Thursday, February 3, 2011

CR84FN13 meets Skipping Stones

Hi everyone!  Hope you are staying warm wherever you are......it is just beyond cold here in Kansas!  I was telling my friend, Jen, this morning that I needed layers IN my house!!!   Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr........:) 
I have a fun card today using some bright colors brought to you by the CR84FN challenge blog!



Here is my card using a background stamp from Skipping Stones Designs......I love this background and yep you guessed it!  I've never inked it up! 





My card uses the sketch provided by Lea Lawson on the Skipping Stones blog.



{Just Fluttering By}
Stamps:  Timeless Textures and Dandelion Dream (both Skipping Stones Design)
Paper:  Stamper's Select White, Hawaiian Shores, Dark Chocolate (all PTI)
Ink:  Dark Chocolate (PTI)
Misc:  Gems (Kaiser), Butterfly Punch (MS), Circle and Scallop Punches (EK Success), Red Grograin Ribbon (Dollar Tree)

26 comments:

Sue Ann said...

Oh I love that background stamp...... BEAUTIFUL!! and then the pop of the HS and PP .... beautiful. Beautiful card Amy!!!

Nancy L. said...

its beautiful! love those butterflies :)

Keva said...

This is just gorgeous! Don't you just adore that background? I can't believe you've never used it! I really like those butterflies, too! A trip to Michael's may be in order to find one. :)

Jen Carter said...

This is terrific Amy!! I love that color combo so much! That background is awesome, hope to see it more! :) And those butterflies are the perfect accent! Very pretty!

Kara said...

just beautiful.....gorgeous background!!

Karen B. said...

This is such a beautiful card. I was just thinking of ordering from SSD, and I think you've just sealed the deal for me.

Sara Mac said...

Beautiful Amy!!! This is so elegant and gorgeous! You used these colors together perfectly. Stay warm.

Christina said...

This is such a beauty, Amy! That background stamp is wonderful, and I love the little gems you added to the butterflies!

Lynn said...

Oh...the background stamp is delicious!

Silke Ledlow said...

Simply gorgeous GF! Hugs ~S~

Anne Marie said...

Amy, this is beautiful! Love how you used the colors and the sketch! I also wanted to let you know that I shared a bloggin' award with you a little while ago on my blog! I'm always so inspired by your creations and wanted to share some smiles! :)

Sue Lelli said...

Amy, LOVE the butterflies with that sentiment! Really FAB background paper, too! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Such a pretty card Amy! That BG is beautiful and I love the ornate butterflies! Thanks so much for playing along with CR84FN :)

Emily Keaton said...

So totally beautiful!! Shame on you LOL for never inking up that gorgeous background stamp. It is exquisite. I'll bet it will be used all the time now!

Debby said...

I love the different widths of layers for the mats and the colours all pop so well too. Love it!

Laurie said...

A beautiful use of those colors! I love that background! And those butterflies! We love those don't we? :) Gorgeous card!

Rhonda said...

Love the brown with the red. Not a combo I would think about. The bkgrd is great.

Debgem said...

Such a pretty card. I do like those lovely butterflies, and that red bow is brilliant (I struggle with bows). Thanks so much for playing along with CR84FN this week!

Lee Anne said...

Wow! This is just beautiful. I don't know even where to start!

Andrea M said...

Stunning card Amy!!! So beautiful :) Great job! Thanks so much for playing along with CR84FN!!! Hope you can join us again next week!

Stephanie Kraft said...

Lovely card, Amy! The sentiment is perfect with your fluttering butterflies! Thanks for playing with CR84FN!

Heather Jensen said...

This is beautiful. Love the sweet butterflies. :) I have to wear layers in my house and I am in AL. IT has been cold here too.

Thanks for playing at CR84FN!

~Tammy~ said...

Amy, I don't know how I missed this, but my goodness girl I am LURVE with this! I know I know I always say that, but you are killing me! Really! I wish I had my SS stamps with me! :-( I have had this punch on my wish list forever! Hope your weekend isn't too bad! :-) Hugs girl!

~amy~ said...

l-o-v-e-l-y! Such a nice mix of challenges! Thanks for joining us at Skipping Stones Design!

Colleen Dietrich said...

Amy! Congrats on top 3 at CR84FN! THis is a stunner of a card. I hadn't seen this before. I really love it. You always 'wow' me!

Kandi Phillips said...

I absolutely love that background and those gorgeous butterflies! Love your take on this sketch and great colors! Thanks for joining us at Skipping Stones Design!

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