Thursday, March 19, 2009

Butterflies

I've had this card in my head for months now. I saw a cover of a martha stewart magazine-I believe it was a wedding issue-and I loved it(and if it was one I saw, it has to be a while ago!)! I think it was a white wedding cake with flowers going up the cake...it was beautiful! I had this idea pop into my head and hasn't left since! So, I decided to get the idea on paper...and here it is!
I started by punching a bunch of butterflies from my new Stampin' Up! pink flamingo designer paper. Aren't those colors delicious!? You will soon see how much I LOVE this paper! So, I used my Martha Stewart butterfly punch to punch all these beauties out. I added a little glitter to each one, for more definition of their "body". I used my great new glitters from stampin' up and a two way glue pen for the giltter fun. When I attached them to the card, I used mini glue dots right in the center of them, so their wings could come forward.

My card is tempting turquoise, a layer of basic black, and then a layer of whisper white that had fun running through the Big Shot with my swiss dots embossing folder. The sentiment is from the Note of Thanks mini card set, also Stampin' Up. I stamped the sentiment in black ink and then punched it out with my large oval punch. My wide oval punch went to work with some Basic Black cardstock to make a mat for the sentiment...and there you have it!:)

Thanks so much for stopping by! I'm hoping these little butterflies will help our weather turn more spring-like...are any of you experiencing spring weather?! Have a wonderful day!!

8 comments:

wendyp said...

LOVE this! I so want to make one of these. How cool would a wall hanging be with all those butterflies! Awesome card, Jen!!!

Julie Cluff said...

Love the butterflies! So fun and happy!

Tina said...

Cute, they look so fluttery with all those different dp's!

Michelle said...

Just gorgeous Jen! LOVE the butterflies - a butterfly PUNCH - AWESOME!

Angie Tieman said...

Gorgeous card!! The butterflies really pop against that white dotted background!

Jenn said...

I think your card is fantastic! Those butterflies make me warm just looking at them.

Dawn Easton said...

Oh I remember seeing that magazine too! GREAT memory you have to re-create this...it's gorgeous!! Love the fun, bright and cheerfulness of your card!!

leanne said...

Love your card! The colors are perfect. I think I'm going to have to try one:)