Wednesday 7 June 2017

Maiko In Spring

Good morning everyone its that Wednesday so the launch of a new challenge over at Crafting by Designs. Our theme for this week is Black and White with one other colour .
Our sponsor for this weeks challenge is

Prize = choice of 3 single digi stamps

For my Design Team card I decided on a lovely image called Maiko in Spring its so pretty and  I really enjoyed colouring one colour.

Close Up

Card Recipe

6x6 Blank Card
Stamp is Maiko In Spring from Star Stampz painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Black and  White Spot paper came in a magazine
Black card is Ross Papercraft
Stitched rectangle dies 
Flowers are Boyes Stores and  Dainty Crafts Washington
White butterflies on a string are Woodware
The black butterflies are made using a Martha Stewart punch I bought in Florida at Michael's years ago and  its something I've used loads.
Lavender Pearl String I bought from eBay
The sentiment is from a Tim Holtz Small Talk pad from Hobby Lobby Florida

Well I hope you all like Black and  White and can enter this weeks challenge. Our challenge is always a very popular one with everyone.
I have an apology I' m way behind with commenting on your lovely blogs but it just seems I have had so much on lately but I haven't forgotten you all and  will get caught up very soon. Love and  hugs Carole x


  1. Beautiful card and image, the muted tones work so well. Emma

  2. Beautiful! I love the trail of butterflies! Creative Blessings, Tracy x

  3. Most beautiful oriental card Carole, just gorgeous. Hope you are well, sorry not been around much but things have been hectic, as you would know.xx[aNNie]

  4. Hi Carole this is a stunning card I love it. The image is just so pretty and so are the flowers. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  5. Beautiful image and card design Carole.

    Hugs Diane

  6. This is a lovely card Carole...beautiful image and looks lovely in the purple shades with the black and white.Love it! Thanks for your lovely comment on my post. Hugs xx

  7. This is a stunner Carole, lovely design xx

  8. Stunning card design Carole, beautiful image and colour, love the the black and white theme on your card, with pretty flowers and butterflies.
    Pam x

  9. Love black and white and the soft colour you used is perfect. Beautiful card and gorgeous design. Hugs, Carol S.xx

  10. Wow Carole! This is absolutely GORGEOUS!

    Big hugs,

  11. Oh Carole, this is absolutely amazingly beautiful! Fantastic colour palette and divine painting of the gorgeous image. Your card design is so wonderful, I just love the butterflies strung down the edge and the flowers look really lovely too. Can you tell I love this card?! Debra x

  12. This is gorgeous Carole, that image is lovely. I love the black/white with a touch of purple it works so well.

    Anne x


Thank you for taking time to comment on my Blog I do appreciate all your comments Love and Hugs Carole x