Sending Prayers

Hello everyone!! Today was simply fabulous! My hubby took the kids to Busch Gardens so I could have the entire afternoon for crafting! I took advantage of the peace and quiet and made two cards before the kiddos came home. Here is the first card I created...

I was inspired by the design and layout of this pin. I thought it would make a nice sympathy card for a friend of the family. The butterflies are inked with squeezed lemonade and picked raspberry distress inks and then stamped with Melon Mambo dye ink.

The patterned paper comes from an Echo Park Christmas pad. The Italian Flourish Doily is cut from a platinum vellum. To create the focal point, I started with a stitched rectangle and then partially cut the stitched scalloped border along the bottom. I die cut "sending" three times and then secured the word to the banner sentiment from the Sending Happy Thoughts stamp set.

Here you can see the many layers:

I popped up the layers and embellishments with dimensionals and foam tape and also applied glossy accents to the word die. I love how shiny it looks!!

 Thanks for stopping by!!

Challenges Entered:

Crafting with Dragonflies: Card with Butterflies
Fantasy Stampers Challenge #42: Lots of Layers
Fussy & Fancy Challenge #144: Things with Wings
SSS Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes


  1. Such a beautiful card, love the colours and LO, thanks for playing along with us at Crafting with Dragonflies, blessings Hilde

  2. Love your word die treatment - must try that! A fabulous card indeed.

  3. What a gorgeous card with the colour and your layout..Thank you for joining us at Fussy and Friday Challenge. Good luck in draw..Hugs Lozzy x

  4. Great card ! I love your colorcombo, your cute butterflies and your word "sending" was really beautiful :)
    Thanks for playing with us at Fussy and Fancy ! :)

  5. Gorgeous card. Love the silver embossing behind and the pop of colour from the butterfly. Thank you for playing along Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes Wednesday Challenge :)

  6. I just love the glossy accents on the black word!!! Lovely and thoughtful layers in this card, just beautiful!

  7. Gorgeous card Jen :-) the colours and design of this is fabulous, so pretty :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Lols x x x

  8. Hi this is a gorgeous card you have certainly made the most of your free time. Thank you for joining us at the Fantasy Stampers Challenge Blog. Hugs Jackie DT

  9. this is the first time I have seen the Italian Flourish Doily and it adds a special design to this pretty card!

  10. So many layers of EYE CANDY!! Just BEAUTIFUL!!!!


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