I have to confess...I am in a love affair with "A Walk in the Park" Designer Series Paper and the butterfly stamp from the "Great Friend" stamp set. Add Stampin' Up!s Filigree Brads into the mix, and I am in Stampin' Up Paradise! Today's card also features the sweet Trio Flower Punch. What could be cuter than a sprinkling of Coral Cameo flowers to add a splash of color! Are you ready to take another "Walk in the Park" with me this morning?
- Make a standard card base using Cameo Coral card stock.
- Mat the gray floral paper from "A Walk in the Park" onto Whisper White. Wrap Whisper White Satin Ribbon around this element and adhere to the card base using SNAIL Adhesive.
- Place a strip of Cameo Coral card stock on top of the ribbon. Position and attach three Filigree Brads on the Cameo Coral strip.
- Punch a square of Whisper White using the Large Square Punch. Using the Scallop Square Punch, punch a square from Cameo Coral and adhere to the Whisper White square. Attach this element to the Designer Paper near the upper left hand corner using Stampin' Dimensionals.
- Ink the Butterfly stamp from "Great Friend" with Basic Black and stamp onto Whisper White. Cut out this image using Paper Snips. Tip: These small scissors will help you precisely cut around even the most intricate of images.
- Bend the wings of the butterfly up slightly and adhere to the Whisper White scalloped square. Mini Glue Dots are the perfect adhesive for this task.
- Punch a few flowers from Cameo Coral using the Trio Flower Punch, and randomly scatter on the gray Designer Series Paper. Rhinestones are then added to the center of the flowers and down the middle of the butterfly for just the right amount of bling!
Design Tip of the Day: By using a Basic Black card base, this card could easily transcend into the formal realm! The formality can be further enhanced by removing the Cameo Coral Trio Flowers and Cameo Coral paper strip. Isn't it amazing how just a few little design changes can transform the personality of a card? Try it!
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Stamp Set: Great Friend (Occasions Mini Catalog 113792)
Ink: Basic Black ( 101179)
Designer Series Paper: A Walk in the Park (Occasions Mini 115123)
Card Stock: Whisper White (100730), Cameo Coral (100475)
Tools: Trio Flower Punch (109183), Scallop Square (112081), Corner Rounder (109047), 1 3/8" Square Punch (103375)
Embellishments: Filigree Brads (112577), Whisper White 5/8" Satin Ribbon (Occasions Mini 114616)