Saturday, April 21, 2012

Birthday Butterfly

Wow! I finally got to make a card again. I have been so busy lately that I'm having a hard time finding time to craft. My son is getting married in two weeks, we are doing some improvements to our rent house, so our new renter can move in May 1, and I have been down to my Mom's last week to take her to the doctor. But, I'm making time today. Tomorrow is already taken by my son and his fiance.

On to my card. This is a card for my Mom's birthday. She will be 90. And she still lives alone and is in good health for her age. I love butterflies. They are so dainty and fragile looking, but so beautiful.

Cardstock - CS is Bazzill and DP is K and Company. The oval white piece is from my stash.
Die Cuts - Butterfly is Marianne Designs, Beaded Oval and Oval is Spellbinders
Punches - Both the Scallop Edge and Decorative Label Punches are Stampin Up
Embossing Folder - Wings by Craft Concepts
Sentiment - Stampin Up's Well Scripted set and it is inked in Stampin Up Orchid Opulence
Ribbon and Gems - Recollections from Michael's

I plan to enter this card in these challenges:

Crafty Ribbons Challenge - #17 - Things with Wings

Delicious Doodles Challenge - #17 - Loads of Layers

Paper Pretties Challenge - PPMC35 - Embossing Dry or Wet

Sassy Cheryl's Challenge - #111 - Butterflies

Paper Shelter Challenge - #60 - Wings and Things

Whimsy Inspirations Challenge - #35 - Punches or Die Cuts

Fussy and Fancy Challenge - #61 - Punches and Dies

Stampin' For The Weekend Challenge - #8 - Sparkle and Shine

Delightful Challenges - Sketch

Our Creative Corner Challenge - Butterflies

I hope you find some inspiration here and have a blessed day.


Charlene said...

Wow what a stunning card, I love the colors you have chose. That die cut butterfly is beautiful. Great card! Thank you for sharing and entering your card with us at Whimsy this week.

Chrissy said...

What a gorgeous butterfly, love the colours you have used, such a pretty card.

Thanks for joining in with us at ‘Fussy and Fancy’


Sazzle said...

Great card Gale and hope you get some more time soon to craft :-)

Thanks for joining us for our punches and dies challenge over at Fussy and Fancy - good luck!

xx Happy crafting and glittery hugs xx


catherine said...

You sound as busy as me. Time flies so quick sometimes. I'm sure you will be organised for all your events.
Fantastic card and the colour is stunning. Such a beautiful butterfly
x catherine

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great card, love your take on our sketch this week, that butterfly is stunning!

Thank you for sharing with us at Delightful Challenges this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Croms' Cubby Hole said...

A stunning card for your mum's b'day. I hope she enjoys her day. Thank you for sharing this with us at Delicious Doodles and hope to see more of your work in the future

pinky said...

Perfectly gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.

Diamond Doll said...

Gorgeous card.Thankyou for joining us at CRAFTY RIBBONS.
Trish (-:

Sassy Cheryl said...

Congrats on your son getting married!!!! What a special time.
Loving this gorgeous b-day card. The lavender is perfect and I adore that HUGE butterfly.
Thanks for playing in the Butterflies challenge this week at Sassy Cheryl's

Bente said...

Totally stunning card, thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter challenges this week.
Hugs, Bente

Ann English said...

Congratulations! One of my daughter's got married not too long ago-made me both very happy and a little sad---she's not just ours any more!
Your birthday card is beautiful!
Thank you for joining us this week for the Sassy Cheryl's challenge!

Rosalien Zwackhalen said...

Beautiful card, love these colours. Thanks for playing along with DC.

Hugs, Rosalien

Debs said...

Gorgeous card, love your image and colours,
Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter this week.
Hugs Debs

rudlis said...

Beautiful card. I love these colours! Thanks for joining in at OCC.