Hey everyone! How is your weekend going? It’s been a busy one around here, but I still got a chance to get in my craft room for some of my favorite kind of therapy! I wanted to create something easy, so I cased the sketch of this card from one of my favorite demo friends. I did change up the paper, but that’s the great thing about casing…you put your spin on it. Here are the dimensions for my card:

  • Card base in Thick Whisper White cardstock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • Botanical Butterfly DSP cut at 4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Whisper White cardstock cut at 1 1/2″ x 5 1/4″

I am loving the Butterfly Gala Bundle and that DSP from the Sale-a-bration Catalog is just to die for! I basically created this in less then 5 minutes, and that’s including an interruption!! 😉 I adhered the DSP to the card base. Then I stamped the sentiment in Memento Black ink. I think it should have been stamped a little more to the left, but hey, it’s handmade so it’s not going to be perfect! Then I wrapped a piece of the Organdy Ribbon that is also from the Sale-a-bration Catalog, and tied it in a knot. Then I adhered the strip to the card base. Next I stamped the little antenna on strip for the butterfly, and I punched out the butterfly from the Botanical DSP. I love it when the paper works with our punches or framelits! It makes us look like artists!! lol To adhere the butterfly, I rolled a couple of Mini Glued Dots and added them to the back, then adhered it to the card. When you roll the Mini Glue Dots, it gives the item your gluing down some depth. Then I added some of the Gingham Gala Adhesive Backed Sequins to the butterflies on the background an some Wink of Stella to the butterfly I punched out and called it done. I really like how it turned out, what do you think?

Did you know that you can get the Designer Series Paper and that gorgeous ribbon for FREE? Yep! During Sale-a-bration , which runs from January 3rd through March 31st, for every $50.00 you spend, you get to choose an item for FREE from the Sale-a-bration Catalog. When you host a party you can earn extra free product too! And did you know that the very best deal in the Annual Catalog, the Starter Kit, is an even better deal? Yep, Sale-a-bration is the best time to be a part of Stampin’ Up! This year you actually have two options for the Starter Kit. Option 1 you get to choose $175.00 worth of product, (anything you want!) plus a free Paper Pumpkin kit all for $99.00 plus tax and FREE shipping. Option 2 you get to choose $17.00 worth of product, a free Paper Pumpkin kit, plus this adorable Craft & Carry Tote for $129.00 plus tax and FREE shipping!! Check out this cute tote:

We paid $50.00 for it so you are getting a better deal then we did! Whichever option you choose, it really is the very best deal out there!! Then once you join the family, you get to be a part of my team, Sissy’s Dazzling Divas. And don’t worry about holding classes once you join, you can just be a Happy Shopper and enjoy your new discount for the next 6 months! How cool is that? Anything you purchase from now through June, you will get at a discount!! Can’t do that anywhere else! So don’t hesitate, get that Starter Kit today! If you have any questions, just reach out and we can chat. It really is the best decision you will ever make!

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a great rest of your weekend!

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