Debuting the Butterfly Dreams Collection

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Debuting the Butterfly Dreams Collection

Wednesday April 11, 2018
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Hi Friend,
Happy Wednesday, how is your week going?

Today's the day the Butterfly Dreams Collection becomes available to everyone! Soft breezes blow; carrying the sweet scent of flowers through the air, while the summer sunshine fills your heart with warmth! There's no grander place to leave your cares and worries behind than a beautiful garden! It's the perfect place to lose yourself in a day dream as you're surrounded by bountiful blooms playing host to a kaleidoscope of butterflies
! Join us in celebrating a floral favorite with the new Butterfly Dreams Collection!

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Our Crafters Say:

"I have a thing for butterflies and already have stamps and dies, however, this is the prettiest butterfly die I have seen and the doily is something I have been looking for. ~Carolyn Kelleher Bucklin

"I love butterflies! Therefore, I must have this entire collection!! I love all the beautiful colors. I make cards and mini albums, so I will be busy using this gorgeous collection. Thank you, Heartfelt Creations, for yet another, must-have, gorgeous collection!" - Stephanie McKnight

The design team members are showcasing many different ways to use this new collection along with a video to learn the step by step process to create EZ fun cards with the Butterfly Dream collection.
Happy Crafting, Emma Lou P.S.

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Watch this video and come alongside Emma Lou as she shares with you some fun tips and techniques for creating beautiful butterfly themed greeting cards using the stunning Butterfly Dreams stamp and die combination! Learn a quick and easy coloring technique, how to stamp and die cut the butterfly border to achieve a multitude of magical looks, as well as a quick card assembly!


Creative Inspiration of the Week

Fluttering Butterfly Kisses

Fluttering Butterfly Kisses

Other Products: White Cardstock, Dimensional Adhesive, Scissors, Paper Trimmer, Die Cutting Machine

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: Cut white cardstock to 6 1/2 x 9 1/2" size, score and fold at 4 3/4" to create card base. Using from the HCPC-3825 Butterfly Kisses stamp set, stamp the sentiment in Vibrant Fuchsia ink onto the top left and bottom right of card base. Sponge edges of card base with the same color ink. Using from the HCD1-7179 Butterfly Kisses die, diecut 2 of the decorative square frames from white cardstock. Cut 1 of the frames into half. Attach 1 decorative frame onto top center of card and the half frame onto bottom right side. Using from the HCD1-7157 Eyelet Oval die, diecut an eyelet oval frame from white cardstock using the largest and second largest die. Use the second largest die to cut the matching scene from the Butterfly Dreams paper collection. Sponge edges of eyelet oval with Vibrant Fuchsia ink and attach onto card with dimensional adhesive. Attach oval scene onto the center.

Stamp the large butterfly from the HCPC-3824 Fluttering Butterfly stamp set in Cactus Flower ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating die. Stamp the carnation swirl from the HCPC-3808 Fanciful Carnation stamp set in Emerald Green ink onto white cardstock and diecut with coordinating die.

Use the Stack and Store daubers to color butterfly and carnation swirl. For the butterfly, use Vibrant Fuchsia on wings and bottom tendrils. Use Garden Patina on the body and top tendrils of butterfly. Use Vibrant Fuchsia on the carnation and Vivid Chartreuse for the leaves.

Use the stylus from the Deluxe Flower shaping kit to shape the butterfly and carnation swirl. Cut carnation swirl apart and attach underneath and next to the oval border as pictured. Attach the butterfly. Use the Dries Clear glue along with the Baby's Breath glitter over the butterfly, carnation and rest of card as desired.

Lovely Lilacs and Beautiful Butterflies

Lovely Lilacs and Beautiful Butterflies

Other Products: Smooth White Cardstock, Foam Dots, Distress ink Warm Lipstick, Glossy Accent, Zig Clean Clear Brush Markers, twine.

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

For more tips on creating with the border dies & foldout cards, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/wxX94X84kUo.

For more tips on creating with the Lush Lilac collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/KDbdzC0MnAI.

Instructions: The ready side fold card base measures 6" X 7 1/2". Cut another piece of white cardstock measuring 5 3/4" X 7 1/4" layer it on the card base. Choose a dark pink paper from the designer paper collection and cut to size 5 1/2" by 7". For the topmost layer of the card, choose a pattern from the designer paper collection with Lush Lilac bouquet. Cut it to 5 1/2" X7" and cut the lower edge with Fleur Border Die and adhere a white decorative die cut from the back.

Stamp a border from Butterfly Border Cling Stamp Set with Black Archival Ink, Color that using Zig Clean Clear Brush Markers and cut that using its coordinating die as well as Fleur Border Die. Once cut, adhere a soft golden pearl sheet behind the same and stick it to the ready top panel.

For Lush Lilac Bouquet, stamp an image of Larger Lilacs bunches with black archival and cut it using its coordinating die. Paint the image using Zig Clean Clear Brush Markers. Keep one image painted and glue few shaped lilacs. To create shaped Lilacs, Stamp with Plum ink and cut the florals from Lush Lilac Cling Stamp Set and die set and color them using Magenta Hue and Cactus Flower Archival inks. Shape them using Lush Lilac Mold and arrange them on the painted image.

For Butterfly, Stamp 2 images from Butterfly Kisses Decorative Cling Stamp Set with black archival and color one image using Zig Clean Clear Brush Markers. Shape it a little using Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Color the second image with Warm Lipstick with a sponge dauber and layer the shaped butterfly on top with the help of glue dots. Add some sparkle to the butterfly by sponging dries clear adhesive and sprinkle Crystal Clear Powder.

Using second and third die of the Eyelet Circle & Basics Small Die, cut 3 frames from white cardstock, Stack them together and glue it on the right side of the top panel. Cut the extra frame that is hanging out from the card. Glitter the frame using Glossy Accent and Crystal Clear Powder.

Once all the elements are ready, assemble the card as shown and complete the card by adding sentiment tags from the paper Collection.

Howdy Partner

Howdy Partner

Other Products: Cut File, Pink Card Stock, White Card Stock, Versamark, White Super Fine Embossing Powder, Sparkle Glimmer Mist, Crystal Clear, Glam Pink Stickles, Archival Watering Can Ink, Derwent Water Color Pencils (#38 and #39), Ice Blue Stickles, Feathers, Bling from my stash and die cutting machine.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

Instructions: Click here to view a larger photo of this project. Start by making your Cowgirl hat out of pretty pink card stock covering with panels from the Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection according to the directions found here. The Butterfly Dreams Border image was stamped 4 times and colored with Derwent Watercolor pencils and two of the colored images attached as the band around the hat. The second 2 stamped borders were colored as well with the same technique and the butterflies were cut apart and attached to the border band on the hat to give the butterflies dimension.

The Classic Rose flowers were stamped on white card stock using versamark and heat embossed with white super fine embossing powder before die cutting with the matching dies and colored with Rose Madder ink and shaped using the 3D rose shaping mold and the flower shaping tools. For a little glam, the flowers were lightly sprayed with sparkle glimmer mist and a dusting with crystal clear.

The large butterfly was stamped on white card stock using paradise teal ink and die cut with the matching die before distressing with manganese blue and accented with glam pink stickles. The classic rose leaves were stamped on white card stock using olive ink and die cut with the matching die before finally distressing with bamboo leaves ink. The butterfly dreams border strips were stamped on white card stock using watering can and die cut with the matching die before coloring with water color pencils and accented with ice blue stickles.

Faith to Fly

Faith to Fly

Other Products: White Card; Distress ink in Victorian Velvet, Picked Raspberries; Canson Water Color Paper; Wink of Stella Clear; Foam Buds; Distress Markers: Zig Markers: Peacock Feathers; Light Blue; Morning Dew Nuvo Drops(clear)

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

For more tips on creating with the Classic Rose collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/Z8P070kC3oo.

For more tips on creating with the Sweet Peony collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/L9_MLkvpGPQ.

Instructions: Card Base is 6x7" on white card. Cut turquoise blue paper from collection measuring 6x7". Then a white card 5.75 x 6.75" and finally a pattern paper 5.5 x 6.5". Distress edges If you like and adhere together.

Stamp the butterfly on canson water color paper using viridian archival ink, let dry prior to coloring. I let mine dry and even heat set and I noticed the color took on the color of the zig pens. I really liked this effect and continued to color as I thought it made the butterfly have a more water color effect. Let this dry and when dry go over with the wink of stella, I even added some drops of Nuvo clear for added dimension and detail on the wings.

Stamp and cut 2 sets of the largest of the smaller peony flower and one of the smallest peony flowers using coffee archival ink on white card. Stamp and cut out three large classic rose and two medium sets of classic rose, also using archival coffee ink on white card. Form one rose flower and two larger buds using the deluxe flower shaping kit. Form one large peony fillers and three small peony fillers. I used 5mm foam buds for the centers on the peony. And the pearl stamens for the small fillers. I used the sunflower die and cut it on green cardstock and used this as bases for my rose buds to help them look more realistic.

Cut and stamp 3 sets of the class rose vine on white card using coffee archival ink, color with leaf green and fern green archival inks. Cut and stamp two of the medium size leaves from the large peony set using coffee archival ink on white cardstock, color the same as the classic rose vines.

Assemble your card as shown, detail with crystal clear powder.

Butterfly Kisses

Butterfly Kisses

Other Products: Scissors, Ruler, Hot glue gun, Fussy Cutting Scissors, Double sided Tape, Unused pizza box, Misti stamping tool, Cardboard. Paper sander, Acrylic stamping block.

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

For more tips on creating with the foam paper & stamens, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/Oma6ctVmUD0.

Instructions: The size of the photos used in this 12" x 12" (30 cm x 30 cm) layout is 2.16" x 2.75" and 1.18" x 1.456"(5.5 cm x 7 cm and 3 cm x 3.7 cm) Trim the photos to size if needed. Support the photo by backing it with cardboard. Taking the paper sander, sand the edges to give an old worn look. Keep the cardboard off cuts to give the photo more height later when needed. Note the main photo has cracks in it. This is done buy folding the photo. You can leave this out if you cannot bear to do this.

To prepare the lace circles: Taking the white card-stock and the round lace die and circle, die cut the lace circle x 2. Apply clear drying glue to the lace then dip it into the glitter.

To make the large butterfly: Taking the Fluttering Butterfly set find the butterfly used for this layout, the archival inks and the misti stamping tool. Apply one ink color at a time to the stamp where wanted then stamp. Apply the next color and repeat till you have the colored butterfly wanted. Repeat this x 3 for the 3 layers needed to make this butterfly. Die cut all 3 stamped butterflies. Fussy cut away the swirls and feelers of 2 butterflies. Adhere the butterflies together in layers with the 3d dots at the body. Curl the wings up a little so they will keep their height. The butterfly will be adhered to the layout with 3d dots at the body and wings of the 1rst layer only so you will not see the 3d dots.

To make the smaller butterfly swirls: Taking the white card-stock, Butterfly Dreams stamp and die set and archival inks for color, make x2 of the last butterfly and 1 of the top butterfly. Fussy cut to how it is shown in the layout photo. Apply clear drying glue to the wings and flower buds then dip them into the glitter. Put aside to dry. When dry fold the wings in half at the body to give shape.

To make the layout base and complete the layout: Find the design paper in the collection with the large printed cage print. Taking one sheet of paper, trim the white label edge off and adhere with double sided tape and clear drying glue the cut to size cardboard from the pizza box to give the layout base to stay flat and strength to carry all the embellishments. Taking the stamp set Butterfly Kisses, chose the sentiment and mount on the stamping acrylic block, using the Garden Patina ink, stamp the sentiment to the right foot of the layout. This same stamp will be used for the sentiment stamped with the hand around the embellishments clusters later. Taking the cage die from the Sweet Lilac Scroll and cage die set, die cut this a few times. Adhere together using the clear drying glue. Use the Garden Patina ink and a dauber to bring color to the cage. Adhere one of the lace circles and the cage to the upper right hand side of the layout as a base for the embellishment clustering. Adhere the photo in place adding cardboard behind the photo to give the height wanted. Arrange the roses and leaves around the photo. Stamp part of the sentiment as seen in the layout photo. Adhere the small butterflies above and below the photo. Adhere the glitter lace circle and the main photo in place, again using cardboard to raise the photo to the height wanted. Adhere the large butterfly in place. Arrange the roses and leaves so they will support the butterfly wings and enhance the photo. Place and adhere the remaining small butterfly under the upper right of the photo. Using the sentiment stamp again with the hand, stamp half of the sentiment to the center right of the photo. To finish the layout, apply a little glitter into the lace circle center.

Moments to Remember

Moments to Remember

Other Products: Modeling paste, butterfly stencil from Crafters Workshop Template, Rainbow glitter powder, spatula, paper distresser.

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

For more tips on creating with the Classic Rose collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/Z8P070kC3oo.

Instructions: Make a card base 8" x 8" from white card stock. Cut a pattern paper from the paper pad, 1/4 " smaller than the card base. Distress the edges with a paper distresser. Adhere to the card front using designer glue.

Cut two more strips, a shade lighter than the mat layer and tear diagonally into two as shown on the card. Adhere the two strips with foam dots on the mat layer towards the base. Cut two die cuts from the Sweetheart Border dies on white cardstock and tuck inside the edges of the diagonal strips.

Using the modeling paste and spatula, add texture to the card base, creating butterfly design on the top and bottom. Let it dry.

Stamp the flowers from Classic Rose cling stamp set in black ink, also stamp some small ones for filler flowers using Leaf Green ink. Stamp the leaves in Library Green ink. Cut with coordinating die. Colour the flowers and use the flower shaping molds and the tool kit to shape flowers. See the video on making the rose. Shape the leaves in the flower shaping tool kit. Insert stamens in the small filler flowers. Die cut three oval pieces from the eyelet oval set. Die cut a bird cage from white cardstock.

Distress the edges of the eyelet oval frame using Plum ink, add Dries Clear glue, followed by Krystallos shard glass. Allow to dry. Stamp a sentiment on the center oval, color lightly with Majestic Violet ink and layer all three together using foam dots. Adhere on the centre of the card base and add the bird cage die cut above. Stamp a butterfly image using a plum ink and violet ink. Cut with coordinating die and add colour with same colors. Apply clear glue with a brush and sprinkle Rainbow glitter powder.

Finish the card by arranging the flowers, leaves and roses and adhering with dries clear glue.

Timeless Beauty

Timeless Beauty

Other Products: Distress Ink (Picked Raspberry), Foam tape, double sided tape, Sizzix, Trimmer, Zig brushes, Heat Embossing Ink, Chipboard.

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: Click here to view a larger photo of this project. It's a magnetic calendar built on a white chipboard and embellished with foam flowers and a white fluttering butterfly. Take a piece of white chipboard that measures 7"x 3". Cut a piece of pattern paper from the paper collection and cover the chipboard. Take another pattern paper that measures 1/8" less than the chipboard and adhere it. Adhere another layer of pattern paper that measures 1/8" less than the first layer. Distress the edges of all the paper. Die cut a butterfly using white card stock, cut 2 pieces and adhere to each other to make it sturdier. Stick some pearls to finish the butterfly.

For the flowers, I used some foam. Stamp and die cut some foam flowers from the botanical collection using Plum Archival ink and Teal Archival ink. Once die cut, apply heat to shape the petals and the leaves. Once all the flowers are shaped place them into a bunch of pearl stamens. For the calendars, print any style and then cut it into 3"x 2", punch them and tie it with a jute twine. Assemble the flowers, die cut butterfly and the leaves. Adhere a pair of magnets and then place the calendar.

Hotel Flutter

Hotel Flutter

Other Products: Stampin Up Melon Mambo, Blackberry Bliss, Old Olive, Lemon Lime Twist, Marina Mist. Wild Wasahbi, Pacific Point, Pumpkin Pie, Wood birdhouse from sister's stash, White gesso paint, Flowersoft in unlabeled containers

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: Click here to see addition photos of this project. Roof: Gesso entire birdhouse. Stamp, color, die cut and shape 2 six layer peony flowers. Stamp, color, die cut and shape 6 peony leaves. Stamp, color and die cut the rose vines. Stamp, color and die cut 24 wildwood cottage flowers. Die cut four essential borders with collection paper. Die cut two square decorative pieces with collection paper. Stamp, color and die cut 2 vellum lacy butterflies. Color and die cut 2 Arianna Lacy flowers. Make six double wildwood flowers with the rock candy stamens in the middle. Add prills to the center of 18 wildwood flowers. Arrange and glue everything in place per photos! Side One: Stamp, color and die cut two birds. Stamp, color, and die cut one large butterfly. Stamp, color, and die cut three small butterflies. Die cut two circle borders at 1 and 1.5 inches. Stamp saying on side of bird house. Add Flower soft to the center of the large butterfly.

Side Two and Three: Die cut two decorative ovals from paper collection. Stamp, color and die cut two butterfly borders. Add prills to the small flowers on the butterfly borders.

Side Four: Cover with paper from the collection and take a craft knife to cut to fit perfectly on the birdhouse base.

Dreamy Garden

Dreamy Garden

Other Products: Centura Pearl Cardstock, Hemp Twine, Foam Squares, iCraft Flora Super White Cardstock,

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: Cut a piece of white cardstock 7" x 12", score at 6" along the long side and fold to create a 7" x 6" card. Cut a piece of patterned paper 7" x 6" and adhere to the top of the card. Cut the 6" x 6" panel with the cage and roses out and trim to 4 14/16" x 4 1/6" and adhere to the base of the shadow card. Cut a piece of clear cardstock 4 1/2" x 3 1/2" and adhere behind the aperture leaving it to bow out slightly in the front. Cut a piece of light green patterned paper 6" x 6" and trim each edge by 1/2" to make a 5" x 5" piece. Using the shadow box as a template cut the centre square out with the Cut Mat Create die and adhere to the front of the shadow box. Adhere the 1/2" trims to the edge of the shadow box matching the pattern of the paper. Cut three semi-circular medallions out of the Centura Pearl cardstock and adhere to the back of the box as shown. Adhere the shadow box to the front of the card. Die cut the cage die out of white cardstock and colour with the light blue 3D stamp paint. Shape lightly and adhere to the front of the shadow box card.

Stamp the rose vine images from the HCPC-3753 Classic Rose Vine Stamp using Fern green and Library Green inks on iCraft cardstock. Colour with a combination of Vibrant Fuchsia for the roses and Leaf Green for the leaves and die cut with the coordinating dies. Shape and adhere to the front around the cage and down the sides. Stamp the large rose image from the HCPC-3755 Blushing Rose Stem Stamp set with Fern Green on iCraft cardstock. Colour with Vibrant Fuchsia and Fern Green and die cut with the coordinating die. Adhere to the front of the card as shown.

Stamp the butterfly from the HCPC-3825 Butterfly Kisses Stamp set in Vibrant Fuchsia on white cardstock. Colour in with a combination of Buttercup and Vibrant Fuchsia inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the butterfly with Dries Clear glue and adhere the butterfly to the front of the cage.

Die cut the tags using the small tag die from the Luggage & Tag die set and adhere the tags to the top left of the shadow box with the narrow hemp twine.

Stamp the butterfly image from the HCPC-3824 Fluttering Butterfly Stamp set in Manganese Blue ink on white cardstock. Colour in with a combination of Viridian and Garden Patina inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the butterfly with Dries Clear glue and adhere the butterfly to the top left of the shadow box covering the ends of the twine for the tags.

Thanks a Bunch

Thanks a Bunch

Other Products: White Cardstock, Blue Cardstock, Cuttlebug Wildflower Embossing Folder, Scor-Tape, Sticky Doos, Half Pearls, Hot Glue Gun, Grape Jelly Memento Ink

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: My card size is 5 1/4 x 7 1/4. Make card base and then cut a piece of blue cardstock 1/4 inch smaller and run it through the embossing folder then use Scor-Tape to adhere it to the card front. Cut out the decorative die from white cardstock and glue it down to the lower portion of the card. I added the half pearls around the outer edge of the die cut.

Stamp the flowers and leaves, cut out and color with various colors of ink to achieve the color you like. Run the rose petals and leaves through the mold to achieve the beautiful shaping. I also used the Deluxe Flower Shaping kit to give just a bit more dimension to the petals. Glue the petals together and punch a hole in the center of the flowers and add the stamen then add a drop of hot glue on the underside to hold them in place. Add the Crystal Clear to the edges of the flowers using dries clear adhesive and set aside to dry. Stamp, color and cut out the butterfly. Add some Crystal Clear to the body and set aside to dry. Once dry, I used some Sticky Doos to pop it up from the card front. I then decided on the placement of the flowers and leaves and glued them down using the hot glue gun.

Go back to the paper pack and pick out a decorative ticket and I fussy cut mine. Using the Sticky Doos adhere it to one of the other decorative tags and then adhere it to the top part of the card front. The card is ready to go.

Elegant Butterfly Wishes

Elegant Butterfly Wishes

Other Products: White cardstock, distress tool.

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: Prepare a white card base 5 x 7. Cut another piece of white cardstock 1/4 inch smaller and distress the edges. Stamp the sentiment about 1/2 inch down the paper with the Vibrant Fuchsia ink.

On white cardstock stamp the butterfly with the Vibrant Fuchsia ink, use the matching die and cut out. Color butterfly lightly using Sunflower ink along with daubers. Use the Flower Shaping kit to shape the butterfly, apply glue to the center of the butterfly and adhere on the card just above the sentiment.

To finish, add glitter to the butterfly and Crystal Drops to the 2 corners.

Fuchsia Flight

Fuchsia Flight

Other Products: Pearls, pink card stock, white card stock, 3-M foam tape, Copic Markers: E44, E43,R81,R83,R85 YG61,G21,G82 Comic Shimmer Glitter Jewels: Icicle Sparkles.

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: Card size: 6 X 7" closed. Start with the black 6 X 6" foldout card and cut Butterfly decorative paper for each panel (inside and out, you can cut 2 at once for front and back just make sure paper is facing correct direction especially the back panel). Glue paper panels to each corresponding card panel. Cut borders from pink card stock to go on each side, front and back, matching curves. Cut a 6" Fleur Border for the back panel and line it with decorative paper. Cut a pocket for inside and a Festive Holiday also from pink card stock.

Stamp and die cut, from white card stock, and then sponge color onto all the butterflies, Peony flowers, Rain Boots and Blossom flowers and leaves, and tiny Wildwood blossoms. Place Peony blossoms in the Basic Shaping Mold to form and mist with water then run through cut and emboss machine. Let dry. Form tiny flowers and let dry. After drying, pierce each peony blossom in the center and thread a wired or small stamen through one blossom at a time to form completed flowers. (Piercing the centers also helps to form the "bowl" shape for your flower). The tiny flowers have Prills for the centers. The little round flowers from Rain Boots and Blossoms is covered with adhesive then sprinkled with the Cosmic Shimmer Glitter.

Sponge color on each butterfly and brush adhesive on the wings then glitter with Ultrafine Transparent. Brush or sponge some adhesive onto flowers and glitter with Crystal Clear. Set flowers and butterflies aside to dry completely.

Stamp words on front panel and inside back panel using Vibrant Fuchsia Archival Ink. Make tages by cutting them out of decorative paper with the Luggage and Tag set. Add ribbons to each tag. Glue 2 sides of pocket to the inside of third panel (from the left). Insert one of the tags. Cut a thin border from the decorative paper and mat with pink card stock. Glue the 2 short ends to inside of back panel (make sure to leave enough room for sentiment to show above tag) to form a pocket then insert tag.

Decorate panels with flowers and butterflies, (Make sure card is not too bulky to close by making sure that most of the 3-D flowers are above the panel in front of it. Pop up butterfly wings with foam tape.

Fluttering Aurora Borealis

Fluttering Aurora Borealis

Other Products: Hot Glue Gun, Sponge, Misti, Big Shot Plus, Scissor, Floral Oriental Cardstock, Swarovski Aurora Borealis crystals, WOW Clear Sparkle Embossing Glitter, VersaMark, ColorBox Mint ink, Pearl White Metallic Cardstock, Pearl White Metallic Text paper, Aqua Lagoon Metallic Card Stock, Pink Azalea Metallic Cardstock, Paper Trimmer, Quickie Glue Pen.

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

Instructions: Decorated crisscross card is 6" x 8". Start with a 12" x 12" sheet of Pearl White Metallic Cardstock and cut it in half. Score both pieces at 6" and adhere the two pieces together with dries clear adhesive so that you have a double center and a right and left flap. Use a paper trimmer to cut the right flap diagonally in half from the score line to the bottom right corner. Cut the left flap from the score line to the bottom left corner. Splitcoaststampers has a great crisscross card tutorial with photos here

Cut a piece of dark aqua designer paper from the Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection 5 7/8" x 5 7/8" and adhere to the 6" x 6" section of the card. Cut a piece of aqua cardstock 5 7/8" x 5 7/8", cut in half diagonally and adhere to the two crisscross panels. Cut a 5 3/4" x 5 3/4" piece of aqua designer paper, cut in half diagonally, ink the edges with Garden Patina Ink and adhere to the aqua cardstock. Cut two Sweetheart Borders from Pearl White cardstock, sponge with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear. When Dry adhere to the insides of the crisscross panels as shown. Use dries clear adhesive to seal the bottom of the pocket closed. Cut one of the corners from the square Butterfly Kisses Decorative die, sponge it with dries clear adhesive, sprinkle with Crystal Clear and adhere it to the right bottom corner. Use a Quickie glue pen to go over the design in the paper and sprinkle with Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter.

To create the pocket insert, cut aqua cardstock 5 3/4" x 5 1/2". Choose one of the 6" x 6" panels from the paper collection, cut it down to 5 5/8" x 5 3/8", ink the edges with Garden Patina ink and adhere to the aqua cardstock. Use the Quickie Glue Pen to define the design on the paper and sprinkle with Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter. Cut pearl white text paper 5 5/8" x 5 3/8" ink the edges with Magenta Hue ink, stamp the butterfly and sentiment from the Butterfly Kisses set on the white paper and adhere to the back of the aqua cardstock. Use the Decorative Medallion outer die to cut two pieces of the aqua cardstock. Adhere them back to back at the top of the insert panel. Diecut two of the decorative dies from pearl white cardstock, sponge with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear. When dry, adhere to the aqua diecuts.

Stamp Small Peonies on Floral Oriental White cardstock with Magenta Hue ink. Color with Rose Madder and Magenta Hue ink, diecut using the coordinating dies, shape using the 3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold and finish the shaping with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit. Assemble the petals to create one medium flower. Using dries clear adhesive, add Sage Advice Prills to the flower center. Stamp the Classic Rose Vines on Floral Oriental White cardstock using ColorBox Mint, color with Mint and Rose Madder Inks. Diecut using the coordinating die and add more Mint color around the edges. Sponge the flower and the leaves with dries clear and sprinkle with Crystal Clear. Use the hot glue gun to adhere to the decorative Medallion as shown.

Stamp the Fluttering Butterfly on Pink Azalea cardstock with VersaMark, sprinkle with Clear Sparkle Embossing Glitter, heat set, diecut with coordinating die and adhere to the card front. Adhere approximately 25 Swarovski Aurora Borealis crystals to the butterfly.

Dream Again

Dream Again

Other Products: Lindy's Stamp Gang sprays: Travel teal, Grab-a-guy gold, Cactus Gold. Other: Water Mister, Bone folder, Scissors, Ruler, Hot glue gun, Fussy Cutting Scissors, Double sided Tape, Double Sided 3d Foam Tape, Unused pizza box, Misti stamping tool, Sanding paper tool, Black maker, Modeling paste, Studio light mask Home and Happiness HH05, Kitchen paper towel

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

For more tips on creating with the flower shaping molds, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/FSdPL7nXvQE.

Instructions: The size of the photo used in this 12" x 12" (30 cm x 30 cm) layout is 1.88" x 2.59" (4.8 cm x 6.5 cm) Trim the photo to size if needed. Support the photo by backing it with cardboard. Taking the paper sander, sand the edges to give a worn look. Keep the cardboard off cuts to give the photo more height later when needed.

Making the butterflies: Taking the white card-stock, Sepia ink, the butterfly stamp and matching die from the Butterfly Kisses set, stamp, color with the Tiger Lily ink then die cut 10 of these butterflies. Fussy cut away the swirls from 6 of these butterflies. All of these fussy cut butterflies plus one complete will be dipped into the glitter once clear drying glue has been applied to the wing edges. All the swirls will also be dipped in the glitter. Apply the black color to the butterfly bodies with the marker pen. Bend the wings up and curl the wings to give shape with the flower shaping tool kit. Adhere the fussy cut butterflies to 3 of the butterfly bases, this will make 3 double butterflies and 3 singles and one single layer with swirls.

Make the flowers: Taking the white card-stock stamp the Peonies and leaves using archival inks then bring color to the petals and leaves using the viva stamping inks and sponge. The viva ink will bring silver toned metallic ink to your flowers. Water-mist the petals then use the rose flower mold to bring shape to the flowers. The silver color that will be left in the molds can be washed out after you are done. To protect your shaping mat, place a paper kitchen towel over the mat while in use. After the petals have been shaped with the flower mold using the flower shaping tools and mat to ball the flower centers. The first 2 petals will be balled into a ball to form the peony center bud then the remaining 3 petals will be formed and adhered to surround the bud. These flowers are adhered with the hot glue gun, the clear drying glue could also be used but this takes longer to dry and set. 3 flowers made using the smallest size flower from the Large Sweet Peony set and from the Small Sweet Peony set 5 small sized flowers, 3 buds and 3 lager sized flowers. 8 flowers and 3 buds, 4 large and 13 small leaves are used for this layout.

To make the layout base and complete the layout: Find the two design papers in the collection with the Dream again sentiment boarder print. Taking one sheet of paper, trim the white label edge off and adhere with double sided tape and clear drying glue the cut to size cardboard from the pizza box to give the layout base to stay flat and strength to carry all the embellishments. Apply the mixed media paste using the mask. Put aside to air dry. When dry, spray the Lindy's Stamp Gang sprays over the paste pattern. Put aside to air dry. Taking the white card-stock and the round lace die and circle, die cut the lace circle x2. Apply clear drying glue to the lace then dip it into the glitter. While the glue is drying take the 2nd design paper, fussy cut the border and sentiment from the paper. Adhere cardboard to the back to raise the fussy cut from the layout base. Apply glitter to the sentiment lace edge. Arrange the lace circles and apply a little glitter to the center of the lace circle. Adhere the raised border to the layout base on top of the border print. Adhere the photo in place. Arrange and adhere with the hot glue gun the flowers and leaves as seen in the layout photo. Last, place and adhere the butterflies in place.

Butterflies Aflutter

Butterflies Aflutter

Other Products: Angel Pink Memento Ink, White Cardstock, Darice Bling on a Roll, White Seam Binding, Dimensional Tape, Hot Glue, Scor-Tape

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

How to use the Border Essential Dies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDC6cnO7OZI.

Instructions: My card is 6 X 6". Make card base and using one of the Fleur Border Basic Dies, cut out the top decorative edge and then I stamped the butterfly stamp directly under that. Color the butterflies using the Dove Blender Pen and various ink colors. The next step is to use the coordinating die and cut out the butterflies.

I stamped, colored and cut out an additional Butterfly Border and added the Crystal Clear all over the butterfly wings. When the glitter is dry, fussy cut some of the butterflies and glue the bodies down over the bodies on the card front. Once dry, lift up the wings and it looks like they are all flying around.

I used one of the edge dies from the die set and cut a piece of the paper collection to fit on the bottom of the card front. Next use the hot glue and glue down the Bling on a String to the top and bottom of the butterflies.

Cut a length of the white seam binding and spray with water. Lay down some ink on the craft mat or a piece of wax paper and then drag the seam binding through the color. Scrunch and allow to dry. Once dry, tie a bow and using Scor-Tape and glue, adhere it to the front of the card. Cut out one of the tags from the paper collection and using dimensional tape, adhere it to the front of the card.

Celebrating You Today

Celebrating You Today

Other Products: White Cardstock.

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: Take white Cardstock card size 6"x 6" as final size (it's a top fold card). Take Butterfly Dreams pattern paper size 5.875"x5.875", distress the edges and adhere it onto the card base.

Now on the right side, take white cardstock, tear the edges and distress them. Stamp the sentiment from the lovely collection -Butterfly Kisses-"Celebrating you today", using Jet Black Archival ink. On the right side again, add square image from the paper collection, distress the edges and adhere it using foam tape.

Next for the butterfly, create three layers by stamping on the white cardstock from Fluttering Butterfly using Archival ink-Cactus Flower and mixing with Sunflower ink, and layering them using foam tape and then using Crystal Clear powder.

For small tiny flowers stamp small peony flower with Red Carnation Archival ink and cut them with matching die and color them with Sunflower Archival ink, and then add Crystal Clear powder. Arrange all these tiny flowers on the butterfly as seen on the picture.

On the torn edges, there's a layer of vellum butterfly dreams border using Versamark ink and white embossing powder. Heat it with heating tool and add a touch of pink color at the back of the vellum butterfly border using Archival ink-Cactus Flower. Shape them using Deluxe flower shaping tool kit to give a bit of dimensional look.

Now cut two Elegant Basics border die and arrange them as seen on the picture and add Crystal Clear powder on the edges of the die.

Now randomly add some crystal clear and then sprinkle some sequins.

Delicate Dream

Delicate Dream

Other Products: Glue Gun; VersaColor Pigment Ink - Opera Pink; Angel Pink Memento Ink; Art Glitter Ultrafine Transparent - Lettuce and Pink Azalea; Sunshine Yellow Flower Soft; Want2Scrap 72 Count Turquoise Rhinestones; Want2Scrap 72 Count Orange Rhinestones

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: Create a 6" x 6" card base out of white card stock. Cut a 6" x 6" card front from the Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection and sponge edge of card front with Teal Zeal Memento Ink. Adhere 6" x 6" card front directly to card base with Dries Clear Adhesive.

On White Cardstock with Opera Pink VersaMark Ink stamp the petals from the Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set and stamp the small peony blossom from the Peony Bud and Blossom Cling Stamp Set. On White Cardstock with Leaf Green Ranger Archival Ink stamp the leaves from the Small Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set; with Rose Bud Memento Ink stamp the butterfly from the Fluttering Butterfly Cling Stamp Set; and using Nautical Blue Memento Ink stamp the butterfly floral image from the Butterfly Dreams Border Cling Stamp Set. Cut all with coordinating dies.

Using the Stack and Store Daubers color the leaves using New Sprout; color the peonies with Tangelo and Cantaloupe Memento Inks; color the large butterfly wings with Cantaloupe Memento Ink and add Angel Pink Memento Ink to the body; to color the small butterfly floral image use Danube Blue and Teal Zeal Memento Inks on the butterfly, New Sprout and Bamboo Leaves Memento Inks on the swirls and Rose Bud and Cantaloupe Inks on the flowers.

Use the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit to shape all. Assemble the peony as shown using hot glue gun and adhere to peony and leaves to card. Cut butterfly floral image and adhere it and large butterfly to card front with Dries Clear Adhesive.

With Dries Clear Adhesive add Pink Azalea Glitter to the large butterfly, to the die cut peony and the peonies on the design paper; Lettuce Glitter to the die cut leaves and swirls and leaves on the design paper and Blue Rain Glitter to all the blue butterflies. With Dries Clear Adhesive add Sunshine Yellow Flower Soft to the flowers on the die cut and Go Man Go Prills to the center of the peony, as shown. Finally adhere the Turquoise and Orange Rhinestones to the upper right hand corner as shown.

Everyday Moments

Everyday Moments

Other Products: Cardstock- White, Distress Oxide Inks (Spiced Marmalade, Worn Lipstick, Abandoned Coral), CTMH Ink- (New England Ivy, Chocolate, Smoothie), Heidi Swapp Shimmer Misters (Blush, Mustard), White Paint, Gems, Edge Distresser, WOW Embossing Pad, WOW Embossing Powder-White, Chameleon Pens (OR3 Tangerine, PK5 Fuchsia, RD2 Red Coral, RD3 Vermillion, PK4 Peony Pink), Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (Crafty Foam Tape, 3D Foam Squares, E-Z Runner Grand, Dual Tip Glue Pen, Adhesive Dots- Micro), Blending Tool

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: The pink patterned paper is the background. Cut the white cardstock to 11x11". I added color to the middle of the white cardstock using Distress Oxide Ink and a blending tool (Worn Lipstick, Spiced Marmalade). Using Heidi Swapp Misters I splattered Blush and Mustard up the white cardstock. Using white paint and a thick bristled paint brush, I splattered white paint up the white cardstock. Let dry. Die cut 1 of the square Butterfly Dreams border die images and cut it in half. Adhere near the middle of the layout, separated slightly. Mat the" 4x6 photo in 2 layers of white cardstock. Distress the edges of the cardstock. Adhere to the layout using 3D foam squares. Find and cut out the "Everyday Moments" sentiment just above the matted photo using 3D foam squares.

Stamp and die cut 4 sets of the smallest Small Sweet Peony images in Smoothie ink. Add color to the middle of the flower images lightly using Worn Lipstick ink and daubers. Stamp and die cut 1 set of the larger Small Sweet Peony flower images using Smoothie ink and add color to the images using Abandoned Coral ink and daubers. Shape the flowers and assemble. I added small gems to the middle of the smaller flowers and a large gem brad and floral stamen to the larger flower. I stamped and die cut 6 of the smallest leaves and 2 of the slightly larger leaves using dark brown ink (Chocolate). Add color using ink and daubers (New England Ivy). Shape the leaves. Using a glue pen I added Crystal Clear glitter to the tips of the petals of all of the flowers.

Stamp 1 of the large butterfly image using an embossing pad and white embossing powder. Stamp 1 of the Butterfly Kisses butterfly using the same embossing ink and embossing powder. Stamp and die cut 1 of the Butterfly Dreams Border in white embossing powder. Add color to the images using Chameleon Pens (OR3 Tangerine, PK5 Fuchsia, RD2 Red Coral, RD3 Vermillion, PK4 Peony Pink). Adhere the large butterfly to the top left hand corner of the matted photo. Adhere the Butterfly Kisses butterfly to the bottom right hand corner of the matted photo using 3D foam squares.

Cut the Butterfly Dreams Border apart and adhere the separate butterflies to the layout using 3D foam squares. Add the large flower and one small flower to the left of the matted photo. Add a small flower to the right of the matted photo. Add the remaining small flower below the matted photo. Add a few more gems for extra sparkle.

Thoughtful Wings

Thoughtful Wings

Other Products: Stamp positioner

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: Cut a piece of 12" x 6" white cardstock, score at 6" along the long side, fold to create a 6" x 6" card. Cut a piece of green patterned paper 6" x 6" and adhere to the front of the card.

Stamp the image from the HCPC-3823 Butterfly Dreams Border Stamp set in Vibrant Fuchsia ink x 2 and Monarch Orange ink x 2. Colour the butterflies in a combination of Buttercup, Vibrant Fuchsia, Viridian and Garden Patina inks. Die cut one Vibrant Fuchsia colour border using the coordinating die and the edge die from the HCD1-7220 Fleur Border Basics Die set. Add Crystal Clear to all the butterflies using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Die cut the other three images using the coordinating die. Trim the butterflies from these borders and adhere over the first border. Add Crystal Clear to all the butterflies with Dries Clear glue and a damp sponge.

Take a 6" x 6" panel and using the edge die from the HCD1-7220 Fleur Border Basics Die set cut the centre section out. Adhere the cut edge butterfly border under the edges of the paper with foam tape.

Stamp the "You are So Thoughtful" image from the HCPC-3825 Butterfly Kisses Stamp set in Jet Black ink above the border using a stamp positioner.

Die cut two edges using the patterned edge and straight edge dies from the HCD1-7220 Fleur Border Basics Die set in white cardstock. Sponge the straight edge with Garden Patina ink and the scallop border with Vibrant Fuchsia ink. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the borders with Dries Clear glue and adhere over the edges of the paper. Trim the sides to make the panel 5 3/4" x 5 3/4" and adhere the panel to the front of the card.

Add Ultrafine Glitter to all the flower images on the patterned paper.

B-eautiful B-utterfly

B-eautiful B-utterfly

Other Products: Fine liner Black, Cardstock Black, Cardstock White, Golden Rub on letters, Treasure Gold, Rhinestones Blue, Letter B SVG file Silhouette store, Wink of Stella Clear, Versamark, Clear Embossing powder, Heat tool, Distress Ink Vintage Photo, Craft knife.

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: Take a piece of the paper from the paper collection, cut the B using the SVG file found here. When cutting the B, center it on the paper so that you still can use the remainder of the sheet. In the upper left corner there is a rose on the paper, cut it along the bottom of the rose, using the craft knife, allowing you to slide the black cardstock underneath it. Cut the Black Cardstock at 11 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches and glue this on your sheet. Now glue the letter B on top of that. Take your Fine Liner and make a nice stitched edge on the letter B. Cut 2 butterflies out of the paper collection and put Versamark on them, and on top of that Embossing powder. Melt that with the heat tool, then lightly shape the wings. Finish them off with some Treasure Gold. Put 2 pink stamens behind the Butterfly for his Antenna.

Stamp the large and small peonies with Rhubarb Stalk on white cardstock and cut them out with the coordinating die. Color them with Peanut Brittle in the middle and the rest of the flower with the Pearlescent Poppy. Shape them with the Deluxe Shaping mat and tools. Make 2 large flowers, 1 medium, 1 small and some tiny filler flowers. Pierce a hole in the flower centers with the paper pierce from the deluxe flower shaping kit and put some stamens in. For the smaller flowers you can do 1 big stamen. Stamp with Tuxedo Black some Rose Vines, color them with the New Sprout, Bamboo Leaves and a little bit of the Vintage Photo inks. Cut them out with the coordinating die and shape them with the Deluxe shaping mat and tools. Glue all of the flowers on the left bottom of the letter B and make a nice arrangement, put a few leaves on top under the rose shape. Glue one butterfly on the right upper corner off the letter B and give him a nice body with a kind of rhinestone shape, then the second Butterfly goes on top of the flower arrangement.

Take the Rub on letters and make the word butterfly. On the edge of the page, put some Wink of Stella Clear, also on the flat rose. On the large peonies I put also some Treasure Gold, you can apply it with a sponge or your finger. Finish your lay out with some blue rhinestones.

Flittering Frames

Flittering Frames

Other Products: Clear gems, White cardstock, Distress tool

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: Prepare a 6 1/4 x 6 1/4"  white card base. Cut a piece of paper form the Butterfly Dreams paper collection 6 x 6" and another one 5 x 5". Distress all 4 sides on both. Adhere D-Dots to the smaller one, add to card base.

Cut 2 of the Decorative Dies out, cut one apart and adhere to the 4 corners. Adhere the second one at an angle in the center. Cut the Circle part out, adhere D-Dots to the back and add to the center of the card.

Locate the 2 Butterflies on flowers, use the matching die and cut both out. Adhere one to the center of the circle. Cut the second one apart, shape and glue on top of the matching butterfly.

To finish add glitter to the butterflies, circle die and gems to 4 corners.

Floral Flutters

Floral Flutters

Other Products: Distress Ink - Mowed Lawn, Versafine Ink Red

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: To create this card, you score your card to 4x6" final size. Cut one of the mini sheets of patterned paper, which will be the card front. Adhere it your cardstock.

Take your fluttering butterfly die, diecut the pink and yellow butterfly from the 12x12 patterned piece of paper. Glue it to the center of your card front.

Now take your Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die and diecut the square decorative die from white cardstock and place this over your butterfly as if the butterfly is within the center of the diecut.

Now make your small peonies using the small sets. Using Red Versafine ink, stamp a total of 4 smaller peonies. Color, shaping and diecut. Layer one on top of another, staggering each one, creating two flowers. Pierce the centers and add 1 yellow beaded stamen to the centers. Then apply some frosting powder to the tips, adhere along the bottom. Stamp your leaves from the Woodsy Treescape stamp set in the Mowed Lawn Distress Ink and diecut. Shape using your Deluxe flower shaping kit and adhere near the flowers. Cut a sentiment from paper collection and adhere along the bottom.

Flowering Kaleidoscope

Flowering Kaleidoscope

Other Products: White pearlised cardstock, 3D foam tape, Green alcohol based ink, StazOn Teal blue ink, hot glue gun, Gallery soft oil 241,224 pastels

For more tips on creating with the foam paper & stamens, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/Oma6ctVmUD0.

For more tips on creating with Sweet Peony Collection watch the tutorial at http://hcgo.co/SweetPeony.

Instructions: Create a 6 x 6" card base using from white pearlised paper. Cut a piece of paper from the Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection 5 3/4 " x 5 3/4 " and adhere to the card base using Dries Clear Adhesive. Cut the Fleur Border Basics Die from white cardstock two times to create a beautiful shape. Line up another piece of the same patterned paper from the Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection, cut with the plain edged die from the Fleur Border Basics Die set and adhere to the fancy borders with dries clear adhesive. Trim to fit the card and adhere to the card base using 3D foam tape for dimension.

Stamp the Large Sweet Peony Cling Stamp Set on foam paper with Staz On Teal Blue ink and cut using the coordinating dies. Colour with Gallery soft oil pastels 241, 224. You will need 2-3 petals for each flower to create flowers.

Use an iron or heat gun to heat the petals and then shape using your fingers. Layer the petals together using the hot glue gun making sure to offset them and use a paper piercer to make a hole in the middle and pull through the stamens. Add a little hot glue to the underside of the flower to adhere (watch tutorial). Sponge the petals with dries clear adhesive and sprinkle with Rajni Chawla's Crystal Clear glitter.

Adhere the flowers to the card base as shown using the hot glue gun.

Watercolor Wonder

Watercolor Wonder

Other Products: Black Soot Distress Ink, Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide Ink, Versamark Ink, Gansai Tambi Watercolors, paint brush, masking paper, watercolor cardstock, rhinestones & pearls.

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: Stamp the Butterfly Dreams Border Cling Stamp Set on a 5" x 7" piece of watercolor cardstock using Versamark Ink and heat emboss with the Heat It Craft Tool and White Embossing Powder. Watercolor this stamped image using Gansai Tambi Watercolors. Die cut a piece of masking paper using the matching die from Butterfly Dreams Border Die and lay it on top of the stamped and colored image. Splatter some diluted black and gold watercolor on this piece taking care to let it dry in between. Remove the masking paper and die cut the right edge using Fleur Border Basics Die. Stamp the same image using Black Soot Distress ink randomly on the remaining piece of watercolor cardstock and score it horizontally as shown. Ink it using Black Soot Distress ink and Stack and Store Daubers.

Take a 5" x 7" white cardbase and ink it using Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide Ink and Stack and Store Daubers so that it covers the open area of the border die cut in the previous step. Glue down both the pieces of watercolor cardstock as shown. Add some pearls and rhinestones to the die cut border and Crystal Lacquer to the body of the butterflies to add finishing touch.

Bordering on Gratitude

Bordering on Gratitude

Other Products: Black card base A5, two shades of purple cardstock, black cardstock, white cardstock, clear glitter, Purple Peony ink pad, 3DFoam Tape.

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: Take your A5 black card base and mat it with your lightest shade of cardstock. Cut three A5 card pieces of cardstock, a black, dark purple and a light purple. Die cut the border die from Fleur Border Basics, which matches the new Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die from your three layers of previously prepared cardstock. Lay these on top of each other to create a petticoat. Trim the excess at the top and adhere these to the card with 3d Foam tape.

Die cut the circle die from the Butterfly Kisses Decorative Die and the sentiment in the darker purple cardstock. Adhere this with tacky glue.

Stamp two of the Fluttering Butterfly stamp with your purple ink on white cardstock and die cut. Use a dauber to lightly color the butterfly using the same purple ink. Add Dries Clear glue over your butterfly, then add your Crystal glitter. Glue the two butterflies together at the body and adhere onto your card.

Iridescent Thank You

Iridescent Thank You

Other Products: Purple cardstock, lavender cardstock, mounting tape, opaque white ink, double sided tape, Copic Alcohol Ink Markers (V01, V04, V05, V09), X-Press It Blending Cardstock or Copic compatible white paper.

For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA.

Instructions: Cut a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch top folding card from white cardstock. Cut 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 inch base layer mat from purple cardstock. Using the Butterfly Kisses Paper Collection, cut a layer at 5 x 5 inches and sponge the edges with the Guacamole Fluid Chalk Ink pad. Adhere the layers using double sided tape.

Stamp the butterfly image from the Butterfly Kisses stamp set using Memento Tuxedo Black ink. Color the image with the following Copic Markers (V01, V04, V05, V09). Cut with the corresponding die. Cut 4 additional butterflies from purple cardstock. Bend the wings up on each butterfly layer. Adhere the center of each layer using Designer Dries clear adhesive and allow to dry. Adhere a small amount of Crystal Clear glitter to one side of the body.

Cut the large frame from dark purple cardstock and lavender cardstock. Glue the two frames together and allow to dry. Adhere the frame to the designer paper. Cut the small lace medallion frame from lavender cardstock. Adhere to the center of the large frame. Cut a dark purple circle using the Butterfly Kisses die set and glue to the center of the medallion frame. Adhere the Silver Gala Glitz to the purple circle using Dries Clear Adhesive.

Cut another dark purple and lavender circle and adhere together with the lavender on top. Die cut the sentiment "Thank You" from the same set using purple cardstock. Mount the sentiment on the lavender circle. Position and adhere the butterfly as shown in the picture as shown. Pop the sentiment up on the designer paper using mounting tape.

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DEBBIE BROWNMILLER
Wow. All are so beautiful. Love the different color ranges and the different ways the butterfly collection has been used. This really is a must have collection.
Wednesday 11th of April 2018 10:36 AM
CAROL B. LEWIS
Design team did beautiful works of art as always. Love each and every one. Thanks for the inspiration. Can't wait until receive mine!
Wednesday 11th of April 2018 08:36 PM