Sunday, May 8, 2016

Mother's Day with Leftovers


Last week I cut these velum butterflies (using the CTMH Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge) to use on  a Mother's Day Card for Mojo Monday.   Then I decided black butterflies with velum overlays would be more striking on that card, and set the velum butterflies aside.
Those leftover butterflies, now embossed, became delicate additions to this card.  I added a few skittles from Double Click; used a gorgeous die cut from Our Daily Bread Designs; and a sentiment from Newton's Nook.

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Speaking of leftovers, our family's annual Mother's Day luncheon was yesterday.  Guess I overdid it.  The fact that 4 cancelled at the last minute didn't help. My frig is so packed with leftovers!  I'll be distributing some to my neighbor, although Paul was hoping I'd have a three layer chocolate cake to share.
And then I had one uninvited guest of the wrong gender...
 
We don't usually include canines.  And I almost freaked when he jumped up on my new white sofa!
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Back to the card...
I am entering it in these challenges:
Crafty Calendar May Challenge - Things with Wings 
613 Avenue Create Challenge #175 - Anything Goes (option- use a die to frame/showcase your sentiment.) 
Addicted to Stamps Challenge #126 - Only a sentiment/no image
Come and Get It Challenge #117 - Card for a woman 
Pile It On Challenge #107 - Garden Creatures 
Stamping Sensations Challenge - May Anything Goes 


Hope everyone enjoys Mother's Day 
and a week of sunshine!

 

7 comments:

  1. Your card is beautiful Debi, I love the delicate butterflies and the colors you used.
    Thank you for entering the DL.ART THANKFUL THURSDAY challenge #179-“Mother’s Day” for this challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

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  2. Your card is very pretty. Love the soft colours and the little Butterflies !
    Great work.
    Thank you for join us at Come and Get It this week.
    Hope we see you soon.
    Jessica DT Member

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  3. A very pretty creation Debi and the colours and vellum give it looks so soft and delicate look, many thanks for joining in at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    I have some Tattered Lace candy here

    B x

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  4. Wow I love your card for the Mothers Day. It´s just so clean and perfect. The butterflies fit perfect to the romantic text. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to stamps challenge. Hugs alma

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  5. lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar Challenge blog.
    Karolina DT

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  6. Beautiful card. I love the delicate colours and the vellum butterflies. Thanks for joining in our 'Things with wings' challenge at Crafty Calendar this month.
    Hugs
    Bev x

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