Butterfly Swirls

8/07/2011 06:25:00 PM Edit This 7 Comments »
Life is back to some semblance of normal and is chugging along. We got our youngest daughter moved into a new apartment in another town. She has a 7-month internship in Landscape Architecture. After she finishes that, she will have completed her MLA degree. She will continue looking for a "permanent" job. Such exciting times for her (and so nice fr us to have all 4 of our kids finished with college).
This little card is one that I am doing for a swap. I don't think that you can see it, but the butterfly image is sprayed with Tsukineko sparkle stuff. I stamped the background swirls with Memento London Fog, over a mask on the butterfly (stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black). I colored the image with Copics. The frame is Bazzill CS cut with a Nestie, with faux stitches inked around the edge. I actually made these in about 6 different colors. I will try to add a pic of those later. This pic was taken with my phone, and isn't great.
Well, my friends, wherever you are on life's journey, I hope that you are doing well. Take some time for yourself, and then take some time to give a hug (you will find that is for yourself, too, in the end).

7 comments:

Audrey Frelx said...

Hi, Susan! Your card really is very pretty and, of course, I'd love because I love butterflies (I just don't do them well on cards and crafts -- don't know why)!

My friend, have I ever told you what a sweetheart you are. You always visit me and leave such wonderfully dear and sweet comments -- I love you for that and for being you!!!

I wish your daughther continued luck, and congrats on getting 4 kids through college; it was enough just getting through my 1!!!

Take care my friend and I'll be back soon!

Kasey said...

Hi Sue,
Stunning card, I love your butterfly and the fact that it's Purple is just such an added bonus. I really like the way the swirls frame the butterfly across your panel. Lovely.
Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz

{Chrissie} said...

This is such a pretty card! That butterfly is beautiful!!! Thank you for playing along with the SP & Company Blog Hop!!!

Curt in Carmel said...

Congrats to your daughter, and congrats to you for getting all your kids through college. you should be very proud. Beautiful card. LOVE the faux stitching around the image. It adds so much. Hope you are feeling well! Best, Curt

Jennifer Rzasa said...

This is so pretty....I love the way you framed the butterfly! Thanks for playing along with the SP and Co release blog hop challenge!

Audrey Frelx said...

Hi, Susan! Just wanted to stop by to say hello and to say thank you. You always stop by and leave me the nicest, warmest comments -- even when you're not posting yourself...LOL!!!

Hugs, my friend; and, I hope all's well!!!

God Bless!!!

~Tammy~ said...

Beautiful butterfly image!!! Love the beautiful flourishes too!