Hello there!! It's been a bit longer than I had planned between posts, despite the fact that I actually have a couple of cards that I have made and need to share. Ahhhh!! The joys of being busy!!
After my last card, it would appear that I had a rough time branching out from the butterfly genre. I needed another teen card for a young lady mere days following the panic creating for the last birthday celebrations. Those creations can be found here and here, for those of you who may wish to refresh your memories or get a gander for the first time.
I usually try to create cards that are not overly "girly" for the fairer peeps of my boys, as I would rather they not be embarrassed to give the cards.
Not to mention that if one is going to embarrass their children, one should be able to see them squirm, am I right?!!
Despite my best efforts this card turned out to be a bit more "girly" than I was aiming for. BUT!! I used the last of my scraps from the papers made for the previous two cards and I got the card done fairly quickly, which in itself, is rather a miracle.
I apologize for the poor lighting of this card. I took the pictures just before leaving to take the youngest kiddo to the party and didn't have time to download to make sure I had something presentable. You will just have to use some of your creativity to "lighten" the card to a brighter shade!!
As I said, the making of this was fairly simple. I dug through my hoard and found a box of Glimmer Mist Masks and spritzed with a combination of light pink shades of Glimmer Mists.
Would someone PLEASE let me know why I even own PINK Glimmer Mists?!!! It is driving me crazy as to why I would have purchased these colors!! But, apparently, I'm using them, so maybe I'm more of a "pink" type of gal than I want to acknowledge!
The butterflies were die cut using a Tim Holtz die and a Martha Steward punch. A bit of bling for the bodies. Stamped the sentiment, adhered the butterflies with rolled glue dots down the center of their bodies so that the wings could be bent and popped up for "flight". The front panel was cut slightly smaller than the card base and popped up with some dimensionals.
I promise that my next couple of cards will NOT have butterflies, LOL!! In fact, I'd say they are at the opposite end of that spectrum!
'Till next time................................