Sunday, May 21, 2017

PP345 CAS Butterflies

Hi everyone! Nance is our wonderful hostess today for the Paper Players and look at the fabulous challenge she has for us!

I am sure we'll have some gorgeous creations in the gallery this week!  For my card, I chose to make a notecard using some retiring  (and retired) products that I will surely miss!  So here we go:

This is probably less CAS than I would prefer but I kept thinking of things that would go with the Case This Sketch sketch that I used:

My background images are from Kinda Eclectic (leaves) and Gorgeous Grunge (speckles and lines); sentiment is from February 2016's Paper Pumpkin, Hello Sunshine, and the little butterflies are from Clearly Besotted.  The butterflies are diecut and punched from the SAB glimmer papers in Sweet Sugarplum, Bermuda Bay and Mint Macaron, which are also the colors of ink I used.  The little wee strip of washi tape is some I had laying on my desk and it doesn't really match the Mint, but I used it anyway!!!

I can't wait to see your clean-and-simple butterfly creations!  Check out what the design team did as well:

Cassidy surprised me one day by sneaking down to the garden and harvesting the asparagus for me! She did a great job too!  We aren't having a garden this year because of the construction, but the asparagus is a perennial so we don't have to do anything but cut it!  Too bad she doesn't like to eat it!

Enjoy your day and be blessed!

Project Details--All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Noted
Stamps Hello Sunshine Paper Pumpkin, Gorgeous Grunge, Kinda Eclectic, Good Day (Clearly Besotted)
Card stock & Papers     Thick White Notecard, Glimmer Paper in Bermuda Bay, Sweet Sugarplum & Mint Macaron (ret SAB)
 Ink Bermuda Bay, Sweet Sugarplum, Mint Macaron
Accessories Washi Tape, Sequins from various sources (SU, Pretty Pink Posh, Verve)
Tools     Big Shot, Bold Butterflies Framelits (ret), Small Butterfly Punch


Joanne James said...

What a lovely mix of pattern and sparkle on your butterfly card LeAnne - you make this collage style look effortless, I am in awe! Still plenty of white space so I think it ticks the CAS box and sooo pretty! I missed this sketch so off to take a look!

Lesley said...

Oh I love butterflies! This is so fresh and pretty, LeAnne! Love the sparkle!

thinkingpink said...

Hummmmmm...........Cassidy surprised you and "sneaked down to the garden". But you got her picture in the sneaking! Guess she wasn't too sneaky or you have a watchful eye on her since you managed to get her picture in the act!!!!! LOL!

Kampin' Karen said...

Pretty card with all the glimmer. I'm sure I'll be entering this challenge, even though CAS is not easy for me. You make everything look easy with your talent. I'll eat Cassidy's portion of asparagus. My parents had a bed for years and then it finally went to seed after my father died. Fresh asparagus is YUM. There is hope for her...I didn't like it as a child but it's my favorite now (has been for 40 years!). In SW FL, it is going for $5 a pound and I refuse to pay that...especially when it comes from Mexico. Have a blessed day.

Frenchie said...

LeeAnn , so pretty like always , ur such an inspiration always ,
And I see our little is looking at some too , lol
Hugs and love to both of you xoxo
Ps , my little seems like she's getting used to being here , still waiting for our permanent papers 😩
Hugs Frenchie

Wendy said...

So pretty! Gotta love all those sparkly butterflies, LeAnne! Great card!!! Love that Cassidy went to cut your fresh asparagus down! We planted some this year but nothing has come up. I remember when Kelsey was Cassidy's age and she use to run to the garden to pick off the cherry tomato's! Most of time she ended up eating them before she made it in the house! LOL TFS and have a wonderful Sunday! :

Leigh Penner said...

Beautiful take on the sketch!

Nance Leedy said...

Squeal!! I love this, LeAnne. The colors are beautiful and I always adore your collage stamping. Glittered butterflies? Yes, please! Thanks for rockin' my challenge, my friend!

Jan Clothier said...

I love the way the offset placement and use of different sizes on the grunge background make these butterflies explode off the page. So beautiful!

Lisa Elton said...

What a charming assortment of butterflies! This is a delightful card LeAnne, love the sparkle. Yum to fresh asparagus!!

laurie said...

I love your pretty arrangement of butterflies...awesome card!LOVE the glimmer,too.

Yum to the asparagus!

Linda Callahan said...


Valentyna Komisarenko said...

Such a charming butterfly collage!!! Very beautiful!

Jaydee said...

LeAnne, I love your use of the different butterflies and colors for them. It creates such a beautiful card with wonderful movement. Gorgeous.

Claire Broadwater said...

LeAnne, this is gorgeous! It looks CAS to me! LOL! Love those glittery butterflies and the amazing collage you created! You are a master of this! The splatters and sequins are the perfect finishing touch. WOW--fresh asparagus. I bet that was delicious! XX

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Ooooooooohhhh - this is stunning LeAnne! LOVE!