Sunday, July 12, 2009

Butterfly Explore

I am so diggin the Home Decor cart!! It is just fabulous! I made this BUTTERFLY EXPLORE card tonight using Home Decor and Plantin Schoolbook. I did use the E for the cuts.

I have been wanting to cut this butterfly ever since I first saw it months ago on the HD cart. The only thing I don't like is that the only solid is the shadow. I made a middle layer by welding some circles and ovals in spots that I wanted another color to show through. All the mats are labeled for easy identification. I did weld a flourish from HD to the shadow of the butterfly, just because I thought it would look nice *and okie is totally addicted to flourishes*.

Here is the info....
* Card base - Stampin Up Chocloate chip
* Printed papers - Basic Grey Eva Collection
* Green butterfly shadow - Prism cardstock
* Butterfly - Bazzill Bling
* Kaiser pearls on the butterfly
* Glitter pen on the flourish
* Stickles on the word explore
* Cat eye Chestnut Roan chalk ink on edges
* Cuttlebug Script folder on the large mat

Here you can see where I used mounting foam on the butterfly for dimesional effect. I love dimensional effect *okie wonders if that is the proper use of words and then decides she doesn't really care she will use them anyway*. The little butterfly is the Martha Stewart punch *okie is quite impressed that an ex-con can make such neat punches and wonders if Martha learned that skill while in prison*.

Well hope ya'll like the card and can use the cut file!! And if you don't.........just lie to me and say ya do! HA HA HA HA HA


  1. Okie, that's gorgeous! I love the butterfly!

  2. Beautiful card Okie! I love the HD cart too, love how you welded the flourish onto the butterfly!!

    Lisa Sturgill

    I posted again, because not sure if the first one went can delete one of them if I commented twice..which being so computer smart (hehehe) I probably did!

  3. Okie, I just love it... you are just so funny, yes I agree, Martha did a good job with that butterfly - and she might have learned that in prison. lol
    AND you did an awesome job making the card.. beautiful as always.

  4. You CRACK ME UP!
    Wonderful card, as usual, i like the new pic also.

  5. Looks like you are really back into a "scrapping groove" - beautiful card (and thanks a lot - I now have to rething getting this cart!) LOL!

  6. this is delightful!! awesome job girl! Cathy

  7. Okie, this is just so gorgeous! I love the dimensionals - they are always so fun to use!

    Thanks for sharing your fun sense of humor (ex-con, ha ha, take that, Martha)!!

    Hugs, Joy

  8. Loving the card, Okie! I love butterflies . . . even if they are made by an ex-con!!!! LOL!

    BTW, how did your craft room makeover turn out? Share pictures when you get a chance, please.

  9. oh beautiful beautiful wonderful wonderful layout...just an all aroud great job.

  10. love it Okie!!!Fabulous card!!Butterflies are my favorite.

    I could use some of this ex-con help, hmmmm maybe I could find a way to get there!!! :)..
    hugs, Connie