Monday, 21 March 2016

CAS on Sunday #79, ATCAS#84 and Seize the Birthday






Hi everyone!!!!


A card I would be linking to three challenges. 
At the CAS on Sunday Blog the challenge is to
                                    
                                                      STENCIL IT  


 At the Addicted to CAS Blog the code word is 'Delicate'.

 
 and I will also link at the Seize the Birthday Blog. (I did not use the topping)




This is my card:



I don't have any stencils that are suitable to use for cards so I made a stencil using circle dies.  The black stenciled strip I've done on the card front, using Black Soot DI and a Platinum Planet, Brilliance Dew Drop inkpad .
For ATCAS I've got a very delicate butterfly and for Seize the birthday I've got a birthday card.
Butterfly stamp from KaiserCraft.
Leaves stamp and die from PTI.
Afrikaans sentiment saying: 'Congratulations'.




A little feathered friend saying hello while photographing my card!!!!!  This little guy is a Fiscal Shrike.


Thank you so much for spending some time with me!!!!!  Always a pleasure having you here!!!!




27 comments:

GerJanne said...

Prachtig kaartje zeg!! Heel mooi de rand met het stencil. De lichte cirkels erop zijn heel mooi.
En de vogel is prachtig!! Heb ik nog nooit gezien.
Wordt het al herfst bij jullie? Of is het een mooie nazomer?
Groetjes,
GerJanne

!neke said...

Heel mooie kaart , maar die vogel is ook top!
Ineke X

MaryH said...

Love your ingenuity in making your stencil, and it's most effective. The ghost-y circles look terrific on the dark background, and what a super look behind the gorgeous butterfly. Awesome card, and TFS your little feathered friend. He's pretty too! Have a great week. Hugs

Joyce said...

Such a pretty card. I love that detailed butterfly, and your home made stencilling is brilliant. Is that a striped enamel dot I see?

Martha said...

Petra, what a beautiful card. I love the stenciled background for the gorgeous butterfly and leaves. Fabulous design.

Ans Gilbert said...

Hoi Petra,
ik volg jou ook met Bloglovin en ik zie nu dat ik de vorige kaart ook gemist heb..ik dacht dat je er even niet was..
Ik vind deze weer supermooi, leuk met de lichtere cirkels, mooie tak heb je gebruikt en ook de herhaalde tekst is erg mooi..
Mooi vogeltje heb je op de foto gezet.
De puppy's van mijn dochter zijn nu 3 weken oud, het is nestje van 4 en 1 wil ze er zelf houden..
Mijn andere dochter heeft sinds gisteren ook een puppy, 10 weken oud, heel klein ras een Shih Tzu..ook lief..
groetjes,
Ans

Donna Ellis said...

Your little Fiscal Shrike matches your card photo! I almost wondered if he was a "pinspiration" photo until I saw what you had written, Petra! LOL Gorgeous card - love that bokeh technique and you've captured the delicate code beautifully! The sentiment is even prettier included in your color spot. Beautiful, Miss Petra - completely! hugs, de

Nancy said...

SUPER as always! Love stopping by you blog and seeing your cards up close! Thanks for sharing your talents with us over at Seize the Birthday!

Irish Cherokee said...

Your inventiveness and unique creative eye is just fabulous. The card is amazing. I am a birder as well. The shrike is a charmer.

Love, Hugs and Blessings,

Jim

Rosemary said...

your creativity knows no bounds, petra!! love your DIY stenciling... it is absolutely fabulous!! and of course that cute little guy showed up... he knows art when he sees it!!

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

This is a really striking design Petra dear friend!! I love the bokeh look that you have added to that dark strip, it really stands out! As ever your simple layers are wonderful and all add up to one stunning, cohesive CAS design!! I am in awe! The picture you took of that sweet bird is amazing too . . . is there no end to your talents? have a truly wonderful week! Hazel xx
My Card Attic

Erna Logtenberg said...

wat een mooi kaartje heb je weer gemaakt. Heel mooi met die cirkel achtergrond en die blaadjes die zo onder de vlinder vandaan komen! Wat leuk dat de vogel even langskwam :-) Lieve groetjes, Erna

Karen Ashbrook said...

A stunning card Petra. Your little feathered friend obviously thought his colouring coordinated well with your card. Karen x

Irene said...

Prachtig is je kaart met die cirkelborder Petra en die schitterende vogel fits the colour theme perfectly!!!Gelukkig geen "dropping" op je kaart hihi!!

xx Irene

Vicki Dutcher said...

Awesome card! I LOVE the bokeh stenciling you did -- fabulous as usual :)

I Card Everyone said...

REally Bokeh-liscious!!! Petra your card is fabulous - but the Shrike? I totally 'ooohhh-ed' out loud!!! Just darling! xx
=]

Monika/Buzsy said...

Oh, how pretty Petra. I am a butterfly girl! Any shape, any size... this one is lovely sitting on the leaf branch. The black strip with the white sponged circles add a nice interest to your card. Very sweet and well designed. Love your feathery friend. :)

Team Clark said...

I truly love this foliage and color scheme. Beautiful!

cm said...

Stenciling and butterflies: two of my most favourite things when it comes to cards! Your here: awash in creativity and beauty! Love this!
Hugs~c

Pat said...

This is a really pretty card Petra and I love the more neutral tones you have used and the bokeh effect in the background looks beautiful with the gorgeous butterfly and the gems and sentiment finish it perfectly. x

Jen Mitchell said...

The bokeh-like background is fabulous with the butterfly. Such a great design!

Hannelie said...

Ek dink in Engels sou hulle sê "understated elegance " !
Ongelooflik mooi!

Anita in France said...

Stylish, chic, elegant, Petra ... love the fun touch of that humbug enamel dot! Hugs, Anita :)

Shawna Standish said...

Delicate for sure! My favorite part is the bokeh black strip. Just spectacular, beautiful, elegant, I have a ton more adjectives but I would be here forever... just so pretty my friend...

Shawna Standish said...

Delicate for sure! My favorite part is the bokeh black strip. Just spectacular, beautiful, elegant, I have a ton more adjectives but I would be here forever... just so pretty my friend...

Desire Fourie said...

'n Pragtige kaartjie en ek van hoe die 'shrike' se kleure by die kaartjie pas. Pragtige foto van die shrike.
Mooi bly
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Monika Reeck said...

Oh how long since last year I never made bokeh ?you remind me of it and your bokeh behin the main leaves is so adorable.caught my eyes and so delicate your card...winner for my book..hugs and happy day
Monika