Summer's Garden Fluttering Butterfly

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Summer's Garden Fluttering Butterfly

Other Products: White cardstock, Acrylic Shimmer additive, Pan Pastels: orange, pink, blue.

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Instructions: Card size: 5 x 7”. Cut a white base and white decorative die using the Decorative Circle Frames Die, this will be the base. Fold it in half lengthwise. Using white cardstock also cut the large decorative circle of the Rounded Window Frame, now cut out the center using a circle die. Cut the decorative circle part of the Courtyard Elegance Die and an Eyelet circle from the Eyelet circles die (cutting away the inside with a small circle. Glue the decorative circle and the eyelet circle together. Cut an extra center (square) of the decorative circle part of the Courtyard Elegance then turn it to a diamond and glue onto of the square center. Glue circles on top of the base making sure to only apply glue where it hits the base. Cut pearl swirls as needed and add them to the card. Keep backing on the parts that do not touch cardstock (it is a bit of a pain but looks cool).

Stamp Zinnia using Buttercup, Tiger Lily and Rose Madder, sponge with like colors then die cut. Stamp leaves with Fern Green, sponge with Leaf Green then die cut. Shape leaves and Zinnia in molds, use Groove Golf Tools for center Zinnias. Glue 4-5 layers together to make flowers. Glitter the flowers, add Prills to the centers then arrange on right side of card. Mix Lacquer and Shimmer additive together and brush onto leaves. Insert leaves where needed.

Stamp the butterfly (x2) using embossing fluid and white powder then heat set. Die cut and color the backs with Pan Pastel chalks (or other). Cut just orange and pink portion of 1 butterfly then glue it on the front edges to the whole butterfly (leave backs of wings free). Glitter the butterfly (light on the adhesive so that vellum does not curl). Then glue the body only to the left side of card. Stamp the sentiment using Tiger Lily then die cut with the Arrows and Banners Die. Glue it to card, glitter the card.


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