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Monday, July 25, 2011

Butterfly layout for DCWV and Lasting Memories challenges

Several weeks ago I saw that DCWV was having a layout contest. I had never entered a DCWV contest.  I had really thought the deadline was over since I have been gone for almost two weeks with the arrival of my newest grand daughter.  Well anyway since the contest is still open I knew right away I wanted to use one of my all time favorite stacks by DCWV Mariposa.  ( I actually bought two so I have plenty).  Recently we went to a special summer display of butterflies  and got some great pictures so I knew this would be perfect.  For the layout you were to use this  sketch and of course DCWV paper.  I used both the Mariposa Design stack and matching cardstock stack.   I tried to really take advantage of the beautiful butterflies on the paper and cut them to show them off.  Remember if you click on the pictures they will enlarge.  
Here is page 1.  
Page 2 
Pages together 
I also used MS punches for the butterfly border and the smaller butterflies to give added dimension.  I am also entering this in a new challenge I found called Lasting Memories.  This week their challenge for your layout was It's All About the Title.


  1. Great layout! I LOVE all the butterflies! Thanks for joining us at Lasting Memories this week!

    LM DT member

  2. Oh, look at all those butterflies! Beautiful photos and great layout and great seeing a new face to our challenge too! I hope you'll join us again!! Thanks so much for joining us at Lasting Memories!!!

  3. I love the butterflies!! Beautiful photos and such a great layout.

  4. What a beautiful lo Suzanne!! I love how you cut the paper to get the most of the butterflies on it, I also love the butterfly boarder as well as the sketch! The girls are just adorable looking at the butterflies, oh heck they are just adorable period!! LOL Good luck with this contest my friend, you did an excellent job on this lo!

  5. Another Beautiful Page Suzanne.
    Butterflies are my favorite!

  6. Beautiful layout. Love the butterflies. :-)

  7. Heavenly butterflies! Perfect title! Thanks for joining us at Lasting Memories.

  8. Gorgeous and a great memory of your trip.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

  9. Beautiful layout. I love 2 page spreads and yours works very well The colors are so bright and cheery and I love the butterflies.
    Thanks for joining us over at Lasting Memories.
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  10. This layout is adorable! I love all the butterflies! Thanks for joining us at Lasting Memories!


  11. Beautiful page! Love the butterflies!!! Thanks for sharing it with us at Lasting Memories!