Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Flutter By Wednesday & Blog Candy

Good Morning - sorry for the lack of posts. I wasn't feeling well this weekend and went to the doctor to find out that I have ear infections in both ears plus a throat infection. I'm on medication but am just so tired and miserable. Honestly, I don't think the medicine is helping much. Last night I finally got a semi decent night of sleep so maybe things will turn around!

If you've ever been to my blog you know that Wednesday's mean Flutter By Challenges. This week our challenge was an open one - anything goes as long as you have a butterfly or fairy on your card. I purchased a few digi stamps from PCS and thought Itty Bitty Betty Butterfly was perfect.

I used Mercy's sketch here. I so enjoy her blog and sketches but haven't had time to participate as I'd hope. I highly recommend checking out her blog! The DP is from BasicGrey. It's Indian Summer. Very pretty paper - love the colors! It always disappoints me to see my card on here because I swear the colors and coloring are so much better IRL!! Trust me! I colored Betty with my Copics. Quick comment about Digi's - I like them but have trouble color them. When I used my Copics the image would bleed. Well I got an Epson printer and their ink is smudge proof - no more problems!!! Just wanted to put that out there for others who may have been frustrated by digi stamps.

Here's a close up of Betty:
I added Crystal Stickles to the outside portion of the wings. Not sure if I'm diggin' that but oh well - it's done now :o) Be sure to stop by Danni's blog and play along! We'd love to see your creation!! Don't forget to stop by my fellow team member blogs as well- there is always some FAB-U-OSO creations to see!

Last but not least, don't forget today is the last day to register for my Blog Candy Giveaway - I've been blogging for a year and want to thank all my readers and visitors by giving away some goodies. Here is another picture of a few more things I've added - pack of Bo Bunny paper, pack of Bazzill Bling paper and a mini book. There will also be some images that I'll stamp out and include. To enter go here and scroll to the bottom for details on how to enter. HURRY THOUGH - contest closes this evening!!! (FYI - I know it previous post it says noon but I won't be here - so I'm leaving it open until 7pm central time tonight)
Thanks for stopping by!!


Lelia Pierce said...

Awwww, Michelle! I sure hope you're feeling better very soon! There are so many out there sick this week.

I love your card...those BG papers are so yummy!


Barb said...

She is so cute! And I love love LOVE that paper :)

Harriet Skelly said...

Michelle I sure hope you are feeling better soon! I love that cute butterfly! Hugs, Harriet

Karen Wilson said...

Hi Michelle. Nice to 'see' you. Sorry you aren't feeling well. It's everywhere. Hope you're back to yourself ASAP! Very cute card and I to love that paper!

Ashley Newell said...

Hugs! I hope you feel better soon! BEAUTIFUL card!

Anna said...

Way too cute! Aren't those new digis from PCS darling? Love the paper you used too! Hope you start feeling better soon!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a sweet fairy!! I lvoe your colors and coloring!! The dp is perfect for it!! Don't you just love BG Indian Summer!!

I sure hope you feel better soon.


Jodi said...

Very cute!! Love your coloring and I love the Indian Summer paper from Basic Grey... I used it today too! =)
Jodi =)

Christine said...

Your card is gorgeous!!! The papeer is beautiful!


Sharon said...

Nice colors and layout. The brads are perfect. So sorry your're sick, but be glad it's not that nasty flu. Call Dr. again, and take some advil for inflamation. Try and rest, Sharon NJ

Sparkplug17 said...

This is so cute!

Danni said...

Oh my dear friend...I was so hopeful you'd be feeling better!! Take care of you!!
Such a sweet card, love the cutie pie teamed up with the BG paper! Wonderful job!
Now go rest!

Stef H said...

such a pretty card. i think your photos are fabulous. i can just imagine how gorgeous the cards are IRL.

i sure hope you feel better soon!


Heather Schlatter said...


This card is so pretty!!! I love the papers and the colors you used!!! I love the New PCS Digi images too!!!

Great job on this one!!!


Patti J. said...

Awww...I'm so sorry your aren't feeling better. You poor thing! Hopefully, you will get some rest tonight... Your lil Betty is adorable! Very cute!

Kimberly said...

She's super sweet and cute. Love the beautiful paper you used! Thanks for the wonderful comments yesterday ;)

Nicola said...

I am so sorry to read of your nasty infections Michelle and I do hope things are easier today.
Ooh I love Itty Bitty Betty and you have coloured her so beautifully, wow that paper is gorgeous and your ribbon bow so pretty.
Nicola -x-

Nancy said...

Betty is adorable with a capital A!! Love it, Michelle! Sorry that you haven't been feeling well...hugs to you!

Kristie W. said...

She's adorable!!

Linnie said...

OMW what a little cutie i am loving your card