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January 14, 2013

Paper Smooches’ Sparks Challenge with a sketch challenge this week. I’m not really good with following sketches, but the design team’s inspiration was enough to get me started on the card this week.

PSS-Jan13-DesignerDraft

And yay for a new stamp set 🙂 During my short trip to Hong Kong at the beginning of the year, I went to one of Paper Smooches retailers in Hong Kong and found a lot of stamps from many manufacturers including Paper Smooches & Lawn Fawn. One of the stamp sets that I got was Flap Happy which is absolutely adorable!

Hello Butterfly

I did a little something different. I stamped the sentiment with the butterfly resting on it and cut the sentiment and butterfly out, leaving the butterfly wings hollow as well.

Hello Butterfly - Close Up

Hello Butterfly – Supplies

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23 Responses to “Hello Butterfly”

  1. Morag Says:

    This is gorgeous. Love the fussy cutting!

  2. Tasnim Says:

    This looks really cool! Love the vellum strips and the fact that you stitched them in place.

  3. Wendy F. Says:

    Love this card, the way that pattern paper peeks throught the vellum banners is so cool and creative. The way you cut sentiment and the hollowed wings butterfly is amazing.

  4. richard Says:

    AWESOME! I think you may do sketches better than you think….

  5. laurafadora Says:

    Fabulous! Love the vellum strips and the way you cut out that butterfly!

  6. Shannon J Says:

    Absolutely perfect Pamela! I love it! Those hollow wings are just amazing!!


  7. So loving vellum again … LOVE how you cut out the butterfly wings and left the outline! And the stitching. Beautiful card, Pamela!

  8. Jenny M Says:

    Wow that’s incredible cutting, love the effect :0)
    Jenny x

  9. Michelle Says:

    WOW! This is beautiful. Love the layers of vellum. Stunning!

  10. Sue McRae Says:

    This is one amazing design, love it!

  11. Gabi MeWi Says:

    Adorable card and beautiful idea…

  12. Jenny Says:

    The vellum banners are great and add so much interest. Beautiful card.

  13. Laurie W. Says:

    This is so fun! I love your design!

  14. Brenda C Says:

    I adore this card! Great take on the sketch!

  15. jjbolton Says:

    So pretty Pamela! Vellum is one of my favorite things:)


  16. What a cool effect with the vellum streamers. Thanks for joining us for this weeks Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge.

  17. maria f. Says:

    What a wonderful way to show off some pretty PP while diminishing its boldness. Vellum strips. Flapping in the wind. And the cut-out flutterby allowing more PP to peek through. Very, VERY creative design.

  18. Barb King Says:

    That’s very elegant, and I can’believe you cut that out, I thought it was a die cut!


  19. Gorgeous card…I love it 🙂

  20. Maria Says:

    WOW! Love the look of the hollowed butterfly wings!! Such a beautiful card!! Thanks for your blog visit!

  21. Virginia Lu Says:

    Wow, this is such a cool and pretty design, Pamela! So glad that you can buy some fun stamps in HK to play with! YAY!

  22. Sav O'G Says:

    I’m BLOWN AWAY! This is AMAZING!! I love your fussy cutting–wow! FAB take on last week’s sketch! THANKS so much for joining in the fun and playing along with the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge:)

    Hope you will join in the fun again this week!!

  23. katie brooks Says:

    Love your use of vellumn, so fun! Great card!


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