Sunday, July 3, 2011

MC July/11 - Red, White curls - Art

Love the way this turned out and totally not my usual style... But I've been playing with coiling thin strips of paper and just veered off to make this card.

I'm also using a quote by Quietfire Design.

If you'd like to see more details and descriptions, please click on card image. Enjoy.

It also fits for a few challenges:

Craft Your Passion #64 use the color red
Lexis Creations #43 Bugs
Paper Playtime #48 Use red, white & blue and a digi (the poppy pod) (won 5 digis from Pink Cat Studio)
Woodware USA #33 red, white & blue
Tuesday Throwdown #55 red, white & blue
Cooking it up with Katie colors of your flag (red & white)
Craft us crazy #11 red, white & blue
Digi Stamps 4 Joy #22 red, white & blue
Delightful Sketches red, white & blue
Flutterby Wednesdays #160 anything goes (but with a BFly)
Stamp with Sarah Kay #146 more than 3 layers (loosely there are 4)
Truly Scrumptious #60 things with wings (butterfly & ladybug)
YNS Challenge #45 Black, white &
CCEE Stampers #11-26 use your Cricut (the poppy pod)
Pixie Dust Studio #81 red, white & blue
Alphabet Challenge I for Insect
(butterfly & ladybug)
Simply Create #47 silhouette image
Stamp Challenges use a digi (the poppy pod)
Ann's Creative Nook #136 red, white & blue
Corrosive Challenge #123 white & red
One Stitch at a Time #69 use a digi (
the poppy pod)
Opus Gluei #108 your homeland colors (sorry no story)
Paper Sundaes #76 stitches
Stamptacular Sunday #118 put 2 of something (2 blue rhinestones)
By the Cute & Girly July challenge - Things with Wings
Fresh Brewed Designs Monthly - #50 2DP, 2 Shapes & 2 embellies
Short o Mania #43 Anything goes
Creative Inspiration #63 red, white & blue


cg said...


Rosemary said...

Yogi - what a cool looking card! Oh my gosh, I love the effect you got with the embossing and the color - those curled papers and the butterfly - came together for a wonderful and artistic card that totally captures our challenge!

Thank you for participating with us at Opus Gluei!

Shirley said...

Wow! Yogi, these are gorgeous flowers and the card is wonderful too!

NancyD said...

Yogi, Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges. I love your card. You've got a lot packed in - embossing, sentiment, quilling, butterfly - very nice.

Beth aka BR-T said...

Wow this is so stunning and unique! Thanks for playing along with the Your Next Stamp challenge Black and white + 1 more!

Debra G Smith said...

What a beautiful card. Love the butterfly with the stones. Love the quilled swirls.
Thanks for joining us over at the Corrosive Challenge.

Electra said...

This is really stunning! I love the curls and the texture and, and. I love the entire card!

lalkygirl said...

fabulous card,love the colour texture and gorgeous curls,such a striking look,love it
thansk for joining us at lexis and good luck
tracey x

Leslie Miller said...

Very cool! The embossed panel is the perfect background and your swirls are very artfully arranged. Love the red, love the card!

Deena said...

ooohhh I really like the way you sprayed your embossed background and the paper swirls...thanks for playing at the Opus Gluei this week!

Scrappy Scatty said...

how lush is you card
thank you for joining us this fortnight at DS4J
love Jan

Charlene said...

Hello to a fello Calgarian! I don't live there anymore, but I was born there and lived there till I was 12. I love your did a wonderful job with your swirls and all of the wonderful added touches you did to each layer of your card. Thanks for joining us at Digistamps4Joy Red, White and Blue challenge ~ Charlene DS4J DT

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Gorgeous project I so adore the colours you have used! Thank you for joining us at Alphabet this week

Debs said...

Wow this is fantastic, I love your technique and gorgeous swirls and flowers, super in red, thanks so much for sharing it with us at One Stitch at a Time this week
Debs R

Diane's Place said...

This card is beautiful. The colors and embellishments are awesome. Thanks for playing Paper Playtime's Digi Monday.

Katie said...

Beautiful card!
Thanks for Cooking It Up With Katie this week :)

Tammy L said...

gorgeous. I love all that background texture. So glad you could join our Seeing Red challenge at CRAFT YOUR PASSION.
Tammy GDT

Purple Crazy said...

Wow what a fab card, thanks for sharing with us at Delightful Challenges

Tracey Brossart said...

Wow very cool and unique! Love the embossing and the coils!

Thanks for playing along with us at "Paper Playtime" and good luck!

xx Tracey xx PP/DT

Chris / CS Designs said...

Yogi, Love the paper quilling technique you used to create your flowers. Also like how you embossed and direct to papered your background. Great card.
:) Chris / CS Designs

Sande said...

Stunning card!

Thanks for joining us on "Silhouette" challenge at Simply Create.

Hugs, Sande xxx

Marianne said...

Beautiful card you made. Love you embossed background and the butterfly's and flowers are amazing.Thank you so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge this week.
Hugs Marianne

ike said...

This is just such a wonderful card. I love all the texture and the colour is great. The trick with the Pasta machine is genius !!! :-) I will have to try that with mine.
Thank you for joining us at Simply Create.
Ike xx

Lesley said...

Very pretty card! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

Marlies said...

What a gorgeous card, beautiful details! Thanks for joining us at truly scrumptious.
hugs, Marlies

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lisbeth said...

Love your card, its beatiful . thanks for joining us at cooking this week

Lisa Jane said...

This is beautiful - love the coils and the embossing
Thanks for joining us at BTC&G this month
Lisa x

Jeanette said...

This was really creative and cool! Thanks a lot for joining us at Kort 'o' Mania this week. Hugs, Jeanette :)

Wendy said...

Love the card Hun thank you for joining us for our things with wings challenge at trulyscrumptious

Wendy DT TS

Gini said...

Love your blending of quilling with the embossed background.
Thanks for joining us at Opus Gluei :-)

Jana said...

Gorgeous card. I love the embossing and the quilling. Thanks so much for playing along with us at OPUS GLUEI.

Made by Mandy said...

This is a very elegant card, love that it kind of happened organically too, it amazes me how creativity is spawned that way but I do think you make things to be proud of :)

Many thanks for joining in with our Use a Digi challenge over at OSAAT

Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)

Janis said...

Hi! You won a prize at Paper Playtime. Please email me at with your email address so I can forward it to our sponsor. They will contact you with how to claim your prize. Congrats! :) Janis

The Stamper's Touch said...

Wow, this card is absolutely stunning!!! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Brewed Challenges.


Cheryl said...

oh this is one gorgeous card the detail is just so beautiful bless you for playing at creative inspirations,this week hugs cheryl xxxxx

Heather said...

Oh this is GORGEOUS!!! I love the embossing, flourishes, inking, the quilling... the lacy butterfly! really wonderful creation!

Thank you for playing along at our Month long prize challenge at Freshly Brewed Challenges.

Heather D.

Suzi said...

A wonderful card. Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations this week in our Red blue and white challenge.
Good Luck
Suzi x

Trish Hughes said...

congrats on the top 3 over at SC!!!

Hannapanna said...

This is really lovely. Thanks for joining us over at By the Cute and Girly this month and good luck. Hugs, Hanna