Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Basics Hello Sweet Friend

I used the Stampin’ Up! stamp sets called Butterfly Basics and Six-Sided Sampler to create my card to share today.

Butterfly Basics - Stamp With Amy K

My card design was inspired by Retro Sketches #165.

Screen Shot 2015-05-21 at 2.26.21 PMThe colors for my card were inspired by The Card Concept #35.  I went with the Clean and Layered look again.

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I started by stamping the sentiment from the Six-Sided Sampler stamp set in Blushing Bride ink on a panel of Blushing Bride card stock, then I adhered the panel to a So Saffron card base with SNAIL.

Butterfly Basics 2 - Stamp With Amy K

I sponged So Saffron ink on a Tea Lace Paper Doily, then cut the doily into pieces and adhered it to the card front with SNAIL.  I embossed a panel of Very Vanilla card stock with the Happy Heart Embossing Folder, adhered it to a panel of So Saffron card stock, then to the card front with SNAIL.

Butterfly Basics 3 - Stamp With Amy K

I inked up the butterfly image from the Butterfly Basics stamp set in Pink Pirouette, Blushing Bride and then So Saffron Inks and stamped the images on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock.  For the final butterfly, I inked the image in So Saffron and then used a Sponge Dauber to add Blushing Bride ink to the top half.  I cut the butterflies out with the Butterflies Thinlits Die and adhered them to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Butterfly Basics 1 - Stamp With Amy K

I tied little bows with Linen Thread through So Saffron and Blushing Bride buttons from the Subtles Designer Buttons pack, then adhered them to the card front with Glue Dots.

Butterfly Basics 4 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the image from the Butterfly Basics stamp set again in Pink Pirouette, Blushing Bride and So Saffron inks on a Very Vanilla panel inside the card.

You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.

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Backorder List and Items Temporarily Unavailable

Stampin’ Up! has provided us with the list of items currently on backorder with their anticipated in-stock date as well as the items that are low inventory and those that have been turned off temporarily due to backorder delays.

Currently, the following items are on BACKORDER;  backordered items will be available on or before the date indicated:

May 25

134186: World of Dreams Clear Stamp Set

May 29

127526: Elegant Butterfly Punch
129406: Bitty Butterfly Punch

June 1

131259: Brights Stampin’ Write Markers

June 3

131264: Many Marvelous Markers

June 5

118484: Clear-Mount Block E

Date to be Determined

126422: Blooming with Kindness Clear Stamp Set
126562: The Great Outdoors Clear Stamp Set
129499: Pleasant Poppies Clear Stamp Set
130354: Walk in the Wild Wood Stamp Set

Currently the following items are NOT ORDERABLE:

137898: Calypso Coral Pompom Trim – no longer available
137909: Artisan Embellishment Kit – no longer available

I will continue to post the updated list as Stampin’ Up! provides the to us, so be sure to check my blog before ordering to avoid frustration when items are unavailable.


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Card stock cuts for this project:
  • So Saffron – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, 2-1/8″ x 5-1/4″ panel
  • Blushing Bride –  4″ x 5-1/4″ panel
  • Very Vanilla – four Butterflies Thinlits die cuts, 2″ x 5-1/4 panel, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

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18 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Basics Hello Sweet Friend

  1. Very soft and feminine, Amy! Love the texture and those cute button/thread treatments to each butterfly! A real Wow card~ Have a great Memorial Day weekend!

  2. Another beautiful card Amy, you do such beautiful work. I love the colors together and the doily edge. Love the way the butterflies blend. So very elegant. Have a wonderful weekend.

  3. Any this is just a beautiful card in every way! I love how you took the materials and created such a different look than I could have imagined! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Amy,
    Your cards are so beautiful. You certainly have an eye for composition and color coordination. Thank you so much for your generosity in sharing what you do. I have “case’d” a couple of your cards for a workshop I have at my home. I always give you credit for your creations.Thanks for sharing!
    Karen Struve

    Date: Fri, 22 May 2015 11:45:38 +0000
    To: geneamma@live.com

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