Stampin’ Up! Best Butterfly Kisses for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Good morning, y’all!  It’s Thursday – which means it’s time for another Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop.  We’ve got a cool sketch to work with and I’m excited to see what everyone brings to the table – I just know you’re going to see a ton of awesome-ness on the hop today!

I decided it was time to play with another fun bundle from the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog – the Best Butterflies stamp set and bundled Build a Butterfly dies, plus the pretty and colorful Butterfly Kisses 6″ x 6″ DSP!  Take a look see:

Stampin' Up! Best Butterfly Kisses for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

And – here’s our sketch!

I selected several elements for the card based on the Tic-Tac-Toe challenge this week. I went down the right column (Butterfly – Patterned Paper – Floral) and across the diagonal (Gems/sequins – Embossing – Butterfly). 🙂

I started by adhering a piece of the Butterfly Kisses 6″ x 6″ DSP (leaving us soon!) to the front of a Fresh Freesia card base using Liquid Glue.

Then I cut two more Butterfly Kisses designs – one in Starry Sky and the other with a Parakeet Party and Fresh Freesia floral print – using the next-to-largest Deckled Rectangle Dies.

Stampin' Up! Best Butterfly Kisses for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

I adhered the Night of Navy die cut to the card front on an angle with Liquid Glue.  Then I adhered the second die cut straight on the card front.

I cut out two Parakeet Party cardstock boughs using the Bough Punch and adhered them with Liquid Glue.

On a piece of Basic White cardstock, I stamped the Best Butterflies sentiment in Fresh Freesia and cut it with the second-from-smallest Deckled Rectangle die.  Then I embossed it in the cross-hatch folder from the Online Exclusives Basics 3D Embossing Folders.

Stampin' Up! Best Butterfly Kisses for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

I adhered the sentiment to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I used the two butterfly dies in the Build a Butterfly die set to cut out a large Basic White butterfly and a small Starry Sky butterfly.

Stampin' Up! Best Butterfly Kisses for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

I used Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere both flutterbies to the card front.

Finally, I added some Parakeet Party 2022-2024 In Color Matte Dots and the card front was done!

On the inside, I stamped a second sentiment from Best Butterflies in Fresh Freesia on a Basic White panel.  In the corner, I stamped some wings and the smaller butterfly body in Starry Sky and Parakeet Party.

Stampin' Up! Best Butterfly Kisses for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Starry Sky mat and into the Fresh Freesia card base and the card was done!

My Basic White Medium Envelope got the butterfly on the front…

Stampin' Up! Best Butterfly Kisses for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

…and more of the Butterfly Kisses 6″ x 6″ DSP on the envelope flap.

Stampin' Up! Best Butterfly Kisses for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

Et Voila!  Y’all – this is such a cute bundle and…the whole shooting match is RETIRING – which means it’s officially in the “while supplies last” category! As is the Butterfly Kisses 6″ x 6″ DSP – which is just the cheeriest paper ever!  I love it in Fresh Freesia – going to be COMING BACK!  Yeah!!

Stampin' Up! Best Butterfly Kisses for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop

I hope you like!

If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts you’ll need are down below!

And…I’ve also created a printable PDF with written instructions and a list of the products used to create this project.  You can download, print and/or save it by clicking this image:

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Now that you’ve seen my card, take a minute to hop thru all our projects today.  If you click on the Next Blog button, you’ll go right to Kristi’s page. And you can just click on the names below to go direct to all the blogs!

Amy Koenders

Mary Deatherage – This is me! 😎

Kristi Gray

Jaimie Babarczy

Sue Prather

Karen Finkle

Akiko Sudano

Karen Ksenzakovic

Tara Carpenter

Terry Lynn Bright

Carol Buckalew

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Fresh Freesia Cardstock: 5 1/2″ x 11″ (card base scored and folded at 4 1/4″)

Starry Sky Cardstock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for inner liner); Build a Butterfly die cut small butterfly

Parakeet Party Cardstock: Bough Punch Leaves (x2)

Basic White Cardstock:  Third-from-Smallest Deckled Rectangle die cut (sentiment); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Build a Butterfly die cut large butterfly

Butterfly Kisses 6″ x 6″ DSP: 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ (front card panel); Next-to-Largest Deckled Rectangle die cut (x2 – front panels);   2 1/4″ x 6″ (envelope flap)

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12 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Best Butterfly Kisses for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Love your colors and design. What a great use of the EF to mimic the DSP.

  2. So sweet Mary!! Love the butterflies and layering! 😊

  3. Beautiful Mary 🙂 Love the colors and the offset panel and everything else about it!!

  4. Beautiful card! I love the embossed piece, it coordinates so well with the DSP! TFS

  5. How precious! Love those little butterflies!

  6. So pretty Mary! Love the fun colors and those delicate butterflies are the perfect embellishment! 🙂

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