Monday, June 16, 2008

Taking flight...

...this is IT! Thanks for all the wonderful comments/emails, etc. regarding our move. My computer gets packed up tomorrow so this is my final post for a bit. But...I shall return (hopefully in a week or so with an update!)

I leave you with this card-
-Created with lots of masking, embossing, layering, sponging. This is one of my favorites (lol--I KNOW I say that a lot!)




Here is a close up view of that center butterfly that looks like it is about to fly off the card.


Stamps: Butterfly wood mounted stamp by Anna Griffin (All Night Media); French Script background (Stampin’ Up!); Friend sentiment from Boho Blossoms clear stamp set (My Favorite Things); Ink-Brilliance Black ink (Tsukineko); Old Olive classic stamp pad (Stampin’ Up!); Cardstock-whisper white, old olive, basic black, more mustard (Stampin’ Up!); Threading Water punch (Fiskars); Cuttlebug (Provocraft); Mosaic embossing folder (Provocraft); Oval punch (Stampin’ Up!); Sponge (Stampin’ Up!); Jumbo eyelet (We R Memory Keepers); Mustard grosgrain ribbon (Stampin’ Up!); Sakura stardust gellyroll pen; Dimensionals (Stampin’ Up!)

*****Be sure to check out Gina K's blog all this week as she (and her awesome design team) will be previewing the new releases that will be available at Gina K Designs on FRIDAY! You are gonna love em! (--sobbing that I have to sit this one out!)*****
Thanks so much for stopping by! HUGS!

44 comments:

Julie Koerber said...

WOW Cammie, this is a real work of art. Seriously-- amazing!! Take care girlie - we'll all be here when you get back to blog land!! :-)

Bouncy, Flouncy, Fun,Fun, Fun said...

Hope everything goes well with the move, Cammie!
What a work of art! Wowee! This is just amazing!
Stampin hugs, Becky:)

Liz S. said...

Good luck, Cammie!

Jana Weaver said...

Beautiful card Cammie...LOVE that central butterfly - so cool! Good luck with the move...I'll be in your shoes in just 7.5 weeks myself. YIKES!

Jennifer said...

Gorgeous! Oh wow - it is truly gorgeous!

Will miss you while you move but looking forward to your creations when you return!

Glitter Queen said...

This is definitely a fabulous card. I love butterflies of every shape and style. Just can't get enough.

Shelly said...

This is so pretty Caro, hope the move goes well and you are back up againg soon!

Erin... said...

Cammie this is gorgeous!!!

Have a safe move and hopefully all your bubble wrap, newspaper, etc will all do their job.

Enjoy your new home:)

Janine said...

Just beautiful!!! Good luck with your move and we will see you when you get back!!

Carol said...

No wonder this is your current favorite! It's beautiful and almost comes to life with those fluttering butterflies! Nice job!
Best wishes with your move - once you get settled in I'm sure your life will be filled with new joy! I'll miss you!!

Joanne B. said...

Wishing you all the best with the move, we'll miss you but can't wait to hear about your adventures the next few days!

All the best!

Kathleen said...

WOW--this card is amazing. I love that one butterfly---it really does look like it's about to fly off the page! I hate that you have to move in this Texas heat---we look forward to hearing from you soon!

Bee said...

Gorgeous card! Good luck with the move! :-) Enjoy your new house!

Amy said...

Beautiful! Best wishes on your move and look forward when you return!

Niki Estes said...

Just gorgeous, Cammie!! Hope everything goes smoothly with moving!

Anita C said...

Wow!! Your card is AmaZinG!! Take care and hope you have a smooth move :) See you when you get back.

Christi said...

Man this card is GORGEOUS!! Good luck on the move...we're going to miss you!!

Christina Fischer said...

WOW!!!!! This is truly jaw-dropping gorgeous!! I hope everything goes well with the move -- I'll be thinking about you and sending good thoughts your way! :)

stampmonkey said...

This is gorgeous!! The colors are so perfect! I love how you made the one butterfly ready to lift off the card -- it truly looks as if it could be real.

Best of luck with your move...and living without your computer {and stamping supplies -lol}.

Alexandra said...

this is just beautiful! I love your butterflies, they turned out gorgeous! Good luck with the transition - I am thinking good thoughts that everything goes smoothly! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Oh this card is just tooooo die for!!!!! Wowzers!!!! That butterfly does look like it's just a-fluttering right off the card!!! I have really got to learn how to mask!!! Gorgeous!! Now.......take a deep breath, and sooner than you'll know the move will be all over and you'll be setting up your new space!!!! Okay, so I still am in denial a month later and quit unpacking so I can craft!!! LOL Big Hugs!!!!

tyrymom29 said...

WOW, WHat an awesome Card !!! I just love butterflies AMAZING !!!

Deb said...

Good Luck with the move, hope everything goes smoothly!!

This card is absolutely gorgeous and those butterflie, WOW!!!

asela said...

What a gorgeous card. Have a safe move...been there myself and you'll be okay.

Dawn Easton said...

Beautiful card Carolyn! Looks like I missed you...hope the move is going well! See you soon1

Linsey said...

JAW Dropping--Gorgeous!! you are so awesome! This is an absolutele stunner! OH, hugs and prayers for a safe and speedy move! :)

Donna said...

WOW! What a work of art - this deserves to be on the wall (adorning your new home) {{hugs}} for a smooth move and look forward to an update when you return to us

JAR said...

Beautiful card -- I hope all goes well in the move and that you get some rest too! We will miss you!

Amy Sheffer said...

Wow, what a beautiful card. Love the colors and dimension, especially. Good luck with the move. I hope everything goes smoothly. We'll miss you while you're gone!

Jennifer Buck said...

Cute, cute, cute!!!! Good luck! Hope you have a safe trip! Talk to you soon! :)

Maria Levine said...

good luck with the move!! Fabulous card!

peanutbee said...

Gorgeous card, Carolyn! Love the popped up butterflies and how you paired them with a script background. So elegant.

Good luck with the move. We'll miss ya while you're away!

Patsy said...

Good luck with the move Cammie. This card is one of the most creative things I have seen in a while. I love it!! We will miss you while your away on your move. Take care and God bless ya'll!!!

Carolina said...

Hope your move was painless and you're getting settled into your new home!

We'll miss your wonderful creative spirit, but so excited for you at the same time - love moving into a new house...too fun! HUGS!

Rose Ann said...

This is so very beautiful, Cammie! Your butterflies look so real, I think they are ready to take flight!

I hope your move is going smoothly, and I look forward to your return!! Hugs!

Jessie/knightrone said...

Gorgeous card Carolyn, hope all is well with the move, can't wait to see you back!!

Barefootstamper said...

You know when you have 36 comments on your blog that it's a great card! I love it! You were the Card of the Week at www.cardoftheweek.com. You can check out the posting at http://www.cardoftheweek.com/2008/06/card-of-the-w-2.html

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

GORGEOUS, Cami! Hope all goes well with the move! I'll miss you until you're back up and running! :)

shel9999 said...

Oh my GOSH! This is amazing!! Those butterflies!!! WOW! I hope the move is going well.

Tee said...

Lovely!! :)

Paula said...

Cammie, this is a gorgeous card! I love all of the texture and color. I may have missed it in the post, but how did you color the butterflies?

Congrats on your new home and on winning the Paper Crafts contest!

Jenny Gropp said...

Lovely card!!!

Mel M. M. M. said...

Stunning! They look as though they are about to fly off of the page. Hope your move is a good one. :0)

Anonymous said...

hi
you are a really great stamper/ card maker!!
Lov ya lots!!
-anonomous