Friday, May 18, 2012

Oh happy day!

Hi all!  I've got a sweet CAS card today using the newest EXCLUSIVE stamp from the May Market Fresh Kit......this awesome butterfly!  I have had some things going on lately and well, just not enough time to get it all done.  Pair that with our 21 yr old niece moving in with us this weekend!  Yikes......her room is NO way near clean!!

Is this not the most beautiful color palette here with this new kit?  {swoon}
I decided to use the butterfly and do a simple stamp and mask technique to the edge of some white cardstock.  I wish I'd had more time to re-do this card as that Pure Poppy ink I used just does NOT match the cardstock as seen here.  (it's the new shaped ink pad)

Oh Happy Day!

Have you checked out the latest MSS Paint the Town challenge?  If not, you most certainly need to!  You have the chance at winning a stamp set of choice ($15 value)!!
Have a great weekend everyone!

{Oh, Happy Day!}
Stamps:  Butterfly (Market Street Stamps MAY Market Fresh Kit), Simple Salutations (Market Street Stamps)
Paper:  Harvest Gold, Pure Poppy, SS White (PTI)
Ink:  Pure Poppy, Harvest Gold, True Black (PTI), Orangerie Palette ink
Misc:  Silver Pearls (discontinued at Michael's)


Marisa said...

Love that color combo and you know I love butterflies so this card is a winner in my eyes :) Have a great weekend, sure the room will come together :)

Kim said...

Just beautiful. Love the way you used different colors for layering your paper and the butterflies, so fabulous!

Karen B. said...

Sounds like you have a lot going on! Your card is beautiful, so much movement achieved!

*Alison* said...

oh my goodness.. LOVE the stamped butterflies on the side of the card.. and the brads?? they rock whatever they are..
Thanks so much for entering into the DT Call over at TAWS..This is going to be so hard to pick just one of you..
-owner of the Alley Way Stamps

Jeanne J said...

You have great graphic style! Your colorful butterflies are perfect and the little hint of bling - just the right touch! Well done!

Sharron said...

I agree with Jeanne--you DO have the most amazing graphic style! Everything on this card is just perfect--and I love the color combo!

Diane said...

Amy, left you a note at MSS, but wanted to come by and let you know how much I love this card. I'm partial to butterflies anyway, but this is just gorgeous. Love the masking with this one, and the colors ARE yummy. Love the simplicity of it. I'll be CASEing! Thanks for the inspiration.

Berenice R. said...

Gorgeous card! :)

Renee said...

Those masked butterflies are just amazing...
LOVE them!!
And what a weekend you're having!!
Your niece moving in...
built in babysitter!! :)
Hope everything goes smoothly...
we'll chat soon!
I can now talk and drive ;)

Karin Åkesdotter said...

Wonderful design! LOVE your card!
Have a great week, hugs, Karin

christy compton hall said...

Beautiful masking! Love that creative mat, too. :)

Marybeth said...

Beautiful! Enjoy your niece moving in with you, sounds fun.

Leigh said...

Beautiful card, Amy! I love how you masked the butterflies and the little gems are the perfect finishing touch!

kasia c. said...

Sounds like you have a lot going on!!
This card is gorgeous!! I love the colours and those butterflies are fantastic. :)
Also loving those metallic pearls!
Hope things settle for you soon. :)

Laurie said...

This is so pretty! I love the colors!

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