Saturday, March 12, 2011

Butterfly Blog Linky Party, Double Bows, and Punches

Sooo ... Eva Dobilas is having a Butterfly Blog Link Party starting at midnight on Saturday night. I found out about it through Angie Blom, and thought it sounded like a good way to use some pretty Spring-y things to help herald in some beautiful weather.



Also, Clare put together a lovely Wednesday Card Challenge over at Simply Scrapping Crafts - the challenge is to use a double bow on your project, and she even provided a tutorial video.

And ... over at The Outlawz, Colleen has a Greeting Card Challenge to use punches or die cuts, so this card fit all three needs. How sweet is that!!!


I used a butterfly shape as a mask and painted around it with a paint dabber. Then I used my Martha Stewart butterfly punch to create a flutter of flies, and added some pearls that I colored with my Copics. I also added a "hello" tag and a stickpin that I made using a corsage pin and some beautiful beads.

I love the Spring colors against the black background - even after a long, cold, dark winter, Spring always shows up!

Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you like the card and are inspired to create something today! Big hugs to all!

Visit Eva's blog for the entire Linky List of beautiful creations!

18 comments:

  1. Theresa, your card is gorgeous! LOVE the masked butterfly topped with the tiny ones. Wonderful card.
    Hugs and smiles

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  2. Whoa-that looks amazing T! I love what you created here -so cool looking : )

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  3. Theresa....this is WOW......love and what a creative idea!!! hugs, Katrina

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  4. LOVE this!! Wow..what a stunning card!

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  5. Theresa, I am IN LOVE with your card..what a creative card, I might have to case it someday, it's just FABULOUS!!! Thank you so much for playing along! Hugs...

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  6. Stunning card..Love the big butterfly outline and the small ones..simply beautiful!!

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  7. beautiful card. love it.
    greetings from germany

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  8. How WICKED is that stenceling of yours?? Amazing card - my fave this weekend for sure

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  9. How pretty. I love all the little butterflies with your big one.

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  10. That masked butterfly is so cool.

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  11. WOW!!! How bold and dramatic is this!!! Such a striking card and love the ribbon treatment!!

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  12. This card is simply AMAZING!!! LOVE it!!!

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  13. This is so lovely, Theresa! I love that painted butterfly, and of course, that AWESOME double bow. ;)

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  14. Love your butterfly card!! I adore your crinkly seam binding!! I HAVE to get some!!
    Hugs~
    Dana

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  15. I saw this on SSC and wanted to find out how you did the area around the butterfly. (My guess was bleach, but I like the idea of paint so much more!) BEAUTIFUL!!!

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  16. gorgeous card, Theresa.. I discover your blog.. Gorgeous!

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Thanks for the love - it makes my heart sing when I hear from my lovely friends!