Sunday, September 22, 2013

Monday Montage #3

Welcome, friends, to another round of Monday Montage!! I can hardly BELIEVE that fall is really finally showing itself ... but, boy-oh-boy do I enjoy the cooler weather in the mornings when I run!! As the colors in the canyon begin to change I am again reminded why fall is my most favorite time of year ... it not only looks beautiful, but it smells GREAT!!

I took a stroll down "butterfly lane" for my creations this week (and for those of you who have been following me for a while, you KNOW how I am about butterflies!!)! This first card was a mix of butterflies and my new most-favorite stamp set ... Gorgeous Grunge. As my BFF, Cindy Beach, recently said to me, "It is the 'little black dress' of stamp sets!" I couldn't agree more!! It goes with EVERYthing!!

Stamps: Papillon Potpourri, Gorgeous Grunge, Off the Grid, Banner Greetings
Paper: Very Vanilla, Early Espresso
Ink: Early Espresso, Pumpkin Pie, Crumb Cake
Accessories:  Elegant Butterfly Punch, Epic Day This and That Designer Washi Tape, Witches' Brew Washi Tape, Early Espresso Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, Neutrals Candy Dot

One more fall-ish butterfly creation (same color scheme ... sorta ...) with a TOTALLY different look (True Confession ... this is another one of my "Convention Display Board" samples!). I think butterflies are terrific for EVERY season!! So there ...

Stamps: Lovely Romance
Paper:  Tangerine Tango, Baked Brown Sugar, Very Vanilla
Ink:  Tangerine Tango, Baked Brown Sugar
Accessories:  Chalk Talk Framelits, Beautifully Baroque Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Adorning Accents Edgelits Die, Elegant Butterfly Punch, Small Butterfly Punch, 1 1/4" Square Punch, Baked Brown Sugar Ruffe Stretch Trim, Pearl Basics

Click the "back" button will take you to see Melissa Stout's terrific creativity, while clicking the "next" button will show you some AMAZING paper-crafty genius from Amy O'Neill!

Have a fantastic week!

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Lisa Barton said...

Lovely grunge-y style! Gorgeous Grunge is my fab must have set - find it hard not to use it on everything!

Cindy Beach said...

This BFF absolutely loves butterflies and your creations!
The grunge and the grid background look awesome together!

Anonymous said...

Stunning cards!!!

Amy said...

Cute cards!! I love the butterflies and color combos :)

Creating on the Run said...

I adore both of your cards!! I love the butterflies!