Saturday, March 12, 2011

Butterfly art... a little bit of spring

Today the hubby and I went to some yards sales. It was Peaches to Beaches, an annual event in Georgia. We stayed within our local county, but scored some great stuff. He got a fogger for $5 and some other Halloween stuff.  I got some pumpkins (4) so maybe this fall you will see some pumpkin crafts from me. I've saved links to a bunch that I saw last year. I also got two pillows for 50 cents each that I can use for forms for some of my future pillow projects that I want to try. It was a good day.

After we came home, I finished up this framed butterfly art.

The frame is from the Dollar Tree and I die cut the butterfly with a Sizzix die and cut a circle from Bazzill cardstock with a Spellbinders die. I embellished the butterfly with flowers and pearls.  Here is close up:

I got the inspiration for this from a set of butterfly towels in my guest bath. They have butterflies with flowers embroidered on them. The background paper is from K&Co. Amy Butler. I added a strip of ribbon and a bow. It goes great with my other green decor in my office/craft space.

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  1. Stopping by for the first time and really enjoyed my visit with you! This is a sweet project! I have perused several of your posts as I listened to the beautiful music.

    Kindly, Lorraine

  2. This looks like fun to make!!

  3. This is just beautiful!! The butterfly is so pretty with all the embellishments you did and I am seriously crushing on that Amy Butler paper!!
    Thanks so much for linking up to Think Pink Sundays!! (and for the link back too!!! ) :)

  4. awww this is so darling...
    would luv for you to add it to our linking party this week.

  5. Such a pretty butterfly! Love those colors! Thanks for sharing with Gettin' Krafty With It!

  6. That butterfly is just gorgeous!

    I would love if you came over and linked this project to my weekly Round Tuit party at:
    Have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success


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