Thursday, May 7, 2009

Sketch # 94

Today's my birthday and I just realized as I was posting this that I am half as old as the number of today's challenge. How funny is that and what's the likelihood that something like that would happen? I know!!!! I'm OLD!!!!

Enough about that, I'm sure you didn't come here to get a math lesson. What you really came her for was to check out this week's Sketches card challenge.

What a fabulous sketch it is but don't take my word for it. Lookie here!!!

Here's what I did with the sketch:
Isn't that paper yummy? I loved the way the butterflies looked against it. It's from Memory Box and I found it at my LSS (The Stamp Asylum). In fact, I loved it so much I went back and made a Mother's Day card just like it for someone at work. I think I'm gonna have to go back and get some more.
The butterflies are covered with Glossy Accents to give them shine. The big butterfly is from Stampin Up's On Gossamer Wings and is stamped in burgundy and watercolored using browns.
If you like this, you'll love what the rest of the team did with the challenge. You can find their lovely work on the Sketches site. Head on over and check it out. You're in for a treat.
I can see the minutes clicking away on the clock. I'll sure be glad when I get my internet back at the house. I don't mind coming to the library, but I sure would like to have a little more time. You know the saying "time flies when you're having fun"? Well it should be "time flies when you're trying to acomplish about a hundred things on the computer in the time span of an hour". Whew! What a mouthful! With that said, I'm gonna say bye bye for now! Have a fabulous day and thanks for stopping by! TTFN
Hugs, Becky

8 comments:

Olena said...

WOW~! Very elegant and soft card! Love it! ~Olena~

Christine said...

Happy Birthday, Becky! I hope your day is filled with many blessing for you to enjoy! :)

I love the card you created...it's such a beautiful take on the sketch! The shower of flowers on the background paper is the perfect stage for the fluttering butterflies! Lovely work!

Amber said...

Happy Birthday Becky!!!! Hope you had a wonderful day full of happiness!
Your card is beautiful, love the colors!
Hugs
Amber

Maria said...

Hey Becky! Holy cow. . such a gorgeous card. The butterflies are beautiful and I love how some of them are silhouettes. . .very pretty. I love brown and pink. . .one my favorite combos. Great choice of dp too!!

Hope you have a wonderful Mother's Day!

maria

Regina Easter said...

hey you, I am so sorry I missed saying HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU GIRL...I hope your day was as beautiful as a person you are..hugs regina

Jessie/knightrone said...

So sorry to have missed your actual birthday!! Happy Birthday anyway!! Gorgeous card too!!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

So rich and beautiful! Great dp and I like the butterflies. :0)

spikescreativeside said...

That paper is totally YUMMY! I'll have to remember it! HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY!!

Hugs

~Spike

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