Sunday, August 25, 2013

Unity Sketch #7

With school starting, the university town of Sackville will shortly be filling up with first-time and returning students. This time of year I like to make cards that can be used to remind people that they're missed :)

The sketch from Unity with its butterflies prompted me to pull out some previously uninked Unity stamps, and some inks that I haven't used in a while either - my Kaleidacolor pads. Ignore the pink/blue edges - the card refused to stand out on a white background so I tucked the nearest coloured papers behind it.

Supplies: Kaleidacolor inks (Fiesta and Celebration); Unity stamps; scrap rainbow stripe stickers; rhinestones from Dollarama

I cut apart the triple butterfly stamp from this itty bitty set  and inked them up with the different strips in the rainbow pads, overlapping just a little bit. The sentiment stamp is one that I scored for free a while back in one of Unity's awesome weekend sales. 

Here's the challenge graphic - I love those colours too, so I may have another card up my sleeve.

That's it for the moment. I have an afternoon of lawn mowing & lawn lounging ahead of me :) Perhaps some more of that vanilla vodka in my Coke Zero too ;)



CinnamonSally said...

Wow such a colourful card Jessi, love all your pretty butterflies!

Peanut said...

What a fun card, Jessi. The butterflies are just so beautiful.
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xxx Asha

Lisa Arana said...

what a rainbow of happiness. brilliant use of the sketch and I LOVE all those butterflies. nicely done jessi! can't wait to see what you do with the challenge colors next.

Lindsey said...

This is brilliant, Jessi! So fun and colourful and happy! Perfect use of the sketch too.

jimlynn said...

OH SO PRETTY!!! Love all the brightness of this! The butterflies are awesome in all the pretty colors. VERY nice card!

Jocelyn Olson said...

With the cheerful colors and the mix of butterflies, I couldn't help but smile when I saw your card. I LOVE the bands of colors and how you inked the sentiment. You rock!

Beckie said...

Great bright colors.

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Dana said...

Oh wow!!! So colorful!! I love the butterflies and those stripes are awesome!!

Darnell said...

I have understandably been unable to make my normal visits to my friends. This morning I woke up and had breakfast and came in to my computer with the intent of catching up with my loaded inbox. Every mail that I clicked on would not open. Then I noticed this post from you was blinking madly. I tried to click here and, walla! Isn't that curious?

Your card is SO bright and happy, Jessi! Love it!

Then light dawned as I read to the end. Ah Ha! But, of course! I forgot I had my computer programmed to jam any incoming mail except for those which contain the word "vodka!" I can be there just as you're done mowing. Shame about that part, but I'll bring my own chilled glass! Thanks! It's just what the doctor ordered!! xxoo Darnell

I'm a Little Teapot said...

Look at all of those bright, happy colors and butterflies. Gotta love that bling, too!

lostinpaper said...

So bright and beautiful Jessi!

Chris Dring said...

Holy Crap! Jessi this card is incredible! Love the bright colors, the butterflies, and that sentiment is so cool!

Dawn said...

So bright and beautiful :) Love the pretty butterflies and great sentiment.

Jen W. said...

That is some serious rainbow yumminess! Love the butterflies!

Haven't had a vanilla vodka and coke in years but I certainly used to slurp them down!

Angela said...

Fun how you have used rainbow colors for your narrow strips...very cool card!