Saturday, August 7, 2010

Amazing grace

The Etsy Inspired Challenge is featuring Cathy Walters' art this week, and everything she makes appeals to me.  Here are 2 examples that I used as inspiration for my card:

I love the scalloped edges and of course the beautiful butterfly.


And this is the reverse of another of her pendants, using music paper and a tiny little butterfly to accent the title of one of my very favorite hymns.  Put those 2 together and you get my card:


The stamped butterfly, scalloped circle and the punched butterfly were all made of a piece of polished stone paper I made using purple and blue reinkers.  This card measures 3 1/4 inches in diameter.

11 comments:

  1. totally stunning Lin. Your design is perfect from the inspirational pendants.

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  2. Okay, make that four times! I can hardly keep up with you! I love all the cards you're creating for this challenge and this one is no exception! LOVE the purple shades you've achieved using the reinkers! So creative, once again! I sure would love to come over and play in your craft space with you! :)

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  3. Love those vibrant polished stone colors ... beautiful inspired design.

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  4. Fantastic card! Love how it looks just like your inspiration necklaces. WOW! Beautiful.

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  5. so pretty! beautiful take on the inspiration photos!! love it!

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  6. How AMAZING!! Love you picked out thse two pieces and make them into one beautiful circle card! Thanks for playing Etsy Inspired Chalenge! Good luck!!

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  7. So Pretty....Love your Blue Creations!

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  8. Love the polished stone colors against the rich periwinkle blue!! Beautiful take on the inspiration!! Thanks for playing EIC!

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  9. This is amazing! I love the sheet music and the butterfly! Thanks for playing along again!

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