My lovely blogland friends

Saturday 30 August 2014

Honeysuckle Butterfly from Chocolate Baroque

Good morning my lovelies, well it looks like summer is back with us with lovely blue sky and sunshine. I'm just going to take the dogs to the park and make the most of the weather but before I go I just wanted to share this card made with the beautiful image from Honeysuckle Butterfly, one of the new releases from Chocolate Baroque (you can find all the new stamps here)

card features this lovely image stamped with Memeno Tuxedo Black ink and coloured with pencils. I've die cut the bottom of the card and dusted around the edges with Picked Raspberry Distress ink.

The background was made by simply applying distress inks (Picked Raspberry, Wild Honey and Ripe Persimmon) to my craft mat, misting with water and swooshing my card though the ink. To finish off I've added a hot pink bow and a pretty button from my stash. 

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Brown Sugar: anything goes
Card mania: butterflies and bows
Creative Knockouts: whimsical wings
Frilly and Funkie: summer garden
Simon Says Stamp: Anything goes
Sister Act: anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown: anything goes

Thanks for visiting today, hope to see you again soon
Claire xx


  1. so very beautiful claire. i adore the colours. apologies for my absence this week. no signal at the caravan. enjoy the weekend x

  2. Beautiful card and colouring Claire, I can almost smell the honeysuckle from here.

    Sue xx

  3. Oh wow this is gorgeous and vibrant colouring. Loving the pink green and yellow. Wishing you a wonderful weekend with a bit of craftiness on the side.
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  4. Another stunning card Claire! Your background is so amazing with all the gorgeous water colours and your butterflies and flowers are spectacular! What a wonderful creation you have made! hugs :)

  5. This is just so beautiful fabulous colouring hun love it great job and thank you so much for linking up with week at Tuesday Throwdown – hope to see u back soon hugs Judith DT x

  6. What a beautiful card and so exquisitely coloured Claire. Thank you so much for joining us at Frilly and Funkie. Jenny x

  7. Your butterflies are just beautiful! I love anything with wings so this is right up my ally ;-) Thank you for participating with us over at the Creative Knockout's Challenge Blog. Hope to see you again really soon :-) Melanie, DT

  8. WOW!! This is so beautiful!! Really love the butterflies and colors here! Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown Hugs - *Vicki*-DT member

  9. A beautiful card Claire, your background is stunning and a wonderful colour scheme....I love the gorgeous honeysuckle and butterfly!!

    Thanks so much for joining Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Heather xx

  10. Lovely card and all those butterflies, great colours chosen. Thanks so much for joining us over at Creative Knockouts, good luck and hope to see you again.
    ~ Denise DT ~
    Creative Knockouts
    {Denise's Patch of Creativity}

  11. Lovely card, thanks for sharing it with us in the Brown Sugar Challenge.


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