatic purple
Fitztown: things with wings
Glitter 'n'sparkle: add some black
My time to craft: butterflies

Thanks for visiting today
Claire xx


  1. Gorgeous! Particularly LOVE those butterflies on the central pnel, so beautifully coloured, they make the whole piece pop!

  2. It's beautiful Claire. Fab background and the tissue paper topper is great - not to mention the gorgeous butterflies.
    Beryl xx

  3. love the ellegance of this card

  4. Gorgeous!! So stylish & I love the rich colours. Hugs Juls

  5. Beautiful project! Thanks for joining us at Fitztown Challenge Blog and good luck!

    DT Coordinator

  6. Hi Claire
    Gorgeous card. Just beautiful.
    Best wishes
    Ang x

  7. Lovely butterfly card. Great layout. Thank you for joining us at Fitztown this week. Hope to see you again soon. Judy

  8. Amazing the depth you created in your topper & I love the colours you used for the whole composition. The topper butterflies look as if they're about to fly off the card. Your background stamping echoes the die-cut filigree butterfly beautifully.
    Paula (PEP)

  9. Stunning. Love how you have finished off those gorgeous butterflies!

    Thanks for sharing with us

    Crafty Cardmakers

  10. Stylish and well crafted card!
    Thank for joining us at Fitztown Challenge
    Welcome again next challenge
    Hugs Kaija DT-member

  11. A gorgeous card, those butterflies are fabulous. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers. Xx

  12. Great card I just love the backing paper you have made the flourish stamp is beautiful. Thanks For joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.

  13. Gorgeous details! Love the color Abd those butterflies are stunning!

    Thank you so much for joining us for our challenge "Things with wings" at

    FitzTown Challenge Blog
    Good luck and hope to see you again for our next challenge.

    DS4J DT - Sharon

  14. A very pretty card, lovely work! Thankyou for joining us this month at Crafty Bloggers Network
    Geraldine M
    CBN DT

  15. What a fabby looking card. Love your stunning design and the wonderful butterflies. Really lovely. Thanks for playing with us over at CCM this time.
    Love n hugs
    Marie, CCM dt-member


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