Sunday, May 3, 2009


Description: Hello everyone....I made this lo for the May butterfly challenge and a few others that I am not sure will qualify for but I am gonna! This is my butterfly (papillon meaning butterfly in French). This is Alexis in 2006 her senior in the end of the second year in college....boy was that a time of change...going from my sweet innocent dd to a grown women. I so love this pic. Products used:
~S.E.I. papillon chocolat pp, cherie pp,
~MM note worthy pink half circle.
~Bazzill pink cardstock
~MME 29th St. "fresh Mother" pp background
~Cricut Storybook Pg. 67 Marquee3 for the fit to page frame.
~Cricut George for the circle flowers cut at 2 3/4, 2, 1 1/2, and 1. Distressed part of the challenge.
~Title cut from Stone Script Cricut at 1 1/2. I used Coredinations cardstock oh my I love that cardstock I then sanded the title..(do this on the mat with out pulling your paper up)
~Quickutz Revolution for the 4x4 die 3-d butterfly this I then added wire and beads.
~Hand sewed the butterfly train (stamped first then sewed)
~Pop dots, ribbon, the brown ribbon was actually a belt I had sometime ago, ricrac, Fancy pants strait pins. Needle and thread brown DMC floss. Thanks so much!!!


Saskia said...

So beautiful... and al the lovely details!! Great, great work!!!


Anonymous said...

Gorgeous lo Dawn, love all the flower details and the colors...HUGS..SK :)

Kathy Jones said...

OMGosh - this is spectacular!!!! I could sit and stare at all the details for ages!!!!

Enfys said...

YIKES!!!! This is one of the prettiest layouts I have ever seen Dawn, such a load of detail, fantastic. It must have taken forever to do, but really, really worth it.
En x

Brenda said...

OMGOSH!!!! I really LOVE LOVE LOVE this LO! Juat soooo BEAUTIFULY done! Now I am wanting the butterfly die! Thanks for inspiring me so much!

Lynn Biermann said...

This is beautifuL! Some amazing details, yet very soft! Awesome work!

Heather said...

Oh Dawn - my jaw hit the ground when I saw this lo. It is just so beautiful and what amazing attentions to those awsome details.
hugs Heather xx

Heidi E. said...

This is a beautiful page..

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