Friday, September 2, 2016

Butterfly Birthday Card (Jane's Doodles DT Spotlight)

Happy Friday! :o)

Today was my turn to be on the spotlight over at Jane's Doodles and I made this Butterfly Birthday Card.

I made this CAS (clean and simple) birthday card for my sister-in-law. I used my favorite Jane's Doodles stamp set, 'Butterflies' and favorite butterfly from the set. :o)

How I made this card...

I stamped the butterfly on a white cardstock paper and colored it in watercolor technique with Wilted Violet Distress Ink. After drying, I fussy cut the butterfly leaving white border around it. White highlights and the image was finished.

On a white cardstock panel, smaller than a card base, I typed a sentiment on my typewriter. It's on Croatian and it says: Happy birthday. Then I cut out circle window on the panel and glued 3-D foams on the back of the panel.

I glued a note sheet paper on the card base. I colored the note sheet paper with different white mediums, because the paper is yellowish and I didn't like it in this combination. Then I glued the panel on the card base.

Lastly, I glued 3-D foams on the back of the butterfly and glued him in the card window.

Card dimensions: 101 mm x 133 mm (4" x 5 1/4")

List of supplies:
  • Jane's Doodles 'Butterflies' stamp set
  • white cardstock paper
  • Note Sheet pattern paper
  • Tsukineko Dew Drop Brilliance Fast-drying Pigment Ink (BD-80 Moonlight White)
  • Tsukineko Dew Drop VersaMagic Multi-surface Chalk Ink (GD-92 Cloud White)
  • Ranger's Archival Ink (Jet Black)
  • Tim Holtz's Distress Ink, Wilted Violet
  • Marabu Acrylic Paint (070 White)
  • Unibal Signo White
  • double sided strong adhesive tape
  • 3-D foams
  • UNIS tbm de Luxe Typewriter
  • Fiskars High Precission Personal Paper Trimmer
  • EK Success Circle Cutter
  • acrylic block (102 mm x 102 mm)
  • Marabu fine rounded paint brush no. #0
  • water
  • paper towels

I am entering my card to following challenges:
Note: bold text and challengbadge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is a direct link to blog or challenge home page.

1) Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog, Anything Goes
This is my 2nd entry to this challenge.

This is my 2nd entry to this challenge.

Thank you for visiting and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :o)



  1. Tis is fabulous, Milka! I really like this butterfly with the white highlights, it has a beautiful 3D feel! Love the design and the light music paper, too!

  2. Beautiful card. LOVE all the white space and the pop of colour from the butterfly. Thank you so much for playing along Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes Challenge. Gayatri xx

  3. your card is so sweet Milka
    love the butterfly
    so adorable in this color
    and so CAS
    lovely card sweety
    how are you?
    see you on my Blog maybe :)
    hugs from Munich

  4. Tako nježno i lijepo... Bravo, Milka!



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