Sunday, January 29, 2012

A Note Of Thanks


Ok, I promise, this will be my last Heart Winged Butterfly card for a little while, I have now put it away!  I am making this using the CAS-ual Friday sketch and will submitted into that challenge as well as the Simon Says Stamp Challenge which is "Anything Goes".

Cardstock: PTI; Neenah; designer paper (DCWV - Mariposa stack)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black; Fired Brick and Crushed Olive distress ink; Copics
Stamps: Hero Arts (Heart Winged Butterfly F5158; Floral Brocade CG187); PTI (Mat Stack 4 collection)
Other: dimensional foam adhesive

It was actually many months ago that I stamped the Floral Brocade with red ink onto the Mariposa designer paper.  And I remember at the time that I did not like the result at all, I kept looking at it and wondering what I was going to do with it.  But, I'm not a "throw it in the bin" type and I kept it in my ever growing reject pile, until today.  Then today I decided to stamp another butterfly and color it totally unconventionally.  I think it's ok, but not really brilliant.  I hope that someone out there will enjoy it!

Thanks for popping by again!  Have a fabulous Sunday!

21 comments:

Lisa said...

The brocade stamp on the pp is very interesting, B! Kind of a collage effect- Another beauty of a butterfly :) It looks very cool withthe bold black on this!

Lisa said...

Someone does like it Brenda! Your read colored portions of the butterfly brought the heart design in the wings to life! You could make a Valentine with your favorite butterfly ;)

Virginia L. said...

Why stop when you are having fun, Brenda?! LOVE your heart wing butterfly!! The colors and the stamped pattern paper background are seamless together! PERFECT take on the sketch! So glad that you play with us at CAS_ual Fridays!

Rosemary said...

i'm not entirely sure what is wrong with this card, brenda, because it is just so darn pretty!!! and please... keep using that butterfly because you have been making some amazing cards with it!

Sue Lelli said...

Brenda, I think the background you created is very PRETTY so I'm glad you didn't throw it away! And that butterfly is so STRIKING! PRETTY card!

Agata said...

I think your butterfly cards are so wonderful that you shouldn't stop! :) Those colors are great!

Michelle said...

That background is fabulous! Glad you didn't 'toss' it! Love what you created using the sketch at CAS! Keep using that beautiful butterfly...you are forcing me to purchase it!

Trinh said...

I enjoy this card, Brenda! I never would have thought to stamp the brocade onto that PP - great effect. And I love the pretty butterfly.

Judy1223 said...

Brenda, see how it pays off to keep these images we sometimes set aside because we don't quite know what to do with them? This is so, so, SO pretty! I love the heart-winged butterfly...so happy to see you using it!

rcwidow (Linda) said...

I think it is brilliant! definitely not a reject!

Tiffany said...

Ooh! I really love the mirage of colors on the background and your butterfly colors are perfect!

sheila said...

you have been rocking the heart butterfly stamp Brenda! No need to quit now!

Maureen Morton said...

This is a fantastic match, Brenda and the result is such a success (rather than reject!)!!! Love this and the depth it has. Great job. Never too many butterflies, either.

alexandra s.m. said...

It's beautiful Brenda!
You make me want to play along ;-)

Thank you so much for your sweet comments on my blog, I enjoy getting to know you a little better.

Dawn said...

I really love the Heart winged butterfly and am pleased to see it, This card is delightful and the background looks good against the green and red butterfly

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous card, beautiful butterfly.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.
luv
Debby

Karin (PeppermintPatty) said...

What a wonderful card - LOVE your butterfly and beautiful patterned paper!! Thanks so much for playing with us at the Lily Pad, hugs, Karin

Tracey McNeely said...

Beautiful card, I love that Hero Arts stamp. Definitely not a reject.

walchowDesign said...

I am glad that you gave the brocade another chance! The brocade looks fabulous with the matching butterfly!

Jacqueline said...

What a gorgeous mix of patterns and colors - love this Brenda!!

Michele Gross said...

Wonderful job with the sketch! Thanks for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!