Glimmer Birthday Butterflies

Sometimes when making a card, I wonder what it would have looked like in a different color or with a different pattern of Designer Series Paper.  I decided that when that happens, I’ll just make another!  This card came together so easily and the result was so pretty that I was happy to have two. One is already in the mail!

Stampin Up Butterfly Birthday - Rosanne Mulhern stampinup

  • Both cards use patterns from Blooms and Bliss Designer Series Paper and the new Sale-a-Bration Glimmer paper in Sweet Sugarplum and Mint Macaron.  This glimmer paper is so pretty and unfortunately SOLD OUT.  I hope you were able to get some.
  • I  cut a butterfly using the Bold Butterfly framelit on the Whisper White and Very Vanilla cardstock.  Then placed a piece of DSP behind it.
  • Two thin strips of glimmer paper are on either side.  Stampin Up Butterfly Birthday card idea - Rosanne Mulhern stampinup
  • A 2″ piece of Designer Series Paper was layered on the bottom and then a coordinating piece of ribbon wrapped around.
  • This layer was adhered to the card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals for a bit of a lift.

Stampin Up Butterfly Birthday cards idea - Rosanne Mulhern stampinup

  • The beautifully detailed butterfly was cut from the Butterflies thinlits in Glimmer Paper.  I popped it using Foam Adhesive Strips.  They are a perfect fit on the butterfly body and really lift it off the card for a sparkly 3-D effect.
  • The sentiment is from Best Birds stamp set and is stamped in coordinating ink and cut with the Tags & Labels framelits.  This is also popped with Dimensionals.

Stampin Up Butterflies Birthday card idea - Rosanne Mulhern stampinup

  • The inside sentiment is from Designer Tin of Cards stamp set.
  • A very thin strip of Glimmer paper along with Designer Series Paper pretty up the inside.
  • The photo below shows a few of the products used on both of these cards.

Stampin Up Butterfly Birthday cards ideas - Rosanne Mulhern


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Thanks for looking in on my projects today.

Take care,


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  1. Such a beautiful card. I love the soft colors and the glitter paper. I definitely try this one!!

  2. Beautiful cards, and your instructions were some of the I’ve ever seen.

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