Sorry about the photos here … the colours are much more vibrant IRL! Sometimes no matter how hard you try … the lighting is just not right for photographing and the editing just doesn’t help! 😀 Click pics to view enlargement for better detail.
My blog buddy and special friend Monika … is very bad for me!!! First I saw this gorgeous Sweet N Sassy “New Beginnings” butterfly set on her blog … and I just HAD to have it!!! … With the matching dies. Then I see some sweet papers — Taylored Expressions June Key Ingredients Kit — and feel the NEED to have some fresh colours & papers to play with. So … my SnS order arrived last week … and my TE order has been shipped today! Aren’t I NAUGHTY!!! I blame Monika! She is such a bad influence!!! 😀 😀 😀
I have teamed 2 SnS sets today … to create a sympathy card! Can you believe it … we have 3 funerals to attend this week! I know … what the??? The first is an old lady from our old church – stroke & old age … the second is our neighbour across the road who died in a car accident last week … and the third is for the mum of a lovely friend (from our new church) who passed away on Friday after a struggle with cancer. Yes … a sad week! But … it is nice to support our friends that are grieving.
I thought I would add some vellum embossed butterflies to this design … to give it a little lift … and was quite happy with the result. The butterflies are stamped with Always Artichoke underneath.
The sponged squares are inspired by the latest Clean & Simple sketch #196. I haven’t played along in ages … and I don’t know why because I LOVE working with these CAS designs! The colours are taken from the latest Dynamic Duos Challenge #8. I was thrilled to get a moment to play with this combo … it is delicious … and after all … green is my fav colour! (Followed closely by purple!)
Well … the kids have gone surfing (yes! in the middle of winter!!!) with a friend from Q’ld who is passing through on holidays … so perhaps I might get some stuff done … in peace and quiet! 😉