Friday, February 8, 2013

Get Well Soon

My husband asked me to make a get well soon card for a little girl (daughter of a man he works with) who was seriously injured in a car accident. I wanted to make a card that would brighten her day. A few years ago, Merri Jensen (one of my downline), made a card like this using a now retired stamp set and butterfly punch. I have always loved that card, and it still hangs in my craft room today! I knew this was the perfect occasion to recreate it, using Papillon Potpourri.

 The white strips on the card base help to give some interest to the all white background. I simply stamped the butterfly image with Basic Black ink, onto different card stock colors, then punched them out. I adhered each butterfly with a single glue dot, and bent the wings slightly. Super simple!

I hope this card brings a smile to her little face, and I hope she gets to go home soon, and has a full recovery.

  • Stamps: Papillon Potpourri (123757 wood/ 123759 clear), and Delightful Dozen (122650 wood/ 122652 clear)
  • Paper:
    • Whisper White card stock (100730) -
      • 1pc - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
      • 3pc - 1 1/4" x 5 1/4" (corners rounded)
    • Melon Mambo, Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Lucky Limeade, Tempting Turquoise, and Rich Razzleberry, card stock scraps.
  • Ink: Basic Black (126980)
  • Tools and Accessories:
    • Elegant Butterfly punch (127526)
    • Glue Dots (103683)


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