Saturday, April 13, 2013

nepenthe: noun

 a potion used by the ancients to induce forgetfulness of pain or sorrow
or
 something capable of causing oblivion of grief or suffering

 
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entering my card in:
 
Die Cuttin Divas - Challenge #110 Pastels
 

 
And once you remove the GC, you have this, which I thought would be a real sweet display in the baby's room or it could be added to the baby's scrapbook like a tag :)

 
Really Reasonable Ribbon - lace and twine
Hero Arts - stamp
Candy Buzz - font
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Simon Says Stamp ChallengeApril Showers and/or Spring Flowers
Cute Card Thrusday - Challenge 264 - Butterfly kisses
Inkspirational - Photo inspiration challenge

As you can see the colors and the flowers inspired me, but instead of a blue sky I chose blue butterflies instead.
 
I love how you can use the LSD to get the butterfly wings to tilt up as much or as less as you want:
 
Ranger - Distress Paint
Hero Arts - stamps
Color Box Chalk - ink
Sakura - Glaze pen
Helmar - Liquid Scrapdots

19 comments:

~ Jo ~ said...

Such beautiful projects. I really love that baby carriage though! Beautiful!

Hugs,
Jo

Alison Scott said...

Two lovely cards Sandee.
I especially like the pram keepsake.

Meggymay said...

The pram is so sweet. Two wonderful projects.
Yvonne x

sandie said...

I love this, the punky centre looks just perfect and the contrast of this baby pink with the dark pink flowers and butterflies is just stunning. Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational.

Jean said...

Seriously - is there any kind o card you cannot make??? The baby carriage is so cute!! Love the flowers and butterflies on the birthday one!

FieryPixieDust said...

LOVE this card! The ink is so subtle and pretty. And do you know, a few weeks back I saw a card where the butterfly wings were up like that and I was stumped how they did it. haha OF COURSE! Silly me. Thanks for posting that, Sandee!!

-Mee Chelle

Deb said...

Fabulous projects!
Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!
have a great weekend, Debxx

MaryH said...

Loved that baby carriage. What a clever idea for a card, then to add it to a Baby Book later. Nifty way to present a gift. Enjoyed immensely seeing your other projects. Great butterflies...lovely color combo too. TFS & Hugs.

Katie said...

These are so beautiful! I really love that the baby card can be added to the baby's scrapbook later. What a great idea!

Georgiana said...

Super fun baby carriage. Thank you for sharing at Die Cuttin' Divas this week for our "Pastels" challenge.

Georgiana
Carson's Creations
Die Cuttin' Diva host

Ruth M said...

Such a pretty silhouette and butterflies card Sandee, a great take on our photo challenge! I love the dimensional butterflies, what a lovely touch! So nice to have you joining us again at Inkspirational, please come back soon! Ruth x

Pam said...

Hi Sandee, both are beautiful projects. I think the baby carriage is adorable!
Pam
scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

ScrappyHappyMommy said...

So sweet. I love the button wheels.
Thanks for joining us this week at DCD.
Anita

Joy said...

Gorgeous and so striking.. thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

Pat N. said...

Super cute gift card holder for baby! TFS, Sandee.

heidy said...

Both cards are gorgeous,thanks for joining CCT this week!
Hugs Heidy

snappy scrappy said...

Super cute!!!Thanks for playing along with us at DCD!!! Lee-Ann :)

Mynnette said...

Another set of beautiful creations, Sandee! LOVE the beautiful CAS feel of that floral card! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational! :)

Yvonne Garner said...

A gorgeous set of cards Sandee! Thanks so much for joining us at Inkspirational!