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Monthly archives for January, 2015

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Today I’m playing with the House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge!

This card was created for a co-worker who is heading back home to beautiful Syndey, Australia!

The background is sponged with Stampin’ Up! Inks: So Saffron, Crisp Cantaloupe, Pool Party, Tempting Turquoise, and Pacific Point.

The image was stamped using the Daisy Fleet stamp by House Mouse and colored using Copic Markers!

I hope you’ve enjoyed this card.  Thanks for stopping by!



Watercolor Butterfly Basics ~ Occasions Catalog Sneak Peek

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Hi Stampers!  I want to share another Sneak Peek with you today!  This card uses several fabulous products from the new 2015 Occasions Catalog!

I started with dry embossing a 5 1/4″ x 4″ piece of watercolor paper with the Spring Flowers Embossing Folder.  This is one of two new and very cute embossing folders in the new catalog!

Spring Flowers Embossing Folder

I used watercolor paper so that I could color in the depressed part of the paper and add some POP.  The flowers are painted with Pink Pirouette and the leaves with Pistachio Pudding to keep the colors of this card nice and subtle.

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The sentiment is from the Butterfly Basics stamp set and is stamped in Wild Wasabi.  I then used my Big Shot and the Ovals Framelits to cut it out.  The Butterfly Basics stamp set also includes a small honeycomb pattern.  I inked up the stamp with Pink Pirouette then stamped off before adding a very subtle detail to the Happy Birthday tag.

Butterfly Basics Stamp Set

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Of course the butterflies are the focal point of this card!!  These were cut out using the AMAZING new Butterfly Framelits.  These framelits and the Butterfly Basics stamp set are part of a bundle in the new catalog, which we all love!!

The Framelits set comes with a large butterfly, medium butterfly, and a coordinating small butterfly made to cut the butterfly from the Butterfly Basics stamp set.

Butterfly Thinlits


I used pink and green vellum to cut out 2 butterflies for the front of the card using the medium butterfly framelit.

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The light colored vellum butterflies looks perfectly subtle to match the watercolor embossed background.  A few pearls and a white ribbon behind the sentiment add the perfect amount of accent for this beautiful card.

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I used a Pistachio Pudding Card base to tie everything together.  As always, I put a matte on the inside of the card (you can’t forget about that important final detail).

I used a cut out butterfly as a mask and sponged with Pink Pirouette to add a nice detail to the corner of the interior matte.

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Watercolor Butterfly Basics 2

The Occasions Catalog will be open for orders on Tuesday! There are so many fabulous products I know you’ll want to order right away!

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s card.  Thanks for stopping by!



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