Butterflies for Mom Set


sizes: photo clip, 6-1/8” tall; card, 4-1/4”x5-1/2”; wall art, 4”x4”

Materials

  • Jumbo wooden clothespin
  • Chipboard coaster, 4”x4”
  • Sugarplum cardstock (Memory Box)
  • Sultry 6”x6” Paper Pack (BasicGrey)
  • Mat Stack (Stampin’ Up!)
  • Sticky Gems (Me & My Big Ideas)
  • Fresh Mown Grass Dew Drops (Robin’s Nest)
  • Decorative metal paper clip
  • Ribbon: pink/brown and brown/pink stitched grosgrain; burgundy/pink stitched satin

Tools

  • Stamps: Blossoms Clear Stamp (Imaginisce); Butterfly in Flight, Lovely Flowers and Thank You Flourish (Inkadinkado)
  • Ink pads: Memories Palette Noir (Stewart Superior); Purely Pomegranate, Pixie Pink and Wild Wasabi Classic Stampin’ Pads (Stampin’ Up!); Timber Brown StazOn (Tsukineko)
  • Chocolate Chip Stampin’ Write Marker (Stampin’ Up!)
  • Aquapainter water brush (Stampin’ Up!)
  • Stardust Stickles Glitter Glue (Ranger)
  • Green acrylic paint
  • Craft punches: 1-1/2” circle; 2” scalloped circle; 1-1/4” and 1-3/8” squares; Royal and Classic Butterflies (Martha Stewart Crafts)
  • Paper piercer
  • Adhesives: Crafter’s Pick Decoupage Gel (API); dimensional dots; clear mini dots

Directions

  • Photo Clip
  • 1. Paint clothespin green; let dry. Cover front and back with striped paper; adhere with Decoupage Gel and let dry. Tie ribbon around front of clothespin.
  • 2. Stamp Palette Noir Blossoms on white paper. Watercolor image using Classic Stampin’ Pads and Aquapainter; press lid against ink pad to create pool of color before opening. Let dry.
  • 3. Punch image into 1-1/2” circle. Punch brown scalloped circle; adhere layers together. Adhere tag to clip using adhesive dots and metal clip.
  • Card
  • 1. Stamp Pixie Pink butterfly on light pink paper. Stamp Timber Brown Lovely Flowers on dark pink paper. Cut out images. Mat flower image on light pink and dark brown papers.
  • 2. Adhere butterfly body to flower panel; gently pull wings forward to add lift. Adhere Sticky Gems to body. Cut and adhere folded ribbon length to left edge; adhere gem over fold.
  • 3. Make Sugarplum card base. Cut and adhere paper pieces to card front. Use paper piercer and brown marker to create faux-stitched border. Adhere stamped image panel with adhesive dots.
  • 4. Use marker to ink words from sentiment stamp; stamp card front. Use mini dots to adhere Dew Drops.
  • Wall Art
  • 1. Ink coaster edges Timber Brown. Cover coaster with green paper; adhere with Decoupage Gel and let dry.
  • 2. Punch two of each butterfly from various papers. Punch two pink and two brown 1-1/4” squares; repeat with 1-3/8”-square punch. Sponge Timber Brown ink around square edges.
  • 3. Layer and adhere squares to coaster as shown. Adhere butterfly bodies to squares; gently pull wings forward to add lift. Adhere Sticky Gems to bodies.
  • 4. Cut 8” satin ribbon length and tie bow at center; trim ends. Adhere ribbon to back of coaster. Coaster may also be placed in photo clip.

by Rachel Hope Baird

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