Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Serendipity Stamps - Summer's Last Hurrah

Today Serendipity Stamps is having Part 2 of the 
Summer's Last Hurrah Challenge.  
There is still time for you to play along.  Details are HERE.

For the Design Team, we are adding a photo challenge to the mix.  
We are to take a photo we have and use it for our inspiration.

I chose this picture I took years ago of a butterfly visiting my pee gee hydrangea in late summer.  The pee gees don't bloom here in Atlanta until July and the blooms last for months, sometimes changing color.  I used the colors in the photo and my butterfly is black to match.  Notice the touch of orange on his wings?

Did you notice I used the corner die from the Floral Frame die set at the bottom of my card?  
I just die cut it twice and snipped off the ends so they would meet in the middle.

Here is a closeup of the butterfly.

Inside my card I glued the small butterfly from the Floral Frame die set.  
I love that there is a small version of the large butterfly!

The finished size is 4 3/4 x 6 1/4.
Serendipity has a new special this week.  
It's FREE shipping for US orders over $15!
Good through September 24th.

Check out what the rest of the Design Team created!
Vickie Zimmer

The GUEST Designer joining us this month is Bridget Finlay:


DottyA Cards & Things said...

Just love the fist shot you posted of the butterfly, what a beauty she is! Than you card was next and Oh My.... just love all the layers and colors. It's just Lovely!!!

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Beautiful, Miriam! Love the big framed butterfly and that paper is gorgeous. Love the colors you have here and your photo is wonderful, too.

Mary Dew Lee said...

Miriam your card and photo are just gorgeous! I just finished reading the book "Flight Behavior" and this card brings it right back into my mind. Love all the little details and the slightly Asian look.

Jeanne J said...

Absolutely gorgeous! I'm counting all the yummy layers... WOW!! So dramatic with the black die cut butterfly and rich colored papers.

Marybeth said...

Your photo is gorgeous, Miriam! Nice shot with the butterfly!
Your card is as beautiful as the photo...

Bridget said...

Not only is your photo gorgeous, but you've captured it perfectly in your beautiful butterfly creation! Your use of die-cuts is creative and fabulous and the colours are so rich and pretty. I've enjoyed designing with you all this month, the Serendipity DT are so talented!

Vickie Z said...

Beautiful!! Love the colors...butterfly is gorgeous!! Love how you used the half floral frame!

JD/ Jill said...

So pretty...your card and your great pic...really like the rich colors!

Leigh said...

You don't see butterflies used with these colors very much. I love it!