Wednesday, October 14, 2009

FBW79 Time Flutters By

Time Flutters by, whether we want it to or not! This week's Flutter By Challenge is an open one...just use a butterfly and/or a fairy, and you are good to go! We'd love to see your creations!! Just link them up HERE on Danni's blog. We have an amazing guest designer this week, Christi Thorsen! I've been a fan of hers for a long time! She always has such beautiful creations...please be sure to leave her some of your flutter by love this week!! Please take the time and visit my teammates' blogs on my left will discover some truly amazing creations! And, a belated congratulations to our very own Chris for being selected as this week's featured stamper on SCS!! AWESOME!!!
I opted for a fairly simple look this week, and I played around a bit with the reverse image, so to speak! Instead of popping up the butterflies, I used the outline instead. Then, I painted the inside image with Coffee Shimmerz on Basic Black paper. The stamp is a new one that I bought at a stamp show in Greenville, SC. The stamp company is Sparkle n Sprinkle, and they had some really funny stamps (not this one of course, but Max is a frog in a martini glass, and that is the fun one!) The paper is from an awesome clearance sale at Target! The pack of 24 sheets plus 3 sheets of stickers was $2.24, and it is from Making Memories called Just Chillin'. I love a bargain, so I had to use it!!
On a side note, speaking of bargains! We have a department store here called Belk. In their store at Southpark Mall, they sell more designers than their other stores. Well, they had their mega clearance sale this past weekend. If the original price is $24 or less, the item is $2.98. If the item is $25 to $51, it is $4.98, and between $52 and $108, it is $9.98. It goes up from there, and I saw some dresses that were originally in the $500 range selling for around $20-30!! Anyway, I bought a pair of Lilly Pulitzer cropped pink pants that were originally $98 for only $9.98!!! Now, that is a bargain! I also picked up 4 Lilly knit shirts for $4.98 each. That is unheard of...I was so excited!! I can't believe I just went on about that for an entire paragraph!!
Card Details:
Stamps: sentiment by Sparkle and Sprinkle stamps
Paper: Just Chillin' by Making Memories; Purely Pomegranate and Basic Black by Stampin' Up
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Purely Pomegranate ribbon by SU; Martha Stewart punch; Coffee Shimmerz


Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

That is so true. Time sure does flutter on by. Time flies that is for sure. I just love your colors, design and sentiment Nancy. Gorgeous FBW creation!

coldwaters2 said...

Love your design, colours and those butterflies are fabby.

Lorraine x

Taylor said...

Cute card!! And way to go on the bargains - I love it when that happens!

Harriet Skelly said...

This is beautiful Nancy! Love those butterflies and the dp is beautiful!!

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

you think time gets away now???? wait til you retire! there is just NOT enough hours in the day - LOL.

what a stunning card. i just love the pink!


Lelia said...

Love that DP and ribbon! Gotta love a sale! :O) Lovely FBW card!


Christine said...

Love your card. It is so crative!!!


Michelle said...

Nancy - beautiful card! Love the saying "time flutters by" as it truly does. A lot of times I don't know where all those days went! Love all the pink too - oh and YEAH for you and your bargins that you found!!

Danni said...

Great bargains!!
Very nice card! I love the pink!

Ann Kranitz said...

Well your card is terrific but that sale...OMG....that sounds like FUN!!!

Heather said...

Super cute card! Awesome bargains! I'm a totally sale rack bargain shopper so I'm totally jealous! Great scores!!!

Nicola said...

Fabulous card Nancy, your butterflies are so pretty and your papers and ribbons are gorgeous accents. Woo hoo look who got all the bargains, you lucky girlie!
Nicola -x-

Heather Schlatter said...

Hey Nancy,

This card is such a good flutterby card!!!

Thanks for sharing about your bargins it was a fun read!!! I hope things are well in your neck of the woods!!!

How ya doing??

That sale sounds like a once in a liftime deal that would be awesome to come by!!!!


Abi Bundy said...

those colours are great!!