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Birthday Butterfly Basics

The challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments is a sketch challenge.  I have to catch up on birthday cards and decided to use the Butterfly Basics stamp set and framelits.  LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this set!  I took inspiration from the card on page 26 of the Occasions catalog and the sketch from Hand Stamped Sentiments.

I used the colors of Calypso Coral, Pistachio Pudding, Hello Honey and Island Indigo.  I used the Butterflies Basics and thinlits die along with Papillion Potpourri stamp set and coordinating punches, Bitty Butterfly and Elegant Butterfly punches.

Stampin Up Birthday Butterfly BasicsI stamped the leaf foliage and flowers followed by the dotted background stamp from Gorgeous Grunge.  The honey comb images are from the Butterflies Basics stamp set, as well as the sentiment. Here’s the sketch tht also inspired my card.

HSS sketch 210-

Be inspired and let us see your creation.  Go to Hand Stamped Sentiments and see what projects were created by our talented design team.

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Birthday Butterfly BasicsCard

Size:  4.25″ h x 5.50″ w

Stamp Sets:  Butterfly Basics, Papillon Potpourri, Gorgeous Grunge

Paper:  Cardstock:  Calypso Coral, Naturals Ivory

Ink:  Calypso Coral, Pistachio Pudding, Island Indigo, Hello Honey

Accessories:  Butterflies framilits and stamp set bundle, Bitty Butterfly punch, Elegant Butterfly punch, 3/4″ circle punch, Gold Bakers Twine, glue dots, dimensionals

Fabulous You

This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments we have a color challenge to inspire you.  The colors are Daffodil Delight, Island Indigo and Lucky Limeade.  So pretty!

These colors inspired me to use the Fabulous You stamp set.  I had not used the stamp set and it was perfect for a card I had in mind.

Stampin' Up! Fabulous You spring shoe card

click to enlarge Fabulous You card

I love the shoe image which I inked up with Versamark and Island Indigo and heat embossed with clear embossing powder.  I used the Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack to create the flowers.  For some sparkle I added the rhinestones.

Join us at Hand Stamped Sentiments and show us your color inspired project.  I can’t wait to see your creation.

color splash challenge 157 daffodil delight, island indigo and lucky limeade

Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge blog

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All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Fabulous You Card

Stamp Sets:  Fabulous You

Paper:  Cardstock:  Island Indigo, Whisper White, Lucky Limeade, Daffodil Delight; DSP Polka Dot Parade Daffodil Delight Designer Series Paper

Ink:  Island Indigo

Acessories:  Big Shot, Scallop Square Bigz Clear die, Little Leaves Sizzlits, Boho Blossoms punch, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, Daffodil Yellow brads, Clear embossing powder, Heat tool, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Audrey Hepburn lives on

One of my friends is having a milestone birthday and she is thinking she should be at a different point in her life.  I think she is smart, courageous, good friend, wonderful daughter and great mom.  Her birthday is on Saturday and I wanted to send her a card that would make her realize just how fabulous she is.  So I thought about when I want to feel and look good and I always reach for a little black dress whether it be a casual sundress or an elegant cocktail dress.  When I put it on it makes me feel elegant and beautiful just like Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. The little black dress is a classic.  It never ages it only gets better, just like Audrey.  Here’s to Audrey and my friend.  I hope she has a fabulous birthday.

You are Fabulous Birthday card

You are Fabulous Birthday card

Stamp Sets:  none

Paper: SU Whisper white, Basic black cardstock, digital printed paper

Ink: digitally printed

Accessories:  rhinestone, black organza ribbon, SU small oval and large oval paper punches

Techniques: paper folding

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