Don’t you love when you get a bonus card idea that is super simple that you are wondering why didn’t I think of it. Well, this is what I came up with for my Sunday Challenge card. The theme was stripes or butterflies and to me beside flowers, what is more Spring than butterflies. Stampin’ Up! offers butterflies in stamps, framelits, and thinlits. What a choice!
Now are you wondering how I got these beautiful colors on my butterfly. No it is not paper. One word Sponge Daubers. Okay two words. I used the Pastel Colors to get the multi color effect. Just stamp your paper with the colors you want and then cut the Butterfly out with the framelit. Don’t forget to use the Precision Blade with the brush. It makes life so much easier with the intricate pieces.
Color Combination: Crushed Curry, Blushing Bride, and Mint Macaron
Today is Card Fold Friday and we are going to create a card that the person can display the card. It is an Easel Card. I feel this is a quick simple card, but has a wow factor. Watch the video and see what I me
I did this card as a birthday card, but think about a Mother’s Day card. She could display this proudly at work.
Stamp Set: Butterfly Basics, Watercolor Wishes
Color Combination: Old Olive, Watermelon Wonder Daffodil
Today I bring you a card that shows spring is in bloom. Because I need a specific challenge card, your first card is not a framelit. However, at the end of this post there is another card that is Bloomin’ Love. I did it has a wedding card. I want you to think about changing the Congratulations to Happy Mother’s Day. You could use Crazy About You stamp for the words.
Now onto the Wild About Flowers which makes me think of a field of flowers blowing in the wind. I am in love with all the colors and greenery. Stampin’ Up! always delights me because they have such great flowers and a wide variety.
Stamp Set: Wild About Flowers, Butterfly Basics, Crazy About You
This stamp has a wide a assortment of words that make it just perfect. You pick the occasion to use it.
I chose to use Old Olive for a change. So often, I use Wild Wasabi. The flowers of course could be any color you want. The butterfly to me belongs in a yellow shade.
Accessories: Bitty Butterfly Punch
Note: I cut the hardwood background in strips once stamped. It was daubed with the sponge dauber in Early Espresso. I wanted gaps in the strips to stimulate a fence.
Don’t forget to sign up for my newsletter if have not done so. It goes out every Tuesday and has a PDF. You may also sign up for my blog separately. I would love it if you like me on Facebook at the Stampin Pink Rose.
To get a free thank you gift, simply enter the host code above at checkout when shopping online.
Subscribe To My Blog
You have Successfully Subscribed!
My name is Pamela Sadler, an Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. I am responsible for the content of this site. Stampin' Up! does not endorse the use of or contents of the classes, services, or non-Stampin' Up! products I may offer here.
Subscribe To My Newsletter
Become a Rose Bud!
Receive exciting news from Stampin' Pink Rose, and get a Free Gift just for signing up!