Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Can Spring Be Far Behind?

There's something about butterflies that just lift my spirits! We've had a string of bright, sunny (but still kinda cold) days, and you can almost believe that winter will be behind us soon. So when I decided to do Julee's Mojo Monday Sketch this week, I really wanted to use butterflies in a bright, springtime-y way.

I recently got this gorgeous Webster's Pages paper from Kate at i {heart} papers (p.s. - it's on sale!), and the bright, cheery colors and the butterflies just called out to me. It paired beautifully with this Stampendous Butterfly Beauties set. And of course, it just wouldn't be complete without some bling!

What I used:
Stamps: Butterfly Beauties, PTI Out on a Limb
Ink: PTI Ocean Tides, Palette Claret
Paper: Webster's Pages Cream, PTI White, SU Apricot Appeal, Baja Blue
Other: Random ribbon from Michael's, bling , SU Circle Punch


Jenny said...

Carolyn, I love your card and agree that butterflies {& dragonflies} lift my spirits as well. :) I see you are in NY, when you see your first butterfly, could you maybe send them up here to Maine ;)


Emily said...

Wow Carolyn, your card is so pretty! It does speak spring to me too. I needed that today because we are looking at another 4 inches of snow coming our way tonight and tomorrow. Anyway, love the paper (I'm going to check that out) and you are right, the butterflies work perfectly with it and the bling is just right. Great take on the Mojo sketch. I'm still thinking about mine for this week. Thanks for the inspiration.

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LeAnne said...

Beautiful card, nice blog--I will check back often!

Stampin'GHmom said...

Very pretty card! Love the bright, cheerful springy feel of it.

Tracey said...

This is such a pretty card Carolyn!

whoistracy said...

Very cute!

Jessica said...

All your work is fab! one day i hope to be so talented, and i see what you mean about the pink and brown with the invites, they look fantastic! I'm making my own but we're not tying the knot until Oct so i still have a couple of months and i will not be making 120! 60 at most and they are mainly brown... but enough about me lol. OH and i especially liked the card with the hearts flying out of the envelope, very cute! and the snowmen they were cute too! you do great work and you should be proud!!!! I do enjoy reading your blog, i might hop back from time to time! hope your having a great day!