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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Welcome To Our Flutter By Blog Hop!!

Welcome to our fluttering hop!! We are excited to share with you our NEW Flutter By Wednesday blog and our new fluttering creations. If you are starting with me, please flutter back to the beginning of the hop at Danni's blog. We'd hate for you to miss a never know what you might see to inspire you! If you get lost along the way, you can always go back to Danni's blog where a master list of Flutter By Blog Hoppers is listed.

Our theme this week Flutter By Wednesday #91 is "new". We are to use anything on our project that is new or symbolizes something NEW to us as well as include a butterfly, fairy or angel. Since I didn't get any new crafting stuff for Christmas, I used my Tinkerbell and Friends cricut cartridge and used a 'new' image (for me as I haven't used her yet) and some new paper that I have yet to use as well. I found this sketch idea on Danni's blog that Cindy Haffner created (thanks for the inspiration, Cindy!) I cut my image out at 4" and then added all her layers at the same size. One thing I find VERY hard is the eyes/mouth, so I used stickles on her and then sprayed her with shimmer paint. I cut an extra set of wings so I could pop them up as well. I embossed my circle with CB's "Happy Birthday" folder and then for a finishing touch, I added some pop up flowers from a Martah Stewart punch and added a popped up butterfly that I cut out. I thought with all this snow and cold weather we've had lately, a spring card was called for! Plus, this is also a birthday card for a special girl who will be celebrating her 13th birthday on Thursday!

So, now 'hop' along to see what the rest of the Flutter By Team came up with and have fun!! Your next stop is Chris!

Karen (that's me!)
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Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Wow Karen!! She is colored so elegantly!! Sweet image and I just love your layout!!! Stunning colors!! Very beautiful!


Loving your blog background too!
Happy 2010!

Sammi said...

Hi Karen,
Gorgeous colouring.. what a lovely sketch!

Nancy said...

Karen, your card is amazing, and I love the perfect placement of the Cuttlebug sentiment!! It's fantastic!!

Kimberly S said...

Your faerie is beautiful Karen, and what a fabulous idea! :)

kris said...

Wonderful creation Karen! that fairy image is adorable! and i LOVE how you colored her... stunning! Fabulous job! =D hugs, Kris

Anonymous said...

WOW!! This is so gorgeous!! What beautiful images and design!! TFS! HUGS

Pam Varnell said...

LOVE that cute image and you paired her with butterflies too. Love the embossed circle panel. Gorgeous card girl. Hugs!!

No, I did not hear a bleach commercial.

Nicola said...

wow what a stunning fairy coloured so beautifully Karen, your layour and papers are gorgeous. Loving your flutter bys, floral detail and that awesome bugged sentiment.
Nicola -x-

Lelia Pierce said...

Beautiful card, Karen! I love that fairy too! :O)


Harriet Skelly said...

I love this beautiful card Karen! I also love that fairy!! Beautiful layout too!
Hugs, Harriet

Suzie said...

Gorgeous card and image. Suzie x

Tanya said...

This card is beautiful Karen. I love how you popped up the wings. She looks like she's going to fly off the card at any moment.

Jeanette said...

Stunning creation. I love it.

Jodi said...

What a beautiful card you have made!! Love the pretty butterfly and the way you used your embossing folder.
Jodi =)

Michelle said...

Love the card - your fairy is so sweet!! Love all the bling as well!!

Jeri said...

Love that glittery hair on your image. It was nice to see something from that Cricut cartridge because I don't have it and couldn't imagine what I would do with it. Now you have me wondering. Thanks for sharing this gorgeous card.

Danni said...

Love your new blog background and yay, no ads! LOL!!
Gorgeous card and so cool you did it on the cricut!! Love it!

Christine said...

A truly beautiful fairy card! So cute!!!


Kristie W. said...

What a beautiful creation, Karen! Great idea to use your Cricut :)

Gisèle said...

What a gorgeous card!

Shana said...

Oh what a fabulous idea! I love your Silvermist. Thank you for sharing.

Ann Kranitz said...

very pretty image. I love how everything POPS off the page. Love it!!

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