Thursday, May 9, 2019

PP 440, WWYS 218 & SIP 198 - Butterfly Gala

Hello and welcome back! It's been waaaaaaay too long since I posted but I was inspired this week by a couple of challenges.

I have several packages of this Botanical Butterfly paper from Sale-A-Bration, but hadn't yet opened it. When I saw that the colored butterflies matched the ones on the black and white paper, I knew I had to do this. The colored butterfly is simply fussy cut and layered on top! I glued down the center and popped up the wings with Mini Stampin' Dimensionals. The trickiest part of this technique was figuring out where to cut the black and white paper so the colored butterfly would be well placed on the card front.

As you can see, there are lots of options depending on how you cut the paper. I also added some of the Gingham Gala ribbon from Sale-A-Bration to coordinate with the colored butterfly. 

Another trick I used was to edge the cut out butterfly with the Basic Black Stampin' Write marker to eliminate the white edge of the paper and to cover up any mistakes in my fussy cutting.

I think I'll be cutting some more of these butterflies tonight just to be prepared for the many cards I need to catch up on!

I'm entering these cards in the challenges at The Paper Players, What Will You Stamp?, and Stamp Ink Paper.

Thanks for stopping by, and have a great day!


Supplies used (all Stampin' Up!):

Stamp set - Butterfly Gala
Paper - Whisper White Thick Cardstock, Basic Black and Whisper White Cardstock, Botanical Butterfly DSP (retired)
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black, Balmy Blue, Daffodil Delight, Grapefruit Grove, Highland Heather
Accessories - Gingham Gala Organdy Ribbon Combo Pack (retired)
Tools - SNAIL, Tombow Multipurpose Glue, Mini Stampin' Dimensionals 


  1. Beautiful cards! Those butterflies are so gorgeous! Thanks for playing along at The Paper Players!

  2. Cindi, you did a great job cutting the paper to get the butterfly in the right place. Lovely coloring job, too. So glad you were able to join us at the Players

  3. I love your black and white background and then that pop of color with the one butterfly Cindi! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at WWYS Challenge Blog!


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