Thursday, June 3, 2010

School's Out for Summer...

No more pencils!
No more books!

No more students'
Dirty looks!

--Alice Cooper, "School's Out"


Yes, that's right, school's out and I'm back! Yesterday was my last day, which means I now have plenty of free time to craft and blog! Woohoo!


I'm kicking things off with a card for the latest Embellish Magazine challenge to use black, green, and kraft with butterflies. What do you think?

Speaking of challenges, have you played along with the
Everything But the Kitchen Sink challenge to use nail polish? It's a fun one--you have until midnight June 9 to play with us!

Stamps: Short & Sweet (SU)
Paper: Kraft, Basic Black, SU & October Afternoon pp

Ink: Basic Black

Accessories: SU Beautiful Wings die, Martha Stewart butterfly punch, Fiskars upper crest punch, dimensionals, Kaisercraft pearls, Nestabilities labels 1

20 comments:

Aimes said...

WAHOOOOOOOOOOO! Yay for summer holidays! So good to have you back, Ann; I've missed you round here!
Back in style with this creation - I love it!
Aimes
x

Maureen said...

yay!! school's out!! can't wait...and you've got off to a great start with this fabulous butterfly card :)

Deb Neerman said...

Great card, Ann ... love it!

Heidi Van Laar said...

Just beautiful Ann! Those black butterflies are so striking!

(-: Heidi

Rhonda Miller said...

This is a gorgeous card.

Brandi said...

I was singing that song in my head as I was reading it. Love it! Cute card.

Smart Ass Sara said...

I have always like this color combo. I once had a vibrator in black and green. I had to get rid of it because although it was cute in the pacakage when you actually use it...yeah. Not so good.

Karen B. said...

Ooh, so very much like the checks against the book print and the different styles of butterflies!

Lynnette said...

Ann,this is just gorgeous!

Courtney Baker said...

Woo Hoo ANN! I love this card. Great way to get the summer started!

Vanessa said...

This is beautiful, Ann!! Love your gorgeous cards with the different butterflies!

Cindy Lee said...

This card is a stunner!!!

Susan Raihala said...

What a great way to celebrate your FREEDOM! Beautiful!

Pat (mspfd) said...

I think this is perfect! Great design.

Elise said...

Ohhhh, lovely girl - YOU ARE OFF TO A FABULOUS start, may I just say! Yipeee! This card is EXCELLENT! I simply ADORE the texture and composition and PAPER!!! Yumm! Congratulations on making it though the school year! Wahooo!

Kathy Martin said...

What a pretty card! Love the text paper! :)

Belinda said...

Yaaay! Hope you have a great summer! Love text label and the way you punched the sentiment piece to match! Fab!

Irena said...

very beautiful card :)

Ashley Cannon Newell said...

Beautiful, Ann! Thanks for joining the Embellish Butterflies Color Challenge!

Anthonette said...

Beautiful creation, Ann!