Monday, July 28, 2008

TearDrop Butterfly Challenge - BBTB

CONTEST...yep, there is a contest going on over at the Bitten By The Bug site for a chance at a $50.00 gift certificate from Hallmark Scrapbook....(just in time for those new cartridges) or a chance to win that MISSING DESIGN STUDIO MANUAL......this is an awesome manual designed by Brandi Gore...check out her web site for more details.......Click here for more details on the contest.
So this week Regina from the BBTB site asked us designers to use the Cricut TearDrop cartridge...she chose the butterfly cut this time.....I love that butterfly!!
I used lots of Prima flowers across the top with some old buttons I just found this weekend at an Antique shop.....yummy!!!
I also did a couple of new things I haven't tried before....while "blurfing" the other day I got lots of ideas....one of them was...I took a long strip of satin ribbon and sewed a gathering stitch down the middle and gathered it up for a ruffled look....then the next thing I did was to make my own paper....I got the idea from Kim Hughes....I looked up the definition to butterfly and copied it over and over in Word....changed the font to something gorgeous, then printed it out on cardstock, cut the butterfly out and tah-dah....I made my very own one of a kind butterfly!!!
And then I randomly stitched around the edges....I really love how that looks and have never tried it....but I'm sure glad I did!!! The delicious paper is Basic Grey's Boxer line (found it at Hallmark Scrapbook) and the little stamps in the corner are by Kim Hughes (I buy them at Cornish Heritage Farms)....I found those little pearls on the butterflies antenna at my LSS...they are by Kaiser Scrapbook. THANKS for stopping by today....have a wonderful week!!!!

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7 comments:

Curt in Carmel said...

LOVE the idea of how you made your butterfly DeeDee! You are one creative lady! Great card! Best, Curt

Kim Hughes said...

your card is GORGEOUS!!

Kazan Clark said...

This is darling DeeDee - you are a wonderful artist and your work just amazes me - that butterfly is gorgeous :)

The Wuthrich Family said...

Super card DeeDee...love the mix of papers here...and the ribbon is just perfect on this!

Also wanted to thank you for those stamped images...they arrived...you are so sweet! thank you so much!

scraps n wraps said...

I have not been to your blog in a while.. I missed all your beautiful creations..thankfully you have a blog and I can go back and view them.. WOW! Everything is sooo beautiful..

I dream of scrappin said...

Amazing, love your work: BTW you have been tagged, check out my blog for ,more details!!

Sharon Caudle said...

It's gorgeous as I shout out it's MINE!!! Thank you DeeDee for making this beautiful card for me and my dh!!!!! I love it! You're amazing!!!

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