Saturday, March 3, 2012

~A Butterfly~

I have such beautiful paper to work with since receiving the generous prize from Linda via Savannah (World Card Making Day Hop).


What a blessing!



I just had to cut out the butterfly from the K&Company SW Nature pad. 

 I touched it up with a Sakura Gelly Roll and "redid" the antennae with skinny strips that I quilled.

I paired it with the sentiment from Flourishes "He is Risen".


 
Some little leaves from Flourishes "Tiny Flowers and Tags" are stamped in a window I cut out.



 Supplies:Flourishes Tiny Flowers and Tags,Flourishes He is Risen,K&Company SW Nature pad,Sakura Gelly Roll,MS fringe scissors,Marth Stewart inks,Memento ink rich cocoa,Ranger Tim Holtz distress ink pine for edging,Georgia Pacific white cardstock





The challenge is country comfort.



I am a city girl at heart, but have lived in the country now for almost 4 years.



When I think of the country, I think of INSECTS!


Butterflies are the prettiest. ;)  


I snuck in the leaves because we have a lot of those too.






I saw all these colors in the butterfly and paper!







Nothing else to share about this card except that I LOVE when I can bust out my fringe scissors. 


It was one of those "gadget" buys that I purchased before I was even a card maker. 

It sat on my shelf, unopened for 6 months or so-I didn't know where to apply it!

It always feels GREAT when I use it and fit it in somewhere.


Thank you for stopping by.





8 comments:

  1. This is beautiful Marlena, gorgeous butterfly and wonderful quilled antennae. Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week!

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  2. Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

    -Wenche

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  3. That butterfly is so pretty, Marlena. Love how you added the little extra touches!

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  4. Such a pretty butterfly! Love the quilled antennae:)

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  5. Glad those scissors had a job to do at last! I remember you winning the stash over at Sav's blog; you lucky lady, you! How nice to have a chance to use it for our challenge, too. THe butterfly's paper scroll antennae are a cool touch, Marlena.

    Thanks so much for playing with us at The Play Date Cafe this week!

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  6. Marlena...WOW girl what a pretty butterfly!!!

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  7. What a beautiful card! That butterfly is STUNNING! Thanks for joining us at DYSU!

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Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to stop in! ;)