Monday, January 24, 2011

Ready for Spring!

Welcome to Tuesday! And my second post for the week. I am off to a good start for the last week of January. I hope I can stay this productive for the rest of the week. But, unfortunately, it’s my turn to buy groceries. Ugh! But he’s cookin’! No complaints really, I NEED to get out of the house! (NO, it does not take me a week to buy groceries. LOL It takes me a little while to get back into the creative mode. I would much rather be in my studio. Wouldn't you?)

Priscilla Styles Design Team "B" designed several scrumptious treats for your eyes using Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #88  Check my side bar for Priscilla’s Design Team Members and leave them some love. Here’s the sketchs. You can make it plain or fancy. I think I chose fancy ‘cause of the pearls and Stickels.
My project is with one of my favorite digis from Priscilla Styles Store.  The image I used is from the set Butterflies.  The set includes three butterflies, 2 of them are with the wings up. Go check them out. You will be able to do wonders with these beauties.
My recipe is:
Copics: R81, 83, 85, 39; E71, 47; W6; and blender pen
Inks: Distress
Cardstock: SU 80# and Cryogen 80#
Designer Paper: Basic Grey, Sultry collection
Embellishments: Green pearls; Stickles in Star Dust and Pumice Stone
Other challenges that I entered are:
Flutter by Wednesday #138 – anything goes, but must be butterfly, angel, or fairy

Thanks so much for stopping by again! I really do appreciate it! If you have any questions, please contact me.

Have a great week!


Karen's Fun Blog said...

Gorgeous!! : )

Sara said...

Absolutely Stunning! I love this butterfly! You are so talented and I can't wait to find out how you made it sparkle... Stickles? Your coloring is beautiful! Have a great day! Happy Creating! Sara

Donna Moore said...

Spectacular! I love how you teased with the image at the top of your entry, that is just awesome! This card is so beautiful on so many different levels, but what I come away with most is the "fairy tale" feel I get when I look at it! Just jaw dropping gorgeous!!

Jill said...

Wow what a gorgeous butterfly, really gorgeous card. Thanks for playing along at Kaboodle Doodles this week and hope to see you for our next challenge. Jill

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Aletha

Wonderful card love that butterfly and the bling! Thanks for joining us over at Kaboodle Doodles and good luck.


Marcy said...

WOW, this is absolutely gorgeous!!!

Pat (mspfd) said...

This is a stunner! You really did a beautiful job on the sketch and your coloring of the butterfly is gorgeous!

marsha said...

Just sensational Aletha! I so love the colors you chose, they really compliment and showcase this gorgeous butterfly! Just stunning!

Vanja said...

Beautiful card! I love the butterfly.
Thank you for joining us at CCT! :)

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LindaS said...

Your coloring of Priscillastyles butterflies is so fantastic - It looks so real - not like something made of paper. LOL. All over the top beautiful card. LindaS/PSDT

Queenie Jeannie said...

This is amazing!!!! I love the way your Stickles look! I'll have to practice more to get my cards to look like this - bravo!!!

Miranda said...

amazing Aletha, this card is very gorgeous, i like all the glittering


Rachel W K said...

this card is stunning! its so whimsical. I hope you win!!

Collette said...

Beautiful Butterfly, Aletha !

Juliet A said...

Oooh! I love the warm, rich, saturated color in this card, and it has so much dimension! I love it!

Priscilla said...

Stunningly Gorgeous..another fantastic card from you. Thank you so much for all you do and of course for using my image If you have not done so sure to check out the Group Heart Hop happening over on CDAC...lots of really nice goodies at the end.. don't miss out :)

designsfromwithinbycharlotte said...

WOW Althea, I think this is the prettiest version I've seen of Priscilla's butterfly! Totally stunning coloring on it and your color choice is gorgeous! Love how the pink on the wings picks up the pink dp and the green gems are such a pretty addition! Beautiful work.

Guro said...

This looks stunning!!! Love your colors and Priscillas butterflies are such cuties :-)
Love the glitter!
Hugs Guro

Lovely Linda said...

Hello Aletha - I LOVE LOVE LOVE this card of yours! Gorgeous colouring of the divine butterflies and such fabulous bling! I am late commenting again but glad I made it! Your details are always wonderful and I love coming to visit!! Thank you for inspiring me each week! {{{hugs}}}

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