Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Happy Tuesday!  Popping in with a card to share.  It has been a rainy cloud covered day.  The thunderstorm system coming through has brought with it  COLD temperatures.     I just spent Saturday putting away winter clothing and breaking out the spring and summer clothes.  Oh, well!    Oh, the bright side, when it is rainy out, it is a fabulous time to craft!  

http://nicholeheady.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8341c64e753ef01a51193d2d0970c-piApril 14 Betsy SSI am playing along with this week's Papertrey's Make It Monday and Papertrey's April Inspiration Archive.  The MIM challenge is to stamp and emboss on small die cuts.    For my card I combined the colors, layout, various PTI stamp sets to create the finished project.  For the stamping on the small die cuts, I do not actually own the stamps that come with the dies, so I improvised with some background images.  I like the finished look.  I love playing with colors, however, I find it truly challenging to incorporate this many colors onto one card and find a balance.  I am actually impressed that I used these colors without a single flower anywhere on the card.  Now, that is truly a challenge for me!  I am also playing along with this week's Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge!   Love the inspiration picture!

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  1. Hi Betty. What a lovely card! Such a great layout, your butterflies are beautiful. Michelle :o)

  2. Love your pretty flutter of butterflies Betty! We had a dusting of SNOW on the ground this morning - I think it killed my lovely daffodils that had JUST bloomed!

  3. So pretty, Betty! Love the PTI butterfly die cuts. :)

  4. looks like you are enjoying your time off school-this is such a pretty card-love your take on the sketch-hope you have a wonderful Easter celebration

  5. Be still my heart- I love these butterflies!

  6. Beautiful card, Betty. The butterflies look like they could take flight!

  7. Such a wonderful card! Love the pretty butterflies!

  8. Great card!! I love the butterflies!


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  9. What a lovely card this is! I love the striking colors.

  10. Makes me think of spring Betty! Happy Easter and thank you so much for joining us the Curtain Call!

  11. wow! this is one happy and fabulous card. LOVE what you did with the challenge.


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