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Lovely One Layered Card

There's something about me... I've been told I'm versatile, I don't know if it's that or if I am just able to enjoy almost any kind of things. I enjoy doing elaborate, super embellished cards, as well as simple one layered ones. The cards I have for today represent that minimalist part of me that I embrace on many aspects of my daily living and my philosophy for this year: "Take it eaaasy".

Anyways, it all started when I saw some of the new products from Technique Tuesday at the recent CHA. They released some dies that you could actually replicate with dies you already own and a bit of will (like the Cool Tab Card, Heart Card, etc). I thought I would start trying to replicate that effect with a few cards. They also carry coordinating stamps, another thing I thought I could try to replicate too. I ended up creating the cutest butterfly window card. The beauty of them, is that they only required one die, embossing powder, and ink. I finished them with some ribbon and my DIY pearl pins.

Spellbinders: Shapeabilities Butterflies
Kaisercraft Clear Stamps: Elegance
Justrite Clear Stamps: Ooh La La French Frills
Penny Black Clear Stamps Sheet Tweet Tweet

Colorbox Pigment Ink: Heliotrope
Brilliance Pigment Ink: Pearlescent Beige
Ranger Distress Embossing Ink
Inkadinkado Embossing Powders: White, Pearlescent
Other Generic Materials
1/2"- Cream gross grain ribbon
5/8"- Purple gross grain ribbon
Heavyweight paper - White, Kraft
Texturized Pearlescent Cardstock - Purple

My very own handmade Pearl Pins

Hope you liked them! Have a great week...

This card is participating in:
A Creative Romance Blog 

Crafting Musketeers Blog


  1. Beautiful cards in both colour schemes - I love all the interest from the various elements and the window and that sparkly embossing powder is lovely! Thanks so much for joining us at CASology this week!

  2. Beautiful cards, love the embossing on the butterflies. Thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology

  3. Ardyth and Gillian, thanks for stopping by. I'm glad you both liked my cards. TY.

  4. What a lovely card and perfect sentiment! I am so glad you could play along with us this week at Flourishes for our Timeless Tuesday Challenge! :)

  5. TY Katie. It's great that you liked it!

  6. So very elegant! I love the colors. Thanks for joining us at


  7. Both cards are so pretty and elegant. I think you mastered this new technique!! Thanks for sharing your cards with us here at!

  8. Thank you very much... I enjoyed you came by!

  9. Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards for Crafting Musketeers 'butterflies' challenge, Hazel, DT Crafting Musketeers x

  10. Beautiful , thank you for joining us over at the Crafting Musketeers this month , Fran (DT) xxx

  11. Beautiful CAS cards. Thanks for joining in our Show Us Some Love challenge at A Creative Romance :) xx

  12. So beautiful!! thank you for joining us over at the Crafting Musketeers!! Nicole DT xx


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