This week’s Global Design Project is a color challenge, using Seaside Spray, So Saffron, and Sahara Sand. Since these happen to be the colors in the Sand & Sea Designer Paper, this was my starting point.

By Su Mohr for GDP285; Click aromasandart to go to my web site for details! Featuring: Brilliant Wings Dies, Ornate Layers Dies, Ornate Frames Dies, Sand & Sea Designer Paper, Welcoming Window Stamp Set; #brilliantwings #butterflies #butterfliesoncards #birthdaycards #sand&sea #ornatelayers #ornateframes #welcomingwindow #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #cardmaking #papercrafting #sumohr #aromasandart #tastefultextileembossing

Beach Butterflies


First, I used the large Brilliant Wings Die to cut two butterflies from Sand & Sea Designer Paper in the colors of So Saffron and Seaside Spray.

Hint: I cut small pieces of the designer paper, approximately the size of the butterflies, so it wouldn’t be wasted.


Next, I cut two, detailed butterflies from Vellum Cardstock, and glued the bodies to the solid butterflies, leaving the wings free. And, I placed them on Dimensionals to give them even more lift.


The background is Sand & Sea Designer Paper, cut with an Ornate Layers Die. It already had the visual texture of sand, and I added “real” texture with the Tasteful Textile Embossing Folder. This was glued to the middle of a Sahara Sand card base, 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, folded at 4 1/4″.

The sentiment is from the Welcoming Window Stamp Set, stamped in Memento Black Ink on the “sand,” and cut with an Ornate Frames Die. The frame is a coordinating die, cut from Sahara Sand Cardstock. Both dies can be seen in the first photo, as well as my product List below.


It’s really fun doing color challenges! Get more inspiration from our designers, and play along with us by posting your card in our gallery.

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