There Is Nothing in the Caterpillar…

There is nothing in the caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.

I’m often attracted to simple card layouts and have a habit of spending more hours than I should on Pinterest looking for all sorts of ideas. During one of my scouring’s, I came across a simple and elegant layout created by HandStampStyle.com using Stampin’ Up! butterfly punches and some designer paper. I had saved it, knowing one day I would want to recreate the idea. So, tonight’s cards are inspired and CASE’d from HandStampStyle.com. Of course, I hate to just CASE (copy and share everything) the card without adding a little twist of my own, so I added some ribbon and buttons to my card gift set, and this is what I ended up creating.

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A Card for Mom

I hope everyone enjoyed a beautiful Mother’s Day! The weather was absolutely gorgeous. We had my parents and sister over for dinner in the gazebo. I tried a new one pot recipe on them with salmon and asparagus then roasted baby red potatoes with cherry tomatoes and onions. It turned out really well, and I only had two pans at clean up. I will get to sharing some of my recipes in future posts, but for today, I wanted to share the card I made for my mom.

HMD 2015 Tulips

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