Saturday, July 30, 2011

Sandra's Butterfly Birthday Hop!

Welcome to Sandra's Butterfly and Birthday Hop!  Today we are celebrating Sandra from 365 Days of Cricut, birthday, so make sure you give her some love!  You should have arrived here from Nadia's place, if not you will want to head to the start at Sandra's blog

If you haven't guess it yet, we have a theme of butterflies and birthdays! :) Now on to my card...






recipe:
French Manor Cricut Cartridge
window cut at 2.49 x 3.47 ( I cut the window so it would open)
layer cut at 1.58 x 3.47 ( then I cut it in half)
Lacy Labels
butterflies cut 4 at 1.10 x 1.78
Imagin More cartridge
background paper

Scrappy Moms Stamps ~ Simple Sentiments

Stampin Up paper
ribbon, stickles, button, twine, white pen, Tim Holtz ink

Now for Blog Candy! Sandra is giving away a $20 Gift Card to Joann's and a Quirky Quotes stamp set sponsored by Scrappy Moms Stamps!  There is only one rule you...
must leave a comment on all blogs including Sandra's FB fan page 365 Days of Cricut to be eligible for the prize

Your next stop is Jess!

Enjoy!

Just in case you get lost along the way...






















End Hop on 365 Days Of Cricut FB Fan Page:

94 comments :

Sandra 365 Days Of Cricut said...

Wow Liz that is so cool!! I feel like I can just walk right into your card, I love that little window with all of the butterflies in the air!! Thank you so much for being in my hop!

kittirin said...

Hello Liz! Your card is so gorgeous!!
Hugs, Iryna

bonnie said...

So beautiful Liz...i love the gorgeous window and sweet butterflies! :) Hugs x

Linda Therrien said...

love it!! the butterflies really look like they are flying out of the window. Great job. New follower :)

Linda
www.lindascreativity.blogspot.com

Marilyn said...

Beautifu card!!
mimicaro9650 at yahoo dot com

Crafting Katie said...

Gorgeous, Liz! I love how you used the Imagine More pattern - so elegant!

Linda said...

Lovely card as always!

joydee1963 said...

Great card,love the colors used,I am a follower,joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

Wendy said...

love the card
Wendy
handmadebywd@aol.com

Michelle said...

Liz, your card is beautiful! I like the window and butterflies flying out....stunning! I ma new follower. Come check out my blog. :)

~michelle

http://michelles-crafty-creations.blogspot.com

Joan said...

Awesome! How creative!
Joan
schim18@charter.net
schim18 at charter dot net

Amy said...

Isn't this pretty! I love those sparkly butterflies coming out of the window! :)Amy
amyscraftingspace.blogspot.com

Carrie's Corner said...

Beautiful card!

Hugs
Carrie
cau0617 at yahoo dot com

Adrian said...

So adorable!!

Celeste said...

oh wow your card is fabulous.

Lisa said...

What a beautiful and creative card! I just LOVE it! So happy to be a part of this hop with you!

Lisa
http://prettypaperprettyribbons.blogspot.com
lnorris21 at hotmail dot com

Luv Scrapping Together said...

This is absolutely gorgeous, Liz!!

Hugs,
Saundra :)

Cathy S said...

Your card looks almost interactive, gorgeous!
Cathy S
seashore@telus.net

Houses Built of Cards said...

What a completely GORGEOUS card!!! LOVE this!!!

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www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

Peggie said...

Very pretty card. That's a great idea for the window. Peggie
barker944 at msndotcom

Carley said...

Liz!
This is so fabulous! I love the dimension of this card it feels so real! Beautiful
Hugs
Carley

Erika Valdez said...

WOW THis card blew me away it is gorgeous!!! You did an amazing job I can just see the butterflies fluttering out that window! TFS

Lots of Love,
Erika

Tina said...

What a gorgeous card! The dimension and inking are perfect! I am a new follower!
Tina
www.myhoppyplace.blogspot.com

Kimberly said...

Oh this is just gorgeous :) I love it, great job!! TFS!
Kimberly
cutie.jensen at gmail.com

Eva said...

oh so pretty with the butterflies fluttering out the window...nicely done. I am your newest follower.
Eva :0)

rakiya32 said...

love your card
patrinajones@gmail.com

giftshoppe2 said...

that's what would happen to me
i'd open the window and all my butterlies would fly out
oh welll
if you love something
let it have wings
lol
hugs
TFS
linda in tx

Lindsey said...

I. LOVE. THIS. CARD.

kteachone@gmail.com

Carol<>< said...

sweet card, I am loving all of these butterflies!
Carol N<><
new follower

Sandy S. said...

Your card is absolutely beautiful.
TFS!

Sandy
http://thecraftycreationspot.blogspot.com/

Vivi Martínez said...

Gorgeous and very creative card. It transmits lots of feelings to me. I hope you don't mind if I use this idea some day. I just love it!
Thanks for sharing!
Vivi

Lynda said...

Very beautiful card! Love how you made it look like the butterflies were flying out of the window! Great job!

Lynda
rlhamm1 at gmail dot com
lyndascreativetouches.blogspot.com

Sherrie K. said...

Liz, this is beautiful:) I love the pretty butterflies and the cute doors that open..love it!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com
jskoning at msn dot com

Scrappy Mel said...

So beautiful!! I LOVE it! :)

Pammie Kay said...

lovely card...those butterflies are so tiny!

new follower here

memorieskeeper56 at yahoo dot com

Kris Dietz said...

Your card is so pretty. I love that window. How beautiful. TFS.

Kris
dietzrobles at yahoo dot com

PinkBlingCrafter said...

WOW!! WOW!! love the card with the window and butterflies just beautiful:)
Hugs

Jenn said...

So pretty! Love how the butterflies are flying out the window. TFS!
hugs, Jenn

Jenny said...

Such a pretty card! Love it!

Jenny
papercutcreations.blogspot.com
papercraftjenny at gmail dot com

mamawcindy said...

What a Gorgeous Card!!!! It's just Beautiful. Love It! Love It! Love It! I'm already a follower. :0)
cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

Ashley Nicole said...

Beautiful card. I love it!
Ashley
glamoroussideofscrapping at gmail dot com
www.theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com

Giselle said...

I absolutely love this idea, how clever. I really need to try it out !!! I hope you don't mind. It looks perfect! TFS :) Many hugs

lindagk23 said...

Beautiful card Liz! Thanks for sharing! lindagk23

Anita Braddock said...

Very cook card love the butterflies comming out the window. great job. keep up the great work. thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.
abbraddock@msn.com

Latinacreativa said...

Wow! This card just stole my heart! I'm speechless!-Raquel @ Raquelsdesigns.blogspot.com

PLEPOMA said...

Such a pretty card. Thanks for sharing.
plepoma@aol.com

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

So pretty! Great design!

Carri~abusybee
www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

Percilla G said...

LOve that open window with the butterflies flying out - Cute idea
perderg{at}q{dot}com

Cynthia Vanderhoek said...

WOW! The butterflies coming from the window. So beautiful. I really like this idea. Pretty! Thanks for sharing.
Cynthia V. Ü vandyzfam@sbcglobal.net new follower to your blog

Shawnee said...

Beautiful!

Blessings,
Shawnee
http://www.blessedonthebrightside.com

Rachel W K said...

Gorgeous! I love all the different dimensions in this card, it's just lovely :)

-rachel w k
rwkrafts.blogspot.com

Theresa said...

What a wonderful card.TFS!
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Cathy said...

wow, I love this card, I would keep it and not give it away, love it
mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com

HappyPlaceJen said...

This card is beautiful, Liz! I agree with Birthday Girl - I could almost feel the movement of the butterflies as if I was in the scene watching them fly out the window! Very cool effect! :) ~Jen
http://happyplaceforjen.blogspot.com

jennifer said...

Wow! I love your card!!

Sharon said...

Oh WOW!!!! This is a fantastic card!!! :)
http://meemeescreations.blogspot.com

Soesty said...

Simply adorable card ! Beautiful ! Can I use the idea for a Halloween layout ? Change up the colours and switch the butterflies to bats?

Suzy said...

What a fun way to celebrate Sarah's birthday! I love your butterfly window card. Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win :)
Suzy suzyq28024@gmail.com

Jennifer M. said...

This is gorgeous! I love how the window opens to give the illusion that the butterflys are flying out.

Just gorgeous! :D

Jen

Bunnyfreak said...

Love the butterflies coming out the window.

Josie0602 said...

Such a pretty card! I love this look with the butterflies and the window!
Tracy
jtg0398(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

Live Love and Scrap said...

WOW Liz!!! What a gorgeous card....love it!!!!

hugs,
Sarah

lmkindell1 said...

What a great idea love the window.
lmkindell1@verizon.net
lindashappyplace.blogspot.com

lmkindell1 said...

What a great idea love the window.
lmkindell1@verizon.net
lindashappyplace.blogspot.com

Melissa said...

Such a classy card!!!

Melissa
dolfnz777 at yahoo dot com

callyannc said...

I love th butterflies coming from the home! Thanks CallyAnn
http://callyanncraftycreations.blogspot.com

Bella Scrapbook Designs said...

Love your card and the way the window open. Its great being in the hop with you
Sylvia

GreenScrap said...

I love how left the window open!! So elegant and gorgeous!! Love it!!
TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

marciae said...

A very nice card!
melehtola@juno.com

Pixichick said...

Very elegant. I love it.

pixiperfectcreations.blogspot.com

Christy said...

You are such an inspiration to me!!! Love all you do!

Smiles!
Christy

christineschumacher@fuse.net

pruttybird said...

Wow ... what a beautiful card!!

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Linda said...

Truly a beautiful card and love the butterflies. Happy crafting
Linda - DT Vintage Heartfelt Designs.

nanapuddin said...

Wow! Beautiful! TFS!

Sandy from Ukiah said...

You are so creative.. and to think I got to sit next to you at Miss Emma's... hugs from ukiah

Ildi-The craftin mama said...

I am here from Sandra's Birthday Blog Hop!! Your card is awesome!! Love it!! Thanks for sharing.

Ildi-The Craftin Mama
www.thecraftinmama.blogspot.com

Kards by Kathi said...

What a great idea....LOVE butterflies. Yours is really beautiful. I am so glad you did this hop as it gives me SO much inspiration. Thanks.
P.S. Long time followers

CA Scrapper said...

Your card is just beautiful!! I am a follower.

Leslie

cascrapper at gmail dot com

Teresa Ciarleglio said...

What a great idea with the window - beautiful

Teresa
Totallylovecricut.blogspot.com
Tciarleglio@gmail.com

Angie said...

I love all things butterfly and really liked your project. So creative!

Thank you for sharing!

Daisylove Creations said...

Wow, what a super idea with the window! I just LOVE your card, very elegant!
Diana
daisylovecreations.blogspot.com

Lauren B. said...

I love this!!! I love that the butterflies are flying out of the window - what a great idea! TFS!
Lauren

Jeri said...

Oh my gosh, this is such a fantastic design. I've hardly used my French Manor cartridge, but I'm sure going to remember this idea for future designs. Thanks for the inspiration.

Bernadet Rodakowski said...

How fabulous - I love your window especially. Wonderful card.
Bernadet
bernadetscraftblog.blogspot.com

Monica Flores said...

Liz this card is gorgeous!! It has such a realistic feel to it!! Just devine!!!
Glad to have been part of this hop with you!!

simply cricutting

Sugarlips said...

Your card is beautiful. The colors are fantastic.

edoggsugarlipsandprincessbuttercup.blogspot.com

AmyJRockstar said...

I just love your work. This has to be one of my favorite cards ever! Great job!
Be sure to stop by my blog to enter my 500 followers giveaway!


XO ~ Amy Jo (follower)
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Esther said...

Liz this is gorgeous! I love the butterflies flying out of the open window!

Kathy's Kreative Spot said...

I love your card. The open window is awesome.
Kathy
Katsews at gmail dotcom

Glora said...

WOW, this is absolutely GORGEOUS!!! I love every single detail. You are amazing! Hugs-Glora

A Creative Journey said...

This is SOOO pretty! I love this and the button accent is just that extra awesomeness! TFS! I am a new follower and would be honored if you would check out my blog and if you aren't already, become a follower too at http://acreativejourneywithmelissa@blogspot.com. Have a wonderful week!

Jen said...

Wow i'm impressed! creative!!!
Pretty!!
Hugs!
Jen@
upcycledscrapbooking.blogspot.com
mrs.jenniferwrightATgmailDOTcom

Trina said...

The card is beautiful. I think you accomplished exactlly what you wanted.

Amy C said...

This is absolutely beautiful Liz!! I love how clean and free it is. Fab job!!