Wednesday, April 15, 2009

It's Flutter By Wednesday, so FLY!!!

Welcome to world of Butterflies...every Wednesday is an escape into your own imagination and the imaginations of others. We're so glad that you are stopping by to see the Flutter By Wednesday challenges today! Please visit our head Flutter By, Danni on her blog. There you will find our featured team member this week--Kristie! We are also introducing 5 new team members this week! Chris, Nicola, Harriet, Stef, and Kim are joining the team...please stop by their blogs for a welcome to them!

This week's challenge was to use punches/die cuts on our cards, and I couldn't wait to break out my new Nesties Labels Three. They are so beautiful, and I purchased them from Paper Makeup Stamps (not only does Katie have a great line of stamps, but she carries Nesties, Copics, and now bling!!!) The circles in the corners are cut using my Creative Memories circle cutting system. It is probably the oldest tool I own, and it still gets used. I firmly believe that you can't beat this system...love it!!

My butterflies this week are from an awesome new set that I inked up especially for you this week. Fly-Butterflies is available from Firecracker Designs by Pamela. I was so excited to get this set last week! The detail on it is fantastic, and it was fun and challenging to color it. I did go over the butterflies with Angel Wings Shimmerz, but the photograph just doesn't show it.

This card seems so retro to me between the style of writing for Fly, the drawing of the butterflies, and the colors in the designer paper. I used my new favorite Basic Grey paper, Urban Prairie. The colors just seem to speak to me now.

Card details:
Stamps: Fly-Butterflies by Firecracker Designs by Pamela
Paper: Chocolate Chip by Stampin' Up; Urban Prairie by Basic Grey
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Nesties Labels 3; Angel Wings Shimmerz; Target Dollar Spot ribbon; CM Circle cutting system
Copics: G24, BG45, Y21, R85

18 comments:

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

Beautiful! Love that butterfly! Just beautiful!

Hugs,

Nicola said...

Ooh I adore your dp Nancy and those butterflies are simply awesome. Great card and I love it.
Thank you so much for your warm welcome. -x-

Kim said...

Gorgeous - love the coordination here. And I'm so jealous you have Labels 3. They are on my wishlist. I look forward to seeing your weekly creations on FBW.

Jan said...

Love what you did with these papers! Beautiful card, Nancy!

Christi said...

How pretty! I love that dp!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Love your cheery Colors and the beautiful butterflies. Aren't nesties the greatest!! Thanks for the warm welcome!!

FireCracker082 said...

:p) LOVE these colors!@ so springy!!

Danni said...

WOW!!!!! I simply {heart} this! All the bright, vivid, happy colors and well, the fun layout and well all of it! WOW!!
Awesome job!

Michelle said...

Your card is so colorful and pretty! I used the same paper from that line on my card as well this week! Your butterflies are AWESOME!

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Oh now this is sooo gorgeous!! I'm loving your popped up butterflies!!!

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

Love all of the beautiful color in this card, Nancy! :)

Jodi said...

I love your card!! So bright and ready for spring!! pretty butterflies too!
Hugs,
Jodi =)

Kristie said...

Your butterflies are beautiful!! Very cool nesties too, I think I need to get some ;)

Dawn said...

I love the bohemian look to this cards! The stamps are so pretty!!! great job...as always!

Cassie said...

those butterflies are sooo pretty nancy!! the whole card is pretty!!

Heather said...

Oh My Nancy this card totally rocks love that Paterned paper you choose and the punches are adorable!!! Your colors this week are great!!! Sorry I missed yesterday but I am playing catch up now!!!

Great Job!!!

Love it!!!

Oh P.S. all your lovely comments on my blog always make me smile you are just too sweet!!!

Heather

Tenia Nelson said...

Gorgeous card!! tfs!!
-t

Tracy said...

I love the fun colors! Those are really cool butterflies too!