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Butterfly Gate Card

Hello! How was your Valentine's? I hope you enjoyed it a lot! We ordered in and had a family night. That's exactly how I wanted it to be. Now for today, I have a new card made with every little remainder piece of die cut I could find. I do hope my machine's handle arrives as soon as possible! 

So this is a gate card, with an embossed front and with many layers. Would that make it 'clean & layered'? Anyways, here it its:

Haj Designs Paper - Gorgeous Roses
- Gold Labels Four
- Mbossabilites: Enchanted
- Butterfly Magic
- A2 Filigree Delight: Oval
- Gold Elements One
- Grand Calibur die cutting machine
We R Memory Keepers - Trés Elegant
Memento dye ink - Angel Pink
Brilliance pigment ink -Coffee Bean
Merletto Stickers
Cre-a 7/8" ribbon
Bazic two sided tape & mounting tape
Other generic materials
Heavy weight paper in white & pink
Bond paper in hot pink & light pink
DIY pearl pins

I hand cut the butterfly from an expandable pattern die. Why not? I needed a larger butterfly and this one works perfectly with the design.

Now for the giveaway! Even better than Valentine´s treats are blog candies don't you think! Today you have the opportunity to win one of my favorite digital paper sets from Shery K. Designs. These are great quality papers that you can print endlessly at home. Each paper measures 12 x 12 inch. You may recall that I use the vintage handwriting paper frequently. This set is one of my very favorites. 

Shery has been so kind and she is sponsoring this giveaway. If you would like to see more of her designs please visit her shop, at Shery K. Designs

To participate go to my last blog post, click here: Valentine's Mini Paperpad and a GIVEAWAY.

Thank you for visiting, for your comments and your support. I really appreciate it! 

This card is participating in:

My Craft Spot Blog

Fusion Card Challenge

Clean & Layered
The Card Concept Card

Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog

Naughty or Nice Blog

Challenge # 17 - Use red/pink
Kitty Bee Designs Blog

Tic Tac Toe
3rd. row vertical
Embossing + Ribbon + Flowers
 Dis Digi Design Blog 

Craft Hoarders Challenge Blog

 FFC #37 - Valentine's
Jo's Scrap Blog

Ladybug Crafts Blog

Crafty Mojo Blog

Challenge #308 - Clever Cutting
Die cutting
Cute Card Thursday Blog

Challenge #93 

Challenge #50 Tic Tac Toe
2nd. Diagonal
Bling, Ribbon, Flowers

Inspirational Challenge Blog


  1. What beautiful florals on this! love the gate fold - the lovely die cuts - thanks for playing with Fusion this week!

  2. YEAAAAAH!!! A NEW HANDLE!!!!!!!!!:) NOW, we can KEEP seeing your creations!!!!!!! Your card is LOVELY Gracielle!!!!!!!!!!!!:)

  3. Love all of the details on your card - beautiful! Cx

  4. lovely way to use pink as well! I love this pastel mode! Lovely! I've subscribe your blog, waiting for more ;)

  5. This is so graceful and elegant! Gorgeous!

  6. Such a gorgeous project! Thank you for playing along with us this week at Jo's FFC!

  7. Another gorgeous card. I love all the embossing and the fun gatefold opening. Beautiful colors! Thanks for playing along in the very first Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge!

  8. The lack of a handle has only made you more ingenious! Beautiful project showcasing your style from the scraps!! Thanks for sharing your style with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  9. Lovely card.. Love your focal piece.

    Thank you for joining us over at
    Sentimental Sundays..

    DT Pam

  10. This one is my fav so far! Thanks for joining us this week at Craft Hoarders!

  11. Gorgeous, stunning! I love all the layers of pink and floral! Thanks for playing with us at Fusion.

  12. Thanks again for stopping in to play with CHAC! Beautiful card!

  13. This is beautiful! Such a wonderful butterfly! Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders!

  14. You have been on a roll with all of these beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Hoarders!!

  15. so pretty. Love the fold and the embossing. Thanks for playing with us at Craft Hoarders Anon :)

  16. What a lovely layering, I love those flowers, flourishes and ribbon on ur card. Thank you for sharing with is at Fusion!

  17. Oh my! I have been taking notes on this card, Gracielle! Stunning use of pattern, texture/dies, and embellishments. Pure elegance here! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at The Card Concept!

  18. What a beautiful card made from remainders...why we never throw anything away, right? Hope your handle arrives soon.

  19. I thought I commented on this already...but maybe my ipad ate it. Anyway, I love this project the best of all the ones you submitted! Thanks for playing with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  20. Gorgeous card! The embossing looks amazing and great take on the sketch challenge!
    Thanks for joining us in the challenge at My Craft Spot!
    Sherrie K

  21. Seriously? You hand cut the white butterfly? WOW x a million! Fabulous attention to detail - I'm sure I spent hours studying every little detail! Beautiful monochramatic shades of pink! Love your perfectly tied bow!!!

    I'm thinking that your card would fit nicely into the Shabby chic category. Thank you for choosing to share your card with us at the Card Concept Challenge :)

  22. Oh this is so pretty with so many gorgeous details! Thanks for joining us at The Card Concept!

  23. Your card is breathtaking! The layers are beautiful and the embossing is just perfect!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

    Small Bits of Paper

  24. Very pretty card, thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge!
    Mandy x (PPCC DT)

  25. This is so pretty,thanks for joining CCT this week!
    Hugs Heidy

  26. Stunning card. I love the color scheme and layered look. Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational!

  27. Oh wow what a beautiful card!

  28. This card is gorgeous, as is your blog. I love the pink floral with the large white butterfly and the white embossing. Thanks for joining us at Cardabilities.

  29. What a beautiful card! :)I love butterfly and I love such colors! Everythig look very pretty! Thanks for playing along with us at Cardabilities!
    ~ Olga Kovalchuk

  30. Beautiful butterflie :)
    Thanks for playing along with us on Cardabilites :)

  31. Awesome card! Thanks for playing along with us at Cardabilities!

  32. This is so beautiful. Thank you for joining us at Cardabilities this time and I hope see you next time.

  33. Hi!
    What a sylist Card!
    Beautiful! Congratulations =)
    Thanks for joining us on Cardabitilites!
    Bee Happy Scrap!

  34. Beautiful card, I love all details. Thank you for joining us at Cardabilities.

  35. Another amazing project! I love all the layers!!! Thank you for adding another project to our Kitty Bee Designs for our Aloha Friday Challenge #17- Red/Pink Primary Color.


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