Tuesday 24 April 2012

retirement card

Hi all
Here is an aperture  retirement card i have made using a  butterfly stamp set from the crafty pad.I love this stamp set its my favourite as it is so versatile.I have used my new  papers from trimcraft  first edition..they are glittered and embossed ..The ribbon and pearls are from meiflower crafts ...

challenges entered
Make it Monday anything goes
Inspire Me Fridays anything goes
Just Keep on Creating anything goes
Stamptacular Sunday loaded with layers
Shelly's Images anything goes
One Stitch At A Time anything goes
craftybrenschallenges. flowers and bows
vostamps. anything goes
Love to Create - anything goes
Dream Valley Challenges earth tones
Our Creative Corner butterflies
Crafts 4 Eternity Recipe Challenge  something new[papers]
S J Papercrafts  favourites...stamp
Cupcake Craftroom  wings and things
Through the Craftroom Door  fave technique..[stamping]
Paper Shelter Challenge  wings
Flutterby Wednesdays case the card
thecraftypad.blogspot. off the edge


  1. Oh wow, this is a gorgeous window creation. Loving the beautiful butterfly and peach colours.

  2. Just so gorgeous Tracey...so love the beautiful butterfly hun :o)

    big hugs Vicky xx

  3. Hi Tracey.
    Love the apeture , the paper and that sweet butterfly .
    Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

  4. Another great card love those colours. Thank you for joining Craftybrens Challenge again

  5. Gorgeous card and I adore that butterfly.....

  6. A beautiful aperture card and lovely oolours. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x

  7. Beautiful! Thank you for joining with us over at Love To Create Challenges.
    ~Amanda LTCDT

  8. Fab colour combo on this pretty apperture card, Tracey! Hugs, Lesley

  9. Gorgeous card, love the colours. Thanks for joining us at Crafts4Eternity.

  10. Gorgeous card, love your image and colours,that butterfly is wonderful
    Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter this week.
    Hugs Debs

  11. Stunning. I love what you have done with the butterfly and the card opening. Your paper and details are all beautiful. Thanks for joining us at TTCRD.

  12. What a beautiful card! It's just great to see Crafty Pad images in the challenge!
    Thanks for playing at The Crafty Pad in our Live on The Edge Challenge!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xxx
    PS You're card is also eligible for the Anything Goes With a Crafty Pad Image monthly challenge, You can find it in the side bar of the challenge blog! xx

  13. I love the subtle colour combination that you have used in your card... loving the crafty pad image as well!
    thank you for joining us in the challenge at the crafty pad this week x

  14. really stunning
    thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week

  15. Beautiful dimensions on this lovely card. The butterfly is stunning. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.

  16. This is a beautiful butterfly card. I love the colors you chose. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT, and hope to see you back.
    Christine Dt at OSAAT

  17. Wow love this card thank you again for joining in Craftybrens challenges and good luck please also have a look at our other challenge blog http://craftybrensnaughtystep.blogspot.co.uk you might like to join in this one as well some great prizes

    Gill x

  18. Just stunning! Saw you on MIM.
    Hugs, Heide

  19. Beautiful Card!!! Thanks for sharing with us at Love to Create Challenge Blog!!

  20. WOW! Another FABULOUS creation! I can see why you love that butterfly set ... GORGEOUS! Thanks so much for joining our "ANYTHING GOES" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
    Shelly's Images DT

  21. Wow this is amazing! You have also used my favorite TCP stamp too! I do love how life like it looks when layered up. I see Dawn mentioned that you were also eligible to enter this into the TCP anything Goes draw. You can find the link here http://thecraftypad.blogspot.com.au/2012/04/april-anything-goes-with-crafty-pad.html The April Showcase closes on the 30th of this month and it would be shame to add your link. Thanks again for playing with us at The Crafty Pad :)

  22. I love your beautiful butterfly!

    I’m stopping by from MIM. (I’m number 205)


    **I am having a give-away on my blog. Feel free to stop by if you are interested.**

  23. Really gorgeous card - I adore that butterfly stamp! Thanks for joining our Earth Tones challenge at Dream Valley. Susie x

  24. Gorgeous card Tracey!! I love your butterfly!! How cool is that!! Gloria

    Visit my blog - would love more members.

  25. A beautiful card - gorgeous colours and I love the butterfly! Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

  26. Your window card is gorgeous and that butterfly is amazing! Thank you for sharing this entry at The Cupcake Craftroom this month!

  27. beautiful card. love it

    thanks for joining us at C4E, hope you join us soon again.

    my little scrappingcorner
    DT Craft 4 Eternity

  28. This is such a lovely card - thanks for joining us at Through The Craftroom Door Challenge, Lisa (DT) x

  29. I saw your card on MIM :). Beautiful design - the butterfly is stunning! Hugs, Asia (entry #250) x

    Ps. I’m celebrating my 2nd Blogaversary and have a sweet little candy for grabs ;-). Hope you will join my celebrations and good luck!

  30. Incredible! Love that butterfly, and especially love that it's a window card. Thank you for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week! Best, CG

  31. Absolutely Gorgeous Tracey! Thanks for playing along with us at Love to Create Challenge!

  32. I just love this beautiful card, its just amazing. The butterfly is just great as the main attraction of the card and it just pops with the several layers. I love all your pretty papers as well.

    Thanks so much for entering your card at Anything goes, Just keep on creating. I hope you will continue to play along :)

  33. That butterfly is a stunning image, and I love the finishing touch of the pearls. Thanks for joining us at SJ Crafts! x

  34. Beautiful!! Thanks for joining in with the S J Crafts challenge!


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