Monarch Butterfly for a Day of the Dead Card

Monarch Butterflies for the Day of the Dead

This card honors some of the more traditional, but perhaps less well known aspects of the Day of the Dead (a celebration that coincides with Halloween). At this time of year, monarch butterflies start to arrive in Mexico at the end of their annual migration. Traditionally, these butterflies are believed to either be carrying the spirits of dead ancestors making their annual visit home.

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Halloween Night with Sparkle and Shine

Halloween Night with Sparkle and Shine

I had a lot of sun with fancy papers on this card. So much so, in fact, that I didn’t use a single stamp or smidgen of ink! I’ve never used glimmer paper before, so I was excited to try that out. I also had some fun paper with silver on it, so I had to use that, too. By the time I was done, there wasn’t room for so much as a sentiment!

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