Saturday, May 13

⟣ Diagonal Butterfly Card ⟢

Good Morning / Afternoon everyone,

Today's card is this beautiful and unusual pink and cream butterfly card.

I had not seen this type of card before, until the other day. I was visiting with my sister and she had made one. She had been trying out new card types that she had not made before and she had found this one on Pinterest.

I just think its so unusual and fun. I knew I had to try to make one too :)

Here's how I made mine :)


Card base - Very Vanilla card stock - 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches (21 x 14 cms)

Score @ 2 3/4 and 5 1/2 inches (7 and 14 cms)

You will now have 3 separate panels to your card.

For the next step, you will need to work the panels one at a time.

First do the right hand panel.

Draw a line from the panels top left hand corner to the bottom right hand corner.

Cut along this line with a tool you feel most comfortable using. Scissors, trimmer etc.

With the left hand panel on the card base. Draw the cutting line from the top right hand corner to the bottom left corner.

Again cut with either scissors or a trimmer.

Now for the decorative pieces of DSP or card stock.

For my card I used one piece of Very Vanilla card stock and one piece of a new DSP coming June 1st from Stampin' Up. (I'll tell you more about that after the tutorial)

Both pieces measure 2 1/2 x 5 1/8 inches (6 1/2 x 13 cms)

For the piece of DSP or card stock which will be used for the very front of your card. 

Cut from the top left hand corner to the bottom right hand corner.

The other piece of DSP will need to be cut in the opposite way.

On the piece of Very Vanilla card stock. I decorated using the stamp set Watercolour Wings from Stampin' Up.

Watercolor Wings Photopolymer Stamp Set
The larger butterfly from the stamp set is the one which I used today.

As you can see from the photo, there are three steps for each butterfly.

Stamp the base of the butterfly using a Pink Pirouette ink pad.

For the outer wing detail, stamp with a Fresh Fig ink pad. I used the stamp off and on technique to make the colour slightly lighter.

For the final detail stamp and also the body and antennae of the butterfly. Use the Fresh Fig ink pad again but this time, do not do the stamp off and on technique.

The sentiment is also stamped with the Fresh Fig ink pad and the wording is from the same butterfly stamp set.

Now time to build your card.

When you burnish your score lines. Working from the centre panel. 

Fold the first score line towards the centre for the card and the second score line away from the card centre.

Attach the back pieces of the DSP/card stock using Snail Adhesive.

Attach the butterfly front pieces to the card base, also using snail adhesive.

The sentiment has been backed on to a piece of the matching new DSP, using dimensionals.

Attach your sentiment onto the card using snail adhesive.

To add a little extra sparkle. I have added two diamante gemstones on to opposite corners of the sentiment and three gemstones on each butterflies body.


As I previously mentioned, the DSP I have used for today's card will be available from June 1st in Stampin' Ups brand new catalogue.

I cannot wait! Believe me when I say, there are so many gorgeous yummy things coming. You are not going to want to miss it :) My wish list is already a mile long :)

If you live in the UK and would like a copy of the catalogue, FOR FREE!!!! Just drop me an email or comment below. Or even on my Facebook and I will get a free catalogue into the post to you :)

As always, everything I have used and can list will be down below.

I hope you all have a fabulous day and I will see you tomorrow :)

Take care and Always sparkle


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1 comment:

  1. Aww I'm going to have to finish mine now. This is lovely 😊 xx