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Mother's Day Butterfly Card


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Design by: AmyC (1 Project)
Project skill level: moderate
Project time: 30 minutes to 1 hour
Project tags: Family Mother's Day Feminine Family Cards Animals Cards Playful Naturalist Mom/Grandma

Pretty and rustic card for Mother's Day - Check out my blog for other fun Cricut Projects: http://www.scrappingmommy.com

CRICUT ®: WHAT WAS USED

OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED

  • Cardstock
  • Patterned Paper
  • Stamps
  • Ink
  • Sewing Machine
  • Thread
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Hemp Twine
  • Button

STEP-BY-STEP How-TO INSTRUCTIONS

Cut butterflies at 1, 1.25, and 1.5 inches from the Paper Trimmings cartridge. Cut the yellow patterned paper at 4.25 inches from the Elegant Edges cartridge. Cut the circle border at .5 inches from the Elegant Edges cartridge.
Cut a card base at 4.25 x 11 inches and score at 5.5 inches and fold into an A2 sized card. Cut the blue background patterned paper at 4.25 x 5.5 inches, ink , and adhere to the card base. Add stitching around the card.
Cut a piece of corrugated cardboard to 2.5 x 4.75 inches, ink the edges, and adhere it to the left side of the card. Cut the yellow patterned die cut piece in 1/2 and ink the edges. Add it near the center of the card, overlapping the corrugated cardboard piece. Ink the edges of the circle border and add it to the card as shown.
Slightly bend the butterfly wings around a pencil or other smooth rounded object. Adhere the centers of the butterflies to the card with some foam tape as shown.
Tie some hemp twine around the card, just under the butterflies and finish it off with a bow and button. Add your stamped sentiment as shown on the card.

Step 1

Cut butterflies at 1, 1.25, and 1.5 inches from the Paper Trimmings cartridge. Cut the yellow patterned paper at 4.25 inches from the Elegant Edges cartridge. Cut the circle border at .5 inches from the Elegant Edges cartridge.

Step 2

Cut a card base at 4.25 x 11 inches and score at 5.5 inches and fold into an A2 sized card. Cut the blue background patterned paper at 4.25 x 5.5 inches, ink , and adhere to the card base. Add stitching around the card.

Step 3

Cut a piece of corrugated cardboard to 2.5 x 4.75 inches, ink the edges, and adhere it to the left side of the card. Cut the yellow patterned die cut piece in 1/2 and ink the edges. Add it near the center of the card, overlapping the corrugated cardboard piece. Ink the edges of the circle border and add it to the card as shown.

Step 4

Slightly bend the butterfly wings around a pencil or other smooth rounded object. Adhere the centers of the butterflies to the card with some foam tape as shown.

Step 5

Tie some hemp twine around the card, just under the butterflies and finish it off with a bow and button. Add your stamped sentiment as shown on the card.

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SHOWCASED - A FEATURED PROJECT
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