Wednesday, April 22, 2015

#29 Butterflies + L is for Lace.

Welcome back to my Butterfly Challenge.

Winners results for #28 are in the post below

Each challenge will  be a different letter of the Alphabet.
It will always be Butterflies but with the addition
of an item/theme beginning with a chosen letter.
The twist is that my Guest Designers
will choose which letter goes next and I will supply the theme.
They will also be commenting on your entries. 

Please give a warm welcome to my next Guest Designer.


Liz
(a joint Winner of #24)



Liz has chosen the following letter for you.

#29 Butterfly/ies + L is for Lace.

You may interpret  this theme in any way you like
Lace may be Real or Faux 
(ie paper punched  lace border)
 plus your butterfly's on your project.

I was very honoured to be asked to be a Butterfly Challenge Guest Designer for challenge #29.  I live in the West of England with my hubby, Alan.  We celebrated 40 years of marriage last September – where do the years go?!  I retired from teaching full time in a local Infant School nearly four years ago and now just work occasionally as a supply teacher. I still run an after school scrapbooking/card making club with a friend for six and seven year olds in the school where I used to teach. We started the club about ten years ago and we have as much fun as the children! Although I’ve always enjoyed trying new crafts, card making is what I enjoy most.  Many years ago, I visited a local craft fair where I saw a Lacé template being used to make cards.   From then on, I was hooked!  My favourite style is CAS and I particularly like to use embossing folders, stamps, dies and punches……….. although sometimes I make myself go out of my comfort zone and get really inky! I'm looking forward to seeing all your lovely creations for challenge #29.
Here is Liz's card.



I love the pink  and the gorgeous Spring fold design
perfectly suits the large butterfly.
A super card. 
Please pop over to Liz's blog 
to see how this card was made
and where the lace came from! 

Thank you Liz  for being my Guest Designer
for #29.

Please take your Guest Designer badge
from the side bar.

Here is my  Inspiration card.
Full details are on my blog here.



The Winner may choose one item from the following prizes.


Hessian goody bag
containing either


(A)  Silver selection 



(B) Blue selection
or

$10 gift certificate from

Please be sure to read all the rules on the tab
above
and enter your creations in 
Mr Linky below.
Happy crafting .
See you soon.
ValeryAnne.

Ooops!
I was so happy at having the internet up 
that this scheduled without me adding Mr Linky.
Here he is!! 

22 comments:

  1. Beauitful card, Mrs A. Thank you for inviting me to be a Guest Designer for this challenge. I'm looking forward to visiting everyone's blogs and seeing all the lovely 'lace' creations. xx

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  2. Well done to Liz for being Guest Designer again. I may not be able to join in this week as I'm going to be away for most of the next fortnight.

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  3. Gorgeous cards Mrs A and Liz - and such a great theme. I was relieved to read that the lace can be punched or die cut though :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  4. Hi Mrs A cannot find the Mr Linky thingy but my card is here on my blog
    http://coldwaters2.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/fab-n-funky-256-lace.html
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  5. Congrats to Liz on your GD! Your shaped card is beautiful! Mrs. A, your card is beautiful - love your fancy fold! Great theme! I shall see what I can come up with to play along!

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  6. Great DT examples! Thanks for the challenge & inspiration.

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  7. Butterflies and lace! Ooh now you're talking my language!! :-P hehe
    Lucy x

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  8. I'm baaaaaaaaaack with my entry Miss :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  9. Thank you for another challenge. Lovely card Mrs A.
    Congratulations on being guest designer Liz, Lovely card.

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  10. Hi Mrs A,
    what a very great card.
    Love all the fab detail of this.
    Congrats to Liz on her GDT position.
    Wonderful Butterfly card Liz, and it's in my fave colour pink.
    Thank you for such a really great and interesting challenge.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  11. Gorgous cards from Mrs A and Liz and definitely pleased it was an easier letter this time xx

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  12. Thank you for the beautiful inspirations from both of you and another fabulous challenge!
    Apologies for not finishing a project for the last challenge but should be able to enter it here Karen x

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  13. Well, here I am, despite thinking I wouldn't have time to join in - I can't resist a chance to use a butterfly!

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  14. What a lovely theme, hope to have a play later

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  15. Thank you for the beautiful inspirations from both of you .

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  16. love butterflies on cards!
    nice cards I've seen here, and I have one too...
    xx Nancy

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  17. Beautiful cards from yourself and Liz. Lynn x

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  18. Hi Mrs A,
    I'm back with another card I think may fit the bill for this challenge.
    If it doesn't please feel free to delete it.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  19. Lovely inspiration as usual. I have a new butterfly set so I hope to be back soon. Love to have a peek at all the creations, anyway.

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  20. Wow ladies you have out done yourselves again. Some beautiful cards here.

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  21. Phew! I made it! First time here to use my new butterfly die. With so many beautiful cards here, I hope mine is not too bad! ^_^

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  22. Looks like I'm just barely making the deadline -- loved this challenge Mrs. A.

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