Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Flutter By Wednesday #11

WhooHoo it's Wednesday time for another Flutter By card. This week we were supposed to use buttons & a butterfly (duh....kind of the whole purpose, right? LOL). I used a favorite set of mine, Love & Joy from The Angel Company and jazzed it up a bit.

As you can tell from the photo glare on the flowers they are shimmery! I'm not sure that I'm still satisfied with my button placement but I went back and forth for about 30 minutes (SERIOUSLY) trying to decide where I wanted them. I thought in the top right and bottom left corners of the image but it just didn't look right. I really liked stamping the small sentiment in the right corner so I decided just to put the buttons in the bottom left - then I couldn't decide on how many or which color - I know, I know - decisions, decisions. I finally decided on this. Here is a close up of the image detail:

I placed sequin flowers over the stems. Some are raised with pop dots. I then put small pearls in the middle of each flower. I stamped the butterfly in the corner and then pierced his flutterby action. I think it's pretty cool!

Be sure to stop by Danni's blog to play along with us. Plus Ashley is the featured designer this week so I can't wait to see what she's come up with. Remember if you play along you'll need to leave a comment with a link to your creation. Or you can upload to an online gallery like SCS or PCP by using keyword FBW.

I hope you enjoy my Flutter By Card. I really enjoy being a part of this team. I've had the opportunity to meet a few new people one of which is Heather. She just happens to live in the same state as me so maybe one day our paths will cross in person. I was reading her blog last night and she mention that she started her blog in September so it was her 6 month blog-o-versary. I thought that was funny but then remembered I started my blog in September as well. Sure enough - September 16th! So it's my 6 month blog-o-versary as well! I hope you've enjoyed my blog as I enjoy doing it!


Tina said...

Your card is so pretty! Just look at all that sparkle.

Ashley Newell said...

What a cute card! I love those flowers!

Cathy said...

This is very cute!! Love it, Michelle!!

Peggie said...

Love the sequins and the little punches for the butterfly path. Great job.

Maria said...

Such a beautiful card, Michelle. I love all those flowers. . .so pretty!! Great placement of the buttons too. . .I think I may play along in the challenge this week. Your card is inspiring!


Janna said...

Michelle this is adorable!!! I love all the gorgeous flowers and the beautiful papers! Such a pretty spring feel!!! Love the layout as well! A perfect card for this week! Wouldn't it be awesome to see heather! We will all have to get together some time! Congrats on your 6 month anniversary!


Heather Schlatter said...


Wow I guess we were thinking the same about the rainbow idea!!!

I love the buttons you choose and the Flutter By with the flowers such a darling idea!!!

Great idea!!!


Ann Kranitz said...

Fabulous!!! Love those little pearls

Anna said...

How cute! Love the sequence flowers! Congrats on your six month anniv!

Cassie said...

oh my wow michelle! i LOVE LOVE LOVE this!!
The buttons are so cute and the sentiment to balance them is really sweet! The butterfly - ah - but WOW those flowers!!! ADORE THEM! Did you pull them off some ribbon? I picked up some ribbon in the clearance aisle a few weeks ago that have flowers very much like those! I mght have to pull them off and try this trick with them!!

Congrats to you too on your 6 month blogoversary! How exciting!!

Kristie W. said...

What a cute card! I just love what you did with the flowers and the cute flutterby action with the piercer!

I debated on my button placement as well LOL!!

Jodi said...

Your card turned out so cute!! I love the flowers and how you created a scene.
Jodi =)

Danni said...

Very pretty card and creative! I love how you think outside the box so often!!
Awesome job!

Liz said...

Happy Blog-o-versary!

AmethystCat said...

absolutely adorable! love the textures with the flowers!