Friday, July 22, 2011

Inkspirations Sketch #79



Since I haven't used my big butterfly die for some time, and was having a few withdrawals after seeing butterflies in our back yard, I decided to pull it out and use it for this sketch :)  

My starting point was this Dream Street floral paper from which I pulled the rest of the colours.   I used a strip of orange paper and then added some turquoise ribbon for a bit of pop, and called it a card.

The rest of the Design Team has some fabulous cards for your inspiration.





Cindy
Kirsty
Makeesha
Renée
Brandi
Carrie
Helen
Ilina
Lee-Anne
Marisa


Each week Keesh will select a winner and an honorable mention and post their cards on the Inkspirations Challenge blog.  We'd love to see your card posted as a winner.


Thanks for stopping bye today.  Have a fabulous weekend :)





What's In It?
Stamps:   (SU) Background Basics
Paper:Dream Street DP, Kraft, Certainly Celery, So Saffron, Only Orange
 Ink:  VersaMark
Accessories:  Script Embossing Folder, SU Border Punch, (SU) Sizzex Butterfly Die, Button, Twine, 5/8" Turquoise Satin Ribbon, Glue Dot, Dimensionals

23 comments:

Viv said...

OH my word!!! You've gone and done it again!!! This is a corker Marisa!!! xxx

Dawn Easton said...

Fabulous Marisa! Love the butterfly! Need to pull mine out too!

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

Marisa this is wonderful. I love how you picked your colors from the background paper and brought them to life with your layout. So bright and pretty!

Vickie Z said...

Adorable and great use of the sketch!!! Love that butterfly....going to have to get mine out!!

Cindy Major said...

Those colours look wonderful together! Cheerful but not too bright. Just lovely :D

Cindy

Maureen said...

your butterfly reminds me of me flying all day yesterday :) Made it here without a hitch and met up with Lynn for a drink last night :) She just has to work a few hours this morning so I'm hanging out in Starbucks and catching up on email :) Have a wonderful trip to Alberta :)

Colleen Dietrich said...

Hooray for "Only Orange" cardstock! I have plenty and haven't pulled it out in so long. THanks for giving us a dose of happy summery colors, rich in sunshine!

Wanda Cullen said...

This packs such a punch with all these fun, summertime colors! Love the dimensional butterfly!

Danni said...

Love all the colors and texture! so fun and pretty!! Awesome job!

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

Another beautiful, sunny creation Marisa!!! Love the way you did the butterfly antennae and the colours make me long for warmer days (I am over Winter!!!!).

Benzi said...

Love it! Marisa, do you have b'flies that big in your back yard? Wow! It is a beauty and I love the orange and turquoise together.

Kristina said...

Love those cheery colors! I think I've missed your big butterfly die, too. We could even cheat and call those dots in the middle of the flowers in the dp polka dots... :)

So glad to have you back as well! Isn't VBS wild and crazy, but totally worth it? I helped out with some friends a week or two ago for a night, and boy-oh-boy was I tired afterward. And that was just one night!

Linda Callahan said...

Love the bold graphic design and colors!

Katina said...

Gorgeous! Such beautiful bright colours and I always love your butterflies! xx

Sue Kohler said...

I have missed your gorgeous butterflies too! What a come back card for these beauties, loving the colours! :)

Debbie Carriere said...

Beautiful summery card!!! Love the butterfly :)

Vicki Dutcher said...

Oh be still my heart! Love love love this fab color combo -- so bright and summery~

Beedubya said...

Very pretty, Marisa! I bought that dies thinking I'd use it all the time...and there it sits. I think it's an indication that I have too much stuff, eh?

xo B.

Carrie Gaskin said...

This is fantastic! What wonderful colours you've used on this one, Marisa.

Susan (rainy) said...

Awesome butterfly! Love the color combination.. so fresh and fun.

Betty Wright said...

This is fabulous, Marisa! I still have that butterfly die on my long wishlist! Love it!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Vibrant and pretty, great use of the orange. that is a hard color for me.

H2 :) said...

Just looking at your card brings visions of Spring with flowers & butterflies Marisa! I think I might have had enough of winter for now, lol! The pop of colour is fabulous. :)