Thursday, May 15, 2008

Butterfly Lessons and Beauty Instructions

Cardstock: K&Company (BW Mira Citrus Botanical Die-Cut Glitter Thermography Paper)
Chipboard butterfly: Jenni Bowlin Studios
Patterned paper: Glitz Designs (Sublime: Wacky Stripe—used solid side)
Rhinestones: Glitz (Frosting: Blue)
Felt: Queen & Co (Felt Fusion: Hot Pink)

Organdy ribbon: Stampin’ Up!
Glitter mist: Tattered Angels (Pink Taffy)
Glitter glue: Ranger (Diamond)
Ultra-Thick Embossing Enamel (UTEE): Ranger
Chipboard letters: Basic Gray (Wilma)
Stamps/ink: Inque Boutique
Pen: American Crafts (Precision)
Wire, pearl beads: SU!
Rub-ons: American Crafts (Kate); Bo-Bunny (Garden Chic)



  1. Spray with glitter mist.
  2. Sprinkle a little UTEE over and melt with heat gun.
  3. Outline with glitter glue and cover abdomen with glitter glue.
  4. Make antennae out of wire and pearl beads. Attach to the back of butterfly with double-stick tape folded over to enclose wire ends.

Ribbon Photo Corner

  1. Lay out length of ribbon and secure if necessary.
  2. Heat with heat gun. Ribbon will curl.


  1. Spray raw chipboard with Pink Taffy glitter mist.
  2. Dry with heat gun.

Journaling Block

  1. Using a light box, trace the label from the Jenni Bowlin packaging. Cut out.
  2. Use a line journaling stamp and stamp on cardstock.
  3. Lay template over journaling lines, trace, and cut out.

Assemble page as shown.


wendipooh13 said...

adorable page just love the butterfly!!!

Melanie H said...

That butterfly looks gorgoeus, thanks for the how-to.

Going For Greatness said...

Love that butterfly!! Such a darling page!!

TanishaRenee said...

I love the colors and the butterfly is cute!!!

Anonymous said...

TFS the how to on your LO. That butterfly is amazing.