The Butterfly Wishes Stamp Set has beautiful butterflies with a 3D effect, and the one I chose for The Sisterhood of Crafters Design Team theme. Can you guess? It’s birds, bees and butterflies!

By Su Mohr for The Sisterhood of Crafters Design Team; Click READ or VISIT to go to my blog for details! Featuring: Butterfly Wishes Stamp Set,Sweet Silhouettes Dies; #stenciling #stencilingtechnique #cardtechniques #sepia #monochromatic #butterflywishes #butterflies #butterfliesoncards #cardthemes #sweetsilhouettes #handmadecards #handcrafted #diy #papercrafting

Sepia Butterflies

 

I began today’s sepia creation with a stenciled “shrub” for the butterflies. The shrub is actually a tree from the Sweet Silhouettes Die Set, which I cut from Cardstock. Then, using it as a stencil, I placed the tree on Very Vanilla Cardstock, and “sponge daubed” Soft Suede Ink on top.

 

Next, I stamped three butterflies from Butterfly Wishes; two directly on the card front, and the third on a separate piece of Very Vanilla Cardstock. Sticking with the monochromatic theme, I used Soft Suede Ink. The Butterfly Duet Punch was used for cutting the third butterfly, which I placed on a Dimensional for true 3D flying.

 

The sentiment is also from Butterfly Wishes, “It was a perfect day because of you,” also stamped in Soft Suede Ink.

 

Now for exciting news!

First of all, this month’s Host Code gift is something I know you’ll want in your collection. It’s the new, fabulous, Ornate Floral Embossing Folder! I’ve already used it on a number of my cards, and it adds gorgeous texture. Just add my Host Code (DGMYPXET) in the box provided when you order a minimum of $50.00 in the month of May, and I will send the embossing folder to you in June.

 

Secondly, I’m having a drawing for two items: the Thoughtful Blooms Stamp Set AND the Small Bloom Punch. Your name will be entered in the drawing when you place a minimum $100.00 order in May.

 

This is Stampin’ Up’s list of retiring items, so click here, then click on “Last-Chance Products” in my store. Order those bundles now while you get the 10% savings, and earn the Ornate Floral Embossing Folder from me, plus a chance to win the Small Bloom Punch and Thoughtful Blooms Stamp Set.

 

Last, but not least, if you are a customer of mine, you will be receiving the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog sometime in May, with ordering beginning June 3rd. The catalog happens to have a brand new stamp set (page 48) that coordinates with the Small Bloom Punch!

Thanks so much for stopping by. My birthday is in May, so I’m especially happy to have you celebrating with me!

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