Thursday, May 10, 2012

Birthday Butterfly

Hello everyone,

Today's birthday card is for one of my young nieces.  She's a very creative young lady so I'm pretty certain I've pegged this card just right.

The printed paper is Me & My Big Ideas Mambi Sheets layered on Stampin' Up Melon Mambo and Close To My Heart Citrus Leaf.  The butterfly is a Marianne Creatables die LR0114 cut from Melon Mambo paper that was glittered with Crystal Glitter Ritz Warm Highlight Transparent Micro Fine glitter.  The image is Close To My Heart Adorning Corners stamped in Melon Mambo.  The sentiment is Sweet 'n Sassy Birthday Greetings stamped in Melon Mambo on Whisper White and layered on Citrus Leaf.  A number of elements were highlighted with Star Dust and Fruit Punch Stickles.

I just love this bright and cheery card.  If I was a young girl, I'd love it!  My sister picked up this pad of printed paper for me and I just have to say it is wonderful.  There isn't a sheet I don't like.  I've used this die in the past but it was almost impossible to get the paper out of the die.  This time I used the wax paper tip and it worked like a charm.  Expect to see more of these awesome butterflie.

I hope you enjoy this card and come back to SPI again soon.



  1. What is the wax paper trick? I've heard mention of it. I hate it when papers stay stuck in the die, especially ornate ones. They are so hard to pick out. That is quite the bright and cheery cards, such fun festive colors.

    1. Place a piece of wax paper between the die and the paper you're cutting. Run the die and paper through the die cutting machine as per ususal. It virtually just makes the paper pop out the of die. So much easier!