Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Shadow Stamped Butterfly

Hi Dreamers!
Back again today!  During the month of January the Blockheads Design Team will be showcasing projects with a butterfly theme.  Fortunately, I love butterflies.  And, I have been having fun with some of my new butterfly stamps from Blockheads Stamps and will have lots of projects to share with you this month.  Today, I have a card that incorporates shadow stamping.  Take a look.

Materials List:
Stamps: All from Blockheads-
Stencil Stamps
Whimsical-Take Flight
Verses-Special Delivery
Crushed Olive and Forest Moss Distress Inks
CS: White and pale green


  • On white CS, Stamp the large shadow stamp with Crushed Olive ink
  • Stamp the Script stamp (Whimsical-Take Flight) with Crushed Olive
  • Stamp the Butterfly with Forest Moss ink
  • Make a card base from pale green CS


  • Repeat for inside omitting the script and stamping off once for the shadow stamp and butterfly
  • Stamp sentiment with Forest Moss ink
I made the  stamping on the inside lighter so that I could write over it with a regular pen.  

And, how about a few super fun challenges for my Butterfly in Green Card!!??
Tuesday Taggers: new stash--used two new stamp sets
Paper Take Weekly: anything goes
Craftdoor Magazine: anything goes #51
Flutterby Wednesday: use a butterfly
Loves Rubber stamps: anything goes

I hope everyone had a lovely Holiday!!  I am glad to be back in the swing of things and not making Christmas cards!!  LOL.   No, seriously, I do love making C cards but, I am happy to be making other things now.  Have a great New Years day!!!  Love ya.


  1. Welcome back Karen , I always enjoy lookig at your creations. Thank you for joining us at TIOT with your fresh yet delicate creation. Best Wishes EE

  2. So pretty, what a fabulous design. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  3. I agree, it's fun to be doing something new in design too. Great butterfly work!

  4. I love this! Thank you for the tutorial and for sharing at TTCRD.
    Roxann (your newest follower)

  5. Such a gorgeous butterfly card, Karen! Love the fresh colours! Thank you for playing along with us at TioT!

    Claudia x

  6. These are just beautiful! LOVE the use of the stencils and the colors you used! I hope that you can come and play along this week at Inkspirational and this month at Technique Tuesday! We've got prizes, giveaways, and a DT call going on! :)

  7. Your card is so pretty! I love that shadow stamping technique! Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

  8. What a beautiful technique and you showcased it perfectly! Love the way you did the inside too :) Beautiful job! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Loves Rubberstamps this week!

  9. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for sharing with us at TIOT!
    xxx Ellie xxx


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