Happy Saturday!

Today I have a card to share that's my take on the current Get Your Diva On challenge.  It's a new challenge hosted once a month in our SCS forum and this month's hostess is Charmaine.  And the prize is a doozie... you get to be a Guest Diva for a Verve release!!!  The challenge deadline is tomorrow night (2/20), so you better get cracking!

When I first saw the inspiration photo Charmaine picked out, I totally dug the layout, so I sketched it out on paper.  Next I was inspired by the monochromatic colors with white accents, so  I picked out some pretty aquas in the Stella & Rose Hazel collection by My Mind's Eye and got to work.  No surprise I picked aqua, eh?  LOL

The cupcake in the inspiration photo looked almost beaded, so that inspired me to line my circle with glitter rhinestones from Pizzazz Aplenty.  My photo studio lights don't play nicely with the migraines I've been having, so I had to rush through the photo and couldn't quite capture all the glimmer and shine this card has in real life.  The sentiment is from Beautiful Kindness and is embossed in white.  I placed a couple sentiment flag diecuts on the side along with some Maya Road trim.  The butterfly centerpiece is from Prima and I added a couple butterflies using the SU! embosslits, then accented with some light sapphire rhinestones from Pizzazz Aplenty.

Okay, I hope you have a fabulous Saturday!  Thanks so much for stopping by!

Enabler's List
Stamps:  Beautiful Kindness (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Stella & Rose Hazel collection (My Mind's Eye), White
Ink: VersaMark
Accessories:  glitter rhinestones, 2mm light sapphire rhinestones (Pizzazz Aplenty), butterly (Prima), circle punches, butterly embosslits, white embossing powder (SU!), Sentiment Flags die (Lil Inker Designs), rose trim (Maya Road), Classic & Scallop Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Diamond glaze and glitter mixture

15 comments

  1. Wow, this is an aqua delight! Love the large corner circle and the white embossing! What a yummy butterfly and of course the floral trim & use of sentiment flags is a fab detail!

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  2. Love the colors. I need to try monochromatic.

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  3. What a great idea to use this layout! I wouldn't have thought of that! Love the aqua colours. Such pretty accents!

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  4. It's great how you drew the sketch out of that photo! The aqua is no surprise, but very pretty!

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  5. Love how you saw a sketch in the picture and your choice of aqua is lovely! Gorgeous butterfly and a fabulous card. Hope to get to the challenge today!

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  6. Hi Julee, I've been following your blog for a while now. I really love all your creations. This is exceptionally beautiful!

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  7. Beautiful card. Love the colors. TFS

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  8. Oh Julee, this is gorgeous...the color combination caught my eye right away. Beautiful elements.

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  9. this is gorgeous! Luv the color too!!

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  10. Julee, this is gorgeous! Wow! I love aqua too and if I could use it on everything I would....lol!
    All that sparkle is beautiful!!!
    Sorry that you are still having migraines :(

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  11. This is stunning! I love the colour of it!

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  12. I just LOVE your take on the inspiration photo, Julee! And that butterfly is to DIE for! GORGEOUS card!

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Thanks so much for taking the time to brighten my day with a comment! I love hearing from you.

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