Tuesday 31 March 2015

Our Friendship is Forever...

Hope you are all having a wonderful week! Anyone else looking forward to the long weekend ahead and the possibility of time to sneak away and craft?!?!?! I sure am :)

The Challenge over at Always Playing with Paper is celebrating their 1 year this week and I wanted to make a special card to enter in their now weekly challenge. I had the pleasure of meeting Lesley a couple of summers ago and she is a sweetie! 

I thought while I am at it why not enter a few other of my FAV challenges as well... CAS(E) This Sketch (sketch), Create with Connie & Mary (colour combination) & All Sorts Challenge (feature a creature).

My Challenges:

My Card:

Take the time to let your creativity bloom!

Card Recipe

Card Stock: Sahara Sand, Rose Red, Whisper White, Soft Sky & White Vellum
Inks: Staz On Jet Black, Sahara Sand, Rose Red, Soft Sky & Melon Mambo Dark Blendabilitie
Stamps: Gorgeous Grunge, Hello Friend {Lawn Fawn} & Flying Fancy {Forever in Time}
Embellishments: Basic Pearls
Tools: n/a


  1. Wow, Hayley! That butterfly is GORGEOUS all done up in these colors! I like how you splattered the background behind the butterfly and left the other layers plain. It definitely make a good-looking center piece! I'm so happy you played along with us at Create With Connie and Mary!

  2. WOW - so stunning!! That butterfly stamp is so beautiful and your colouring is perfect! Love it! Thank you friend for joining us at Create with Connie and Mary this week. xx

  3. Wow Hayley, what a fabulous Zentangle-inspired butterfly! I love the interest added by the subtle speckled background and the coloured pearls that draw the eye to the sentiment. Thanks for joining us for our colour challenge over at Create With Connie and Mary this week!

  4. Just gorgeous! Love that butterfly!

  5. Beautiful layout with the thin borders of color on each layer! I love the butterfly, too - great job with the colors! Thank you for joining us at Create with Connie and Mary!

  6. What a beautiful card, Hayley! Love the colours and the image! I might be heading your way again this summer!!! I will let you know!

  7. Wow...this is just one stunning butterfly! I love all the beautiful details and that sentiment is about as sweet as can be. Thank you so much for playing along with us at The Challenge!

  8. STUNNING!!!! Thanks for joining us at The Challenge on our Anniversary Linky Party Celebration! Sure hope that you join us again for a BRAND NEW exciting challenge tomorrow! -YAY!!!