Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Butterflies mean spring!!!!

We are having cold weather right now...but I am NOT complaining. I KNOW THAT SPRING IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER!!! It's already in my heart, and I will see it outdoors soon!!!
Michigan takes a long time to get around to being warm. We get teased with a few sunny days and then back to the cold and grey skies...but when it comes, it's AWESOME!!!

All our kids live out of state and we still have three Birthdays to celebrate...so the next month will be filled with long rides and family fun. I LOVE travel of any kind and being with family on top of that, it's like icing on a cake!!! CAN'T WAIT!!!

I've been working like crazy around here! Had lots of Birthdays to make cards for and then have to do taxes on top of that...AND I still have some winter decorations up. Christmas is such a short season and I really enjoy some of the wintry stuff, so I leave it up for a while...BUT IT'S TIME to get SPRING in here.

So anyway, here is one of the cards I made.

My inspiration came from Brenda of "Infinite Possibilities". She had a very cute card. All white with a cut-out that she filled with flowers. I just loved it...and came up with this card. Check out her blog, you'll like her stuff.

The deets on my card: White cardstock stamped with Hero Arts "leaves" in black StazOn.
The opening is cut with Spellbinders rectangle (ragged edge).
I cut a piece of designer paper to fit the rectangle and glued it to the back of the opening.
I scribbled three times around the hole and then attached rhinestones to the edge.
All the edges of the white cardstock was roughed up with my scissors...that works better for me than using the tools made for that purpose.

Time to tell you that I am entering this card in thia challenge:

God bless you,


  1. Hi Elena! Love the picture through the "window"! Such beautiful colours and I love your butterflies! Thank you for mentioning my blog, you are awesome! Yes, I do think it's time to welcome Spring. We have no choice here in Houston, it's already quit warm! Good luck with the challenge!

  2. Oh my goodness Elena, your work is beautiful! I will be a follower :)! Please visit my blog http://www.lavenderandrosecreations.blogspot.comI am so glad you were visiting Brenda's blog, her work is lovely and she's such a sweetheart! I know that you will enjoy being part of the flicker group and Hero Arts is the best! Have a wonderful day. Oh, and thank you for your lovely comments on my work.


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