Butterflies On Parade…Part 1

Hello All!

I had every intention to work on some Challenges…but…the beautiful

DSP by Elizabeth Beveridge, called Butterflies and Blooms,

that I received, free, in my Cardmaker & Papercraft Magazine…well…

…it was sitting on my Craft Table, calling out to me, to be used!

I started pairing this DSP to my  Stampin’Up! Cardstock…

…taking a good look at the DSP, and off I went!

Below are the 4 Cards I made!

Remember, I make 2 of each, so I made 8 Cards!

 

 

Card #1

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The Card base is Purple Posy, one of the new In Colors! from Stampin’Up!

I used Blackberry Bliss for the Butterfly cut out and the greeting label and mat.

Butterfly cut out with Springtime Impressions Dies.

Labels cut out using the Stitched Labels Dies.

Basic Jewels Rhinestones on the butterfly and scattered around the card front.

 

Here is the inside of Card #1

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Blackberry Bliss Ink to stamp and I used the

Light Purple Posy Stampin’ Blends Pen

to color is the 2 butterflies!

 

Card #2

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Highland Heather is the Card base and the cut out! I also used Basic Black

to shadow the ‘Happy Birthday’ for the greeting!

They were cut out using the Happy Birthday Die.

I stamped in Blackberry Bliss Ink, 2 butterflies and

colored them in with the Light Highland Heather Stampin’ Blends!

and then punched them out with the Butterfly Duet Punch!

 

Here is the inside of Card #2

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The sentiment and butterflies were stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.

The Butterflies were colored in with the

Light  Highland Heather Stampin’ Blends Pen.

 

Card #3

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Garden Green is the Card base and the scallop oval around the greeting.

Granny Apple Green is the larger scallop around the greeting.

Scallop ovals cut out with the Layering Ovals Dies.

The 2 butterflies are stamped in Blueberry Bushel Ink.

the butterflies are colored in with the

Light Granny Apple Green Stampin’ Blends Pen

and punched out with the Butterfly Duet Punch!

The Stitched Labels Dies were used to cut out the label from

the Vellum Sheet, that is under the greeting.

The green vellum leaves are leftovers, from an older Paper Pumpkin Kit!

 

Here is the inside of Card #3

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Blueberry Bushel Ink used for the sentiment, and one butterfly,

Granny Apple Green for the other butterfly, and

Memento Tuxedo Black Ink for the bodies and antennae!

 

Cards #4

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Showing both of these, I placed the butterflies differently!

Purple Posy for the base, Blackberry Bliss for the butterflies, labels, and DSP mat.

Butterflies Dies (retired)- Butterflies,

Stitched Labels Dies– label

Stitched Rectangles Dies- for greeting

Good use of Rhinestones Basic Jewels for that great Bling!

 

Here is the inside of Card #4

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Both Cards have the same inside!

Melon Mambo and Daffodil Delight Inks for the butterflies

The sentiment is stamped in Blackberry Bliss Ink.

 

I have a few more Cards in this paper to make! I will Post when I finish them!

Until the Next Post…Blessings and Butterfly Wishes to you ALL!

Butterfly Wishes for Inspire.Create #50…!

Hello Again! Everyone!

Today’s Card is for a solo Challenge!

 

A Sketch Challenge from

Inspire.Create#50

 

Here is the Challenge!

I had the free DSP on my desk from yesterday’s Card and decided to use it again!

The DSP is out of the Cardmaking & Papercraft Magazine Issue #198 August.

The DSP is called Butterfly’s and Bloom by Elizabeth Beveridge.

 

Here is the Card!

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I used a crisp Whisper White Thick card base, with Blackberry Bliss Cardstock as

my mat across the front of the card, 2.25″ x 4.25″. I also used the Blackberry Bliss

as a scallop circle mat for the greeting circle. I stamped the 2 butterfly’s onto scrap

Whisper White and then punched them out with the Butterfly Duet Punch!

Here is the simple inside of the Card!

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I used a stamp from My Favorite Things, Beautiful Blessings, Stamp Set!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES FOR THIS CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

Whisper White Thick- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ scored @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

Whisper White Regular- greeting circle and butterfly’s

Blackberry Bliss- scallop circle mat, front panel mat, 2.25″ x 4.25″

DSP:

Butterfly’s and Blossoms by Elizabeth Beveridge for Cardmaking and Papercrafting Magazine.  2 1/8″ x 4 1/8″

STAMP SETS:

Dandelion Wishes- greeting

Butterfly Gala- butterfly’s

Beautiful Blessings- My Favorite Things, inside sentiment

INKS:

Blackberry Bliss- greeting, inside sentiment, one butterfly

Melon Mambo- one butterfly

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Stitched Shapes Dies- greeting circle

Layering Circles Dies- scallop circle mat

Butterfly Duet Punch- 2 small butterfly’s

ACCESSORIES:

Basic Jewels Rhinestones- one on each butterfly, one on greeting circle

 

Here is my Card, once again!

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I have quite a few more pieces of this DSP to use up!

This Card is going to my SIL, Anita!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Well Wishes to you ALL!

Butterflies and Blooms for PCC349 & SSC212…!

Hello Folks!

Thanks for peeking in for Today’s double Challenge Card!

I combined an Inspiration Challenge and a Sketch Challenge!

 

The Inspiration Challenge!

Paper Craft Crew Challenge # 349  (PCC349)

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So Pretty!

 

and the Sketch Challenge

Sunday Stamps Challenge #212  (SSC212)

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I went a couple of ways with this sketch…!

 

Here is my Card!

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I decided to run the strip down the side for the look!

 

Here is how I finished the inside of this Card!

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Brought those cute butterflies inside too!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES FOR TODAY’S CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

Old Olive- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ score @ 4.25″ fold in half, on the score

Whisper White- inside panel, 4″ x 5.25″       circle, greeting banner, scrap for butterflies

Blackberry Bliss- circle mat, greeting banner mat

strip down the right side, .25″ x 5 3/8″

DSP:

Craftmaking and Papercraft Magazine’s, free paper inside the magazine…Elizabeth Beveridge’s Butterflys and Bloom, 3.75″ x 5 3/8″

INKS:

Blackberry Bliss- butterfly on front, greeting, inside sentiment and inside butterfly

Blueberry Bushel- butterfly, front and inside

Daffodil Delight- butterfly, front and inside

STAMP SETS:

Pressed Flowers- retired, circle flowers

Birthday Banners- retired, greeting

Butterfly Wishes- inside sentiment

Butterfly Gala- butterfly’s front and inside

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Stitched Shapes Dies- circle

Layering Circles Dies- circle mat

Rectangle Stitched Dies- greeting, greeting mat

Butterfly Duet Punch- small butterfly’s on front

ACCESSORIES:

Basic Jewels Rhinestones- on butterfly’s and card front

 

Here is another view of my Card!

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The Flash reflected off the paper, got a shiny spot!

Another feminine Birthday Card for the stash!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Butterfly Wishes to you ALL!

Free As a Bird Birthday Card for PP456…!

Hello Friends!

Thank you for peeking in for Today’s Card!

Today’s Card is for a Sketch Challenge from

the Paper Players #456  (PP456)

Here is the Challenge!

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Here is my take on the Sketch!

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I had to lean this back to hold it closed for the picture!

 

Here is the card standing up!

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Love these birds!

I stamped the branch of Birds, Colored in with Stampin’ Blends,

and then fussy cut the whole branch and birds out!

 

Here is the inside of the Card!

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This could very well be used for a masculine Birthday too!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES FOR THIS CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

Crumb Cake- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ scored @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

Whisper White- inside panel, 4″ x 5.25″    greeting banner- .50″ x 2.5″

A piece to stamp color and fussy cut birds, 2″ x 4″

Soft Suede- greeting banner mat, 5/8″ x 2 5/8″

Basic Black- circle frame for cut out circle, 3.5″ x 3.5″

DSP:

Bird Ballad DSP- front panel, 2″ x 4″

STAMP SETS:

Birthday Banners- retired, greeting

Best Birds- retired, inside sentiment

Free As A Bird- branch with birds, bird inside

INK:

Memento Tuxedo Black- all stamping

STAMPIN’ BLENDS:

Dark Crumb Cake- branch

Light Crumb Cake- outline of birds

Ivory- used to color in the birds

Light Pool Party- bird breasts

Light Pumpkin Pie- bird beaks

Petal Pink- flowers on branch

Dark Bermuda Bay- leaves on branch

Light Soft Sea Foam- ground under the inside bird

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Layering Circles Dies- scallop circle frame and cut out circle on card front

Here is the Card, once again!

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I need to use this set more often! It is just adorable!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Birdsongs to you ALL!

A Daisy Lane Birthday Card for CTS336 & FabFri170…!

Hello Everyone!

Thank you for peeking in for Today’s Card!

Again, a combination of 2 Challengers!

A Color and A Sketch Challenge!

 

The Sketch Challenger…

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The Color Challenger…

FabFri170

 

Here is my take on the combo!

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Pulled out an old Eyelet Border Punch for this!

 

Here is how I stamped the inside of the Card!

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I couldn’t figure out how to bring in the Petal Pink…I guess for the inside

of the Card…3 out of 4 is good!

STOCK AND MEASURES FOR THIS CARD:

CARDSTCK:

Whisper White Thick- base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ scored @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

Whisper White- scrap to stamp blue daisies and fussy cut out

Petal Pink- greeting banner, 1″ x 3.5″

Grapefruit Grove- .50″ x 3.5″ then punched with the Eyelet Border Punch

INKS:

Blueberry Bushel- greeting, daisies

Grapefruit Grove- inside daisies

Call Me Clover- fern leaf on front and inside

STAMP SETS:

Daisy Lane- front and inside fern leafs, front and inside daisies

Here’s A Card- greeting and inside sentiment

TOOLS:

Eyelet Border Punch- border piece on card front

 

Here’s a Peek at the Card again!

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I admit, this one was a hard one for me! But it finally came together!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Great Card Making to you ALL!

 

 

 

 

Daisy Love with TJ…!

Hello Friends!

My Friend TJ came over to make cards on Saturday!

TJ was perusing Pinterest and found some cards she wanted to make!

I printed them out and we went to town!

Here are the Cards we made!

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This Card was originally done in the Balmy Blue Gingham,

we used the Highland Heather and Daffodil Delight Gingham DSPQ

The top flap of the card, had about 1″ cut off the bottom of the Card,

to reveal the greeting, which was also to be part of the inside.

We decided to change it up!

That is what CASEing (Copy And Share Everything) is all about!

Take a design and make it your own!

We also used a different Greeting!

Another 2 Cards…

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The Card on the right, you should recognize…it is the Card I had posted for Saturday!

We made another and TJ also wanted a Green version!

Granny Apple Green and Lemon Lime Twist!

It worked!

 

The last two…

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We both saw this while looking on Pinterest, and we replicated this Card!

A great way to use up those retired Gingham Papers!

Funny but true story…

The daisy card that spurred TJ to come over…we never got to it!

As TJ said…next time! Oh! we have a few more to make too!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Daisy Love to you ALL!

 

Christmas Greetings for HSS321 & PCC348…!

Hello Folks!

Starting to get back to a routine again!

It seems to take a bit longer, the older I get!

Today’s Card is for another combination of 2 challenges!

A Color and Sketch Challenge!

First up…the Color Challenger…

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As I pulled out these colors and layered them together…

…it screamed Christmas to me! So, I went for it!

Heaven knows, I will need these later at Christmas time!

 

Second Up…the Sketch Challenger…

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I love this! Another for the sketch book!

 

Here is my take on the Sketch!

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Simple, yet Elegant!

Can you see the sparkle on the pinecone?

I brushed the Clear Wink of Stella the pinecone!

 

Here is how I stamped the inside of the Card!

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I also brushed the Clear Wink of Stella over these 2 pinecones!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES FOR THIS CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

Whisper White Thick- base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ scored @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

Whisper White Regular- oval

DSP:

Brightly Gleaming Specialty DSP- 3″ x 4″

STAMP SET:

Perfectly Plaid- greeting and inside sentiment, pinecones

INK:

Soft Suede- pinecones, greeting and inside sentiment

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Stitched Shapes Dies- oval

ACCESSORIES:

Cherry Cobbler Sheer Linen Ribbon- bow and flagged piece

Clear Wink of Stella- brushed on front and inside pinecones

Here’s a peek at the Card again!

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Must make more Christmas Cards…I know my list has grown this year!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Cheer to you ALL!