Friday, 17 June 2011

Challenge # 25 - Butterflies and Dragonflies

Welcome to our next challenge! This time it is being hosted by our newest DT member, the super talented, Angela. Please visit Angela's blog to get to know her, she has some awesome artwork there!

Angela Here! The newbie to the group and I am so thrilled and honored to be here! A great big Thank you to all who entered our "Boys and Men" Challenge. Your entries were fantastic yet again and we truly enjoyed popping around to see them! Michelle will be announcing the Top 5 for the Boys and Men Challenge Theme next Friday so do be sure to check in on that.

Now off to this Fortnights challenge.......

And the theme is "Butterflies and Dragonflies"
So we would like to see your wonderful projects incorporating Butterflies and Dragonflies. Be it cards, frames, altered Art, ATc' long as it is in the Butterflies and Dragonflies theme. We cannot wait to see them.
Now Don''t forget we have a prize of a £10 gift voucher for the Stamp Man shop up for grabs. All the challenge details and rules for entering can be found by clicking the associated tab at the top of the page.
Our super talented design team have been very busy making lots of inspiration for you. You can click on their names to see more info on their wonderful projects.

I used
Tim Holtz Sizzix Die Tat
tered Florals
Fiskars Elegant bo
rder punch(from sale room)
Gold filament paper
Gold foil

Janet used
Stampendous butterflies
Tags and sentiment from sale room

Lisa O

Lisa used:
Aspects of Design Stamps-Daisy Daydreams and Butterfly Garden
Broken China & Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink


I used
large handcarved dotted dragonfly
Aspects of Design - plate 49 Japanese Dragonfly Dreams
Tim Holtz distress inks- various
Tim Holtz movers and shapers mini butt


Neil used

F08 cluster of 3 dragonflies
I06 Large Handcarved dotted dragonfly
I12 Stone relief border
Distress ink
Moonglow two tone embossing powder midnight teal obsidian
Scrabble tiles


Jill used:

Aspects of Design Framies 5 stamps
Nestabilites Labels 5
Brown Stazon Ink Pad
Distress Inks Bundled Sage and Spun Sugar
Spun Sugar and Walnut ink papers from Core'dinations Distress Paper Pad
Silver Curly Clips
Cuttlebug Embossing Folders: Jules Jewels and Swiss Dots
Brown Brads
Word stamp from Tim Holtz - Mini Muse 063


Michelle Used

Non Sequitur – On Gossamer wings


Lisa used:

Brenda used
DIs - shabby shutters, peeled paint, weathered wood, tattered rose, walnut stain, black soot
Stamps - Tim Holtz Urban Tapestry set and Papillon, Aspects of Design Dragonflies
Clear embossing powder.
Acrylic paint


Sue used:

Aspects of Design - Cluster of 3 Dragonflies
Aspects of Design - Floral
Tim Holtz - Vintage Market Sizzlet die
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Distressed Stripes

We'd love to see your projects on this theme, so please remember to check out the challenge rules in the sidebar and join us with Inlinkz below!


  1. What beautiful designs the DT have come up with... totaly stunning all xx

  2. Some lovely examples from the DT

  3. Hi Thanks for a fun challenge
    love and hugs
    chris richards

  4. great challenge theme - thank you!

  5. Great challenge. The projects by the DT are awesome. Hugs, dj

  6. Love the variety by the DT. Beautiful designs. Thanks for the fun

  7. WOW! What a wonderful selection of cards! Great theme !!

    Thank you!!

  8. Well I promised I would join in this month, but you certainly do not need me to make up numbers. Some really terrific entries here - well done everyone!

  9. Sorry, had a problem linking so entry 78 is the correct one.
    Love all the DT samples.

  10. I enjoyed making this card as I love butterflies and dragonflies and can add sparkle too:) The cards that are made here are just amazing!!!

  11. great challenge theme - who doesn't love butterflies and dragonflies? Thanks for the challenge!


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