Sunday, 11 March 2018

Gemma's fabulous tutorial

 I am really enjoying making cards again at the moment so I have this fun 8x8 butterfly card to share with you all today. Please comment below let us know what you think, are you enjoying the tutorials?

There is plenty of time to join in this months challenge, I am looking forward to seeing all the entries, instructions for this card can be found below.


 1- Cut a piece of cardstock to fit the card blank
2- Take the larger butterfly from the stamp set and using Archival ink stamps randomly over the left side of the cardstock
3- Spread three colours of Distress ink onto a mat spray with water, when spraying with water wet the inks enough that they form beads of ink but not enough to form puddles.
4- Press the cardstock into the ink and dry with a heat tool, repeat until happy with the background effect created.

5- Using the script stamp from the same set and Distress Ink, stamp along the right side edge of the cardstock. 

6- Stamp the same butterfly randomly over the cardstock with glue and sprinkle with glitter, make sure to wash the stamp straight away and make sure all the glue is removed. As the glue dries a lot of the glitter will fall off, but it normally leaves just enough for a nice sparkle.

7- Die cut three scalloped circles that fit on top of each other, using the three inks from the background cover each circle, one which each colour of ink.
8- Stamp the largest circle with the same script stamp used on the background, use the small butterfly stamp on the middle circle and a sentiment and large butterfly on the smallest.
9- Attach ribbon to the bottom of the cardstock and attach it to the card blank.
10- Glue the largest and the middle circle to the card and then the smallest using foam tape, add a few gems to finish.

xx Gemma xx


  1. Fabulous spring card! I love the background and your shaker feature! Hugs!

  2. I am really inspired with your writing skills and also with
    the layout too your weblog. Is that this a paid subject matter or did you midify it yourself?
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  3. Love your tutorial Gemma, fabulous background and your butterflies yumminess allover Hugs Terry xxx


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