Blogs 4 Boobies Blog Hop - Live the Life of Your Dreams

Hello! Skipping Stone Design is having their third annual Blogs for Boobies blog hop and card auction to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.  More than 60 designers will be participating in the hop/auction running from June 1st through June 7th! Hopefully you've reached my blog by way of Kelly Gettelfinger's blog (if you'd like to start at the beginning of the hop, please click ***HERE***).

This is a huge post packed with info, so bear with me... :) Want to support the cause?? Read on below to find out how:


You can help by shopping at Skipping Stones Design.
Skipping Stones Design will be donating $2 per stamp set purchased between June 1 and June 14.

You can help by bidding on the auction items.
1. To bid on my card:
Leave a comment below with your bid amount and your email address. 
Starting bid is $5.
Only comments on this post will be eligible for this card auction. 
Comments without an email address are invalid... Sorry!

2. Comments will post in chronological order, so you will be able to see the current high bid.

3. Return to my blog post to see if you've been outbid and to place a new high bid. 
(Below the comment field, you'll see a "subscribe to post comments" option. You can subscribe if you would like notification of additional comments.) 

4. My auction closes at 8 pm Mountain Time on June 9. 
The winning bid will be the highest valid bid at the close of the auction, and I will notify the winner by email. Skipping Stones Design will send the winner an invoice for the amount of the winning bid. Once the invoice is paid, I will mail the card out to you. :)

 You can help by spreading the word. 
The more people who know about this event, the more money we can raise. Please feel free to share this event with friends and family and/or on social media.


Whew! That was a ton of info, hopefully you're still with me. Lol :) To create my card, I started by first cutting a piece of watercolor paper to 4 x 5.25" and added water to the surface using a paint brush.  I then used 4 different Ken Oliver Color Burst watercolor powders to create the watercolor background.  Per usual, I fiddled with it then zapped it with the heat tool to help speed up the dry time. ;) Once that was done, I adhered the watercolor layer to a light gray card base using foam tape.  Next, I stamped one of the sentiments and the larger, intricate butterfly from Healing Wings onto coral textured CS, then heat set them with embossing powder.  The butterfly was fussy cut and adhered to the card front with foam tape.  I then cut a strip of silver foil CS and adhered it to the sentiment strip before adhering it to the card base.  To finish up, I embellished with silver glitter enamel dots. 

Thanks so much for stopping by today! Here's the full list of today's participants:

Heather Pulvirenti (that's me!)

Have a great one!


  1. Absolutely stunning card!! The background looks amazing!! Wow!!

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  2. Wow! Your card is gorgeous! I love the background that you created!

  3. Just stunning! Love the colors and the butterfly. Just lovely. It's a pleasure to hop with you!~Kim K. at My Kraft Kloset

  4. Amazingly beautiful, I'm in LOVE with the background!!! Thanks for hopping with us today.

  5. Amazing card! absolutely love it! I will start the bid with $5!

  6. That marbly background is sooooo pretty!

  7. Love that watercolor background! Hope to see you on Day 5!

  8. Beautiful card! I just started playing with watercolor - your background is sensational!

  9. This is gorgeous! Love your watercolor background!
    Kim - Lily Patch Stamps


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