Sunday, November 20, 2011

spread your wings...

I'm a pretty lazy crafter so this is one of my more labor intensive cards..

I used a much hoarded Martha butterfly punch...I bought it awhile ago at the A Muse warehouse sale and well, just took it out of the packaging yesterday....

The Stampin' Up cardstock I used:

ivory
island indigo
pumpkin pie
more mustard
chocolate chip


I was inspired by the latest Moxie Fab World Tuesday Trigger:



Okay, I LOVE the bag...I was inspired by:

the colors
the repetition
the graphic pattern

This card is 3 x 5.5 inches.


For those of you that have been following me for awhile know that I work in my crafty hallway....

Here's a little peek into my new crafty world:)


I still have my crafting hallway too but we just bought a new home and I get a whole room for my crafting haven.....Dontcha love my framed print?

Last weekend I brought some non-crafty friends over to see the house and absolutely screamed when I saw my new desk:)


That sneaky man of mine...snuck it in without me knowing
...it'll eventually move under the window...

I even have a walk-in closet...


I'm trying to think things through before filling up my new space...paint...chandeliers...more storage....it'll be a slow process but one that I will absolutely enjoy.  I'll still have my crafting hallway for a couple years as I live part time at both homes but it's all good...Life is good...just something that I wanted to share with you all...it's definitely a scrapbooking journey for me.

38 comments:

  1. Love the card!!! And what a great desk!! Love the pictures :-)
    Martha

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  2. LOVE this card and your room! enjoy

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  3. Love the card!!! You nailed it Sista!!!... and YOU sista... one lucky duck!!! me dream too ... to have a craft room!!!! who knows...hugs...xoxo

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  4. love the blank slate and your desk, amy! i adore the desk top and cute sign. awesome bfly card--i'd never get them that straight:)

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  5. My goodness, what a fabulous room all to yourself... and that desk... a crafters dream!!! Congratulations, sweet lady!

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  6. What a perfect take on the trigger Amy!!! Wonderful card! And ooohhh am I envious of you craft room or what??? Lucky you!!!
    Have a great Sunday, hugs, Karin

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  7. Great card, Amy!! Love the colors!!
    Great peeking in your future scrap area!! Looove the desk! ;)

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  8. Eeeeek! So exciting:>) Great card and what potential with your new crafty room and that desk :>)
    Oh, and ha ha to your card being labor intensive.

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  9. Oh I love the card with all those gorgeous butterflies and the neat rows of stitching.

    Lucky, lucky, lady. Your new craft room is going to be amazing. I can't wait to see how it looks next time you show it to us.

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  10. Love your card and you are going to have so much fun in that room!

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  11. I adore that card, love it coming from you too since I don't see a speck of patterned paper. And swoon over your new room (and home-congratulations!) Can't wait to see more pictures.

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  12. oh wow!! I love your gorgeous beautiful butterfly card!
    I love your new craftroom!!! lucky you :D

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  13. Lovin' all the colorful butterflies Amy! Great take on inspiration and looks like a wonderful place to create!

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  14. I couldn't click on your link fast enough to get a better look at this card! STUNNING!!! I'm in love. :)

    And your new crafty space is going to be so awesome! Have a blast setting it up! I'm itching to empty mine out and repaint and rearrange but the thought of moving everything is a bit terrifying at the moment...

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  15. Fantastic card Amy! A great take on that purse!

    Your room is super fun, and I can't wait to see what you do with it!

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  16. What a fun card, Amy and a great interpretation of the Trigger. What a wonderful blank space. Love your desk. Have a wonderful Sunday!

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  17. Lovely card w/all the butterflies! Terrific new space!

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  18. OH MY, Amy ~ Your card is amazing. Those butterflies look like felt, I had to re-read your post to see it was cardstock.
    Congratulations on your new home AND craft room. That is one fabulous desk...how exciting!
    PS: love your framed print too :o)

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  19. STuNNiNG!!! I love all your creations but this is SO pretty. Love it.

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  20. EEEEEEEKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK!!!!! I love love love love that card!! Those stitched butterflies ROCK!! And your new space!!! WOOT WOOT!!! LOVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE it!! LOVING the frame and the new desk too!! :):):):):):):):):):):)

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  21. Fabulous card and I know you will enjoy your new space - can't image not having my own room (I REALLY try to clean it occasionally but I just get sidetracted and create something instead! :)

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  22. WOW...I so do love this card...great great idea and awesome view of this weeks trigger...

    thanks for your sweet comment on my blog..
    Happy Crafting..

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  23. WOOOOOOOOOW! That card is AMAZING:) I love how you used those colors and dot designs as your inspiration! FABULOUS and a winner for sure:)

    AND HOLY COW!!!!!!!!!! HOOOOORAY for a new room!! LOVE your new desk and your print! SO FUN! I cannot wait to see what you make in that room!! I wanna come play:) LOVE:)

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  24. Great card!
    Can't wait to see what you do with that great room!

    TFS~

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  25. congrats on the house amy! can't wait to hear more about it! and that D is a good man!! love that new work surface of yours!
    i've been eyeing a stainless steel desk top from ikea. buuuuut, i need to clean out the baby room first before buying any furniture!
    love that piece of framed art too!

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  26. oh how fun girlie, how exciting..i will be following ya to see what ya put in there and how you decorate it...lucky you..hugs

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  27. Hey Amy! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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  28. So FAB! Perfect interpretation of the trigger!! LOVE it!

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  29. That card is GORGEOUS! I would be framing that one for my new craft room, if I were you! Stunning!
    And how awesome that you now have an entire room to craft in! So cool your hubby snuck in a new desk for you. I know you're going to have a ton of fun organizing and decorating your new space!

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  30. love the card, love the new craft room, and love that wall art!!!

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  31. EEEK...Love this design. Wishing you and your family a Happy Turkey Day! :)

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  32. *swoon*
    Oh be still my beating heart with this fabulous design, girlie! You certainly got your dollar's worth with that punch :)
    Oooh new crafty space! How exciting! I love your frame and I can't wait to see you fill it ;D
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  33. And I don't do many butterflies, but this is FAB.U.LOUS. AMY! Way to go on the sewing...woohoo...and on kraft...woohoo! Oooh, I love your new scrappy place...have fun and take your time to really make it how you want...AWESOME! Oh yea...I want that framed pic!!! LOL

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  34. I love what you did with your card :) The simplicity and beauty of it blows my mind away! :)

    ANd omg... love the desk!!! It's awesome!!!! You're going to have so much fun in this craft room! :)

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  35. Great take on the Trigger, Amy! And I love your new crafty space! Can't wait to see how it evolves.

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  36. You and Darin bought a home together?????!!!!!!!!! If the answer is yes, congrats!!!! I'm so happy for you. If the answer is no, congrats!!!! I have family up there who have lived in townhomes primarily because they're the most affordable, so congrats on buying a house!!!

    I love all those stitched flutterbies!!

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  37. ok LOVE your card!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Im totally card lifting it someday & 2 I cant wait to see your new space fill up!!!! :) I want to re-do mine but thats not going to happen so ill just live vicarously through u :)

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Cheers,
~amy~