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by Trina Pham

Sat 02

Blog Blitz – New Floating Butterfly and Bold Friendly Greetings by Jean Okimoto



Set the scene for spring with the new Floating Butterfly and screenprinted papers in beautiful colors.  Welcome to Day #6 of our Spring Collection Blog Blitz!  Hello - Jean Okimoto here with a set of super-quick cards featuring the delicate new butterfly and Bold Friendly Greetings from our latest release.


There are so many ways to fill the butterfly's background including watercolors, glitter, fabric or sequins.  I chose a beautiful paper from Shizen Design's 18-piece set of 6 color-coordinated prints.  This one's a swirly pattern of flowers, tendrils and paisleys.  The paper set is a popular spring design - I bought it at Impress.

Cut three of the 4"x2-¾" Wrapped Stitch Rectangle from smooth white cardstock.  Stamp the messages - from the Bold Friendly Greetings clear stamps set - with Brilliance Pearlescent Jade, Orange and Purple.  Dry the inks, then cut Floating Butterfly.  Save the white diecuts for another project - were're using the offcut here.

Attach sections of the printed paper behind the cutout.

Cut the butterfly again from Coral Creme, Navajo and Kachina cardstock.  

Attach the diecuts to side-folded A-2 cards of Kachina, Snapdragon and Coral Creme cardstock.  Add clear gem stickers.


Want a chance to win the beautiful - and versatile - new Floating Butterfly?    Add a comment to this post by Sunday, March 3rd at 11:59pm EST.  One comment will be selected at random to win the butterfly.  Winners will be announced on the blog on Monday, March 4th at 6pm EST.  Good luck!

Be sure to add your comment to all of the Blog Blitz posts from February 25th thru March 3rd.

Thanks for visiting - see you again on Thursday...Jeansignature-3







These are so pretty!

A very lovely butterfly die and your card creations are beautiful! The colors are so cheerful and springy ! Thanks for sharing !

Such pretty butterflies! You made such lovely cards with them!

wow, your butterflies are amazing!

Preciosa la tarjeta me encanta la Mariposa.

Beautiful cards& a girgorge butterfly! Makes me think of spring!

Lovely butterfly, so useful and your cards looks very sweet in spring colours!

Love the colors that you chose for your cards. The butterfly die has so many possibilities, I'm thinking.....

Jean, your cards are alway amazing. Love the new floating butterfly die. Can think of so many uses for it. Thanks for the chance to win it.

Such an easy and striking card! Love it!

The butterfly die is gorgeous!

What a great way to color the beautiful!

Beautiful Butterflies.

What a gorgeous die! The cardstock colors plus the decorative papers make these cards so beautiful!

So beautiful I love the colours you used for the card set.

Love the floating butterfly thank you for sharing!

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