1001 Butterflies !

The April challenge over at Get Creative is up and running and our wonderful leader Irini has set  a challenge to make something for Easter, whether it be an Easter card or basket for your child’s teacher, painted eggs or garlands whatever reminds you of Easter. My debut as a Design Team member for Get Creative will take place in a few days ( can’t wait ) .

Have to say was a bit tricky, I wanted to do something with butterflies Easter always reminds me of them as it’s the time of year in Greece which I love the most lots of picnics and lots and lots of butterflies ! Couldn’t decide whether I wanted to go with less is more or more is too much ! but in the end as you can see I went with the latter . I decided that after spending several hours of creating these lovely creatures it seemed such a shame not to let them have their moment ! The images are courtesy of Hero Arts which once again I have printed onto acetate and paper ( see a bit of an acetate fetish forming ) Most of the acetate butterflies I have passed through my texture boutique but being the expert camera woman I am was a waste of time as you can’t see a thing ! The flowers I made with the help of my lovely Silhouette machine where would I be without it !

I want to enter this for the challenge at Just for Fun the lovely Zoe has given us free reign this week and as usual I’m having a moan , I complain every week about the themes she sets this week too much choice ! Secretly I’m enjoying her challenges because that’s exactly what they are ! So thanks Zoe .

Hope you like my little extravaganza

Have a wonderful weekend

Marie x

29 thoughts on “1001 Butterflies !

  1. Such pretty butterfly's flying off to the sun to warm their wings. Very pretty Easter celebration piece. Pleased you are enjoying the challenge so much look forward to seeing what you make of Von's themes for April. thank you for joining us at Just for Fun XOXO Zoe

  2. WOW Marie this is stunning, what a fabulous creation and those butterflies look beautiful. I think you've really hit Easter on the head with this piece.Thanks for entering it into this weeks JFF challenge – Sam xxxxx

  3. Hi Katerina I Made the butterflies with my Silhouette machine in different sizes using a Hero Arts image and then copied them onto acetate and photo paper ,then passed them through my Silhouette again to cut them out.Hope you have a great weekend.Marie

  4. Wow, Marie, you have poured yourself into this fantastic offering. I love the butterflies. I love the gorgeous flowers. I love that darling little bird. Beautiful job.

  5. Absolutely wonderful creation Marie. Your butterflies are fantastic. I will have to find out about Silhouette machines. I have never heard of it.hugs…Donna

  6. Absolutely Fabulous! Loved seeing it as a whole and then delighted to see close ups of the sections. Gorgeous butterflies and a beautiful image you have painted. REally is AB FAB!Thanks for another lovely entry at JFF.HugsNeet x

  7. Μary να υποθέσω ότι τις εκτύπωσες…Είναι υπέροχες.Οι πεταλούδες είναι οι αγαπημένες μου αφού το καθετί που φτιάχνω δε γίνεται να μην έχει έστω μια πεταλούδα.Είναι υπέροχο,μοναδικό.Μπράβο σου….Καλό πάσχα

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