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A Little Wedding Shower Card

the Just Us Girls Challenge #247 just had the best inspirational photo and I needed a card for my niece Carrie Jo's wedding shower today.
I love that inspiration room - what a great way to make a small space really amazing! Here is what I came up with (I promise my middle panel is teal - it is rainy outside and it messed with my colors) using a rub on design, a Prima butterfly, a chipboard frame, a chevron EF, and a lot of distressing of mainly scrap pieces from the scrap bucket:



  1. Love this card, Nancy. The frame is so pretty and I really like that wedding paper. I'm sure we'll get rain here today....rains just about every day. Yuck!

  2. Way to use the insp. photo, Nancy :) Love the paper you chose, the embossed chevrons in the BG and that focal panel with the glittery frame and gorgeous butterfly. Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls :)

  3. Beautiful card! I love the subtle chevrons in the background and your pretty patterned paper! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

  4. This is so gorgeous Nancy,I love the butterfly and all the detail.
    Kevin xx

  5. This is a gorgeous card Nancy, I love your design and all of the fabulous details.
    Sorry I haven't visited for a while, I've been rather poorly.

  6. Beautiful and such pretty paper and embellishments!

  7. Excellent Nancy. Beautifully crafted card. All of the elements compliment one another exquisitely.

  8. WOW! That inspiration photo really is cool, and I love your take on it! The glittered frame looks beautiful with the butterfly and distressed edges!

  9. This is such a beautiful creation! Love the image behind that gorgeous chipboard frame and the pretty butterfly. Thanks for playing with us at JUGS!

  10. Wow - awesome use of the colors -- I love that bg! Thanks for joining in with JUGS!


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