Tuesday, 8 March 2022

Beautiful Butterfly


Good Morning Ladies, 

As you read this we will be on our way to Devon, we are going to spend some time with Paul's Mum and then go and make aure we know exactly where to park for the funeral tomorrow,  Paul is going to drop us all off at the church and then go to his Mums to travel with her and his siblings behind the hearse, Paul's mum originally said that the ladies should all go in the funeral cars but I thinks its more fitting that the family go together, I am perfectly happy to wait with my girls and Matt. 

Today's card is one I made on Sunday afternoon and I found sitting and watercolouring this butterfly and another that I will share on Thursday  so calming, I had gotten myself into a bit of a pickle getting stressed over not finding anything comfortable to wear to the funeral, to the point that I had a full on AF episode that lasted on and off for the rest of the day, I am the same for anything where there are lots of people and you have to dress for 'the Occasion'. 

Anyway I used Pacific Point ink applied with a waterbrush, blending the ink out from the centre of the butterfly. After it was dry I cut it out and mounted it onto a Pacific Point mat, I wanted that beautiful butterfly 🦋 to shine so I used a plain white base card and a simple 'Thank you " stamped sentiment.  

I hope that you all have a good day, I am looking forward to spending the evening with all of my babies,  I would 100% encourage any of you that are feeling stressed or feeling down or worried just sit and do a little colouring or simple card making, it really does help to busy your mind for a little while,  give it something else to focus on, I was surprised how quickly it calmed my mind. 

Sending my love & hugs to all of you, 

Sandra                                                                                xxxxxx 


  1. Morning Everyone
    what a beautiful and classic card SANDRA.It really fits my 'less is more' ideas.

    I hope you all have a safe and as stress free journey as possible today and all goes well tomorrow.
    You are and will be in my thoughts and prayers.

    It's my K&N afternoon and so I'm hoping to make a start on my CC for this week's Challenge.I cut out some pieces yesterday.

    The CAFE is of course OPEN to all who wish to pop in for a while.
    HUGS are on their way to you all.PLEASE TAKE CARE AND STAY SAFE.xxxx

  2. Safe journey SANDRA and I hope it all goes as well as it can
    I am exactly like you about dressing for the occasion But I know whatever you have chosen will be suitable
    I think that’s why I enjoy just sitting and doing some knitting or crochet I find it so therapeutic It’s the same with dancing You have to focus on what you’re doing and if it’s something you enjoy it is calming
    Not a lot planned for me I hope to at least start a cc Take care everyone

  3. Hi everyone
    Beautiful card Sandra.
    Will be thinking of you all tomorrow. Drive safe.
    Janet- enjoy the K & N today. Hope you got the same sunnier day as we have down here in Bucks.
    My go to stress relive at the moment is more to the crystal art then card making but hoping to make some cc this week.
    I did some cutting out yesterday but not happy. I have the dies to the stamps you see but after I cut it out it has too much of the white left which I don't like so I am sitting and re-cutting it by hand.
    Waiting for OH to get ready so we can go out somewhere, need some D vitamins.
    Lilian- hope you are ok , new meds can take some time to work but you shouldn't have to feel this poorly. Take care.
    Sending extra hugs for our Brenda and Lynda. Have a good day as possible. Hugs Maria xx

  4. Hello Everyone, wet and cold again, when is spring going to arrive.

    Another beautiful car again fro Sandra, those stamps are superb. The colours you have used are so calming.

    Hoping to start my cc today, have an idea what I want to do, so I’ll go with the flow, and see what I get.

    Hope you are having a good day, and it’s a bit warmer than here, hugs to all Lilian

  5. Hi everyone
    Gorgeous card, I love the butterfly 😊
    I hope you’ve arrived safely in Devon and the journey was stress free. Hope all goes as well as can be expected tomorrow. Will be thinking of you all xx
    Hope you’re all having a good day. Sending hugs to you all xxx