Sunday, January 8, 2012

MC Jan/12 - Flower Pots - The Butterfly

I have gotten a whole bunch of new toys this past week or so, and you know me - gotta play with them BIG GRIN.

So in this batch of toys I have the Spellbinders Flower Pot dies - I've wanted them since they came out, but kept saying "why do I need them, they are such a basic shape, I could cut them out with my electronic cutter.." - But then a deal came along and now their in my arsenal... I also got the Blossom Three set which I used for the quote on shrink plastic. I also got Cheery Lynn's "a Pair of Ferns" gorgeous dies - love that I can cut 2 at the same time (the reverse of each other). Then I got the Hero Arts "Blossom Art" clear stamp set (there are 3 flowers in it that are gorgeous...) And finally the Butterfly quote and flourish from Quietfire Design - stay tuned for a BLOG HOP, using these new butterfly stamps, that's coming next weekend I think.

And I'm using the origami type butterfly that I found instructions for HERE ( 

Anyway, to see more details and descriptions, just click on card image and enjoy.

And it fits for these challenges:
Craft Your Passion  #91 Anything Goes + Distressing
Crafty Creations  #151 Heat Embossing
Fresh Brewed Designs  #77 Use something new (see list above)
Dude Time Doodles  Anything goes
Fab n Funky challenge  #102 something new (see list above)
Flutterby Wednesdays  #182  Anything Goes + BFly
Simon Says Stamp Challenge  Something New (see list above)
Cute Card Thursday  #198 Something New (see list above)
Simply Create Too   #4  more than 2 layers
All Sorts Challenge  #136 Paper Piecing
2 Sisters Challenge  #73 Things with Wings
CES Challenge  #67 Anything Goes
Crazy 4 Challenges  #118 Use something new (see list above)
One Stop Craft Challenge  #164 Bingo (lace/ribbon, die cuts, paper piecing) or (Flowers, Die Cuts, Emboss) + a few others
Our Creative Corner  Shaped card
Corrosive Challenges  #140 Use something new (see list above)


Tammy said...

Very pretty! New toys are always fun! Thanks for joining this week's challenge at Dude Time Doodles!

Dawn said...

Beautiful work Yogi!
Thanks for sharing at Dude Time Doodles this week!
Have fun with your new toys!
Dawn xx

Danni said...

Wow!! This is gorgeous! Thank you for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

Marjie Kemper said...

Wow! Your card is exquisite. I can see why you had to buy those dies... you've done an outstanding job with them. Thanks so much for joining us at Our Creative Corner this week!

Jane said...

It is gorgeous Yogi! Thank you for sharing! As you know I think you are amazing!

Cleota said...

Very pretty bouquet! Thanks for joining us for our anything goes challenge at Dude Time Doodles. Hope to see you again.

DTD Dudette & Sponsor Coordinator

MANDEE said...

This is so springy! I LOVE IT!!!! Thanks for joining us at 2 sisters!!!

Anonymous said...

Such a beautiful creation.An amazing amount of work and attention has gone into this.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week :D
Lisa x

Maria and Simeon said...

Oh, what an lovely creative card. The flowers and the butterfly are really amazing. Thanks for joining us at 2 Sisters Challenge Blog
- Maria

Rach83 said...

Lovely card, Yogi. You've certainly put those new dies to good use! Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky Challenges.

Rachel x

McCrafty's Cards said...

this is gorgeous, Thanks for playing along with us at Dudetime Doodles,
Kevin xx

Anonymous said...

This is so pretty, Yogi! There are some things that are just worth having and when you get it them on sale...well enough said! lol Have fun with your new die!
Thanks for joining us for the Crafty Creations challenge! Smiles,Deena

Karen Wilson said...

OMGosh - this is incredible! I love this and how creative and unique!! Thanks for joining us at Flutter By Wednesday!!

Grace said...

Well this is simply amazing! I am in awe!!! New toys always are fun, and you have worked them beautifully!!!

Quietfire said...

Spectacular Yogi!

Robyn said...

Yogi, this is gorgeous.
such imaginative use of the dies and shrink plastic! I was trying to think that die smaller!

Stampalicious said...

this is gorgeous! I love those flowers, thank you for joining our challenge at OSCC this week, hugs, martina

brenda said...

A really gorgeous creation Yogi and I can see why you 'needed' those Spellbinders.....which I donlt think are available in the UK yet. Something to keep my eyes open for,

Thanks so much for joining in my Paper Piecing theme at Allsorts this week, good luck and hope to see you again.

B x

Nasir said...

Amazing!!! very different design ,I really like this card.

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Wanda H said...

An amazing, gorgeous project!!!!

Vicki B. said...

Just perfect, love the flower pot of flowers!!! Thanks for playing with us this week on the OCC show us your shape challenge!!!

Michelle B. said...

How beautiful, wonderful techniques and love the bright colors. Thanks for playing with us at Dude Time Doodles!

Donna said...

Gorgeous card hun and such a beautiful design and added detail! Thanks for joining in the fun with us at CES this week...good luck :) Donna ♥ x

Kathy said...

Very pretty. Love the pot of brightly colored flowers. Such fun to have new loot!
Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge Blog this week.

Deb said...

fabulous card, love the shape!
Many thanks for joining in our first Cute Card Challenge of 2012!
Happy crafting, Debxx

knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

Thanks for joining us for challenge #140 at the Corrosive Challenge.

knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

Thanks for joining us for challenge #140 at the Corrosive Challenge.

Debs said...

Fabulous card - love the shape and the flowers are beautiful.
Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

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Suzanne Bier said...

So pretty! Thanks for joining us at FBW this week!

Kruemel said...

Love that card you created!

Thanks for joining our "What's new" challenge over at Cute Card Thursday.

Kathrin aka Kruemel

The Stamper's Touch said...

Wowza, this certain is beautiful!! Absolutely stunning. Thanks for joining us at the month long "Something New" challenge at the Fresh Brewed Blog.


DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

Yogi: You made a HAUL shopping--my fav is the butterfly [I think]--others not too bad either. Beautiful card--wonderful job too! Thank you for joining us at Simply Create Too for our "Layers, Layers, & More Layers Challenge"--looking forward to seeing your entries in our upcoming challenges.

Simply Create Too Design Team Member

Anne Marie Hile said...

Yogi, this is stunning! I just love all of the wonderful detail you added and the beautiful shading on the flowers. Very crerative! Thanks so much for joining us at Our Creative Corner this week! :) Have a great day!

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