Friday, September 21, 2012

Hanging Butterfly Card

Hi Everyone,

I have this gorgeous card to share with you today that utilised my Bakers Twine to dangle a butterfly and sentiment in an aperture made with a die. I did make it a while ago and was saving it up for a Challenge, which I’ve just found the perfect one at Twist of Faith Card Challenge blog – the In The Garden theme is perfect!


This is my first attempt at this type of card and it was a lesson in co-ordination I can tell you! The trick is to cut the aperture ON ALL pieces at the same time (before sticking them together, but with them where you want them to be).
There are two sides the piece that hangs in the middle and the Bakers Twine is stuck down between the two, then it’s sandwiched between the designer paper and the cardstock at top and bottom to hold it into place. Here it is on the inside…

The little hanging piece was just a circle punched, the butterfly was stamped and cut out twice and stuck onto both sides, lining it up as best I could. I have shared this card over at Inspire Me Fridays too, because I think it’s a rather inspired idea. The Sweet Stampin Challenge also has a  challenge to focus on the sentiment - It is a little small, but is definitely the focus on this card.


I hope you like my attempt at some construction – now to go back and do it again with the new Stampin Up Butterfly punch and perhaps one of the Apothecary Accents frames would be nice for this. I have cased this card from somewhere – a tutorial was found, but as I made this card quite a while ago, I have failed to find again the brains behind the design to credit them for it. Whoever it was – thank you, it’s a lovely design!

Have a great day now..
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Helen Dooley

This is awesome, I really think im going to steal this idea and make a card. Thanks for playing along at Twist of Faith! Hugs~

Tracey T

What a lovely and original creation! This is a fabulous take on our sentiment challenge. Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x


Wow this is stunning, love this style of card, so creative. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week and good luck xx

Trish and Treasure

Hi Vicki
Great to see your IN THE GARDEN card for our challenge this week at Twist of Faith! Love your card design and this beautiful paper you used!! I'll have to try this hanging style card out!!!
Hugs Trish


This is a wonderful card. I really like the hanging format that you've used. It works so well with your image. Thank you for entering this week's challenge at Twist of Faith.


Oh my.....isn't this just so pretty? You've given this a good deal of time and attention, but well worth it to get such a lovely result! Thanks so much for joining in with our challenge at Twist of Faith.....good luck!


Hi Vicki! What a beautiful card... love it! Such wonderful colours too! Thanks for sharing with us at Twist of Faith Cards!