Sunday, July 5, 2015

Glassine Butterfly Card - BWB Video Series #5


This card screams elegant!  I used the new Glassine Sheets from Stampin' Up! to give this card some amazing texture and interest.

The pictures do this butterfly no justice!  


The butterfly itself is 3 layers, using both the Butterfly Thinlits and Bold Butterfly Framelits Dies to create this look.  So lets get started with this project:

Whisper White Card Stock: 5 1/2" X 8 1/2" scored at 4 1/4, Scrap for Butterflies
Everyday Chic DSP: 4" X 5 1/4"
Glassine Sheets: 3 3/4" X 5", Scrap for butterfly
Whisper White Baker's Twine: 36"

Fold your card base along the score line.  Attach the piece of DSP to the front with SNAIL adhesive.  Take your piece of Glassine that measures 3 3/4" X 5" and squish it!  Yep, cumple it all up!  3 or 4 times actually, flattening it back out between crumpling it.  Once you are happy with the way it looks, attach it to your DSP layer with 2 way glue pen.  I selectively chose under where the butterfly would be and the corners.  You will still see where this layer is attached, but the 2 way glue pen makes it a little less noticeable. 
Wrap your twine around your card starting at the front where the butterfly will be.  Use Scotch tape to secure it.  Wrap around your card 3 times and end back where you started, adhering again with tape.  Trim off any excess.
Now for the butterflies!  With your Stampin' Pierce Mat underneath, stamp the butterfly image with the 2 outside wing images in Momento Black ink.  Also stamp the smaller butterfly image that has the dots in the image.  Be sure to stamp this separately, not on top of the other image.  Place a piece of wax paper over the small butterfly image and and run it through the Big Shot with the Bold Butterfly Framelits and Butterflies Thinlits Dies.  Now using the small full butterfly image die from the Butterflies Thinlits Dies, cut out a piece of Glassine Sheet.
Once your larger butterfly is cut out, you can come back in with the butterfly body image and stamp it.  I find it easier to do this after I run the butterfly through the Big Shot.
Now attach the butterflies together using 2 Way Glue Pen. Place Rhinestones on top of the Glassine Butterfly body.  Attach your butterfly to the front of your card using Dimensionals.
It's ready to give!

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Saturday, July 4, 2015

Just for you Tiny Treat Box - BWB Video Series

It's no secret I LOVE the Tiny Treat Boxes!  With 26 in a package, they are perfect for favors, school class mates and random handouts!  Whether you want to fill it with candy, a little note or give jewelry, this box is the ticket!
On the video you will see me use the brand new Washi Label Punch for the sentiment.  I would love to know which look you like better.  The pennanted one or the punch!  
Don't forget you have a chance to win this project.  Just follow the directions at my YouTube Channel.  Like the video, comment on the video and be sure to subscribe to my channel if you haven't already!


Here are the measurements:
Everyday Chic DSP; 5 pieces measuring 1 7/8" X 1 7/8"
Basic Black: Scrap
Whisper White: Scrap and 1/2" strip for sentiment if not using the Washi Punch

Adhere the DSP squares to the sides and top of your box being sure you have your pattern going in the right direction.  Create the box and using a 3/4" Circle Punch, cut out a 1/2 circle from the 'thumb hole' at the front of the box.  You can now close the lid.  
With your 1 3/4" Scallop Circle and Bitty Butterfly Punches, punch out pieces of Whisper White.
Using your 1 1/2" Circle Punch, punch out a piece of Basic Black Card Stock.
Stamp your "Just For You" sentiment in Momento Black Ink of your strip of 1/2" Whisper White card stock.  Pennant the ends with your Paper Snips or Banner Punch.
Use a bit of SNAIL to attach the sentiment to the bottom of the Basic Black Layer.  Using a Glue Dot attach the butterfly at the top.  Adhere the Basic Black circle to your Whisper White scallop circle and then attach it to the box with Dimensionals.
Add a few Rhinestones are your box is ready to give!

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Friday, July 3, 2015

Butterfly Note Card - Black, White and Butterfly All Over Series


This project is super simple and requires only stamp, ink and paper!  You could create a whole stack of these thank you notes in no time at all.  It starts with the Whisper White Note Cards and Envelopes.  These beauties are a hidden gem in the catalog.  They come 20 note cards and 20 envelopes to a pack and they are prescored, which makes them perfect for beginning stampers!  
The beauty of the Watercolor Wings stamp is that it doesn't have to be used with the framelits to be beautiful.  Sure the framelits make these butterflies pop, but you can create beautiful, simple projects without them!
I have stamped the front of this card with the butterfly image in Black Momento ink.  You will need to stamp the butterfly body and  antennae as well.  Along the bottom of the card I stamped the dots image without reinking towards the center and did the same on the other side. 


Simply stamp the inside as shown with your sentiment and dots image to finish this super simple and beautiful project.
Watch the video below for full instructions:


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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Watercolor Wings Mini Book


Check out this super cute mini book created with the Watercolor Wings and Everyday Chic DSP!  You can get 2 of these books from each 12"X12" sheet of DSP.


Perfect for the mom's or grandma's in your life to put pictures of their favorite little people in, this mini book is a delightful 3" X 3" size that will fit nicely in anyone's purse!

Here's what you'll need:
Everyday Chic DSP 6"X12" 
Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper Scrap
Basic Black Card Stock Scrap
Whisper White Card Stock Scrap
15" of Whisper White Cotton Ribbon

With your DSP in portrait orientation (the 6" length at the top) score at 3".  Now flip your paper in landscape orientation and cut it at 3" pieces for a total of 4 pieces.  Being sure to have all your patterns in the right direction, attach each section of the book to the next using SNAIL adhesive.  Once all four layers are attached your book is created, now it's time to decorate!
Wrap your ribbon around using SNAIL to adhere it to each side tying a bow on the side.
Stamp your butterfly image in Momento Black Ink on your Whisper White scrap and punch it out with a 1 3/4" Circle Punch.  Punch out a piece of Basic Black with a 2" Circle Punch.  Lastly, punch out a piece of Glimmer Paper with your 2 3/8" Scallop Circle Punch.  Using a 2 Way Glue Pen apply glue to the inked parts of the butterfly.  Apply Dazzling Diamonds Glitter to the butterfly and allow it to dry.  Layer all punches together and attach it to the front of your mini book.
It's ready to give!
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Watch the video below for full instructions:



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