Sunday, October 30, 2011

Butterfly Kisses, Dandelion Wishes


"All the precious time
Like the wind the years go by
Precious butterfly
Spread your wings and fly"
~Butterfly Kisses
I don't have any girls of my own, but I was once a little girl.
My father was always there for me and always encouraged and supported me in anything I did.
Nothing's changed even now that I'm older, I'm only lucky girl.
Sweet little image, isn't it?
For some reason, I couldn't really get this to photograph well, probably because I have a million things to do today?

Trying to maximize my time so I'm playing in a couple of challenges, what a way to kick start the direction of a card when you really don't know where to start...



The CR84FN Color Challenge...yummy soft colors...


And the Wee Memories Challenge to use Brad's Buttons or Bows..
I went with a simple bow from floss.

Supplies:
Cardstock: (White) Office Max
Patterned Paper: (Life's Portrait) Webster's
Stamp: (Butterfly Kisses) The Craft's Meow
Ink: (Basic Gray Pigment) SU
Fiber: (White Ruffle) May Arts
Other: (Markers) Copic, LaPlume
Tools: (Tag Punch) McGill

42 comments:

  1. Karen, this is gorgeous. A piece of art to my way of thinking. Beautiful design.

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  2. This is adorable, what a sweet little image! Great work Karen :)

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  3. Love the dreamy feeling of this card! you have captured it perfectly with the background and elements!

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  4. You are going to make me go buy this stamp set Karen! I love that image....so vintage and sweet! Love your vintage flair here and the use of the sketch is perfecT!

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  5. Beautiful, love how you stamped onto that fun paper... and I think the sentiment is perfect!

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  6. So so perfect Karen! I adore that little butterfly girl and you've used her perfectly! I feel the same way about my dad too, totally devoted.

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  7. Gorgeous Karen! I had to look twice... I thought the stamp was actually part of the patterned paper, she is so perfect :)

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  8. Butterfly Kisses... beautiful, Karen.

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  9. love the dreamy effect of your card. It is so beautiful and elegant.

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  10. Wow! This is a beautiful image. It is so soft and pretty!

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  11. Aw, this is so sweet! I love that quote, and your card photographed beautifully, as always.

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  12. Simply beautiful! Love the little tag! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

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  13. So soft and airy Karen, I love this card :) I'm amazed at how your cards are so CAS but still have such detail on them :)
    Jenny x

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  14. The card is so light and beautiful and reading your what you wrote about your dad, it's just THAT much more meaningful and sentimental!

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  15. This has a beautiful, dreamy feel to it, Karen! Gorgeous card!

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  16. This is a beautiful card and a beautiful stamp Karen. cheers Ange

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  17. Oh my..this is so soft and delicate Karen. I love it...and once again you paint such a gorgeous visual of wonderful memories.

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  18. Love that image, Karen, and the soft, pretty, watercolor affect you've achieved!!

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  19. Wow, great looking soft watercolor image. So beautiful.

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  20. How sweet! I love the color on the wings, and the tag is perfect for the stamped image. Thanks for joining us at CR84FN! ~Hugs, Cheryl

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  21. Karen, this is truly beautiful!!

    That song makes me tear up instantly!

    Thanks so much for the congrats, I am slowly getting back to normal. :)

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  22. Such an adorable card. very sweet and so beautiful stamp.

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  23. That really is such a sweet image and I love the ruffled ribbon down the side!

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  24. such a precious card, karen! awesome take on my sketch--love it! thanks for playing along:)

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  25. This is just so soft and beautiful and I love your use of this stamp. I also heart that tag! Just darling Karen!

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  26. Karen, this is absolutely gorgeous!

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  27. love what you did with the stamped image. wonderful shading. beautiful card, Karen!

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  28. Wow, another stunner! The soft, dreamy feeling is fantastic.

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  29. what a perfectly sweet image, and what a wonderul way you've used it.... :)

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  30. Oh... what a gorgeous card!! Absolutely beautiful!!

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  31. Such a pretty card - I do like the silhouette image and the way you've coloured the wings! Lovely. Thanks for playing along with CR84FN!

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  32. This is beautiful!! Thanks for joining us at Wee Memories Challenge

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  33. Gosh, I love that verse Karen! I'd never heard that before. And your card is beautiful!!! I love the sky background you created.

    I have four boys myself... always wished for a girl... but God gives us what we're meant to have and I was meant to have my boys. Which isn't to say I don't want granddaughters some day! LOL

    Thanks for playing in our sketch challenge!

    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  34. So soft and pretty - just love everything made with this image!

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  35. Lovely card !! is that a stamp or water colors??

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  36. Sweet card! And such a great take on all three challenges!!!

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  37. now how in the heck did I miss this beauty? Love how you've inked her up...such a magical card...seriously. Thanks for playing with us at The Craft's Meow!

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