Green cardstock, glue gun, Misti, black cardstock, Copic Alcohol Ink Markers (Flower- Y000, Y00, Y11, Y13, Y15, Y26, Y28, YG03, YG25, YG45, Butterfly - YR 04, YR07, YR09, YR18, YR20, YR24, YR27, Y00, Y11, Y15,E47, E44, E42, E40, C3, C5, C7), opaque white ink, mounting tape, double sided tape, Antique linen Distress Ink, X-Press It Blending Cardstock.
For more tips on creating with the Butterfly Dreams collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/uCKKJfAQFHA
For more tips creating with the Sweet Peony collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/L9_MLkvpGPQ.
Create a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch top folding card base from heavy white cardstock. Cut a mat layer from green cardstock at 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches. Select the designer paper from the Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection and cut at 5 x 5 inches. Sponge the edges of the designer paper with Olive Green ink. Adhere the layers with double sided tape.
Stamp the Butterfly using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink on X-Press It Blending Cardstock. Stamp the large peony and the buds from the Peony Bud and Blossom Die using Distress Ink - Antique Linen. Color the images using Copic Alcohol Ink Markers - (Flower- Y000, Y00, Y11, Y13, Y15, Y26, Y28, YG03, YG25, YG45, Butterfly - YR 04, YR07, YR09, YR18, YR20, YR24, YR27, Y00, Y11, Y15, E47, E44, E42, E40, C3, C5, C7). Accent the little dots on the edges of the butterfly wings using opaque white ink. Cut the images with the corresponding die. Die cut 4 additional butterflies on black cardstock. Stamp the leaves using the Large Sweet Peony Stamp Set on green cardstock. Die cut with the corresponding die set. Sponge the edges using Memento Olive Green ink. Shape using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.
Adhere the layers of the butterfly with mounting tape between each layer. Leave the edges free of tape and the wings look like they are fluttering. Using mounting tape, adhere the peony flower and buds as shown in the picture. Adhere the butterfly. Using Designer Adhesive, glue the leaves under the large peony.
Using the Butterfly Dreams Paper Collection, find the sentiment and fussy cut. Adhere the sentiment using mounting tape.