Butterflies have long been a harbinger of spring. While the Spring Equinox is on March 20th this year, I don’t expect butterflies to be making their appearance any time soon here in SE Iowa. However, I can deliver a breath of spring to someone’s mailbox with this Butterfly Note Card. It’s Sunday, and time to play with The Paper Players!
This week I have the honor of hosting our monthly sketch challenge. What I have selected for you is a sketch that hopefully “layer lovers” and “clean and simple aficionados” will both love. Dress it up with layers and embellishments, or keep it on the simpler side. The choice is yours! We can’t wait to see what YOU create!
Colors of the Day
The Stampin’ Schach Design Tips
Sometimes all you need is a gorgeous die cut, a simple sentiment, and a fussy cut butterfly to make a card come to life.
The stunningly ornate die is from the Flowering Vines collection. For added dimension, I adhered Butterfly Bijou paper, available March 2nd, to a foam adhesive sheet before die cutting it out. The fussy cut butterfly also comes from this same designer paper collection. The wonderful thing about this card is that you can change out the sentiment for almost any occasion…birthday, thank you, wedding, anniversary, get well, thinking of you and more!
To download a free tutorial for today’s Butterfly Note Card, which includes all the paper measurements and all of the products used, please click on the button below. For every card which has been posted on my blog this year, there is a free tutorial.
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Available March 2
Bring in the beauty of nature with the artistic designs of the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle and coordinating designer series paper, along with textured specialty paper that will put a pop of brilliance on every project. The Butterfly Brilliance Collection will be available March 2nd — May 3rd, 2021.
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155092 Butterfly Brilliance Cling Stamp Set $17.00
155523 Brilliant Wings Dies $44
155821 Butterfly Brilliance Bundle $54.75
156824 Butterfly Bijou 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper $11.50 WHILE SUPPLIES LAST
156825 Natural Touch Specialty Paper $5.00 WHILE SUPPLIES LAST
159408 Butterfly Brilliance Collection $71.25 (Everything listed above – While Paper Supplies Last)
If you remember Sale-A-Bration 2017, you were probably blown away by the Hey Chick stamp set. Stampin’ Up! decided to bring it back—along with coordinating dies and a completely new bundle created in the same style. These two bundles are only available for a limited time, February 2 – June 30, 2021.
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Hey Chick Bundle 158627 $44
Hey Chick Stamp Set 1581990 $17
Chick Dies 158199 $32
Hey Birthday Chick Bundle 158631 $43
Hey Birthday Chick Stamp Set 154464 $21
Birthday Chick Dies 158200 $27
Can you believe the Annual Catalog Retiring List will be coming out at the end of March? While we have no idea of the stamp sets, dies and other items which are retiring, we do know that the 2019 – 2021 In Colors WILL be retiring. As many of you know from past experience, the retiring In Color items NEVER last long. Please order your favorites today so you will not be disappointed!
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