Love is like Butterflies

Happy Wednesday!
So I tried something new with my cards this week.  A few things that I've never done/hardly do.  And I must say, I really love how it all looks!

Today's card was supposed to just be my practice card, but it turned out so cute that I finished it all up and decided to share it :)
First off...this is my first time ever sewing on a card!  Yeah, I need some practice...those lines are not very straight...but over all it's so darn cute!  Plus I hardly ever do single layer cards.  So when this idea popped into my head, and it actually looked good once completed, I got super excited :)

I used kind of a jumble of images on here.  The sweet butterfly is from 2 Cute Ink.  I just love these sweet little images!

The flower border is from Doodle Pantry.  It's a part of the Spring Song Birdies collection, but worked so perfect as a border for this card.

And finally the sentiment is from Create with TLC.

I pretty much left off all embellishments except for the twine and bow at the top and a few small liquid pearl dots under the sentiment to pull a little shimmer into the card.  The background has been lightly chalked and I did my best to "ground" the flowers with some added grass and dirt.

So tell me, do you sew on your cards?  Any tips for a beginner like me? :)

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
    Craft Your Passion #176-Summer Flowers
    Crafty Cardmakers #98-Fun in the Sun
    Divas by Design-Use Some Twine
    Doodle Pantry #37
    Incy Wincy Designs-One Layer Cards
    Stampin for the Weekend-Butterflies
    That Craft Place-Stitching
    Whimsy Stamps #62-Clean and Simple

Thanks for stopping by!!


  1. Fab image. The butterfly looks so cheerful watering the flowers.

    Thanks for sharing with us

    Lin xx
    Crafty Cardmakers

  2. love the cute image and sentiment-thanks for joining us at Incy Wincy
    Carol (GDT Aug) x

  3. Gorgeous card - adorable image and I love the sentiment.
    Fabulous stitching too :o)
    Thanks for playing along with The Divas this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  4. So cute!!!! Thanks for playing along with Craft Your Passion's Summer Flowers challenge this week! Good luck!

  5. Adorable card, love the use of the Doodle Pantry flowers, they are just right for this card! Thanks for joining us at the DPDC#37

  6. This is so cute! ! Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion! HUgsxx

  7. Such a sweet card. Thank you for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
    Sarah-Jane xx

  8. Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at SFTW.

  9. Beautiful card, and wow for first time sewing you have done a brilliant job.
    Thanks for sharing with us at That Craft Place x