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Saturday, 19 July 2014

Butterflies at Totally Gorjuss

Wow it's been a long week we have had stock take at work this week so I worked my day off to help get everything ready. As it's Saturday it's time for a new challenge over at Totally Gorjuss which this week is a nice easy one Butterflies. I have been busy making gifts for teachers this week and here is one I made for a friends little boy to give to his teacher. I was asked to incorporate butterflies into the present as that is what his class is called. I bought some plain black memo blocks from work in the sale recently for 50p each ( I think they thought I was mad at work as I bought 15 of the things lol but as a crafter I could see the potential of them!!). I started of by printing a verse onto some white card and then got my distress inks out to play on this one I have used Picked Raspberry and Peacock Feathers. The swirls are the Grunge Flourish stamp from Visible Image. The butterfly is a Martha Stewart punch which I embossed with the Divine Swirls folder in my cuttlebug and then inked.
Here's an angled photo so you can see the sides of the block as well sorry about the path I had a nightmare trying to take this photo's as the sun was really bright and all the others had terrible shadows on them. 

I would like to enter my memo block into the following challenges:

Visible Image Challenge - Anything Goes
Bloggers Challenge - Quotes 


Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow this is such a wonderful gift idea for a teacher. The colouring is just awesome and such beautiful and wording.
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Lou said...

oh yes Jenny...how lovely for the teachers.

Highland Handmade said...

Fabulous!! I wish we had a wilkos near by! I did check for these online but they don't even show up! tsk! Love the colours x

Lisa Somerville said...

How pretty! I'm sure she'll love it!Thanks for playing along with the Bloggers Challenge!

Pauline Butcher said...

What a fabulous project, I love the colours you've used, and the Grunge Flourish looks great. Thanks for entering the Visible Image Challenge and good luck. Hugs, Pauline DT member xxxx

Sarah said...

Absolutely gorgeous, just love this x

Sam K said...

Stunning, stunning colours and stunning box. The grunge flourish looks perfect around it, beautiful x Thanks for joining us at Visible Image for this months challenge. I hope we see you again soon, Good luck. Hugs, Samantha K x