time to celebrate!

 This is post 2 of 2 for me today…click HERE for my Chickaniddy Crafts project.
Hello, post number two for me today.  Evidently I thought today was the 25th when I was scheduling my blog posts earlier this week…more on that in a bit.

I generally don’t like to post multiple times in one day but I was so inspired by a couple challenges AND I needed a birthday card for someone at work.
This card kind of took a life of its own.  I’m super happy to have used a highly neglect A Muse wood mount butterfly image that I’ve had for years…the ’14’ is from Avocado Arts Days & Months set.

I used bits & bobs from a couple collections including:

MME Market Street
Freckled Fawn
Studio Calico

I was inspired by the current

Obviously, the overall design of my card was inspired by Wida.   I was also inspired by:

arrow (freckled fawn glittery arrow)
butterfly (a muse butterfly)
gold (embossing & confetti)
word strips (Jillibean & mme)
splatters (confetti)

I was also inspired by

I was inspired by:

pegboard (swiss dot embossed panel)
wood desk top (cherry wood veneer strip)
graphic print (butterfly embellishment)

So I accidently scheduled my PTI blog hop post for today…wrong day!

I’m sharing it since I’m inspired to created something else for tomorrow!

Thanks for stoppin’ by!

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31 thoughts on “time to celebrate!”

  1. lol, I saw that post sneak peek a little earlier today. Love your cards especially the first one with all the different elements. I am in a creating slump I think.

  2. Wow, love your take of the CS card…it is something I want to work on today too. Both are fabulous, Amy.

  3. These are wonderful! Especially loving the CASE Study card, that gold butterfly 14 card is fantastic!

  4. I always post my PTI Blog Hop cards early, because the blog hop goes live while I'm sleeping… but not quite that early. 😉 That said, I haven't made my card for it yet this month. Your Case Study card is awesome too! I love it!

  5. AMY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am slowly catching up with everyone in the virtual world~~ I have been insanely busy with the trip and work– totally exhausted and creatively spent! Need to get back into the groove, but for now i will just look at your GORGEOUS cards that are here–love both, esp. the CASE entry- and all the ones that keep flickering from your FLICKR feed in the corner of my eye!! When will I see you again??

  6. A total stunner from head to toe! Love the cascade of elements – really has that 'noticeboard' vibe! Thanks so much for playing to find a Cure For The Monday Blues!

  7. Wow both cards are amazing as Always. Thank you for joining us over at CASE study challenge.

  8. Amy, both cards are super fun! I love the background stamping on this one and all the many elements and textures on your Blog Day card.

  9. Love both card but super love the 1st one. Love the colors and the way you made it. Just <3 it so much!

  10. Your CASE'd card is quite awesome. Favorite part is the gold butterfly and the "14". So cool!

    Your early PTI card is so yummy, too!

  11. Great projects, Amy! Really love the collection of goodies in the first and how you were inspired with the dotted background by that pegboard. So fun!

  12. I really love your take on Wida's card, Amy! Great layering and love the touch of gold. Thanks for playing along with us!

  13. Really cute cards, Amy! Love your PTI creation. Those wonky circles in the background just make me smile. Love the little felt flower and love this color combo for a baby card. And I love your Case Study card, too. Really, really fun and eclectic combo of goods!

  14. Your Wida-inspired card is holy-moly gorgeous! Such a lovely array of elements…wow! Your second is adorable! The inlaid die cuts are so eye-catching and the little flower with three baubles toooo cute! Hugs~c

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