Monday, September 17, 2012

Things That Fly in Nature

Happy Monday one and all.  Our BBTB2 hostess this week is our talented friend Sandi who has asked us to design with All Things that fly in Nature... that means dragonflies, bees, butterflies, ...yep, even a sweet little ladybug.  

I decided upon a butterfly.  I am having lunch with a dear friend in a few weeks and I wanted to make a little extra something for her birthday.  I decided I could make a Post It Note Easel Card that features a beautiful butterfly ... she can set this on her desk at work and find glee each time she takes a small blue post it note.  

I created a rather sturdy Easel Card so all of the different panels are enforced with an extra strip of cardstock, and then of course each layer is topped off with the pretty pattern paper cardstock. 
The small white strip at the top is a MS edge punch that has a beautiful butterfly cut.  The little blue flowers are punched from a MS punch, and little flower jewels are added for the bling...The base butterfly is cut from Indie Art...and is the reason I actually bought this particular cartridge.  I had added some punch butterflies to the top of the Cricut b-fly so that I have a rather ornate design.  A little flower jewel has been added as well. 


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12 comments:

Sandi said...

Oh Carole, she will love it, I love the blues on this and that butterfly is just the best, hugs

Jayne said...

Carole this is so pretty and your butterfly gorgeous.What an inspired idea to use an easel card for a note holder!Your friend will love it.
Jayne x

DonnaMundinger said...

What a gorgeous gift! Love your papers and that butterfly is so fabulous! Love the way you use your punch, too. I think I may have to try something like this. xxD

Stephanie said...

That's a genius idea. Beautiful easel card. Love the post-its. Great note holder.

~JulieH~ said...

Oh what a lovely gift for your friend Carole! She will love it. I love the papers and that your post it matches perfectly and your butterfly is stunning!
Hugs
juliexx

Jeri said...

Wow, if I come have lunch with you will you give me one of these awesome post it note holders. Beautiful, Carole, just beautiful! This would be an inspiring addition to any desk.

Suzanne cricutcraftingrammyblogspot.com said...

Carole what a beautiful way to display your sticky notes. I love this! The butterfly is so pretty and love the paper.

Brenda said...

This is just beautiful Carole! I love the blue and white color theme, the flowers are just so pretty with their bling, love that butterfly punch at the top, your papers are awesome, and your Cricut butterfly is just beautiful layered up with the other butterflies. I know your friend will just adore this awesome gift! What a great way to make an easel card a gift as well!!! Hugs!!

Glenda said...

Beautiful project Carole! Love the pretty papers and butterfly! I am she will love this!
Glenda

Bella and Aidees Mom said...

Carole..I love this..It gives it such a soft feel..That butterfly is so beautiful and the gorgeous blue..robins egg colors..SIGH!..gives it a striking touch:) Krista

DIANA L. said...

This is so pretty Carol. Thanks for the inspiration. I love it.

Penniannie said...

Crole
What a beautiful Gift, your paper choice was perfect and I love the whole easel card idea....very inspirational....

Hugs
Penny