Sunday, May 7, 2017

Mother's Day Butterflies

Hello Again! 

Back for a second post today- Yes, I was a busy crafter this weekend!
Can you believe that Mother's Day is right around the corner?  I whipped up a card for my Mom so I could get it in the mail. It takes a few days to get to Florida. 
I inked up my new April KOTM from Unity. 


I was drawn to the large butterfly in the set and decided to use distress inks for water coloring them. 
I did not want to take away from the butterflies, so I kept the layout simple, with a cs strip for the sentiment.  Doilies add a bit of girly-ness to the card. 
I used my MISTI to stamp my butterflies in the color of choice, and then once colored and dried, I stamped the image again in dark brown.  I love how this turned out.  The purples in the photo did not photograph well; the purple butterfly and the purple mat are much closer in color irl. 
I am playing along in a few challenges~

Just Us Girls- Mother


Watercooler Wednesday- Feminine Anything Goes

Stamp, Ink, Paper- Mother's Day

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge- The Great Outdoors

That's it for me; thanks for stopping by!

Lee Ann  :)

14 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Lee Ann! I love the beautiful butterflies and the way you water colored them! Thank you so much for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper:)

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  2. Hi Lee Ann, your butterflies are gorgeous here and one of my most favourite things. The colours are gorgeous and I love the doily edge you have peeking out from under that panel. Thanks for joining us this week at Stamp, Ink, Paper. Carolyn xx

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  3. Beautiful butterflies Lee Ann! Love the colours and your design. Thanks for playing along at Watercooler Wednesday.

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  4. Those butterflies are stunning, Lee Ann! I love the way you've coloured them using the distress inks. They just about "fly" off the card. Thanks so much for joining in with our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

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  5. Hi Lee Ann! I am a huge Unity junkie! I have been on the fence about the KOTM and you may have just clinched it for me! I love everything about your card! This is absolutely beautiful! Thank you for joining us in Heidi's WWC117 Feminine Anything Goes Challenge at Watercooler Wednesday Challenges.

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  6. Lee Ann you've created such a beautiful card. The watercolouring on the butterflies is stunning and the textures in the lace and zigzag are subtle but add such a nice feminine touch. Thank you for joining us in Heidi’s WWC117 Feminine Anything Goes Challenge at Watercooler Wednesday Challenges.

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  7. I really love this, all the colors are fantastic!

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  8. Lovely card - I do love butterflies on cards - and these are beautiful. Thanks for joining us for Heidi's Feminine Challenge at Watercooler Wednesday.

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  9. Wow!. I really love those bold butterflies. What an amazing project! Thank you for joining Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.

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  10. Beautiful butterflies Lee Ann! Thanks for joining us this week at Watercooler Challenges for Heidi's Anything Goes Feminine Challenge! Please join us again!

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  11. Very pretty butterflies, Lee Ann! This is a great card. Thanks for joining us this week at Watercooler Wednesday Challenges.

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  12. Lovely butterflies! Thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday Challenges!

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  13. What lovely butterflies. I love all the colors you used. Thanks so much for playing along wit Just Us Girls.

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  14. Beautiful card, love your butterflies and the design of the card.

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