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Golden Kraft Butterfly Birthday – jkcards

Golden Kraft Butterfly Birthday

I can’t believe that my four day weekend is almost done and that Christmas was three days ago! I have been having a very nice weekend, I actually got to straighten up my house a little yesterday and worked on some of my projects. Last night I went to Fridays for dinner with Anthony and Bill. We got to see our friend Meg and wish her happy holidays. When we were finished with dinner we decided to take a ride out East and see our friend Shane sing with his friend Greg. They play at a place called The View, it’s right on the water in Oakdale. We sat at the bar and had a few drinks and enjoyed the music. Shane was quite surprised and happy that we showed up. he said that it made his night! Here are a few pictures from last night…

Anthony & I The View

That’s my friend Anthony and I and the next one is of Shane and I…

Shane & I The View SM

A nice way to end a Saturday! 🙂

My card that I have for you today uses a layout similar to one from a few weeks ago. For the card base I used a piece of Whisper White Card Stock and the background is a piece of Mossy Meadow. I cut a piece of Kraft Card Stock to 3 3/4″ x 5″ and used the stamps from the Butterfly Basics Photopolymer Stamp Set to heat emboss the dashed line down the left side and greeting in Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder. The fern is stamped in Mossy Meadow. I heat embossed the small butterflies with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder too and punched them out with the Bitty Butterfly Punch. My large butterfly is a piece of Gold Foil Sheet cut out with the Butterfly Thinlits. Some Glue Dots adhere them all to the card. For a little added interest I fluffed up the wings on them all. I love the Mossy Meadow, Kraft and Gold together and the images in the stamp set are just great! I hope that you like my card for today and that you all fully enjoy your Sunday! I thank you for stopping by to share in my day, another 3 day week ahead! Woo hoo! 🙂

Golden Kraft Butterflu Birthday-WM

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Stamp Set: Butterfly Basics Photopolymer Stamp Set

Ink: Mossy Meadow Classic Stampin’ Ink

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Stampin’ Emboss Powder: Gold

Card Stock: Whisper White, Mossy Meadow and Kraft

Specialty Paper: Gold Foil Sheet

Thinlits: Butterfly

Punch: Bitty Butterfly

Tools: Big Shot, Heat Tool, Glue Dots and SNAIL


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12 Replies to “Golden Kraft Butterfly Birthday”

  1. Justin, you can really cram a lot into a day to my amazement. Beautiful card today. I love the stamped fern to tie in the mossy meadow background. The big gold butterfly is one of my favorites and the idea of embossing on kraft is new to me. So inspiring. Have a wonderful day!

    1. LOL! Yes HJ, sometimes I amaze myself! Thank you! I love that new stamp set, so many neat elements! And the Kraft Card Stock is definitely a favorite of mine! You know me, I emboss on anything! I hoe that you enjoyed you day! 🙂

  2. WOW! This is gorgeous!!!! I love how the Mosy Meadow adds just a little color. I also love the gold/kraft combo. Realy elegant.

    I too had a wonderful long weekend. I’m off of work for another week but my daughter is now heading into Chicago to spend time with her boyfriend. I’ll miss her, we did so much together. Oh well I’ll see her Sunday at the Blackhawks game.

    1. Thank you very much Linda! You know me and heat embossing! LOL! I’m so happy to hear that you had a great weekend too! It’s so nice to get to spend time with loved ones and I’m glad that you got in some mommy daughter time! 🙂

  3. Great pics Justin! Looks like the perfect way to relax after the Christmas crazy..:0) Much love for a wonderful 2015. xx
    I’m loving all of your creations with the new goodies, looking forward to cracking mine open and having a play..:0)

    1. Thank you Nikki! It was nice to just sit and have a drink and listen to some music! I hope that you have as much fun with you new things as I am having! Much love to you too and here’s to a wonderful 2015 for us all! XOXOXO 🙂

  4. Justin, This is such a beautiful card! So elegant. Love this stamp set and butterfly. That bundle is definitely on my next order. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Thank you so much Gerri! I too love that stamp set and butterfly Thinlit! Hope you had a good day! 🙂

  5. Hi Justin! Love this card! I can’t get enough of that butterfly framelit! The gold embossing just adds the perfect touch. Love the smattering of the smaller butterflies too! Sounds like you had a nice evening with friends. That’s what I love about the holidays the most, catching up with people.

    1. Hey Karen!
      Thanks! Yes, I love that Thinlit and I’m not afraid to admit it! LOL! I had a lovely evening, love my peeps! Like I said, we need to make the holidays last all year long! 🙂

  6. A picture is worth a thousand words. Beautiful warm friendships and a beautiful card!

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