Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Shopping our Stash #135 - Winter Blues


It's that time of year again - the winter blahs in the Northern Hemisphere. At Shopping our Stash, we want you to create something using BLUE as your primary colour to make the Winter Blues a fun thing!


Supplies: butterfly embossing folder; Spellbinders butterfly dies; distress inks in Salty Ocean, Dusty Concord, and Broken China; glimmer mists; scraps of vellum, glitter paper, and beads from stash


This is one of those great cards that uses a bunch of unidentifiable stash that's been around too long for me to remember where it came from. I love that! The beads are sewn on - I traced a circle Nestie with pencil, and pierced around it, then erased the pencil lines. Those beads aren't going anywhere.

 Come & play along with this challenge until next Monday, January 27th hop on by & leave the rest of my teamies some love!


xoxo,
Jessi

18 comments:

Emily Keaton said...

I LOVE this beautiful blue creation! Great work with the beads, and seeing all of that sparkle makes me happy. :)

Barbara Godden said...

Beautiful card, love the beads and that two layered butterfly. gorgeous backgrund too

Donna said...

Stunning Jessi! Love the beads and its so purty and sparkly!!

lauren bergold said...

HA! how did you KNOW the first thing i was going to ask was HOW did you get those beads on there?! i love every single thing about this card... especially... but not limited to... that FAB*U*LOUS circle of beads!!!!!!! <3 <3 <3

Chris D. said...

Just when I think you can't possibly create something any more amazing than your last card, you go and top it! Seriously, does your genius have no bounds?! The sewn on circle of beads is incredible surrounding that beautiful, sparkly butterfly! LOVE!

Leslie Hanna said...

You SEWED THEM ON?! *thud* What a great use of stash all over this card! :)

jimlynn said...

Awesome!!! I love all that blue. The circle of beads....WOW!
Lynn

Debbie said...

Beautiful card, Jessi!!! I love the embossing, of course, but also the butterfly and bead frame!!

I don't get the winter blahs yet... I'm still loving the snow. Now in March or April if winter is still hanging on in full force, then I might get crabby!

Asha said...

Butterfly and beads... who would have thought they go so well together. LOVE the shades of blue.
hugs, Asha - Sunny Summer Crafts

Chana said...

Beautiful work, Jessi, though I might be tempted to pull those pretty beads off the card and use them as a bracelet! Very nicely done!
Hugz,
Chana

Alica Ziakova said...

so cool! love those beads and the shiny butterfly too!

Barbara Godden said...

This is weird...not your card but I was positive I posted a comment on all your Tuesday cards. Here goes again. Gorgeous background, fabulous job with the beads. beautiful butterfly. It just has a real WOW effect.

Dana said...

so cool!! Love the dry embossing and the sparkle!!

Greta said...

Wowzer--this is so pretty!

~Tammy~ said...

You are so patient! Love this!

Lindsey said...

Gorgeous background, beautiful butterfly, perfect embellishing -- what's not to love? ;)

lostinpaper said...

Love that butterfly shimmery goodness!

Jen W. said...

Ah the beauty of mystery stash! :) Love the embossed background!