Butterfly Card using Perennial Lavender Paper

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This is a Sneak Peek of a Stampin’ Up! Catalog product that will be unveiled on September 4, 2024 in the Stampin’ Up! 2024 Holiday Catalog. It is not currently available to order if it is not listed in the Supply List at the bottom of this Blog Post.

Make this handmade Butterfly Card using Perennial Lavender Paper by Stampin’ Up! The hand-painted designs were inspired by fields of wild lavender and the wildflowers that grow right alongside it. Use these lovely papers as a background image or die-cut pieces to use as an accent for your card-making projects.

Handmade Butterfly Card using Perennial Lavender Paper by Stampin' Up!  In purples, browns and greens, this card features the beautiful paper, along with a punch and a laser-cut butterfly.  Sentiment is "I really appreciate you."

I’ve paired up this paper with one of the laser-cut Paper Butterfly Accents coming January 4, 2024 in the Stampin’ Up! January-April Occasions Catalog. I love that they come in a White base color so that you can add whatever color you like using your favorite Stampin’ Up! coloring technique. You’ll get 40 pieces, 8 each of 5 sizes, for just $8. Make sure you put this item on your Wish List so that you can purchase it on January 4, 2024!

How To Make This Card

Project Skill Level: Busy Bee

Busy Bee projects are designed for the beginner or busy papercrafter. This is a basic cardmaking project that can be achieved by someone who has never made a handmade card before. You can view more Busy Bee cards here.

Cardstock Measurements:

  • Basic White Cardstock: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″
  • Perennial Lavender Designer Paper: 4″ x 5-1/4″ (gingham pattern)
  • Perennial Lavender Designer Paper: scraps (different designs)
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Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. Fold the Basic White cardstock at the score line and burnish well with your Bone Folder.
  2. Using the scraps of Perennial Lavender paper, punch out 6 different patterns using the Heartfelt Hexagon Punch.
  3. Using the Black Memento ink, stamp the sentiment from the Softly Sophisticated Stamp Set onto one of the punched pieces.
  4. Adhere the 6 different punched pieces to the 4″ x 5-1/4″ piece of gingham Perennial Lavender paper. Use scissors to cut the pieces of the punch that hang over the gingham paper.
  5. Adhere the gingham Perennial Lavender paper to the front of the card.
  6. To finish, use small pieces of your Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere one of the Paper Butterflies to the front of your card as shown in the sample. If desired, add Wink of Stella to the Butterfly for a bit of sparkle.

A Tip from Barb

This is the perfect card sketch for whenever you have some pretty paper you’d like to use! Grab your favorite sentiment and punch and you’ve got everything you need! An easy peasy card without any stress – I love it when my pretty paper can do the heavy lifting on my cards!😊

Thanks for stopping by for today’s card tutorial!  My goal is to help you make quick & easy greeting cards for all occasions.  If you’d like more detailed directions on how to make this card, feel free to email me. I hope you’ll join me again for more card-making ideas!
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Supplies Used On This Project:

Available January 4, 2024: Planted Paradise & Softly Sophisticated Stamp Sets; Purple Fine Shimmer Gems.

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