Stampin’ Up! Catching Butterflies Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

I used the Stampin’ Up! Catching Butterflies stamp set to create my project for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop.  We’ve got a theme challenge this week and this is what I made for it.

Stampin' Up! Catching Butterflies Card

Here is the theme that we’re using this week:

My card design was inspired by The Paper Players PP575.

I started by adhering a panel of the Sunshine & Rainbows DSP (Sale-a-bration item) to the front of a Bermuda Bay card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  Then I stamped the images of the girl and butterflies from the Catching Butterflies stamp set (Sale-a-bration item) in Tuxedo Black Memento ink on a panel of Basic White card stock.

Stampin' Up! Catching Butterflies Card

I colored the images with Light and Dark Pool Party, Magenta Madness, So Saffron and Smoky Slate Stampin’ Blends Markers as well as the SU 400, SU 500, SU900 and SU1000 Stampin’ Blends (available February 1).  I used the Color Lifter to lighten the Smoky Slate ink and then cut the images out with one of the Stitched Rectangle Dies.  I cut a small strip of Sunshine & Rainbows DSP with the same Stitched Rectangle Die and then adhered the die cuts together with Stampin’ Seal.

Stampin' Up! Catching Butterflies Card

I wrapped a strand of Linen Thread around the rectangle twice and tied a bow, then adhered the die cut to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I stamped the sentiment from the Catching Butterflies stamp set in VersaMark ink on a panel of Bermuda Bay card stock, sprinkled it with white embossing powder from the Basics Embossing Powders pack and heat embossed it.  I cut the image out with another one of the Stitched Rectangle Dies and adhered it with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the card front.  I added three Brushed Brass Butterflies to finish the card front.

Stampin' Up! Catching Butterflies Card

I adhered a strip of Sunshine & Rainbows DSP to a panel of Basic White card stock to finish the inside of the card.

You can see a list of supplies used to create this project, including the card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this blog post.

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what Mary Deatherage has created today.

And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

  1. Amy Koenders – You Are Here
  2. Mary Deatherage
  3. Jaimie Babarczy
  4. Karen Finkle
  5. Karen Ksenzakovic
  6. Tara Carpenter
  7. Terry Lynn Bright

I’ve created a printable PDF with written instructions and a list of products used to create this project.  You can download, print and/or save it by clicking this image:

Free Tutorial Here!


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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Bermuda Bay – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″, Stitched Rectangle die cut
  • Basic White – Stitched Rectangle die cut, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Sunshine & Rainbows 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel, Stitched Rectangle die cut, 5/8″ x 4″ strip (inside card)

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