Saturday, May 21, 2011

LIM - Week 16 - Butterflies









Thankyou all for your lovely comments and Birthday Wishes from last week. Really appreciated.




Butterflies, I love Butterflies, we get quite a lot in our garden here as we try to grow plants that entice them in. The lovely swallowtails (2 types) we get love the Valerian we have out in the courtyard. A couple of years ago we had a migration of Painted Lady Butterflies, they came in their hundreds, literally. We just happened to be on a South/North path, what a wonderful sight it was too lasted about 3 days. Anyway I digress. My card today is very simple, I cut out the butterfly with a punch from the card but left it joining (its a pop out butterfly punch) I cut another one in spotty paper and wound some thin wire for antenne, the tail is another Marianne die swirls and added a few tiny pink gems. I was undecided whether it needed a sentiment so left it blank. Off to chase the "Butterflies"








49 comments:

  1. Hi Sandra
    what a magnificent sight that must have been! Must have been an array of colour
    Your card is simply lovely, very pretty
    Thank you so much
    Diva LIM mandi
    "Less is More"

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  2. Hi Sandra,
    what a cute card. Would have loved to see the butterfly migration... did you get any photos? I think this card is perfect, just the way it is, I wouldn't add a sentiment, maybe something on the inside *shrugs*
    Jess

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  3. Such a beautiful card x
    wendy x

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  4. Lovely card , very pretty
    Nicky

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  5. Lovely card, San. We must be psychic - or is it because we're sisters? -we both used the same punch!xx

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  6. I love this card, simply lovely!
    Stacex

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  7. Layering the spotty paper over the plain is so effective and the antennae are so detailed. It has a very clasy look and feel and without the sentiment it's an "any occasion" card. Simply lovely :-)

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  8. Fab card Sandra. Love this pop up butterfly punch!
    Hugs, Victoria ~x~

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  9. Fab cards, I think if I had to choose I would choose the second but both lovely xx Jan

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  10. I would have loved to have seen all those butterflies, must have been amazing. Your card is beautiful, so effective. Jo

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  11. This is beautiful Sandra very stylish love it now a foloower
    Jacki xx

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  12. Fab card and I'm LOVING that pink swirl!

    Kathyk

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  13. Really pretty card. Your invasion of butterflies must have been a fantastic sight to see.
    Lynne xxx

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  14. Very pretty - good idea to do a swirl underneath.

    Hugs, Sandra My card is HERE!

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  15. What a great idea to place paper over the butterfly stamp, such lovely paper to a really beautiful cheery card

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  16. Wonderful card Sandra. I love how you have used the flourish too. Hugs Rita xx

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  17. Very pretty butterfly with the swirl. x

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  18. How pretty! And how lucky you are to have seen that migration of painted ladies!

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  19. Vry pretty...love the butterfly trail!

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  20. Those die cut swirls are fabulous! Beautiful card!

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  21. Breathtaking in it's simplicity Sandra ! I love it.
    hugs
    wynneth
    x

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  22. Beautiful, simple and elegant card
    Beryl x

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  23. Lovely card the detail is lovely XOXO Zoe

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  24. So pretty and feminine, lovely card!

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  25. Gorgeous, love that hot pink flourish!

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  26. Very CAS love the pink swirl

    Kath x

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  27. A really pretty card Sandra. Sue.x

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  28. Hello Sandra, i'm so happy to see you in my blog another week again.
    BEUTIFUL CAS CARD!, very simple and very pretty.I love your buterfly pop up, good idea.Well done Sandra.
    A hug from Palma Island

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  29. Such a pretty butterfly with the pink flourish!

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  30. A stunningly beautiful card love the splash of colour x

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  31. Hello there, Gorgeous card, needs nothing else, love it :0) xxx

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  32. What a fab 'blingy' butterfly. xx

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  33. Beautiful, can't say more. Hazel x

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  34. How lovely that you got to see such a wonderful thing of nature! And you card is very lovely too...love the colour!
    Lizy x

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  35. Gorgeous card, love the swirly tail to the butterfly :)

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  36. A stunning card - love the pink swirl and the pop-up butterfly.

    Sylvia xx
    (#216)

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  37. very elegant, and optimistic

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