Tag: Butterfly Gala

Birthday Blues for a Crossover Gatefold Card

Last week, it was the Birthday of one of my regular class attendees. This Crossover Gatefold card is the card I sent. At my recent Fancy Folds Class, the attendees made a ‘standard’ Gatefold card, a post on that is coming soon. It is taken to a Crossover Gatefold through the addition of the interlocking

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Special Commission for a Birthday

During this lockdown, it’s been lovely to be asked to make cards for people. Here is a special commission for a Birthday. It uses a combination of dies, punches and an embossing folder. I know the recipient likes their garden, so I started with a garden wall using the Brick & Mortar Embossing Folder. Next,

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BYO Stamps – Filling the Gap

For one of my recent BYO Stamp classes, I created 3 designs around gaps. We had creating the gap, filling the gap and covering the gap. This project is all about filling the gap. However, with this one, you do actually create the gap too before filling it! I used Whisper White for the base

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Sending Dandelion Wishes

What better way to let someone know you are thinking of them than sending a handmade card. Over the past few weeks I’ve been sending dandelion wishes in the form of these little notes. These monochrome Notecards in a range of colours were fun to make, but even nicer to send. I made them using

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Bugs, Beasts & Butterflies – Balmy Blue Butterflies

The third project from my Bugs, Beasts & Butterflies class is this fabulous Balmy Blue butterflies card. It is a monochrome-type card as it only uses Balmy Blue and Very Vanilla. Firstly, a strip was masked across the card and an ombre of Balmy Blue ink was added using a Sponge Brayer. Next, an image

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Beautiful Butterfly Gala

For last week’s Card & Cuppa project, I returned to the Annual Catalogue and a stamp set we hadn’t used for a while. Here’s the project using the beautiful Butterfly Gala Stamp Set. I chose a colour combination of Rich Razzleberry and Melon Mambo, a very popular combination with the attendees. An ombre background was

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Beautiful Butterflies

At last week’s Card & Cuppa Class, the attendees made these beautiful butterflies. The project uses the fabulous Butterfly Gala Stamp Set and co-ordinating Butterfly Duet Punch. I chose a background of Soft Sea Foam as it is a lovely pale colour that works well with lots of other colours. Background leaves and the sentiment

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Butterfly Gala Birthday Card

Today I’m sharing a Butterfly Gala Birthday Card with you. It also uses the Very Versailles Stamp Set and the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set. The background leaves are in Soft Sea Foam with the butterflies in Rich Razzleberry. Corners are rounded using the Detailed Trio Punch. A layered sentiment using the Timeless Label Punch is

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Butterfly Gala and Stampin’ Blends

For last week’s Card & Cuppa project, I combined Butterfly Gala and Stampin’ Blends. Using Thick Whisper White for the base card, I chose Old Olive as the contrasting colour for the project. A circle was punched before the outline was added using the Swirly Frames Stamp Set. The sentiment from the Itty Bitty Birthdays

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Inspired by Page 46

At last week’s Card & Cuppa we made a project that was inspired by Page 46 of the brand new Annual Catalogue. I find the Annual Catalogue is a great place for ideas, and I use it when my crafting mojo needs a bit of a lift. Instead of the purples on the original design,

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