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Current Inspire Me Fridays link-up HERE!




July 11, 2010

Fred She Said takes flight!

Happy Sunday!


We delight in the beauty of the butterfly...
but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
~Maya Angelou


Stamps: Fred She Said (monarch)
sentiment-CG
Paper: SU! DSP, cs
Ink: SU! classic pad
Other: kaisercraft gems, CB emb folder,
Offray white ribbon, white lace, gel pen,
piercing tool for faux stitching.



Here are some challenges...
Annabelle Stamps~sketch/bling
Paper Romance~glitter
Play Date Cafe~inspirational
TreeHouse Stamps~mono
Digi Doodles~texture
One Stop Craft~mono
The Crazy Chall~up in the air
The Shabby Tearoom~embossing
Sweet Stampin'~ things w/wings
The Town Scrapper~mono
Crafty Ho's~colors
Creative Inspirations (Wed)~on the move
KLStampinNScrappin~dry emboss



Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
Blessings!



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56 comments:

Pops x said...

Gorgeous hun i love the colours that you have used and the papers are fab too, big hugs Pops x x x

Terry Oulboub said...

Maria, beautiful card and I especially love the butterfly - my first butterfly when I was a child - I got to see one up close! The card is gorgeous with those pretty coordinating designer papers!

Sparkle said...

Such a gorgeous card!

PapierGirl said...

Beautiful card and butterfly makes the perfect focal point - thanks for joining us this week at the TSTR! :)

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Maria.

Hugs Riet.xx

Sue Lelli said...

Your butterfly looks so REAL! FAB card!

Nana said...

Gorgeous card, Maria!
Thank you for joining us at "Crazy challenge" this week!
hugs Nana

NGCARDS said...

This is lovely. Thanks for joining in this week at Creative Inspirations Wednesday Challenge Blog! xxx

Crystal said...

AWWWW Maria SUCH a beautiful butterfly and lovely layout!!!!! SWEET card girl!

AnnaBelle Stamps Blog said...

Beautiful soft colours, and gorgeous glittery butterfly!
Thanks for playing along with us this week at AnnaBelle Stamps :)
Andrea

Karen said...

Lovely, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.
xx

Val said...

Beautiful card. I love all the sparkle on the butterly. Thanks so much for joining OSCC this week. I hope you join us again next week.

Hugs
Valxx

Virginia L. said...

Love your Heart Wing Butterfly! Gorgeous! Thanks for playing with us at Treehouse challenge!

Tracey Lynn 'Fred' Miller said...

Beautiful Maria! :D

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Maria this is wonderful a real beauty I love the colours and that butterfly is gorgeous.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Heather said...

This is absolutely GORGEOUS!!! WOW! Incredible!

Kylie said...

Beautiful, beautiful card Maria! Your butterfly is stunning, loving the sparkle!
I LOVE your quote on top of your post, so true lol!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

Have a great week!
Take care,
Kylie X

Pat (mspfd) said...

This is amazing! What an awesome design!

Kelly Schelske said...

So very pretty Maria! Thanks for joining us at The Town Scrapper!

Carrie said...

beautiful card xx

Thanks for playing at sweet stamping xx

Katja of Katzz said...

Thanks for joining our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best! Your card is marvelous!!

Greetings,
Katja

Audrey Pettit said...

Beautiful card! Love the colors and papers and that butterfly is just amazing. Looks so pretty with the glittered details. thanks for playing along with us at TSTR.

hayward69 said...

Lovely butterfly and dp. I really like the sentiment too. Thanks for joining in with us on DDSB

Jayne xx

Justine said...

This is beautiful Maria, love your butterfly!

Chrissy D said...

SO pretty! Love the sparkly butterfly and choice of soft colored papers.

KymKreates said...

Wow!!! The TEXTURE is splendid!!! Thanks for sharing with us this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best and Good Luck!
xoxo,
KymKreates

Marlene said...

Ooooh...love that butterfly! So pretty, Maria!

Judy said...

Simply beautiful! Thank you so much for entering this in our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.

Hugs
Judy

Jóna said...

Lovely card, love the butterfly !
Thanks for joining our Texture-challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!
Hugs, Jóna

Nancy said...

This card is exquisite in its simplicity. I must be having a fibrofog moment as I cannot seem to call to mind the stamp manufacturer using CG. Please advise. I love the sentiment and everything about this card.

Lori said...

I'm loving this BEAUTIFUL card, Maria. Everything is sooooo gorgeous!!! Enjoy your week :)
Love and blessings of peace ~
Lori

Christine Riley said...

Absolutely stunning! Love the glitter.
Hugs, Christine

Stephanie Kraft said...

Beautiful, Maria! Thanks for playing with the Play Date Cafe this week!!

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Lisa Somerville said...

Pretty, wonderful design. Thanks for playing at the PDCC.

Risa said...

What a beautiful card! Your butterfly is the stunning and your detailing is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at KLSNS!
hugs
Risa:)

Jacilynn said...

so very pretty. Great card. Thanks for joining us at KLSNS.
;) Jacilynn

Rae Anne said...

Simply stunning!!! That butterfly is just beautiful. . .all glittery and popped up like it's getting ready to fly away - WOW!!! Thanks so much for working the corner with The Crafty Hos! :D MWAH!

Pascale said...

I love butterflies and this one is coloured so beautifully and I love the sentiment. Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Doodle shops Best Challenge hugs Pascale

Monika Reeck said...

your butterfly is so lovely.....great card...Thanks for joining in with us on Digi Doodle Shop's Best this week, hugs, Monika

Trish Hughes said...

just stunning, thanks so much for playing along with the crazy girls!!!
Trish

Suzi said...

This is just adorable, love the image. Thank you for joining us at OSCC this week with your lovely creation.
Hugs
Suzi x

Tiffany said...

Beautiful card! I love the butterfly! thank you so much for playing along over at annabellestamps blog!

Karen Howard said...

Wow, this is gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at the Digi Doodle Shop's Best this week!

Sue W said...

Wow Maria your card is stunning!
I love the pale lemon dp and the butterfly is just plain beautiful. So glad you could play along with us at Annabelle Stamps and look forward to seeing more of your beautiful work. Good Luck!

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Maria I have come back for a second viewing of this stunning card and also in my capacity as DT to thank you so much for sharing this beauty with us at OSCC this week.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Suzanne C said...

What a beautiful sentiment and use of the colors from the PDCC. Thanks for playing along with us at PDCC.

Debbie said...

Very pretty ... thanks for sharing with us in the Tea Room :)

merniebug said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us here at Digi Doodle for this weeks challenge.

Shelley said...

This is stunnng hun, I love the colours and the butterfly loks amazing. Thanks for joining in this weeks oscc. Hugs Shelley xx

jo said...

So cute!! Thanks so much for playing along with our texture challenge this week at DDSB!

-Jo:)
http://joboogie.typepad.com

Amber said...

Fabulous creation! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!
Hugs
Amber

Spicey Cat Chick said...

Great monochromatic card! Thanks for playing at OSCC.

Chrissie said...

Just beautiful!
Thanks for sharing with One Stop Crafts this week!
Chrissie

Tammy Miller said...

What a great card! I just love it! Thanks for joining us this week at The Crafty Ho’s Challenge blog! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!

Tammy Miller said...

Just love this one-the sentiment is wonderful and your colors are great! Thank you for joining us this week for The Crafty Ho’s Challenge blog