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Butterflies

by Jean Okimoto

 

Bring a touch of Spring into someone’s day with this delightful butterfly card.

 

Materials:

  • Memory Essentials™ Handle: Jumbo Get Rollin’
  • Rollagraph® Stamp Wheel: Say What?
  • Top Boss® Watermark Inkpad
  • Top Boss® Embossing Powder: Clear
  • Vivid!® Dye Inkpads: Aqua, Olive

Directions:

  • Cardstock: Green (1) 10” x 5”, folded in half the long way; Dark Teal (1) 2 ½” x 3 ¼”; Glossy White (1) 2 ¾” x 2 ¾”
  • Stamps: Hero Arts, JudiKins
  • Soft Rubber Brayer
  • Heat Tool
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  • Punch: Butterfly, 1/16” hole punch
  • Sponge Applicator
  • Powdered Chalks
  • Mini Brads
  • Double-stick Tape
  • Foam Mounting Tape
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  • Use the Watermark inkpad for all of the stamping.


Instructions:

  1. Stamp manuscript background on glossy cardstock, heat set and then brayer with Aqua ink. Next, stamp daisy block over the brayered Aqua, heat set and brayer again using Olive ink. The first brayering creates a manuscript resist and the second brayering adds a daisy resist.
  2. Roll the Say What? stamp wheel onto glossy cardstock, green cardstock and dark teal cardstock. Emboss the green and dark teal text with Clear embossing powder. Punch into butterflies.
  3. Using a sponge applicator, edge the butterfly wings with Watermark ink and powdered chalks.
  4. Brayer the glossy stamped cardstock with Olive ink and punch into a butterfly.
  5. Attach gold brads and assemble the card as shown. Use foam tape to attach the butterflies.

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