Happy Easter! I've had a little break from crafting and blogging, and had a lovely relaxing few days, with the family over for lunch on Easter Sunday. While we were eating lunch, the first butterfly I've seen this year fluttered past the window - spring really IS on the way! (My husband would use a very different yardstick to judge the arrival of spring by - the very first asparagus shoot is peeping through the earth.)
Anyway, I had to celebrate by using a butterfly on a card, didn't I? I've used a strip of paper printed out from Debbie Moore's "Black and white chic boutique" CD and a butterfly cut using a Spellbinders die. I'd wanted the "With Love" words (cut with a Tattered Lace die) to curve around towards the edge of the card, but unfortunately they weren't flexible enough to do that properly. Perhaps peel-offs would have worked better.
I added a few green gems to the butterfly to highlight it and also to emphasis the fact that there is no colour on the rest of the card - simply black and white.
I'm entering this card into two challenges I never thought I'd find myself combining:
CD Sundays - Clean and Simple
Less is More - Predominantly Black