Stamping Things That Make Me Smile

Booth Butterflies!

Hey you guys! Thanks so much for all your kind comments about the knee yesterday — made me feel so happy! And so glad that it’s getting better, really missed all of you!

Now as promised, here’s the first of several cards that I made for  Studio Calico to use in their booth at CHA — I was so honored to make cards for them as I love their style. It’s got such a fun, playful, vintage vibe to it that I’m really drawn to!

(Booth photo from the Studio Calico facebook album — check out more photos from their awesome booth here! Nifty arrow from Katrina at Pugly Pixel — love it so much!)

I love this butterfly stamp — you’ll be seeing a few more cards I made with it later, ha ha! For this version, I got out my ancient set of Crayola watercolors and colored them in, then while it was still wet I splattered them with gray. Love how they turned out, don’t you?

Here’s the set the butterfly stamp is from, it’s called Calico Borders!

And the paper is all from the new Classic Calico collection 6×6″ pad — that book paper is so versatile, I want to use it on everything!

I stitched the butterflies on with silver metallic thread, added some bling and that was that!

More tomorrow,

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21 thoughts on “Booth Butterflies!”

  1. Wow!! Now I’m REALLY disappointed I couldnt go to CHA!!! This is quite possibly my favorite card EVER!!! I’m so in love with it!!!

    I need to get me some watercolor paints NOW!!!

    Just divine Lisa!!xxxx

  2. Thanks for a better view of this kool card! Yesterday I said I loved it, now I love, love, love it! The splattering is “spot” on – ha! I can’t see this stamp on their site, tho. Thanks for sharing. Can’t wait for more!

  3. LOVE this cute stamp set! Can’t believe you got out your Crayolas for this – love the way it turned out, Lisa! So nice to see your posts again! Hugs! :)

  4. I am so glad you are feeling better! I absolutely love your cards and in particular the butterfly card with the crayolas – one of my favourite peeks from the show! I love the way you did this – sounds fun! I am sorry you missed out on the show this winter – but you have to care of yourself! Hugs to you, Lisa! (btw, loving all your pins ;)) )

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