Thinking of You and Butterfly Card

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
by Wendell Lee

This lovely birthday card, done in shades of pink and purple, will delight a friend or relative. Die cuts and punch-outs add layered beauty.

Stamps Needed:
557 Thinking of You on Your Birthday
171 Bracken Fern

Paper Needed:
#1W8-25 Smooth White Cardstock
#1WS6-10 Square Folder Cards
(10 pack of matching envelopes: #1W66-10)
#VP-Ra Raspberry Velvet paper
#Mus-028 Christmas Tree Muslin cardstock
#4BU-10 Burgundy Linen cardstock
#PGP-Rou Rouge Pow Glitter paper
#Mus-088 Essential Purple Muslin cardstock

Accessories Needed:
#QU-JB Heliotrope ink pad from Jelly Beans Cat's Eye Queue
#M1-HG Hunter Green Memories ink pad
#S5-090 Romantic Rectangles Cutting Dies
#S4-371 Les Papillions Cutting Dies
(Note: Cutting Dies must be used in a die cutting machine.
#GC-016 Metal Shim is recommended for easier cutting of the butterfly.)
#CH-Bright Classic Chalks Basic Bright Set
#SC04 Romantic craft scissors
#GP-Flower Giant Flower punch
#DE-Pine Designer Pine punch
#PBP-BL Birch Leaf punch
#VDP-Gd Gold Pearl Pen
#AL-Turbo Aleene's Turbo Tacky Glue

1. From white cardstock, cut the second-largest Romantic Rectangles die. Lay on a square of white cardstock and use as a stencil for chalking; then add more pink and lavender chalk around the frame.
2. Stamp "Thinking of You" in Heliotrope. Stamp "Bracken Fern" twice in Hunter Green. Trim the square with the Romantic craft scissors. Layer on a slightly larger square of Essential Purple Muslin and attach to card face.
3. Use Les Papillions cutting dies to create a butterfly from Burgundy Linen and Rouge Glitter paper. Punch a flower from Raspberry Velvet paper. Punch two birch leafs and two pine branches from Emerald Green linen. Assemble butterfly, flower and greenery and attach to the card face. Add drops of Gold Pearl Pen to the center of the flower.


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