Friday, 22 March 2019

Botanical Butterfly Card For Card Sketch Challenge #SFA

Nigezza Creates aka Gez, Independent Stampin' Up® Demonstrator 


Thank you for visiting my blog, I really do appreciate it and hope you like the project and will take a look at the video tutorial as well.  Todays project is a card I made for a sketch challenge. I dd it first in Lemon Lime Twist then made a Highland Heather one for the video tutorial. I know which one I like best, which one do you like best?

I hope you will click onto my YouTube channel and see how I created this card.


Botanical Butterfly Card For Card Sketch Challenge #SFA Nigezza Creates Stampin' Up!


The Card Sketch

Card Sketch challenge #SFA

Over on the Facebook group Stampin' For All, where I am a member of the Design Team, 2 challenges are set each week. Every Monday it is a theme and every Wednesday its a colour or sketch challenge. This sketch challenge was set by my very good friend and team mate Jill from Paper Daisy Crafting. I made my Lemon Lime Twist card for the challenge and people liked it so much I decided to do a tutorial on it but using a different paper from the Botanical Butterfly FREE DSP pack.

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Measurements and Materials

I cheated in the original card and used a punch that Stampin' do not sell but I was in a hurry to meet the challenge deadline! When I recreated it for the video tutorial I used the small square from the stitched shapes framelits.


  • Card base is half a standard A4 sheet of card stock 8 1/4" x 5 7/8"
  • Folded size 4 1/8" x 5 7/8"
    • Highland Heather Card stock 
  • 1st Mat is 3 7/8" x 5 5/8"
    • Whisper White card stock - I cut 2 so I had one for the middle of the card as well
  • 2nd Mat 3 5/8" x 5 3/8" 
    • This was in the Botanical Butterfly DSP
  • I used a strip of Whisper White to go around the middle of the DSP mat 5 5/8" x 1/2"
  • I used the Highland Heather Free SAB Ribbon. which unfortunately is no longer available. to wrap around this belly band
  • The 3 Highland Heather squares were made with the smallest Stitched Square framlit
  • These were matted onto Whisper White squares 1 3/8" x 1 3/8"
  • I used the Butterfly Gala Stamp set and punch to create the 3 butterflies 
  • I stamped the outline in Gorgeous Grape and filled it in with Highland Heather but stamping off first so it had a lighter impression
  • I used the Birthday Wishes sentiment from Varied Vases 
    • Stamped using Gorgeous Grape on Whisper White
  • I cut it out with the Classic Label Punch and cut another in Highland Heather to mat
  • I finished the card of with a strip of the DSP on the inside of the card and the flap of the envelope and used the small butterfly that you get while stamping and punching to add some extra interest.
  • I have never decorated the envelope in this way but I really like it, what do you think?


Now watch the video tutorial to see how the box was made :-)

Video Tutorial


Botanical Butterfly Card For Card Sketch Challenge #SFA Nigezza Creates Stampin' Up!
Botanical Butterfly Card For Card Sketch Challenge #SFA Nigezza Creates Stampin' Up!
Botanical Butterfly Card For Card Sketch Challenge #SFA Nigezza Creates Stampin' Up!

Botanical Butterfly Card For Card Sketch Challenge #SFA Nigezza Creates Stampin' Up!

Botanical Butterfly Card For Card Sketch Challenge #SFA Nigezza Creates Stampin' Up!

Botanical Butterfly Card For Card Sketch Challenge #SFA Nigezza Creates Stampin' Up!
Botanical Butterfly Card For Card Sketch Challenge #SFA Nigezza Creates Stampin' Up!
Botanical Butterfly Card For Card Sketch Challenge #SFA Nigezza Creates Stampin' Up!

Botanical Butterfly Card For Card Sketch Challenge #SFA Nigezza Creates Stampin' Up!




I hope you like this project and will give it a try. To make sure you don't miss any of my projects why not subscribe to my YouTube channel, follow my blog and subscribe to my newsletter? I will be back tomorrow, until then ...

Happy Crafting!

Gez xxx

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