Butterfly Tag

I’ve used the MOJO201 sketch today for this card. You could choose to do a round or a square sketch and round sounded good to this girl!
To create the round base, I used my largest Lacy Circle Spellbinder’s die. To make the round base I used a piece of black card stock that was 10″ x 5″. Next I scored it so that I had a 5″ x 5″ square. Leave your scored line just inside the top of your die, that way you’ve got an edge that holds the circles together.
On top of that I layered a circle of designer paper that had been cut with a round nestie. On top of that is another circle in a different designer paper cut in the same size. Then I took and cut half of it away.
Two rectangles of cardstock were cut 2 3/4″ x 1 1/4″. The two rectangles have been dry embossed with the same embossing folder. A piece of 5/8″ grosgrain ribbon goes over top of the black rectangle and behind the green one.
I tied a simple bow in the two tone ribbon and layered it over a tag that I made with a Cuttlebug embossing folder and a punch. To color the butterfly on the tag, I simply inked up the side of the embossing folder that protrudes, and thereby getting the reverse embossed look. Two little buttons are the final touches for this card.
Stamps: none
Paper: Stampin’ Up Basic Black, Lucky Limeade, Whisper White and some retired Designer Series Papers
Ink: Stampin’ Up Lucky Limeade
Accessories: Wizard, Spellbinders Lacy Circles die, Small Circles die, Big Shot, Cuttlebug Collage embossing folder, Stampin’ Up Houndstooth embossing folder, 1 3/4″ circle punch, Stampin’ Up 5/8″ Basic Black grosgrain ribbon, retired SU buttons and ribbon.
Have a fabulous Monday everyone!

6 thoughts on “Butterfly Tag”

  1. Wow Lee-Anne,

    Thats a whole lot of embossing going on there – I bet your card would be pleasing to the eyes as well as the fingertips! I think your color combo is very bold and overall a terrific interpretation of the mojo sketch. Bravo!

    Hope you have a good week.

    ~ Barb


  2. I love all things black and white, especially DOTS!! And anyone in my family will tell you that my favorite color is whatever that is…
    (I always called it Chartreuse but I think it has many other names that are easier to spell these days). Thanks for sharing!


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