Happy Birthday Butterflies

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Hi all!  Happy Sunday!  We are off for baseball activities today.  My son was asked to play in a special East-West game today.

There is another The Daily Marker 30 Day coloring challenge going on, but I haven’t had a ton of time to participate.  On Friday, I was able to play a bit with watercoloring a background and I got that onto a card.

I cut a piece of watercolor paper with my Blueprints 13 {I completely admit to being addicted to the stitched edge.} I then stamped the Simply Circles background in Versamark and embossed it in white.  To color the circles in, I opted to use my SAI Watercolor Brush pens.  I haven’t used these a lot, but they produce beautiful color.  Then, while it was drying, I was pondering what to put on the background without covering it up too much.  Butterflies go well with rainbows — things that have to make you smile, so I cut out three sets Flutter of Butterflies in solid & lace to pair up.  The sentiment is from You’re the Sweetest and I embossed that as well on a Sentiment Strip in Kraft.  Some rhinestones finished off the butterflies and the sentiment.

Challenge Submissions
Pretty Pink Posh – Watercolor Blog Hop
Addicted to CAS — Butterfly {I think this still qualifies as CAS.}
Seize the Birthday — Birthday + Animal

Happy Birthday Butterflies: MFT Blueprints 13, Simply Circles Background stamp, You’re the Sweetest, Sentiment Strips, Flutter of Butterflies – lace, Flutter of Butterflies – solid, rhinestones, SAI Watercolor Brush pens, Orange Zest card, Pure Poppy card, Kraft card, watercolor paper, Versamark, embossing powder

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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12 thoughts on “Happy Birthday Butterflies

  1. WONDERFUL – amazing and just so full of yummy color and texture!! Love that you embossed the background and the way you colored the circles is awesome!! The addition of the butterflies is like icing on a very perfect cake!! Hey I am hosting a giveaway at my blog of 5 different SU! stamp sets – if you are interested I would love for you to come by!! daisiesgirl.com

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