Friday, June 12, 2009

Butterfly Sympathy

This will be a quick post.  I am trying to get packing for a weekend camping trip and I have barely started yet.  We were dealing with a death in the family and had all of that stuff to deal with this week, so packing got put to the wayside!  Oh well...busy day today.  

I needed a sympathy card for my husband's Aunt...it was her husband (my husband's Uncle) that passed away, so I decided to face the Mojo Monday Sketch #90 head-on...this one intimidated me a little bit.  Probably because it is not something I would probably ever put together on my own!  But that is what sketch challenges are all about.  

I found the sentiment in the Verve Stamps Beautiful You set to be fitting.  I don't think it was what was intended for the sentiment, but it struck a cord with me that it seemed fitting for a death...the caterpillar being our physical bodies here on earth and the morphing into a butterfly being what could be viewed as our death, but really being our reunion with God in heaven.  Like I said, not sure that is what was meant by it, but I liked the thought.


I used the DSP Parisian Breeze from Stampin' Up!...I like the Specialty Designer Paper.  This was my first time using it...it is heavier weight and has a nice texture to it!  The butterfly was taken from an old retired set, Botanicals.  I finished that butterfly off with some Crystal Effects just to make it pop a little bit more.

Well not sure there is much else to say...have a great weekend!  Off to pack!






The Engineering Details
Stamps - Beautiful You (Verve Stamps), Botanicals; Paper - Parisian Breeze DSP, Chocolate Chip, Baja Breeze, Whisper White; Ink - Chocolate Chip, Baja Breeze; Accessories - Circle and Scallop Circle Nestabilities, Chocolate Chip Taffeta Ribbon, Ticket Corner Punch, Crystal Effects, dimensionals

2 comments:

Wendy said...

Your card is gorgeous. It's a beautiful sentiment.

rubberstampinzone said...

What a beautiful card! Love the DSP love the butterfly with the crystal effects. just a beauty!

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