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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Butterflies Are Free-Is It Spring Yet?

*** Check out my second post today-A visit in my craft room***

This week the challenge at Sweet Stamps is : 
Shaped Card (not rectangle or Square)

Each week we choose a winner from the challenge to win a $20 Shopping Spree at Sweet Stamps towards your purchase of rubber stamps. You can use any stamp for your card but if you use a Sweet stamp you receive two entries in the challenge.
Remember, you can only enter the challenge one time, those using Sweet Stamps images will get an extra drawing in the challenge. Please limit the amount of challenges to 10 (including ours)  You must link back to us in your blog post.
I used the following supplies:
 Are you surprised to see my butterfly card? Now you know I just love this stamp-I use it every week somewhere in my crafting.
This card was so easy to make using the die to make my base,
Stamped  and embossed the butterfly on parchment paper and card stock.Just used my Copics to color the backside of the parchment butterfly.
Can you see that I cut out the lattice die and then cut that die out with the scallop die. Each piece was matted.
 This paper is from a DCWV botanical set I have been hoarding- I mean saving.
 Can you see all the dimension? I love having cards where each piece looks realistic. Looks like those butterflies just paused  to take a rest on the

So won't you play along with our challenge this week? We always enjoy seeing the new faces and designs and you could be a winner. 

Sweet Stamps Challenge

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  1. I love butterflies too. Your cards are beautiful!

  2. Oh wow this is so beautiful!!!!The shape the butterflies and colors are perfect together!!!!!You did a wonderful job on this!!!!!

  3. LOVE IT! i don't do shaped cards well. what's ur secret? i definitely need to treat me to one of those butterfly dies. they're gorgeous!

    coughing my head off - no clue why. feel ok. must be the warm/cold dampness. it's an allergy that pops up when the weather is cool, above freezing and very damp. drives me nuts!

    talk soon.

    hugs :)

  4. Beautiful Dawn! Love those butterflies!

  5. Love your card!! The Scalloped Circles are perfect and the butterflies are gorgeous!! Love the papers you saved!!!

  6. THat is so pretty, I love butterflies!

  7. Stunning card Dawn, I love the way you have arrange those fabulous butterflies on the background..

  8. Beautiful card, love those butterflies.

  9. Love your shaped card- the butterflies are fabulous!

  10. LOVE your card!!!! I love the butterflies!! Great shaped card!!

  11. Super cool cards. I love that latice die you used. Great job.

  12. These are beautiful I love the circle shape with the lattice and gorgeous butterflies!! So divine!

  13. Love what you did with the Lattice die and the use of the butterfly background paper. Everything blends together so well, it's a beautiful card.

  14. Wow! I just love this card. Very pretty shape. But I love love love the color scheme and 3-D butterflies! Lovely.


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