Fluttering By

Hello friends!  Have you already seen a couple of different styles now on my blog?  LOL!  I’m trying to get one on here that I think I would be comfortable with for a while…so far I’ve settled on this one! 🙂

So I’ve been “outta the loop” for a while and feel a bit rusty, but I thought the BEST place for me to start is with some of those card kits that I keep on hoarding and then it just sits and never gets used…so I’m going to stop hoarding and start using!  Besides, all of the contents are already right together and you can’t go wrong with that, right?!

So I’ve pulled out an April 2018 Simon Says Stamp card kit  (sold out) with some butterflies and thought it would be great to work with!  I needed some “pick me up” cards that I’m sending out to a couple of fellow crafty friends who need a lift in spirit and hope this will help send a smile their way:

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This card was simple as I just used some papers from the kit, colored the images with my Copic markers and attached to design.  I colored some white glitter paper with a yellow Copic to get that color above the patterned paper.

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This is probably my favorite one as I love the pop of black everywhere.  I used some of the Mermaid Lagoon Oxide ink from the kit to ink blend, distress with water and then added the Copic colored butterflies.

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This one was inspired by Sheri Carrol’s card design.  I obviously like her design better, but I find it amazing just how different a design can turn out from each person.

I saw that the Coffee Lover’s Blog Hop just started today (Yay!) and so I hope to be back later this evening with something fun for that!  I haven’t played in challenges for a while and it’s always fun to create using some fun themes!

Hope you’ve enjoyed my butterfly cards today and please let me know if you’ve stopped by so I can see what everyone is doing!  Would love to know how you are!

*Don’t forget to share a smile today!  🙂

I would like to enter one of these cards into the following challenges:

  1.  Simon Says Stamp Wednesday – Use More Than one Stamp
  2. QKR Stampede #297 – Anything Goes!

Author: *Vicki*

I'm so happy you found me! I love to create with not only papercrafts and stamping, but I love to dabble in mixed media, art journaling, scrapbooking, as well as acyrlic painting! You never know what project you will find on my blog! I would love for you to join my blog for updates with my creative art journey! Thanks for stopping by!

33 thoughts on “Fluttering By”

  1. So great to see you back Vicki and I have missed you too..who could not love butterflies..fabulous selection of cards, love the backgrounds and beautiful colours..

    luv CHRISSYxx

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  2. Such a gorgeous bunch of cards. The first is my favorite! Perfect CAS style card with gorgeous image & perfect paper! Thanks for joining our weekly challenge at QKR Stampede!

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  3. I love all the butterflies, Vicki! So good to see you back again. I’m following you via email now so I won’t miss anything. 😀 While I’m here, let me put on a DT hat – Thanks for playing along in our “Anything Goes” challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Good luck.
    NanaConnie DT
    PS I would love to see you enter this in our challenge at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies, too. Theme is always “Anything Goes with a Critter” and even butterflies count as critters. 😀 https://2craftycrittercrazies.blogspot.com/

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  4. I’m delighted to see you back to crafting again, and what beautiful butterfly cards you’ve made! They’re all so pretty, but that last one with all the texture just blew me away! You may have been gone for a while, but you haven’t skipped a beat when it comes to crafting! Well done and I look forward to more crafty goodness from you in the future 🙂

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  5. Oh, Vicki! I’ve missed you and have wondered where you’ve been, but life gets busy for us all! However, it’s wonderful to see you back, and what gorgeous cards!! Sending hugs and love, and I love your new blog! xoxo

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  6. What a lovely trio of cards. Thanks for linking the second one to the QKR Stampede challenge. I especially like the subtle blue – yet it really makes the butterflies pop! Dorothy S, QKR Stampede DT

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  7. Such pretty cards, Vicki. I love all the butterflies on them! Keep up the great work! Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede Challenge Blog. Julie, DT member

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