Here is my MMTPT190, better late than never - too late for comments, but wanted to send this off to give Joan something to smile about for her birthday! HERE is her story Jpan is fellow teapotter, Emily's, Mom and is getting ready to celebrate a birthday, so we are sending her butterflies - and lots of them! She has been having a tough time of late healthwise and does not get out much - Emily would love for her Mom to move up near her!
I also followed the color challenge for today - Choc chip, Baja Breeze and River Rock, with white as my neutral - sorry, though, no dessert! Punched out my flowers, die cut the sizzix branch with leaves, and added rick rack to the card. Stickles were put in the flower centers, and glitter pen was added to the marker colored butterflies. The DP with the white on it was a gift! Thanks, Pat!
Hope Joan is happy to see all the cards coming to celebrate with her this week. Thanks for looking!
Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 GMT Views: 953
Registered: October 21, 2010 Location: in the okanagan in b.c. canada Posts: 10522
Wed, Mar 21, 2012 @ 12:09 AM
Oh this is beautiful and will definitely make Joan smile....very sweet...:0). What a wonderful used of that white paper and I love the sparkles with your flower centers and the butterflies....TFs..:0)
------------------------------ We as people are raindrops of colorful ink , falling down Crisp and Clear, each a different shade more vibrant then the last, but once we realize at the bottom of an endless abyss we all fall into the same inkpot forming one color, only then can we come together as one My son.
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Wed, Mar 21, 2012 @ 12:42 AM
Hey, Sue, one day late is no way late, please don't say that or there's no hope for me these days :D. Amazing DP - it looks like frost crystals or something, and I think it works wonderfully as a background for your pretty butterflies.
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Wed, Mar 21, 2012 @ 1:35 AM
Wow, gorgeous, Sue - the dp reminds me of white dandelion fluff floating in the air - you've used these colors in the most beautiful way - love the sparkle on the butterflies and the twin rows of ric rac!
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Wed, Mar 21, 2012 @ 4:08 AM
How on earth did you get Lars to sit still long enough to snap this picture girlfriend? That's how much he must love his new costume...he wanted to show it off! Snort!
What a wonderful job you did...coming to Joan's teaparty, combining challenges, and making this awesome, awesome card! No worries about coming in the late gate! You always knock yourself out for others! Beautiful, beautiful butterfly costume card! Those flowers are to die for, i mean to fly for!:-P