Saturday, May 18, 2013

Slacking Off



I've really been a slacker here lately!!!  It was just such a busy week around here and I haven't even gotten back to the craft area at all.  I MUST do that this weekend though - because I got new goodies!  Yea!!!  Now I just have to make the time to play with them.

You're seeing another butterfly card I made last week using the IO die and Frost ink.  I went with the orange and browns this time which indicates it's a September type butterfly card.   Take note of the DP I used.........it was so pretty and all I had was this one little piece so decided to use it up.  Great, fine, wonderful......got the whole card finished, looking good, no real horrible blobs on it........and then realized the DP is upside down!!!!!!!!!  Such is life!

We're not seeing any butterflies around here.  Spring came and went in a matter of about 3 days I think.  Now it's just HOT (got up to 101 degrees today) and dry!  I feel like I'm living in the freaking desert!  This is Texas weather for you.  It's ok if I complain about it though because when it does start raining again (if I'm still alive) I can complain about too much water!

I'll enter this is the challenge at Sketch Saturday.


Thanks for stopping by.........and have a great weekend
Lynn
 

22 comments:

Monica said...

Lynn, this paper is wonderful... something very classy and soft about it. Never mind if it is upside down, it is not noticeable at all. And you know what I did once? I had a piano note print ribbon and I stuck it upside down. And I put it on my blog and realized it after many days. Lol.
Your butterfly is very pretty. I cannot wait to see your cards with your new goodies.

Hope all is well.
Love,
M

Anne Temple said...

Love your card and that patterned paper is gorgeous! When it's that hot, the best place to be is in your air conditioned craft room! :-) Enjoy your weekend.

Tammy said...

Beautiful, beautiful card Lynn! The butterfly is absolutely gorgeous! Hope you get time to play, its important!

Karen said...

A lovely butterfly Lynn. Wow, your weather doesn't give you much of a chance to get used to heat gradually. We had that a couple of weeks ago, now it's rainy and chilly.

Linda Simpson said...

Beautiful card and lovely butterfly. I hope you enjoy playing with your new goodies.

Hugs
Linda xxx

Laura said...

Such A Beautiful card,Even if the paper is upside down. I would of never notice until you pointed it out.Stunning Butterfly!! TFS

McCrafty's Cards said...

beautiful card Lynn, I love that butterfly.
Kevin xx

Bonnie said...

The paper only looks upside down if someone tells you it's not right and you squint really hard! Looks good to me. I love all that brown! We've had some of that hot weather too, but some good rain today.

NanaConnie said...

The paper is only upside down if you tell everyone. :-D If you planned to use it that way, then it's perfect. I love the lone butterfly and the pearls. Magnificently simple card.

MaryH said...

Lovely. If you'd not told on yourself, none would know the boo-boo! It's very soft & gentle, just perfect for your so pretty butterfly. We've not seen any in our area either...our b/fly bushes are starting to bloom a bit though, so maybe later. Our warmedst has been low 80's, but I know it's coming! Rain today though. TFS such a beautiful card.Don'cha just love those IO dies?

Shelly Schmidt said...

Love this wonderful card- the butterfly is sooo pretty- esp love the pearls and the colors. I would never survive in Tx- is it humid too- that is the killer.....! Thanks so much for the prayers for my Dad!

MaxineD said...

Beautiful card Lynn - if you had not mentioned that the paper is up side down most would never have realised it.
Blessings
Maxine

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Wow! That's what popped into my head when I saw your card, so I wrote it too! X

Tammy said...

Gorgeous card Lynn! I love that beautiful butterfly and your fabulous DP!
Tammy x

Carol L said...

Simply beautiful is what this card is! I love the dsp and was never quite sure which way a Fleur de Lis was supposed to point anyway, so I'm just enjoying the subtle paper color and regally colored butterfly! Stay cool if ya can! Whew!! It's 59 here in PA today!

MiamiKel said...

Pretty pretty!!!

Jessi Fogan said...

Hey, slacking off can be restorative ;) I think this is stunning and NEVER would have noticed the DP being upside down. It's a subtle pattern!

gale said...

wow, this is gorgeous! Even with the upside down paper! That butterfly is just fabulous.

Ellen said...

Fantastic papers and beautiful butterfly Lynn! Try and stay cool!

Maria@Crafty Cre8tions said...

WOW - 101 degrees? We had 80 degrees on Tuesday and we'll be LUCKY to break 60 today!

This is a beautiful butterfly. Love the simplicity of the card!!!

Niki Rowland said...

Gorgeous card, I love the clean and simple look. fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week, Niki xx

Margaret said...

Beautiful card! The butterfly is gorgeous!
Whew! That's hot!!! It's been humid here, but our temps are staying around the mid 80's. I was hoping for 75 and breezy for a little longer!