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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Silhouette Butterflies

Hi guys. It's been quite the busy time around here the last two weeks....and my crafting table has had to take a backseat. On January 11th, we were blessed with a beautiful and healthy baby boy. :) It's been two weeks of all things baby -- but we're having so much fun! :) He's such a good baby...doesn't take a whole lot of work, but he does have priority...and he's showing us who's the new boss around here! LOL but that's okay -- we'll let him rule the roost for awhile. :) Those adorable smiles we get in return make it all worthwhile! :)

So anyways, I've been getting a little bit of card making in the last few days. After all, babies do spend most of their life there's a bit of time to do other stuff now and then. :) I've always loved cards that had Silhouette stamping on them. For some reason, I always had floral images in my mind when I thought of this type of card, and because I didn't have any silhouette floral stamps I never could try it. Then I saw a card on Pinterest (love love love that website!) that used butterfly stamps for the silhouette images. Of course, if it has a butterfly, I'm gonna love it! So I decided to try a similar card using my "Fanciful Butterflies" stamps from Sweet Stamps.

I absolutely LOVE the way this card turned out!!!! It's not too complicated to reproduce (I mass produced using different colors and sentiments) and yet it's striking. There's just something about the Black, White & one-other-color combination. :) Always a classic! :)

 The squares are popped a bit with dimensional foam. (not sure if you can see it from this angle)...

I decided to also decorate the envelope that goes with the card. Nothing too fancy...just a bit of stamping with the "Fanciful Butterflies" bring it together with the card. 

That's for dropping by my blog today. Leave me a comment and I'll come visit your blog as well...
And now I'm off for some more baby time... ta ta! :)

supplies used:
"Fanciful Butterflies" by Sweet Stamps
"Effervescence" border punch by Fiskars
Black ribbon from my stash
White Bling


  1. Beautiful!! Thanks for playing along with us at DCD!! Lee-Ann :)

  2. What a simply beautiful card. I love the blue, black and white combination. Thank you for sharing this with us in our challenge this week. It's such a treat to have you share your talents with us, and I look forward to seeing more of your art in the days and weeks ahead. What a treat!
    Word Art Wednesday

  3. Love your card / envelope... So pretty!

  4. Divinity: Your card and envelope are both beautiful--love the butterflies--great job. Glad you joined us at Simply Create Too for Challenge #29 - "Anything Goes"--Come by this Friday for our new challenge?

    Simply Create Too Design Team Member

  5. So pretty! Loving the butterflies!!!!

    Thank you so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge!

  6. Your butterfly card is very pretty! Thanks for joining us at the Tuesday Throwdown!
    Kim L.

  7. Fab card, love butterflies, thanks for sharing at MTTC x

  8. What an elegant sweet simple yet profound card. You aare amazing.
    Thank you for joining us at Word Art Wednesday: we love seeing your wonderful art work and appreciate you taking time to join our challenge.
    Carole Robb Bisson
    The Blessing of the LORD be Upon You!

  9. Congratulations on your new bundle of joy! Super card and love the image, color scheme too. Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday.

  10. Lovely card and congrats on the little man.
    Thanks for joining in at Creative Craft Challenges.

    SandraT xxx

  11. Congrats for the hole family!
    So sweet and stylish card, beautiful colour combo!
    Thank you for sharing at my Candy & Challenge, good luck!
    Happy Sunday;-))m

  12. Amazing card the image is simply impressive. Thanks for joining in on the fun at Tuesday Throwdown. We look forward to seeing you again.

  13. Gorgeous card Divinity, love the butterflies and beautiful design.

    Donna x

  14. This looks absolutely really elegant. Love the design with the butterflies, punched edge and bow, Thanks for playing at
    Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. Bettina

  15. This is a gorgeous card!!! So happy for your new healthy baby boy ♥ God bless you :D

  16. This is so beautiful, I love the use of colour and the butterflies.

    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp challenge.




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