Friday, 30 June 2017

Hello and welcome...
We have a channel card for you this morning

I started with a white A4 card base, scored it in half to give me an A5.  I added a layer of aqua card to the base.  I cut another piece of white card to A5 then cut away a piece of this card at a diagonal angle, to create a 'channel'. 

The bottom piece of card was then embossed, mounting foam added to the back of it then placed in situ onto my card base.

On the top, plain piece of card I stamped then embossed the sentiment then added mounting foam to the back. 

I used the scalloped piece of another die set and die cut it onto aqua card.  This was then glued to the edge of the top portion, backing tape removed from the mounting foam and adhered into place.

I used 4 butterflies from the 'Magical Butterflies' Die Set and  die cut and embossed onto vellum.  I added glitter jewels 'iced snow' to the very tiny butterfly, and a few flat back pearls to its spine then adhered to the card just under the sentiment.

On the outer die cut pieces of vellum, for the two largest butterflies, I lightly inked with 'fossilized amber' Distress Oxide Ink, shaped these a little, added glue to the spine and underneath prior to adhering into the 'channel' section.
With the filigree top part of the butterflies I sprayed on adhesive then sprinkled them with glitter jewels ' diamond snow'.  These were then glued onto the 2 flat bases and various flat back pearls added to the spines.

I die cut the remaining half butterfly twice, removed the antennae from one, sprayed adhesive to both parts and covered them with glitter jewels 'diamond snow'.  I glued the two pieces together ensuring the underneath part was slightly raised to give the impression it was in flight and adhered it to the centre of the channel, just below the other two butterflies.

To complete I placed a tiny black dot on each of the antennaes and added a few more flat back pearls to the upper part of the card

We hope to see you back tomorrow for our 'Saturday Special Give-Away Card'

  • White card ~ Papermill
  • Aqua foundation card ~ Creative Expressions (CE)
  • Diagonals/Lavish Swirls ~ Sue Wilson/CE CED5603
  • Finishing Touches/Magical Butterflies ~ Sue Wilson/CE CED1415
  • Falling Snow Embossing Folder ~ Sue Wilson/CE
  • Sentiment ~ CE
  • Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear PVA Glue ~ CE
  • Distress Oxide 'fossilized amber' ~ Ranger TDO55983
  • VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad ~ Tsukineko VM-001
  • Metallic Gold Rich Embossing Powder ~ WOW WE04R-L
  • Cuttlebug Die Cutting and Embossing Machine ~ Spellbinders
  • Vellum ~ my stash
  • Flat back pearls ~ Hobby House

Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog, I hope my designs have given a little inspiration.
I read all your comments and really appreciate you leaving me a message.
June x


  1. Lovely card and beautiful butterflies. Thank you for sharing this.

  2. Hi June
    So delicate and elegant. I love that embossing folder and have to resist using it on everything lol!
    Have a good weekend.
    Ang x

  3. Very pretty, and not something I would have thought of doing.


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