Stampin’ Up! Botanical Butterfly Gala

Hello from Maryland!  Made it yesterday in decent-ish time (have to say – the traffic thru DC was ridiculous especially given that it was Saturday – I’ll never complain about Atlanta traffic again!). I was pretty whooped (I’m not as young as I was the last time I made this trip!) so only sort of unpacked the car – just enough to be able to go to bed.  Will finish that today and get my “nest” made!  Keep an eye on your FB notifications later this evening – I may hop on for a few minutes to give you a gander at my home-away-from-home for the next 5 – 6 weeks – if I can get it all together!

So my card for today is one that uses the gorgeous – and FREE during Sale-A-Bration! – Botanical Butterfly DSP and the Butterfly Gala stamp set.  Take a look-see:

The fun layout is from this week’s Tuesday Morning Sketches challenge.

I started with a Black check design from the Botanical Butterfly DSP and matted it on Daffodil Delight for the card front.  Then I matted two more designs on Daffodil Delight and adhered them both to the card front!  Easy peasy and pretty!

For the sentiment, I stamped the Butterfly Gala sentiment in Grapefruit Grove at a jaunty angle on a Whisper White square.  Sort of overlapping it, I added a pretty butterfly in Daffodil Delight ink.  Then I colored it with my Dark Daffodil Delight and Light Calypso Coral Stampin’ Blends.

I added some journaling doodle-do’s with my Journal Pen, matted the panel on Daffodil Delight and popped it onto the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

To ice the cake, I tied a double-loop bow from Old Olive Linen Thread and adhered it with a Glue Dot.  In the middle, I added a Grapefruit Grove Nature’s Twine bow with another Glue Dot.

I finished off the card front with two Lemon Lime Twist Glitter Enamel Dots!

On the inside, I added another butterfly in Daffodil Delight and Calypso Coral to a Whisper White panel.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Daffodil Delight mat and into my Basic Black card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another Butterfly Gala butterfly on the front…

…and a little more of the gorgeous Botanical Butterfly DSP on the envelope flap!

Et Voila!  Folks – this beautiful Botanical Butterfly DSP is STILL AVAILABLE for FREE – with just a $50 purchase (before shipping and tax)!  But – Sale-a-Bration (and your chance to get ahold of this paper!) is coming to a rapid close.  Just two more weeks to cash in on free goodies!  And don’t forget to pick up the Butterfly Gala stamp set while you’re at it!  You NEED it! 😉  Hope you like!






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Stampin’ Up! posted this update last night.

Sales for the Lily Framelits Dies (item 150071) are rapidly approaching our forecast and our inventory will soon be depleted. Once the item runs out, it will no longer be available. We expect the remaining inventory to go quickly, so if these are on your wish list, snap them up NOW!

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So…$175 worth of goodies for $99?  That’s like…45% off!  And then, you’re going to get a perpetual 20% off sale on Stampin’ Up! products (yep – any and everything you purchase while you are an active demonstrator will get you at LEAST a 20% discount!).

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Two New Paper Holders From Stamp-N-Storage!

If, like me, you love the storage solutions from Stamp-N-Storage, then feast your eyes on these two new sizes of their super-popular Paper Holders! 🙂

They’ve added a 6″ x 6″ Paper Holder:

And an 8″ x 8″ Paper Holder, too!

And you can get them for your IKEA shelving systems, too!

Take a look and get yours right away – MINE is already on my desk and sporting our great Stampin’ Up! 6″ x 6″ Designer Papers!  Enjoy!

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Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Basic Black Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (card base, scored and folded 4 1/4″)

Daffodil Delight Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 3/4″ x 3 3/8″ (mat for vertical DSP panel); 1 5/8″ x 2 5/8″ (mat for horizontal DSP panel); 2 5/8″ x 2 5/8″ (mat for sentiment)

Whisper White Card Stock: 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Botanical Butterfly DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 2 5/8″ x 3 1/4″ (vertical DSP panel); 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ (horizontal DSP panel); envelope flap

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Finn Fan Fix

WARNING:  explicit photo ahead.  Use caution and consider looking away if you are easily offended….

Good thing you were prepared! 😉



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14 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Botanical Butterfly Gala

  1. I knew he had your back so I didn’t even take a sip of coffee! Glad you made it safely. 5 – 6 weeks yuch! As long as you have your craft nook, that eases some of the away-from-home pain. Looking forward to seeing your haven.

    • stampsnlingers

      Yes – as I set everything up today I could actually feel myself relax. I NEED my stuff around me – my craft things, the food I want to eat. Familiar stuff makes it easier to cope with everything. Thanks much, Karen! 🙂

  2. Carol Rogers

    Hi Mary, I found you on Pinterest a number of years ago and have been following you and your cards. I live in Maryland and probably not far from where you are located for the next 5 weeks.

    • stampsnlingers

      Oh cool! Maybe we can get together, Carol, and make a card or two! Turns out I’ve brought plenty of goodies for us to play with. Drop me an e-mail if you want!! I’m in White Marsh. 🙂

  3. Love your card, Mary. Great take on the sketch! I’m glad we still have these pretty papers to play with.

  4. Pretty card! I do love that designer paper and you’ve used it perfectly! Sweet picture of the Finn butt…if only we were all so cute when we slept. 🙂

    • stampsnlingers

      Right?!? People are WAY less cute! Thanks, Amy! 🙂

  5. Charlotte Hutcheson

    Mary, I do love that Butterfly paper…so much that I got two packs when I could. I must have missed the reason for this trip…inquiring minds want to know, please. Have a good one.

    • stampsnlingers

      I’m up here for my “real” job running another test! Will be home in May. Thanks for asking, Charolotte – and I’m so glad that you got a couple of those paper packs while you could! 🙂

  6. Susan K

    Glad you made it there safely. Love the fun design and the way the butterfly looks like it has no outline. Finn is sleeping like he has no care in the world–little knowing mommy is gone for a while. 😢

    • stampsnlingers

      I know. I’m a mean mother, for sure. But I’ll be home before he knows it! Thanks much, Susan! 🙂

  7. Debbie

    Beautiful card!! Great papers, and I love how you placed the straight sentiment on the angled square!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches!
    Debbie ~ TMS DT
    Debbie’s Dash of This and That

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Debbie – appreciate you stopping by! 🙂

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