Saturday, April 16, 2011

His Timing is Perfect and The Sweet Stop Sketch 104

Happy Saturday to everyone!! I am sorry I haven't had anything to share this week but I have had a couple of sick kids and a super busy week with school home work and projects. I did manage to get my card done for The Sweet Stop Sketch.  This week there is a spin, Winged Things which also means a prize to be won I love this sketch and I must say, I am pretty happy with my card as well.  The style is different for me but it has one of my favorite things, butterflies.  I have been waiting for the right project to use this paper from DCWV Mariposa stack.  I bet I took 50 photos and couldn't get the back layer to show up well, it is so much prettier in person.  I used this fabulous digi set from Sweet 'n Sassy called New Creature and you can find it HERE.

I colored the butterflies twice to make them look more realistic and give some dimension.  The edges were distressed and I then added Walnut Stain Distress Ink over them. The punch is from EK success and the leaf branch and circles are from Recollections.
Copics
E41, E42, E43, E47, E57 
Challenges
My Riley has made a card to share so please take a look at the post below, she is even entering a couple of challenges so PLEASE show her some love.
Have a great weekend and I will see you Monday!!
Signature Final

12 comments:

Joey said...

Shelby this is stunning and so striking with those butterflies. Joey xx

Dawn Easton said...

Oh no! Sorry the kids were sick! Hope everyone is happy and healthy now!

Your card is gorgeous! Love all those rich browns!

Fiona said...

stunning card!! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley this week.

Fi

Amy said...

This is stunning Shelby! Love the butterflies with this color scheme and the dimension you gave them really does make them look real!
Fabulous card...but I think it could have used some gems! ;)

karen said...

shelby, your card is just beautiful! i love the colors, and the butterflies are perfect, one of my favorite of God's creations!

Denise Marzec said...

Wowwww, what a dramatic looking card, Shelby. Love it!

Hope the kiddos are feeling better.

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous card! I love the colors and the beautiful butterflies.




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Cathy said...

Gorgeous card and those butterflies are stunning. Thank you for joining in the Papertake Weekly Challenge this time.
Cathy (GDT)

Shirley said...

Those gorgeous butterflies make the whole card pop! What a beautiful design~

Janice M said...

Beautiful card!!Your butterflies are colored so perfectly!

Beate said...

Gorgeous take on the sketch!
Hugs and smiles

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

This is STUNNING!!! Those butterflies look so real...your coloring is amazing!! Love the paper you used too.

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