Archive for May 1st, 2007

Butterfly Butterfly…………

May 1, 2007 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards, Home decor/3-D items

I LOVE- LOVE- LOVE- LOVE- LOVE- butterflies! In case you didn’t realize that already! If I had a tattoo it would be a butterfly. I just love them so much it ridiculous!

So for the CC112 Think Pink I did this card. My friend Debbi, gave me this gorgeous butterfly embossed shimmery paper, so I had to use it on the next two projects.

Unfortunately this is a sympathy card for a family member. I always think butterflies when I do a sympathy card because they are so beautiful, and the signify NEW BEGINNINGS!

This card was inspired by my friend Nichole. She had a pretty, sparkly butterfly on the butt of her jeans! I was so inspired to make something after seeing that, so this is what I did.

Beautiful Butterfly


I embossed the butterfly (WINGED THINGS retired by SU!) in gold EP, on vellum cardstock. I used versamagic dew drops, and a cool felt pen to color in the butterfly. I then cut it out, and propped it onto a Prima Daisy.

Tha card base was done using Bazzil cardstock. I get a assortment pack when I buy that was I get a little of each color. I tied around some pink organdy ribbon, and tiffany fiber (a must have both by SU!) I stamped the sentiment in gold encore ink.

I layered the butterfly vellum onto brushed gold cardstock. The attached to card base. Attached the daisy, and I was done. I hope she likes my card.

Sentiment reads

The butterfly counts no the months

(inside) but the moments and has time enough.

Doesn’t it just give you goose bumps? It reminds me that every moment counts. No matter how long someone lives, it the memories that are made during that time that will make it last forever. As long as you have your moments your time is eternal.

Granted I have never (thankfully) lost anyone close to me so Im sure that sentiment would quickly be trashed-

And onto the next item!

I also got the stickers from Debbi-and we all have a deal must use our stuff this week!

So, I got this lantern (as well as 8 others) at the Target dollar spot!

 lantern Sorry I just cant get a decent photo of it any larger. It takes up my entire screen! Just click it, and it should show all the details!

HELLO! Nice deal! Its suppose to be a hanging tea light holder. I am using mine for decoration in my bathroom! LOL!

I love the stickers by K & Co. as well. Purple is my favorite color, and the rhinstone on the butterfly head is my birthstone! Happy Birthday to me!

So this lantern has glasspanel, I put my cardstock in front of the panel so IF I did want to burn a small tea light I could.

The ribbon is rainbow organdy ribbon from Michaels.

No stamping! But I love it!

Drama Queen!

May 1, 2007 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards

alexa queen

Well, isn’t she quite the poser! Alexa received this gift from my friend Tracey, complete with pink boa! She obviously loved it!

So I made this card inspired by this photo- DRAMA QUEEN


I got this gorgeous velvet flocked paper at Michaels the other day. I am addicted to flocking these days, so I had to flock the crown by Green Grass Stamps called Le Femme Royale (which I so love!)

It of course needed some bling-and the touch of pink is perfect! I did this for the CC112as well. The bling buckle is by Hot Hues from Target!

Isn’t it so HOT! LOL!

Thanks for looking!

A few of my favorite things-

May 1, 2007 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards

Well I have been working hard these days stamping away! This is just a small portion o the other fun things I’ve created.

I will post a DROOL ALERT when Kim gives me the OK to post some of my goodies with NEW! Release stamp sets. I also have some publications coming out using her sets-so you will have to wait several months to see those. It KILLS me to have to wait and share.

So I decided to whip up a few samples till I can! LOL!

Here is my Have a Doggone Birthday!


With my birthday coming this week I have birthdays on the brain. I will be 29! I thought I would be upset, but I am excited about the change. Better to embrace the NUMBER, afterall it is JUST a number right? Deep breath’s.

Anyway-I love this image (Lets go for a walk by MFT) and wanted to use it. I thought it would be fun to use the image in a way that focuses on Kim’s “signature” headless style. Which I really like cause I’m not always up for making up faces KWIM? Plus I love images that go outside the “box”, literally!

I got this paper at the stamp expo I went to the other day. OH, its SCRUMPTIOUS! (Hope that is spelled right). I got it at the Bella Art booth, which I think it was agreed we all loved that one most!

The paper is The Sugar Collection, by Memory Box, and Ellen H sells it in her store here. Photos do it NO justice trust me! I was on a wild goose chase thinking where I could find more! The hoarder in me just cannot bear to think it will be gone someday! LOL!

I also used my new stickles (make a note girls) on the hat.

The image was colored with my Prismacolor pencils, and gamsol with blending stump. Put some dazzling diamonds on the hat tops by using my quickie glue pen ( another must have).

Shopping and Friendship


Now those are two things I really love! This set is my favorite! Its called Say Charge! Be on the lookout for more cool stuff with this set soon (hint, hint). I also love the NEW! Behind the Scenes set. Its just so pretty!

I did this for the WT110 challenge! It was to use orchid opulence. Well wouldn’t you know my dear friend Debbi is having a birthday, and her favorite color is-PURPLE!

She was suppose to get this the other day, but things didn’t work out so it will go postal with her birthday goodies!

I bought some acrylic frames at Michaels and they are by Making Memories. I LOVE them. And I used them all up! LOL! Im in a little panic over it, but I know where I can buy more, so I think I’ll be ok! 😀

So, I saw the frame, and had my colors and then it just took off from there. The ribbon is black velvet by May Arts (Jody’s ribbon share).

The Rhinestones are by K & co. Debbi I want you to know I used ALL my purple Rhinestones just for YOU! Love ya!

I colored in the flowers with a purple glitter pen. Jason bought me a huge glitter pen assortment like 2 1/2 years ago. I was like Um, yeah those are cool. Thinking what am I gonna do with those, and well can I tell ya, I love them! He got them at Sam’s Club. Must HAVE!!!!

The image was colored with my Prismacolor pencils, gamsol and blending stump. Isn’t it just so purty???

Thanks for looking-

My Etsy

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