Friday, May 10, 2013

Mother's Day Butterflies

Happy Friday!

I decided to squeeze in one more Mother's Day card and give it to my neighbor/friend who lost her son (my son's BFF) last year, as I know that it's days like this when she really misses him.  RIP Nicky!

The colors I used today are inspired by the colorQ Challenge this week.  Whenever I see a color-challenge, I try to make it a point and use cardstock mats in all the colors.  This time, I decided to instead use the colors for my embellies, like those butterflies.

The butterfly punch is from Martha Stewart, and I used SU! So Saffron and Groovy Guava cardstock.  I chalked around the edges with my Dew Drop in Aloe Vera and secured them with the black pearls.

My center cutout is from the DCWV Preppy Princess Series.  I cut it out and inked up this sentiment from the Verve "Because of You" set.

Thank for stopping by today, I hope you have a great weekend 
and a Happy Mother's Day!

~Cheryl


Card Challenges:  colorQ #188
                          SCS #435 (sketch)
                           Chocolate, Coffee & Cards #38


Card Recipe:
Cardstock:  SU! So Saffron, Pink Pirouette, Groovy Guava & Whisper White.
DP:  DCWV Preppy Princess
Stamp:  Verve Because of You
Inks:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Dew Drops in Aloe Vera & Pixie Dust.
Other:  Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch, Pearls by Want2Scrap, Square Punch by TPS, and foam-adhesives.

9 comments:

Alanna said...

This is beautiful. I love the center frame and the butterflies.

Sheila said...

Love the 3D butterflies!

Sue Nicholson said...

Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at CC&CC cards for mom good luck cheers Sue N x

Misti said...

Very pretty! And what a great idea! I'm sure your friend will love it.

LeAnne said...

Love it! The green DP you used for the background is so fun & fresh! Thanks for playing with the CQC colors this week!

Cheryl said...

Oh, how pretty! I love the way you edged the butterflies. And, what a wonderful gesture for your friend. Happy Mother's Day to you!

Tracey McNeely said...

This is such a perfect springy Mother's Day card. Love it. Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at the colourQ!

Mary Marsh said...

this is such a pretty Mothers Day card-I am sure your friend will love & appreciate being thought of-congrats on your win over on ODBD blog

Sylvia said...

Pretty Mother's Day card, Cheryl, love all the butterflies! thanks for joining in the fun at the colourQ.

 
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