March 20, 2009

simply magic


Do you ever sit down to create something with an image in your head and when you finish, stare at it with complete amazement? This is how I felt when I finished this card for Kristina's color challenge today. It is exactly the way I pictured it in my head - and that rarely happens! I'm SO excited to post this card for you - it just makes me happy! Kristina inspired me with her fabulous color choice today - Riding Hood Red, Regal Rose, Pretty in Pink, Basic Black and Bashful Blue. Do they not work fantastic together?!! You may have noticed I copied the fabric with the flowers on the black background, but it's so cute - I just couldn't resist. The little butterfly from Flight of the Butterfly is back (love him!) along with the sentiment from Absolutely Fabulous.

I'll be back with another post very soon - Thanks for stopping by.
Karen


recipe -
stamps: flight of the butterfly, absolutely fabulous
ink: riding hood red, bashful blue
paper: riding hood red, bashful blue, regal rose, pretty in pink, basic black, whisper white cardstock
accessories: silver brads, circle/scallop nestabilities (spellbinders), flower trio punch, stampin dimensionals

33 comments:

  1. Nicely done! It's a great interpretation of the inspiration piece.

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  2. This is so adorable! I love the way the butterfly looks like it is floating and the background looks awesome!

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  3. Ooohhh... I LOVE this one Karen... Gorgeous!!

    Sarah
    xx

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  4. Just gorgeous - love the way you've done this challenge.....

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  5. Great job with this challenge Karen - the little flowers look so pretty against the black background
    and I love the added touch of the sweet butterfly !

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  6. Absolutely beautiful! Those colors are fabulous against the black background. Great job on the challenge!

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  7. Absolutely Fabulous card Karen! Love your work!

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  8. fantastic card!! WOOWWW! :)

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  9. Karen, I'm always excited when I see you've done Kristina's challenge because I know it's going to be FABULOUS! This card is incredible. The flowers are spot on! LOVE IT!

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  10. I love it Karen! I love the colours, the layout - everything! Beautiful card that I'll put into my inspiration folder.

    Thanks,
    Kim

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  11. great job! I love it when the card ends up looking like it did in my head!

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  12. Beautiful card. You did great using these colors.

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  13. Karen, this card is stunning! Beautiful job.

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  14. Love the punched flower background. Fantastic job on use of the inspration photo and color combo.

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  15. So pretty!Such a happy card! :) Your card looks just like the fabric on the picture! Great job!

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  16. FABULOUS job with the color challenge, Karen! I love love love your take on the inspiration! You are BRILLIANT!!!!!

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  17. So beautiful, great color challenge!!

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  18. Oh I'm LOVIN' these colors and all the brads you added to the flower centers. SO CUTE!!

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  19. Karen, I love how your card turned out! A top pick for sure!!

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  20. This is fabulous!! I may have to CASE your idea with the little flowers and brads. This card is fantastic - love how I can see the inspiration of the one pattern in the sample translated right onto your card!

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  21. Karen this is absolutely wonderfully spot on!!! It is just perfect!! And a Top 10 in my book!!! You totally rocked this inspiration out of the ball park!! LOVE it!!!
    hugs,
    Sankari :)

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  22. You did a very good job creating a fun background using the fowers and brads. Love it!!

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  23. Cool- you went literal with it. I was tempted to do that! It's an adorable look; you really pulled it off well!

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  24. Love it! Those little flowers are sweet. Great job with the color challenge.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  25. ACK! Karen...I'm in LOVE with this card! Wowzers!

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  26. Great take on the color challenge! I love it!

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  27. Wonderful card! I really enjoyed how you weren't just inspired by the colors but also by the pattern of the fabric. Thanks for sharing!

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  28. wow! this is a great inspiration card! LOVE IT!

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  29. A simply beautiful card ... I've bookmarked you to visit again!

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  30. I am in love with this card. That butterfly is gorgeous!

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  31. Perfect card all the way around! Such fun colors and how you used the flower trio punch!! Love that FANTASTIC butterfly... Smiles!! :)

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  32. This is phenomenal!!! Love it!

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  33. What a sweet sweet card!!! I love the circle and the butterfly is adorable. Awesome design!!

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