Monday, March 13, 2017

Still with the butterflies ... a MTW challenge

It's a rough Monday after springing forward, but I have a little something to brighten your day, I hope!

Today I'm bringing you the layout I created for the More Than Words March challenge to use the word beautiful and a butterfly on your layout.


I just really adore how this all turned out!


This year marks 14 years as a couple & this man can still give me butterflies. 


I found this lovely pack of Prima butterflies at Tuesday Morning a while back, before this challenge was posted, actually. So when I saw the prompt, I knew they would be perfect.

Luckily the color scheme ended up working well with this photo I made him pose for last Sunday, which he laughed and called, "stupid," but he did it!

I chose a fun paper with orange and yellow flowers, gessoed it, stenciled small polka dots & used Heidi Swapp shine in Salmon. I also threw a little black shimmery Tattered Angels on there too.


I stamped a couple of small butterflies in black ink.

I layered my photo with oranges, and broke that up with a small black and gold doily and some white lacey Heidi Swapp paper I found on clearance a while back. I love that stuff!


I used my cricut to cut the gold parts of the title out of metallic paper, and to create the "typewriter" look - which I will do a bit smaller next time.

I also embossed a few Maya Road chipboard pieces in gold to tie that color theme together as well.


I had picked up these black paper straws on clearance, so they tied the black color theme together well and gave good dimension to the layout.

I continued the title down my MM stream, as it was so long. Then I scattered the Prima butterflies around the page.


I think this may be my prettiest MM layout to date, since I began with the art earlier this year. I love it!

Supplies:
Flower paper - Studio Calico
Heidi Swapp Shine in Salmon
Tattered Angels glimmer mist in JackOLantern
Gold foil paper - Me and My Big Ideas, Mambi
Butterflies - Prima
Straws - Recollections by Michael's
Chipboard - Maya Road
Gold embossing powder by JoAnn's
White flower laser cut paper - Heidi Swapp

Thanks for looking!

9 comments:

  1. I really like this Lo. Bright, alive, dynamic! Stunning setting for your photos!Thanks for playing along with us at More Than Words.

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  2. Oooh I just love all those gorgeous butterflies. Such a great take on our challenge. Thanks for playing along with us at More Than Words.

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  3. This is one beautiful layout!! I love the way you dispose all those butterflies, it's gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at More Than Words!

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  4. This is absolutely gorgeous!! So many gorgeous butterflies! And I absolutely love your title! Thank you for playing along with us at More Than Words!

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  5. Oooh this is lovely! Those butterflies are gorgeous and you have a very patient man who is still willing to pose for photos after 14 years! I'm so glad you could join us at More Than Words this month.

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  6. Your layout is so pretty I really love all those butterflies! Your title is so romantic! Thank you for joining at More than words!

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  7. À lot of butterflies! I really love it! Thank you for playing with us at morethanwords challenge.

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  8. I am loving the swirl of butterflies! it's gorgeous! Wonderful interpretation of the challenge.Thank you for joining More Than Words Challenge this month.

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  9. Beautiful layout, I love all the details !! Thank you for playing at More Than Words :)

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