Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Simon Says........Anything Goes




Welcome to another challenge at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog



 This week it's everyone's favorite - Anything Goes!  The design team are all using Simon exclusives, and we'd love to see you using yours also, but it's not a requirement to enter our challenge.  Here's my card this week:

SSS July 31

I think this Leanna butterfly die is absolutely the perfect butterfly!  I have always been a fan of anything filigree, so it is a must-have for me!  It's small enough to be added to other elements, but so beautifully detailed that it can stand alone.  Here I used a variety of pastel Basic Grey solid papers from several of their 6" pads and sprinkled my butterflies all across the surface, along with some tiny pearls in the same colors.  I thought that the sentiment from Simon's You set was just the right complement to them, large enough to be noticed, but small enough to not detract from the beautiful butterflies.

When I make my cards and photograph them, I then go to my computer and edit the photos with my card in view.  As I was editing this card, I glanced over and noticed how the bright track lights above my computer desk made these shadows and decided to share that with you also.

SSS July 31 shadows

Heidi has again provided another $50.00 gift voucher to the Simon Says Stamp Store for the random winner of our challenge

23 comments:

  1. Those butterflies are just lovely! Very pretty!

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  2. OMGosh, Lin...this card is absolutely GORGEOUS! I love all the soft pastel butterflies so much...they're just perfect!

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  3. Lin, those butterflies look fantastic! I also love the coordinating pearls on the card! :)

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  4. Gorgeous pastel butterflies, Lin! LOVE this beautiful card!

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  5. That's stunning - so beautiful and delicate.

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  6. Beautiful card Lin :-) the colourful butterflies are so very pretty :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  7. Well, you know I am loving this card because I LOVE butterflies! What sweet soft colors you used and the sprinkle of the tiny pearls is the perfect touch. Thanks for sharing the photo with the shadows - how amazing is that!

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  8. Yes, these butterflies are very pretty and I love the way you've used different papers for each one, Lin! Great sentiment too.

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  9. Since I LOVE butterflies, this caught my attention right away! Absolutely love the colors you used for them. Glad you share the picture with the shadows, too! Loved it :)

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  10. Oh Lin, these butterflies are just exquisite, really! I love all those beautifully colored wings just hanging there in mid-air! Wonderful inspiration Lin!

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  11. This card makes ME smile! So soft and delicate and LOVELY! Have a great day Lin! XO

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  12. Love how you let these delicate butterflies take centre stage in this CAS card!

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  13. Oh this is so beautiful.
    luv
    Debby

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  14. I had to peek in before heading out on my next road trip - so glad that I did! These butterflies are so delicate and graceful.....love that shadow pic, too! Full of lovely flutter! "See you" in a couple of weeks.

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  15. WOW this card is soooo pretty I just love the colors and how delicate it is. I don't think I could send this one out

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  16. Beautiful card! Those delicate butterflies and matching bling look wonderful together! Very pretty!

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  17. Beautiful card Lin, so elegant and I love the different coloured butterflies they are so pretty
    hugs Mandy xx

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  18. Simply delightful, Lin - especially with the petit and coordinating gems :)

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  19. Gorgeous card, Lin! I love how delicate the butterflies look on this layout :)

    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  20. Saw this on the blog & wow--caught my eye! Love those butterflies & how you used them, Lin!

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