This week is butterfly week...

in , , , , , , , by Stacey Marsh Independent UK Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, March 06, 2019
Hi all,

This months card class is all about Butterflies and we had lots of fun making a set of 4 cards using the Butterfly Gala Stamp Set and coordinating Butterfly Duet Punch  which has proved so popular they sold out in under 2 months WOW! I loved these cards when I put them together, a few of my ladies own the set and we had a great class! 

The first card that I am showing you today is the Melon Mambo theme card, which is my personal favourite from the set...
Starting with a standard C6 cardbase Measuring 10.5cm x 30cm and folded in half. I have used Thick Whisper White Cardstock and stamped the butterfly image across the card front in Melon Manbo. I have then cut a circle out of the card front using the 2.5” Circle Punch. 

For the sentiment, I have cut a strip of Whisper White Cardstock and attached across the front of the card. Onto Basic Black Cardstock I have stamped the sentiment in Versamark and Heat embossed using White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and a Heat Tool.  I have cut the words into tiles individually and attached to the strip. 

Inside, I have layered together 3 punched Shapes using the 2.5” Circle Punch, Starburst Punch and 2” Circle Punch.  I have attached these to the cardbase so that they sit inside the circle that I have punched out of the cardfront when closed, CLEVER! 

For the edging I have used the bottom two wings of the small butterfly infill stamp to stamp off the edge of each vertical edge and around the Whisper White circle that I have punched out.  The butterfly on the circle is the same image as the one I have stamped on the card front however I have coloured parts of it in using a Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker.  This has been punched out and attached to the card just with the body so that the wings move. 

To finish, I have added a few Melon Mambo coloured Glitter Enamel Dot on the card front and inside. 

To finish this lovely bright card of course I have stamped the envelope so that it matches! This is a lovely little addition to your handmade cards and it’s nice to receive an envelope where you know the card inside is extra special

  • Butterfly Gala Stamp Set
  • Butterfly Duet Punch
  • C6 Whisper White Envelopes
  • Whisper White Cardstock
  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock
  • Glitter Enamel Dots
  • Melon Mambo Cardstock
  • Basic Black Cardstock
  • Melon Mambo Classic Stampin’ Pad
  • Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
  • 2.5” Circle Punch
  • 2” Circle Punch
  • Starburst Punch
  • Stampin’ Dimensionals
  • Tombow Multipurpose Adhesive

To order any of these products used, please visit my online shop.  If your order is over £25 remember to use the hostess code for the moth of February 

All customers who order using this code will receive a gift from me at the end of the month  If your order totals more than £150 (plus P&P) please don’t use this code as you can chose your own rewards to add to your order,  you will still get a gift from me.

If you love Stampin' Up! and want to be part of this wonderful company and my Stampin’ Stars Team then I would love to hear from you! 

There is an AMAZING joining deal that is running through the to end of March! 
And this is the gorgeous Tote Bag that you can select in Option 2! 

Thanks for reading, have a great day! 


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