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Monday, September 21, 2015

BUTTERFLIES AND ROSES

 
Here is my second challenge card as a design team member at 
 
LOVE TO SCRAP
 
Our challenge this time around is "Anything Goes".  Such an easy one.  I hope it brings you all out and try for these fabulous prizes.
 
Our sponsors for this challenge are:
 
Prize: 7 images to winner

Prize: $10 gift certificate

DRS Designs - a family owned company since 1950 - boasts hundreds of original rubber stamp designs. All images are available fully mounted, completely unmounted or mounted on cling cushion and are proudly hand crafted in the USA. Our rubber stamp collection includes a wide assortment of images including sentiments for all occasions, easy background designs and fun technique stamps such as our stained glass and plaid designs. The DRS Designs website features a huge card sample gallery, online demos and tips, a secure shopping area and more. Be sure to visit our daily blog with posts from our fantastic design team for inspiration and ideas.

Prize: Image(s) of choice to winner up to $15 value from the SNS Exclusive Line 

 The image I was given to use is called "Butterfly Rose Corner" by Bugaboo.  Ever since I saw this image I wanted it.  Then I saw that we would be sponsored by Bugaboo and I got excited.  I didn't even have to buy it.  This stamp is actually a corner stamp.  The card I saw had used it like this and I just loved the idea.  Unfortunately, my computer skills are not that advanced.  I had to have my FABULOUS SISTER from SYDNEY'S SENTIMENTS do this for me.  She such a great sister and so extremely talented.  You should check out her blog and see what an amazing artist she is.  
 
Anyway, after she doubled it up for me I colored one image and then colored the roses and butterflies again in another.  I cut them out and popped them up to give some dimension.  I used Glastique over all of the them to give some shine.  When I first started to make the card I wanted to put a simple scripture verse in it.  Then changed it to a sympathy card.  My aunt passed away and I thought this would be a nice card for my uncle. 
 
My daughter is all settled in at college now.  She is enjoying her classes and making lots of friends.  I on the other hand am just crushed without her.  It's so hard to let your baby go.  I am so proud of her and happy for her.  I can't wait till the first break so I can have my baby back again.  I am truly grateful for Face-time.  At least I can see her still.  Here she is when she first arrived to school.
 

I hope you have been inspired to create and enjoyed your visit.  Please stop by the LTSCB and check out all the wonderful creations and then join us in the challenge.

Thanks for your visit and have a fantastically amazing day!
 
CARD RECIPE
 
Image - Butterfly Rose Corner by Bugaboo
Coloring medium - Copic and Whisper Strokes markers, Glastique
Sentiment - Stampin' Up
Distress Ink - Tim Holtz
Papers - World Win & Generic
Butterfly - Craft Fantastic

CHALLENGES ENTERED

Fan-Tastic Tuesday #103 - Bright and colorful
Word Art Wednesday #201 - Always anything goes
Aud Sentiments #140 - Anything goes w/sentiment
Digitally Sweet #142 - Anything with wings
Natalie and Amy September #36 - Use a charm
Petal Lu September - Anything goes
Scrap & Craft September #13 - Butterflies
Sweet Stamps September - Anything goes

13 comments:

brenda said...

Love your card today Robin, I always have a love of floral wreaths and this one with the roses is delightful.

I can totally identify with your feelings at the moment, it's hard when they go off to collage and I hope you can as I have done, find some comfort in losing yourself in crafting.

B x

Lisa said...

What a beautiful card!! I love the flowers and the sentiment!! I'm so sorry you needed it...prayers for your family on the loss of your aunt. Your daughter is so beautiful!! I hope she enjoys her time in college...it goes by so fast!! Have a great day :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Tammy Cochrane said...

What a great use of the corner digi stamp! Very beautiful sympathy card!
Tammy

Elaine Stark said...

A beautiful card. A lovely sentiment surrounded by beautifuuly coloured flowers. Thanks for joining Aud Sentiments challenge. Elaine

Lillian A said...

Beautiful card - love the verse on this, and the image is so well colored, I think I can smell the roses!

Elizabeth Hart said...

Such a lovely card - the sentiment is so heartelt. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Fan-tastic Tuesday Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Annette Reed said...

This is so pretty! The roses and butterflies look lovely against this blue background. I love the added dimension and glossy look.

Irena Stefanova said...

I like your card very much, but I am so sorry that you needed it.
I pray for you and your family.
Hugs
Irena xx

Hsu Emily said...

Those flower are just so pretty! Love these!
Thank you for always encouraging me

THANKS AND Best regards
Emily Hsu

Ann Chuang said...

This is stunning. You did a beautiful job with this.
Hugs :)

FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

Gorgeous card! I'm sure your Uncle will cherish it.
Congrats on your daughter :o)

Heather said...

This is so pretty!! Great idea to double up on that beautiful image. I need a sister like that because my digi skills are really lacking! Your card looks fabulous and I really like the bit of sparkle.

Leslie said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Robin! You really rocked that corner image from Bugaboo... great way to use it! And the sentiment is beautiful. You are a wonderful asset to the LTSCB DT and I appreciate you! :)