Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Karen Burniston's May Designer Challenge "Fly" #2
Here's my second card I made for Karen Burniston's May Designer Challenge themed "Fly".....as in butterfly of course. My son likes to ask me "How do you turn a fly into a butterfly?" and the answer is "Put butter on him". For this card, I used Els' Magic Transfer technique with Orange Iris Shimmer Sheetz & Butterflies embossing folder. I love this technique and it's so sparkly! The sentiment is from One in a Million stamp set.
It's a Z fold pivot! I started with 5.5" x 12" piece of cardstock scored at 4" and 8", die cut using the Butterfly Pivot die on the 8" fold. It's really easy to make, I hope you'll try it out for yourself.
Here's some pieces that I started out with.
The butterfly pieces are from Butterfly Accessories and Butterfly Pivot card.
A close up of the pivot area. I used a glue dot to attach the blue butterfly right on the fold of the pivoting butterfly. I used Pacific Point Stampin' Write Marker to make the butterfly trail and trace around the edges of the scallop ovals.
I made the banner longer to fit my sentiment by putting only half of the cutting plate on the banner die when die cutting. For the second part of the cut, I moved the die further down the sentiment and finished the cut.
A view from the top.
I used a Spectrum Noir marker to color inside the embossed dots on the Shimmer Sheetz.
I hope you enjoyed this Z fold Butterfly Pivot.
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Supplies are Stampin' Up! unless noted
Stamps: One in a million
Paper: Whisper White, Pacific Point, Daffodil Delight cardstock
Ink: Black Memento, Pacific Point Stampin' Write Marker
Dies: Butterfly Pivot #767, Butterfly Accessories #773, Oval Accordion #772, Lots of Pops #778 (Karen Burniston for Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Other: Butterflies embossing folder (Karen Burniston for Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Orange Iris Shimmer Sheetz SS0109, Warm Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter #639, Transparent Double Sided Adhesive #501, Gold/Silver Glitter Dots #7018 (Elizabeth Craft Designs)
Spectrum Noir marker