Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Swallowtail Friend

Hello all my bloggy and crafty friends!
I have been playing around with my blender pen and NEW inks.
FUN!  Here's what I came up with. 

Here's My Project Recipe
Project Name Swallowtail Friend
Stamp Sets:

  • Sentiment from Paper Pumpkin Welcome Kit
  • 129144 Secret Garden (flower and leaf stamp)
  • 129216 Swallowtail
  • Retired - Summer Sun
  • 131178 Strawberry Slush (don't you just love that name?) (butterfly coloring and flower) (available May 31)
  • 131176 Crisp Cantaloupe (butterfly coloring) (available May 31)
  • 131175 Coastal Cabana (butterfly coloring and sentiment) (available May 31)
  • 131177 Pistachio Pudding (butterfly coloring and leaf) (available May 31)
  • 131174 Baked Brown Sugar (butterfly coloring) (available May 31)
  • 100730 Whisper white (card base 5 1/2" x 4 1/4", sentiment matting and image matting)
  • 131296 Baked Brown Sugar (matting 5 3/8" x 4 1/8" on card; sentiment matting and matting for butterfly cut to fit) (available May 31)
  • 130024 Coastal Cabana (matting 5 1/4" x 4") (available May 31)
  • 131295 Strawberry Slush (strip 5 1/4" x 2") (available May 31)
  • 129372 Framelits - Secret Garden (dies to cut out leaf and flower)
  • 127749 Sizzix Big Shot Embossing folder - Chevron (this thing is awesome!)
  • 120845 Blender Pen (used in combination with ink pads to color butterfly)
  • 104332 Snail (everything except leaf)
  • 100425 2-Way Glue Pen (leaf)

My Monthly Stampin' Up Club: (USA addresses only)
  1. 6 members in the club (6 month committment)
  2. Each member takes turns being the hostess for one month out of the 6 month memebership and gaining all the Hostess Benefits
  3. Each member has access to a secret Facebook group where we can ask questions, show our SU projects we've been working on, and just chat and have a good ole time
  4. Each member receives from me a monthly club kit that contains everything you need to make 1-2 fun projects (except adhesive)

Contact me CraftyJanis@live.com for more details or to sign up!

I hope you enjoyed my project for today. Thanks so much for stopping by!
 :) Janis
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  1. Super cute card Janis! So glad you are enjoying your new goodies.

  2. Pretty card! The butterfly is gorgeous and love the touch of embossing!
    Sherrie K

  3. Beautiful card, Janis! Love your coloring of the butterfly :)

  4. This is gorgeous. The image is fabulous and your colouring looks amazing
    Thank you for taking part in the No Matter Which Challenge this month
    Sue xx

  5. Great Image and Colouring! thanks for joining us at NMWC