Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Butterfly card with a butterfly award :)

We'll talk about the  butterfly award later in the post, let me get down to sharing the butterfly card first.

Today's card is all about using the scraps (I am a miser when it comes to paper and save even the tiniest bits of paper :) ). I am not particularly proud of it and thought I share it anyways. (sorry for the bad pics, it raining here for the past 4 days and the weather is all gloomy and dark, not ideal for taking pictures)

 Supplies: cardstock: Elle Erre Fabriano!; stamps: smART Works(butterfly), Skipping Stones Designs(Grunge);ink: Momento(Lady Bug), Distress Inks(Shabby Shutters, Broken China);embellishments: Pie Lane(Glitter balls, Self Adhesive crystals)

The outer fame is a negative from THIS card set and the circle was a scrap from THIS one. The butterfly is clear embossed and colored with distress inks. Did you notice the dimension on my pretty butterfly? Its ready to take flight :D
I started this card to show you the wood grain background technique but then I couldn't figure out a place for the camera to shoot the video from upside down and a photo tutorial won't work for well to show you this technique. So, you need to wait for the tutorial till i figure it all out :) This is my entry for the Lilypad Cards Challenge - Resist Technique.

Onto the butterfly award, not one but 3 people passed the same award to me today :) - Karuna, Khusboo and Tejal - A big THANKS to all of you!

There are some rules to follow so here they are:
Answer several questions. Award the 'Butterfly Award' to other bloggers
Contact the bloggers to let them know they have received this award
Put a link to the person who gave you the 'Butterfly Award' in the post.

Q1) Name your favorite color?  My favorite color keeps changing. I have a favorite for a few months/days and then I move on to something new :)

Q2) Name your favorite song? There isn't just one but I like soft, romantic, meaningful songs. I am a hopeless romantic :)

Q3) Name your favorite dessert?  I have a sweet tooth and I am always game for desserts. Sizzling Brownies with Vanilla Ice-cream is one among my all time favorites.

Q4) What worries you off at the moment? Nothing. I am a happy girl :)
Q5) Your favorite pet? I don't like keeping pets(have a tragic story to support that) but I love animals :)

Q6) Black or White? Black


Q7) Your biggest fear? I am afraid of lots of things - lizards(or reptiles of any kind), water, heights, the list is endless

Q8) Best feature? I think my smile and positive attitude :)

Q9) Everyday attitude? Varies everyday, I have my mood swings :)

Q10) What is perfection?  Giving your best at everything you do and keep trying until you succeed.

Q11) Guilty pleasure? Shopping, shopping and shopping. I never feel I have enough of anything :D
Q12) When you're upset you? I take a walk while listening to music. Nature calms me down.

 
So, thats me :) I am passing this award to everyone who reads my blog, most of you already have i.

Hope you like it! Thanks for visiting!

16 comments:

  1. Awesome creation...as always.....love the ready to fly butterfly.and the use of negatives is not only frugal but awesome...well done

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  2. Card is just superb! Lovely use of scraps.. congos for the award! It was nice reading more about you... even I am hopelessly romantic :D

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  3. I should have said lizard too...I hate them..and now I'm a murderer too...I killed one last month...my hubs was so proud of me...He is a serial lizard killer..if he sees one...he has to kill them..even if it means chasing it for 2 hours!!!
    I think the video would work, even if you show it ulta..even I am trying to figure out how to take videos of techniques that I want to show!!!

    Super gorgeous butterfly...love it...simply love it!!

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  4. Ujjwal one more award for you
    Do accept the Sweet Kitty Award from my blog
    Cheers
    Sonia
    http://cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

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  5. Nice to know little more about you.
    Lovely card n butterfly is awesome:)

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  6. great to know more bout u..... i was hoping to see the tutorial too but never mind :D still waiting! and yes the flutter is fantastic!

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  7. It's a beautiful card! Love the fluttering butterfly and that woodgrain background.

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  8. what kind of this brown paper is?

    and...how u cut so neatly my god...its fabulous

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  9. another beautiful card with the bg I love..!!good to know more abt u!

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  10. brownies.... icecream....i'm fasting man !!super card n awsome flutteries !!

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  11. Ujjwal, this is gorgeous! I love all the woodgrain, the layered butterfly and the way you stitched the trail. Beautiful!

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  12. Fabbie card!.. Love the use of scraps here! :)

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  13. beautiful card! love the butterfly and the tweet chotu ribbon!

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  14. Love your woodgrain design. Thanks for playing along with us at Lily Pad Cards this week.

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  15. Awesome creation such a beautiful card i really like it....


    Plastic business cards

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