04.19.20…..Happy Sunday, my stampin’ friends! Yesterday, I posted a card that I created using some little watercolored butterflies that I punched out with my Butterfly Duet Punch. So…..I had one little butterfly leftover that I couldn’t bear to part with, and I decided that I just had to use it some how! That being said, I not only used that little butterfly for this card, but I also used some other bits and pieces that I had leftover from other projects. Hope this card inspires you to use up your bits and pieces, too!
(Before I start, I wanted to mention that the only new pieces that I ended up cutting out for this card were the Vellum Cardstock scalloped square and the piece of Whisper White Cardstock that I layered underneath the Pool Party background. Yes…I actually had a Whisper White Thick Cardstock base already cut out!)
For this card, I started with a piece of Pool Party Cardstock, and embossed it with the Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder. After I layered a slightly larger piece of Whisper White Cardstock underneath, I used a few Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere it to a Whisper White Thick Cardstock base. I then cut out a small Whisper White square (using one of the Stitched Shapes Dies), and layered a Vellum Cardstock scalloped square (cut out with one of the Layering Squares Dies) underneath. Before I popped it up with a few Stampin’ Dimensionals, I tucked some Whisper White Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon underneath.
The sentiment (from the Ornate Thanks Stamp Set) was heat-embossed on Basic Black Cardstock, using my Versamark Pad and White Stampin’ Emboss Powder. After I cut out the sentiment, I popped it up with a few Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals. I then punched out a large butterfly (using my Butterfly Duet Punch), I embossed it with the Ornate Floral Embossing Folder and popped it up with a few more Stampin’ Dimensionals. Layered on top of that is my little watercolored butterfly (also punched out with the Butterfly Duet Punch. (For details on how I created the little butterfly, please visit yesterday’s post.) For just a bit of bling, I added a couple of Iridescent Sequins to the center of the butterfly.
Wishing you creativity always,
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Lovely card. So different.
Usually, the pine wood planks embossing folder is used more rustically. By embossing Pool Party CS you totally changed the perception . Then you further softened it with the light hearted way you presented the white ribbon. Thanks for showing me another way to use the pine wood planks embossing folder. I love the total feel of the card!
Thank you so much, Susan!!! You’re welcome! It’s always fun to switch things up and do something unexpected. 🙂