Tag Archives: Butterfly Basics

Butterflies and Scallops

Thursday was my “craft day” at the office. Each month, crafters can bring something to work on and spend the day together. It’s a lot of fun – and we share ideas as we work. I wanted to play around … Continue reading

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Faux Etched Glass Butterflies

Nothing says warm weather like fluttering butterflies, and these delicate and beautiful “faux etched glass” butterflies will live forever. With just a few Stampin’ Up! products and this simple “Faux Glass Etching” technique, you’ll have enough faux glass butterflies for … Continue reading

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Wonderful Washi Tape

Washi Tape is an affordable product that we love to have, look at, and hold, but do you use yours?  With this tutorial, you’ll use Washi Tape to decorate a generously-sized twist container and a handmade home decor item—mini wooden … Continue reading

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New Catalog and Free Stamps

The 2015-16 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog sales period starts today.* Not only that, but you can also order from the 2014-15 Annual Catalog and the 2015 Occasions Catalog.  And you can take advantage of the 2014-15 hostess plan and enjoy 2014-15 prices … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration Everywhere

  You never know where you’ll find inspiration for a project.  There’s a picture on the wall in one of the bedrooms in the condo where we’re staying.  The background is divided into sections, and it looks very “mixed media” … Continue reading

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Demonstrator Meeting Make & Take

We had a fun time at our demonstrator meeting last night.  It’s not really a “team” meeting, because we include all demos in the area.  And we got to “meet” Linda, one of our demos in NY, through Skype.  It … Continue reading

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More Basic Butterflies

This is kind of a “modified bokeh” technique.  I used Naturals White cardstock for this one instead of watercolor paper – and it worked great.  I used an aqua painter to get the whole panel wet, then dripped a mixture … Continue reading

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