Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Fanciful Butterflies

 Thank you for joining this week's blog hop at SweetStamps.com!  We're so excited to announce that we have just released 12 beautiful new stamp designs.  To celebrate the new release we will be randomly choosing 12 lucky winners to each receive three of the new stamps.  To qualify for the drawing you will need to hop through all of the Design Teams blogs, leave a comment on each one and look for the letters you'll need to fill in the blanks for the answer.  Make sure you leave a comment on each blog so you will be eligible for our drawing and return to SweetStamps challenge blog with your answer.





We are also offering a 10% discount on the new release images for one week
April 3rd to April 10th

My letter is T

Here is my card using some of the new designs


I started with a 6x6 lavender paper for the base.  I die cut the FRM132 French Lattice Small from Cheery Lynn Designs from white card stock and used All Purpose Spray Adhesive to attach it to the green card stock.  I stamped the 5000 Baroque Border and 3 of the butterflies from the S600 Fanciful Butterfly set all from SweetStamps.com on watercolor paper using Nightfall Shades Dye ink.  Then I colored the images using a paint brush and Shades Dye ink colors Dandelion, Tank, Forget Me Not and Fuchsia Fizz (I like the cases on these inks because you can swish the lid to get ink on the inside of the cover and pick it up with a wet paint brush for water coloring).



I hand cut the butterflies and painted them with Fairy Dust Creative Inspirations paint to add some sparkle, and used a foam dot to attach them to the lattice.  I also painted the border on the Baroque Border.
The white self adhesive string of pearls along the border of the lattice are from Kaiser Craft.



Here are the team blogs on this hop today:
Sandy (you are here now)
don't forget to visit Stacey 
for the final clue and enter your answer using the letters you collected on the 

Please visit SweetStamps.com to view all the wonderful new stamps in the new release.


Hope you enjoyed today's blog hop and please join us next week for a chance to win $20.00 in FREE stamps when our challenge will be Vintage/Shabby Chic.



34 comments:

Dawn's Craft Place said...

Sandy this is so pretty, I love the soft colors and beautiful design!

Shelly Schmidt said...

This is just beautiful! I love the gorgeous colors and shimmer! The layout is just stunning- love the lattice and the border image.

Stacey Richardson, SweetStamps.com said...

Such a pretty card...it looks like a butterfly garden! I love how you've colored the Baroque Border, and great job coloring and cutting those butterflies! The pearls and Small French Lattice frame add such an elegant touch!

Sharon Roselli said...

stunning card! love all your small touches that make it special.

Becky Dunham said...

Love this card Sandy! That baroque border is stunning and I love the way you painted the butterflies - absolutely gorgeous! The images are all so lovely - I need them all :)

Jan Scholl said...

That Baroque border looks embroidered. I thought it was a wide ribbon at first. Must have.

Theresa said...

Lots of cutting on these beautifl butterflies. You did a great job. Thanks for sharing.

Bonnie Brown said...

Love your card, Sandy!! It a beautiful butterfly garden. The new border is gorgeous with it!!

Linda said...

I agree with Jan I love the border with color added to it. Love your style.

Linda said...

Stunning use of the flowers on the lattice and the colours you have used are awesome!!!! I do love your butterflies too.

Hugs
Linda xxx

Nancy said...

very pretty card. I like the lattice and little pearls.

Jenn said...

I really love the colors. The butterflies are colored so pretty.

Jenn

Judy said...

Great card and use of the new butterflies! The lattice is awesome and all the colors are so perfect!
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BarbaraW said...

Lovely card. Love the border next to those gorgeous butterflies.

Tami B. said...

I'm so glad you used the Baroque border stamp so we could see it "in action". Your card is fantastic.

E. Marie said...

Beautiful. Love how you layered the butterflies on the lattice die and the side border is gorgeous.

Gvendalen said...

Beautiful card! Lovely coloring

julieprice3 said...

Beautifully done, thanks so much for the inspiration
Hugs Julie P

silvia said...

Beautiful card!!

Bonnie said...

Love the backgrounds you created and the butterflies are gorgeous

dmbennett said...

Beautiful Card. Love that border and the colors you used. And can't forget the beautiful butterflies.

Linda said...

Wow this is gorgeous!!!!! Love the design the butterflies and the border!!!!! the papers are perfect too!!!! Wow beautiful work!!!!!

Shirl said...

Sandy, Your background and coloring of butterflies match beautifully. Wonderful work.

Jo4Him said...

Your card is stunning; love all the details and colors. Thanks for sharing.

Scrappin' Annie said...

The butterflies against the white lattice and green card look so beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

Melisa Waldorf said...

WOW!!! so pretty

Jacqueline L. Challiss Hill said...

Sooo pretty! Love how you colored the Baroque border and the butterflies are gorgeous.

Divinity said...

so pretty! :)

Vickie Kertz said...

Very nice. These butterflies are beautiful. Also love the Cheery Lynn dies.

mtscrapgal said...

Your butterflies are beautiful. The whole design is wonderful Thanks

Pin And Tack said...

Delightful card - I love the color choices &, of course, the 2D butterflies!

mags said...

Beautiful card. Love the butterflies and the border looks stunning.
Mags
x

Cathi said...

I just love the Baroque border - at first I thought it was DP! Excellent job with the painting! Stunning Card - TFS

~ Kendra ~ said...

Beautiful!! I love these butterflies!! Love the shimmer as well!! :) Love your coloring on the border stamps, so pretty, love the colors you used!