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Monday, May 2, 2011

Prickley Pear Release Day 2

Welcome back to the second day of Prickley Pear's new releases.  Today we're featuring a new butterfly set that coordinates with the previously released butterfly die.  This set coordinates perfectly with the first butterfly set that was released earlier last year.
For today's card I went for a softer vintagey look.  The background papers are from Basic Grey's Capella line.  For the library card, I created my own on the computer and printed it out on cardstock; I rounded the corners and distressed the edges for a very aged look.  I stamped my butterfly onto the die cut using green distress ink and then sponged the edges with tea dye.  I adhered it to the double bow using Aleene's tacky glue for a good hold.  The sentiment is also from the new stamp set, you can see the all the clear sets here.  I added several embellishments to the card: two pearl stick pins from Maya Road, a small pearl flourish, a metal flower brad, and a crochet flower with a brad.

Be sure to stop by the Prickley Pear blog for more details on the new sets.  Thanks!

8 comments:

todaycounts said...

Hi Leslie, This card is so beautifully done!
Everything about it stands out and demmands attention! Love the softeness of the background colors, then the brighter green ribbon and butterfly... beautiful way to showcase the images and die cut.

:) Febe

~Michelle~ said...

oooh, the butterfly card is beautiful...I think that I need to have those in my collection too! :) Great job!

Angelica said...

This is just stunning, love that butterfly, it's a must have!!!!

jennifer said...

fantastic card, love the butterfly and all the gorgeous embellishments!

Elin said...

Absolutely gorgeous! I don't what to write but: Perfect!
Great idea with the library card aswell :)

Karin (Peppermintpatty) said...

FANTASTIC- love the colors and beautiful elegance!!!

Janice W. said...

This card is stunning! I love everything about it! Just beautiful!

beadz said...

This card is absolutely gorgeous!
hugs,
Gini