I used the Stampin’ Up! Mixed Bunch and Sweet Essentials stamp sets for my card share today. The butterflies were inspired by a fabulous card that Sandi MacIver created, you can see it here. I kept mine a little more on the clean and simple side today.
I started by embossing the Tempting Turquoise panel with the Flower Garden Embossing Folder. I adhered the panel to a Daffodil Delight panel, then to the Melon Mambo card base with SNAIL. I stamped the Mixed Bunch images in VersaMark ink on Daffodil Delight card stock, sprinkled them with Melon Mambo Stampin’ Emboss Powder and punched them out with the Blossom Punch.
I used my Paper Snips and cut the top two petals off of each flower punch to create the butterfly. I also used my Bone Folder to round the remaining petals before I adhered them with SNAIL under the center and Stampin’ Dimensionals under the wings.
I stamped the sentiment from the Sweet Essentials stamp set in Melon Mambo ink on Whisper White card stock and adhered it to a strip of Melon Mambo card stock. I used my Paper Snips to cut the flag end and adhered it to the card front with SNAIL. I added a button from the Brights Designer Buttons and a rhinestone, adhering them both with Glue Dots. And I finished the card front by adding three rhinestones to the upper right corner.
I added a quick butterfly image from the Papillon Potpourri stamp set (123757 wood, 123759 clear) in Melon Mambo ink to the Whisper White panel inside the card too.
Stampin’ Up! products used to create this card:
Stamps: Mixed Bunch (125535 wood, 125537 clear); Sweet Essentials (126455 wood, 126457 clear)
Embossing Folders & Punches : Blossom Punch (125603); Flower Garden Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (123113)
Embellishments: Brights Designer Buttons (119747); Pearl Basic Jewels (119247); Melon Mambo Stampin’ Emboss Powder (123223)
Ink: VersaMark Pad (102283); Melon Mambo Classic Stampin’ Pad (126948)
Tools: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439); Heat Tool (129053)
Card Stock & Cuts: Melon Mambo (115320) – card base cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″ and scored 5-1/2″, 5/8″ x 3-3/4″ strip; Daffodil Delight (119683) – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, two Blossom Punches; Tempting Turquoise (102067) – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel; Whisper White (100730) – 1/2″ x 3-3/4″ strip
Adhesive: SNAIL Adhesive (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Glue Dots (103683)
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