Stamped butterfly cards

Hello lovely people
First of all Wishing you a very Happy Diwali, hope you enjoyed the festival thoroughly. Post Diwali i have some lovely card with gorgeous butterflies , i really like butterflies a lot , they are so tiny ,beautiful and delicate yet so strong and joyful. The Happy Fly stamp set from Expressions stamps is one of the stamp set i really adore, the images are really gorgeous and also have lovely sentiments.
My work for today focuses on the same stamp set . I  kept the background simple to let the butterflies stand out more.
Here is the card no – 1

For this card here –

Cut white cardstock 12 x 6-1/2 , score at 6 and fold. Next cut mustard colored cardstock 6-1/4 x 5-3/4 and layer on top of white cardstock.

 Cut iris cardstock 270gsm 6 x 5-1/2 . Stamp the butterfly images on one side of the cardstock with various shades of distress inks – Pine needles , mermaid lagoon , aged mahogany, spiced mermalade , chipped sapphire , dusty concord.Fill up the in between space of bigger butterflies with small solid butterfly image using distress ink hickory smoke. Layer this on top of mustard cardstock.

Cut iris cardstock 1-1/4 x 2-1/2 , apply a coat of brown dimensional paint, stamp the sentiment on a piece of iris cardstock , distress the edges with distress ink and layer with 3D foam tape.

Card no – 2

For this card –

Cut white cardstock 12 x 7-1/2 , score at 6 and fold. Cut purple foiled cardstock 5-3/5 x 7-1/4 and layer on top of white cardstock with glue.

 Cut iris cardstock 270 gsm 5-3/ 4 x 6-1/2 and cut it two halfs diagonally.Score this half at every 1/4 inch and ink with purple , gold , pink and dark blue shades of  acrylic paints.Layer this on lower half of the card base.

On the upper half of the card base splatter black acrylic paints.

Next Die cut a curved frame and heat embossed with gold embossing powder. Stamp the butterfly images with versamark sticky ink on a piece of iris cardstock and heat emboss with black embossing powder.

Color the background with distress ink picked raspberry and dusty concord using a brush. Color the butterfly images with purple  watercolor pencil. Frame the butterfly using the embossed frame diecut as shown.

Stamp the sentiment with black archival ink.

Hope you liked my work for today

see you soon for the next blog post. Below you will find out the list of supplies i used for today’s card.

Till than take care



ECS Supplies

Other Supplies

Cardstock – white , iris , purple foiled

Distress inks


Embossing powder & versamark ink

Acrylic colors.


Ethnic Diwali Cards
Party Set

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