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September 2, 2009

Blossoms and Flutterbys


...hey, when did Wednesday get here???? I completely forgot to schedule my Tuesday posts while we were away yesterday! We spent the day in Lancaster PA enjoying dinner and a theatre show...fun family time for sure!
However, yesterday was Digital Tuesday Challenge day! Did you all checkout the new challenge issued by Lora???? Lace & Pearls, there is some beautiful inspiration going on over at the DTC blog!

Fred, She Said is our fabulous sponsor this week and is offering the winner a $10 gift certificate to her wonderful digi store!!! How awesome is that?!
I have used a FSS flower and a FSS flutterby background. The sentiment is CG, have it on a card I recd! My lace is the MS punched border and I could not find a single pearl so I used a 'pearlized' glittered brad! Just showing you some variations to the theme, un huh! And of course you MUST use a digi image! Tracey sells so many wonderful images at Fred, She Said! If you've never used a digi and don't quite understand how to manipulate them....FSS is the place for you! Tracey offers sheets of images just the right size to print out and use....I think you'll be pleased with the easy results!

I hope you will play along with us this week, I'd love to pop by your blog and see your challenge creation!!

I made this card with Danni's Flutterby Wednesday in mind....Danni's turning the big 4-0 this week and is celebrating all month long. Flit over to her blog and read all the deets!

Hope you have a fabulous Wednesday! Blessings!

ok, did anyone notice I forgot to list the challenges????
Flutterby Wed~ a flutter for a birthday!
Timeless Tue~no coloring.
Secret Crafter~wings.
Lot to Do~words.
Sunflowers & Dragonflies~monochromatic.
Cottage Rumble~fold anything on the card (FSS folded flowers)
The Crafty Pad~sketch.
All Sorts chall~use digi, no rubber.
Die Cut Dreams~summer.

There ya have it! Thanks for the reminder!


Nicola said...

Wowee Maria, your card is utterly gorgeous. Loving the sentiment, flower and dp and your punched edge is the perfect finishing touch.
Thank you for celebrating Danni´s birthday with us.
Nicola -x-

Nilla said...

Beautiful card, Maria! Love the butterflies and the blue tone! Hugs Nilla

Anonymous said...

WOW!! Maria, this is just stunning!! I love the colors and those flowers look so amazing!! I also think that sentiment is awesome!! TFS! HUGS

Rose said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!! glad you had a wonderful time yesterday :)

Holly said...

Pretty! I love the butterfly background and of course the colors are beautiful! I actually had time to make a card for the Digital Tuesday challenge myself this week! Looks like I didn't make the cut for the DT though. :(

Lelia said...

Wowzer, Maria! I love your card! Wonderful job and thanks for playing at FBW!


Alanna said...

This is so gorgeous Maria.

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

this is beautiful! and i just love that sentiment!

i really like the color scheme too.


Bee said...

Really pretty card, love the large flower embellishment :)
Little award for you over at Crafts By Bee

Sara said...


Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Well my dear your post may be a day late but this is absolutely perfect for today's FBW!!! Love the blues. Stunning!! That sentiment is too perfect!!!

I hope you enjoyed the show in Lancaster. We love to visit Lancaster for vacations. That is where we went camping this past summer (and every summer). The shows at Sight and Sound are awesome. Did you go there? Have you ever been to one of their shows. I am sure you would love it if you haven't.

Have a great day!

hugs and blessings,

sam21ski said...

WOW lovely card and how fab tht it fits so many challenges

Thanks for choosing Lotstodo again this week - Sam xxx

Etha said...

beautiful!! love your take on all the different challenges :) great flowers!!

Susie Sugar said...

Beautiful fresh and pretty card
thanks for playing along with our challenge this week at DCD
Hugs Susie xx

bubblegum said...

Hi Maria, thank you so much for joining in with The Crafty Pad challenge and good luck in the draw. :) Your card is really beautiful and it is a great take on the sketch. :)

xxDebbie The Crafty Pad

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Maria.

Hugs Riet.x

Erin... said...

A gal after my own heart with all those challenges!!! Gorgeous card too!! Thanks so much for making a card for Paige:)

Jules said...

Hi Maria

What a beautiful card. Great papers, embossing and sentiment.

Thank you for playing along with the Allsorts Challenge again this week.

Love Jules xx

Donna said...

Hi Maria, this is such a beautiful card and I love your layout and colours, very nice indeed! I hope you have enjoyed your couple of days away from the puter and hope you can catch up with everything soon...life moves so fast in blogland doesn't it lol! :) Donna x

Allison said...

lovely card, great flower

Michelle said...

Beautiful Card - Perfect start to Danni's celebration!! So glad you were able to play along this week with the FBW challenge!!

Jodi said...

Oh so pretty!! Love the colors and the pretty butterflies!! That is a wonderful sentiment too!
Jodi =)

debby4000 said...

Beautiful card for the flights of fancy challenge, love the colours and sentiment.

Beth said...

Oh Maria this is gorgeous I love every detail of your card .
So glad you joined us at Sunflowers and Dragonflies this week hope you come back Sat. and check out the new challenge.
Beth U

Danni said...

I love this!!! That flower is amazing as is the wonderful paper!! Awesome job!!

Jane Carroll said...


thanks for joining us this week on SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x

maxine said...

wow a beautiful card Maria, thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week and good luck.

Debby said...

Fabulous. The colors are fabulous. The flower is fabulous. Did I say this is fabulous?!

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

great card I especially love the background paer
thanks for playing at Allsorts

Emma xxx

Silke Ledlow said...

Maria - this is so beautiful!!! I'm glad you had the chance to play along with us!!! Hugs ~S~

Deb Neerman said...

Soooooooooo pretty! Love it, Maria!!

rozzy said...

Hi Maria
Thanks for joining us this week over at The Crafty Pad. your card is beautiful. the colours are so pretty and love your take on teh sketch
good luck
hugs rozzy xx

scotspanda said...

fabulous card, love it
thanks for taking up my challenge at Allsorts :o)


Amanda xx