Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Never Give Up Hope

On the first Wednesday of every month, The Alley Way Stamps has a free digital stamp.  I am particularly in love with this month's - Never Give Up Hope...

Believe

Isn't that a wonderful butterfly?  It's fun, but meaningful.  The sentiment that I used came from the TAWS Christmas Magic set.

I used the colors from colourq which were also meant for October's Breast Cancer Awareness month.  (FYI - I tried easily 50 photos in different lights because in real life, the two darker ribbons are exactly the same color - but I simply don't have the photography skills to deal with the different colors reflecting from the different fabrics - sorry!)


I also wanted something a little frilly - that's not normally my style so I relied on a sketch from cardabilities.

  • Stamps: The Alley Way Stamps digital freebie, sentiment from Christmas Magic
  • Paper: Stampin' Up Basic Gray, Pink Pirouette
  • Ink:  Stampin' Up Basic Gray, Copics
  • Accessories: Martha Stewart Fine Crystal Glitter (on butterfly wings), misc black baker's twine, ribbon from Stampin' Up and other miscellaneous sources, Queen & Co Twinkle Goosebumps



21 comments:

  1. Fantastic card Kim! Lovely interpretation of sketch, lovely colours and beautiful message of your card! Thank you for joining us at Cardabilities!

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  2. What a beautiful card! Love the images ... And the colours! The fluttering ribbons team so well with the flutterbys! Hugs xxx

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  3. Fab butterfly and lovely row of ribbon tags. x

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  4. Simply adorable...great take on the sketch and fabulous use of the CQC colors! Thanks for playing with us!

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  5. Beautiful card Kim!! Love all the little ribbons, the embossing and of course that cute butterfly! Thanks for playing along with us @ Cardabilities!

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  6. Beautiful card and so true, never give up! Job well done. Thanks for joining us at Cardabilities this time round.

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  7. These ribbon strips are so cool Kim~

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  8. Kim , I had to laugh when I read how many pictures you said you had to take. I did twice as many as you today . Ugggg so I can relate! Love your beautiful ribbon card and such a pretty glitter butterfly . Thanks for your sweet coments too!

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  9. So pretty! I love how you used the ribbon to make the pennant!

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  10. Just gorgeous Kim, I love your colouring on the butterfly and all the yummy ribbon. Thank you so much for joining us this week at the colourQ!

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  11. Love your color play with this digital image! What a perfect card for this time of the year! Thanks for sharing, Kim!

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  12. Fabulous card, Kim, love the window, the butterfly, but my favorite is the ribbon banner! Thanks for sharing your card with us at the colourQ.

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  13. Super cute card! Don't you just hate it when you can't get your picture to reflect what you see IRL? Thanks for joining us at Cardabilities!

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  14. Great take on the sketch - I'd love for you to link up at 52 Card Pickup this week and enter my giveaway!

    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/10/52-card-pickup-week-40-and-giveaway.html

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  15. You do frilly well! This is such a great card with an uplifting message. I love all the sparkly bits too!

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  16. Great card, I love your ribbon banner! Great use of the colors. Thanks for playing with us at ColourQ!

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  17. Absolutely gorgeous card! I love your take on the sketch. Thanks for playing along at cardabilities!

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  18. Wonderful care... it is stunning!
    Thank for joining us at Cardabilities.
    HUGS,
    Sonia-SKdigis :)

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  19. I love Alley Way stamps too! I didnt know they did digis as well TFS! You card is gorgeous and I love the fold over ribbon, it looks really effective! Thank you for joining in and sharing with Cardabilities this challange xx

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  20. love the ribbon! Thanks for playing along with the cardabilities!

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