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Friday, 9 May 2014

Friday Die Day

Hello friends
Today a favourite - butterflies!
This is one of the newer Die D-Lites Outrageous Butterfly.
There are two die templates in the set and here they are cut/embossed.
I chose to cut two butterflies, one in Ivory Linen and one in Raspberry Pink
from Papermilldirect card.  I also cut a small oval.
I layered up the two butterflies but just glued their bodies and heads together.
You will see I have placed an arrow at the middle body - I placed a tiny piece
of pink card behind this.
I cut/embossed a Square Petal Top box from Ivory Linen card, wrapped a piece of
ribbon and placed the die cut oval on the top. 
The butterfly sits beautifully on the top adhered with 3D Foam Squares.
 Elegant and fluttery!
 Superb for table favours.
We are off on holiday tomorrow to Torquay! This is the holiday the hospital organised for Elliott.
I have some scheduled blog posts appearing but I also promise to blog from there when I can.
Take care friends and have a brilliant weekend.

42 comments:

AnneRD said...

Good morning Christine.
There is something so magical about butterflies, and this is a lovely die. The box looks gorgeous just asking to be opened up!
Have a great weekend, I hope the weather is kind to you, but I am sure you and Elliott will find lots to do. Anne x

Lynn Hardy said...

Have a wonderful holiday - you all deserve it!

Jane Willis said...

Have a lovely time in Torquay

Chris said...

Lovely project Christine, hope you and Elliott have a great time on holiday, take of photo's.
Chris xx

Stamping Bubbles said...

Morning Christine, love the butterfly box. Very pretty.
I hope you all have a wonderful holiday.
Lesley

Desiree P said...

Hi Christine,
Anything with a butterfly is my cup of tea too!
Happy to hear that you are having a holiday together. Hope you get to celebrate Elliot's health in style! You all deserve a heatwave, but pack a raincoat just in case!;)

PharmacyMichele said...

What a beautiful project. Hope you have a lovely, relaxing time in Torquay.

Michele.

Mary by the Sea said...

Morning Christine, love the butterfly box.
Hope you and Elliott have a great time in Torquay and that the weather improves for you.
take care, xx

Maggie Phillips said...

Hi Christine. I love today's project ~ the butterfly looks super sitting on top of the box! Hope the sun shines in Torquay ~ enjoy! Hugs,
Maggie x

Carole Z said...

Hi Christine, a gorgeous die and beautifully decorated box, have a lovely weekend in Torquay, hugs Carole Z X

Janice said...

Hi Christine
Lovely FDD today, the butterfly really sets it off! Wishing you, Elliot and Mitchell a lovely stay in Torquay, you all so deserve it.
Janice x

Anne O said...

Hi Christine
Have a lovely holiday! Best wishes, Anne O

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

What a pretty die Christine and a gorgeous box. I hope you all have a lovely holiday and the weather is kind to you. Susan xx

Jac Wild said...

Love the way you have used the die. Looks so pretty. Have a great weekend x

Mrs B said...

Hi Christine. What a pretty box. the butterflies looks gorgeous like this : ) Have a great holiday, I will keep my fingers crossed for some good weather for you. Even in the rain the moors are stunning so make sure you get up on them. They will recharge all of your batteries : ) Take care.

scofessex said...

Hi Christine, what a lovely box so pretty with the butterfly on top. Hope you all enjoy your holiday.

Wendy L said...

Wonderful creation and have a fun holiday, xxx

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine

Isn't this Butterfly so elegant and graceful ? and your box is just lovely .
Enjoy your Holiday both of you ,as you deserve it .

Take Care
Elaine H X

Jean Z said...

Hi Christine, love the dies so pretty. Enjoy your holiday love Jean Z xxx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
A very pretty box and I love the butterfly, another die for my ever increasing wish list.
I hope you have a fantastic holiday and lets hope the weather is kind to you.
Lydia
X

Debbie Tinks said...

Hi Christine ...love the butterfly box....all have a good holiday ....x

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Christine, A beautiful creation for FDD, love the little box and the butterfly complements perfectly, gorgeous !!
Have a lovely time in Torquay, I hope the weather is good for you, re-charge all your batteries and all come home 'refreshed'.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine,
Very pretty box,love the butterfly.
I hope you all have a good holiday,and the weather is kind.
Take care. x.

baconbits said...

Morning Christine
Stunning box just love the butterfly.
TFS
Hugs
Amanda x

hazel young said...

Gorgeous box and butterfly love;y die. Have a wonderful holiday you deserve a break enjoy some family time together xx hazel

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Christine, beautiful butterfly. Enjoy your holiday in beautiful Torquay, its a lovely area and lots to see and do, Paignton zoo is worth a visit if you can make it. Emma x

Anonymous said...

Lovely box. Have a great holiday and enjoy every moment. Take care. Claire

val jones said...

Hi Christine. You can´t go wrong with butterflies and your box looks beautiful.
Hope you have a wonderful, well deserved, restful holiday and that the sun shines for you.
Love Val in Spain x

Sue Yorkshire said...

Lovely gift box Christine

Hope you have a lovely holiday and the sun shines for you all
xxxx

Jackie said...

Hi Christine
Very pretty box for FDD. Love the colours.
Have a wonderful time this weekend and I hope the weather is kind to you

Maggie C said...

Hello. This is going to make me feel old but Torquay is famous for Fawlty Towers I believe, so I hope where you're staying is nothing like that! Lovely little project today and the butterflies are so pretty. Have a great time and we shall look forward to seeing some photos. xxMargaretxx

Lacelady said...

Great use of dies, Christine. I have several B/fly ones I could substitute. I'm intrigued that no one seems to have commented on their tool n one - I used it yesterday and it worked so well, it should have been invented years ago!

Have a great holiday - how nice it was all done for you. Will look forward to any blogs you have time for.

SusanP, Kent said...

Beautiful! This is such a lovely project, butterflies never fail to please.
Have a lovely holiday and I hope the weather is kind. Look forward to hearing all about it with some sensational photos.
Sue

Layerlass67 said...

Lovely project Christine. Have a fab holiday
GemmaC xx

Laura O said...

hope you have a wonderful holiday,you deserve it .box looks fab and the butterfly is cool too .Laura O

Ann said...



Hi Christine

Really beautiful box so useful for so many special occasions.

So pleased to hear you are off on Holiday have a wonderful time and enjoy relaxing. You all really deserve this.

Luv n hugs to all Annxx

Janice said...

Hi Christine, what a lovely butterfly soooo pretty. Have a wonderful holiday , hope it stays nice and sunny for you all. Janice x

Elaine said...

Fabulous box ! Have a fantastic holiday. You all deserve a wonderful break . Photos please & safe journey x

LoraineC said...

Gorgeous box the butterfly is so pretty, have a wonderful holiday x

Sandra said...

Oh Christine that butterfly is just gorgeous, you have the 'magic' touch that seems to make things come to life!
Have a lovely break, you all need and deserve a chance to relax and recharge your batteries, Torquay is beautiful, my in laws live there and love it, as do we! Have plenty of cream teas, while your there too!,
Have an amazing time,
Hugs
Sandra xxxxx

ElizabethS said...

Hi Christine, what a lovely FDD today.
Hope you have a fantastic holiday in Torquay. You deserve it.
Elizabeth x

LyndA said...

Hope you all have a great holiday and lovely weather xx

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