Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Inkspirational #83 "Purple", SSS Wednesday Challenge "Anything Goes"

Hello all of you who still bother to stop by here...

My recovery is very slow but it is getting better. I can now use my fingers on the left hand a bit more which means I can type with two hands again, which is so much faster! I am also trying to stamp a little. Yesterday I wanted to play but didn't know where to start. So I began to clean my messy desk. That often helps with my mojo. I end up wanting to create instead of cleaning up! This is how this card came about.

I had embossed those butterflies with a silver Judikins stamp for another project but ended up not using them. So they sat patiently in the mess on my desk. I didn't want to put them in my odds and ends container for some other time (that never comes) and decided to do something with them. I tried all kinds of backgrounds but they really needed a dark one to stand out.


Stamps: Hero Arts (vine background), Judikins (swirl on butterflies)
Other: McGill (butterfly punches), Little B (washi tape)


Inkspirational #83 "Purple"

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge "Anything Goes"

Simon Wednesday Challenge Blog

I am very delighted to discover that I have two new followers! Please help me welcome

Maria from Maria's Merry Makings


Gundi from papierelle

Both are very talented and have been blogging for quite some time so if you are in need for inspiration go and visit them!

And here is my welcoming quote for you by Robert Frost:

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about LIFE:
It goes on.

Thank you so much for stopping by and for all your well wishes and kind thoughts!

Hope to be back soon,


Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Wowzers! What a gorgeous card! Love the bright purple, pretty butterflies and wonderful design! Great work!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


Happy Dance said...

So glad your recovery is progressing! And very glad to see you back in blogland!! You've re-entered this world with a bang too. This card is just gorgeous. Love those butterflies and how they pop against the purple and that vine background. Very pretty. Wonderful card. Bev

Cathy said...

Gorgeous card Susanne, lovely purple. Glad to hear your health is improving, Cathy x

Maria said...

Glad to hear that you are getting better with your recovery! Your card is just gorgeous with lovely color and pretty butterflies! And, thanks so much for mentioning me as one of your newest followers with very sweet comments! Take care!:-)

Becca Cruger said...

Ohhhhh now THIS is pretty in purple! So elegant and classy. I'm glad to hear you're getting a wee bit better. Keep it up because I love seeing what you create.

Darnell J Knauss said...

Welcome back! I'm so pleased that you are recovering well, Susanne! Your card is a triumph! I think this must be what butterflies do in the dark of night under a full moon! Delicious!! Hugs, Darnell

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

LIebe Susanne, das freut mich aber, dass es Dir wieder besser geht - man sieht das gleich an Deiner Karte! Die Schmetterlinge sind echt super und der Hintergrundsstempel sieht toll dazu aus!
Karten basteln ist auf alle Faelle besser als aufraeumen.....Du muesstest mal sehen. wie es bei mir aussieht.....Uebrigens, dei Vogel Leinwaende hab' ich fuer meinen Kartenverkauf am Sonntag gemacht - ich weiss bloss nicht was ich dafuer verlangen soll....mal sehn.... wenn sie keiner will behalte ich sie gerne. Mir gefallen sie naemlich auch total gut und verschenken kann ich sie allemal.....

Dora B. said...

Isn't it fun to move even a little thing off the pile on your desk and in the process find something wonderful to do with it?. So happy you are mending and creating a beautiful card.

sandie said...

so pleased you are recovering and you have worked wonders on this card. I love the deep purple and the butterflies do shine against this. Thanks for joining Ink

Manuela said...

Hallo Susanne, schön, dass es deiner Hand wieder besser geht! Deine Karte sieht super aus mit dem schönen Ranken Hintergrund.
Weiterhin Gute Besserung für dich :-)

Kim M said...

So happy to see you back in Bloggerville! Glad to hear you are healing well. Your card is just wonderful! I love the black stamping on the purple paper and those butterflies really are gorgeous. Hope to see some more of your lovely work soon! :-)

papierelle said...

Als Schmetti-Fan bin ich ganz begeistert von Deiner Karte. Gut, das Du Dich für den dunklen Hintergrund entschieden hast, die Schmetterlinge leuchten dadurch richtig.
LG Gundi und danke für die herzliche Begrüßung

cm said...

I'm ecstatic to see you crafting - and what a swoon-inducing card you've created to mark your return. Purple, pretty flourishes and not one but a kaleidoscope of lovely butterflies! My heart's all a flutter! Gorgeous...absolutely gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us in the Ink gallery! Hope the recovery continues to progress well; I've missed you!

Hettie said...

I love that card. The background is beautiful. Love the colour.
Glad to hear you are back up and running with two handies. Don't go mad now.

Shauna said...

What a fun, whimsical card! I like the silver butterflies against the black foliage. Thanks for playing with us at Inkspirational!
- Shauna

Anita in France said...

Welcome back, Susanne ... and with such a stunning card! Stylish and so pretty .... those fluttery butterflies are fantastic! Great to hear you're recovering ... roll on complete two handedness! Anita :)

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