Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Mother's Day Butterfly Card

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Hello there everyone!  I am so excited that it's time for another challenge at Krafty Girls!  Yahoo!  The challenge this week is to create something for Mother's Day.  Believe it or not, I did not use the Cricut on this project!!!!!!  I know, I know...  It's shocking!  I like making my own patterned paper by stamping the image, embossing it, and then rubbing ink over the entire paper...  It's really fun, and I like the effect that it gives!  :) 




5" square card
Joy's Life Stamps- Everyday Occasions "happy", Holiday Occasions "Mother's Day"
Martha Stewart Butterfly Stamps
A la Mode- sparkle embossing powder
ColorBox Ink Pad- moss green
Black beading wire (for the antennas)
Prismacolor Pencils

That's it!  This card was super simple to make, and I hope you like it!  Be sure to stop by Krafty Girls and link up your beautiful Mother's Day projects!  :)

14 comments:

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Very pretty! Great paper!

The Creative Mommy said...

BEAUTIFUL card! I love that butterful!!! And I love how you created the background!!

Super job!!

Thanks for joining us at HIMCR!!!

Crafty Hugs,
Jessica
www.craftinandstampin.blogspot.com

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is awesome sweetie. I just love that paper.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Karen said...

Such a pretty card! The patterned paper you made turned out really nice! :)

Karen
craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

Rachel W K said...

how'd you resist the cricut?!? tis a great mom's day card!

Amy said...

This is just beautiful! Love it! :)Amy

Lisa said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous, Amy!! I love the stamped background!! What a beautiful card :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Brenda said...

Beautiful card Amy! I love the green ink you used and that butterfly is gorgeous!!

Sherrie K. said...

Wow, what a pretty stamped background! The butterflies are beautiful-this makes a wonderful Mother's Day card! Hope your having a great day Amy!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Arcy Scraps said...

It looks very pretty Amy! I love how the background paper turned out!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

I like all things Butterfly. Especially like the stamped Butterfly background. Fabulous card.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

DIANA L. said...

very pretty. Love the butterfly paper.

Maribel said...

I love the butterfly background on this card! Pink, green, and white combo is one of my all time faves! Love it!
Maribel

Jennifer said...

Love the background.