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You’re So Special with Two Mimbreno Parrots

“Butterfly #1, Lg.” was stamped multiple times on white glossy card stock using a Twilight Brilliance pad to create a butterfly background. “Mimbreno Parrot #1” and “Mimbreno Parrot #2” and “You’re so Special!” were colored with Marvy markers numbers 31 and 50 and stamped over the background. A silver Krylon Leafing pen was used to edge the card which was layered on mauve card stock. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Happy Birthday Using Blue & Gold Butterflies

“Butterfly #1, Lg.” is embossed in gold on medium blue card stock and cut out. The same is done with  “Butterfly #1, Sm.”, but two of those are made. “Happy Birthday – Old English” is embossed in gold on a rectangle of medium blue card stock and edged with a gold Krylon Leafing pen. A frame is cut out of  Metallic card stock and a background made using blue and gold Brilliance pads on glossy black paper is set behind the frame. The larger butterfly is mounted on the background and the frame. The smaller butterflies are layered two deep on the lower left of the card and the greeting is mounted on the right. A liner is glued inside the card. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Butterflies Embossed in Gold

” Butterfly #1, Lg.” is embossed in gold on medium blue card stock and cut out. The same is done with “Butterfly #1, Sm.”, but two of those are made. “Happy Birthday – Old English” is embossed in gold on a rectangle of medium blue card stock and edged with a gold Krylon Leafing pen. A frame is cut out of Metallic flecked card stock, and a background made using blue and gold Brilliance pads on glossy black paper is set behind the frame. The larger butterfly is mounted on the background and the frame. The smaller butterflies are layered two deep on the lower left of the card and the greeting is mounted on the right. A liner is glued inside the card. Card by Margaret Wiggin.

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Two Vellum Butterflies

“Butterfly #1, Lg.” and  “Butterfly #2, Lg.” were embossed in black on vellum that had been brayered using a Kaleidacolor stamp pad. The butterflies were cut out and set aside. Blue marble patterned wallpaper was layered on tan parchment card stock with a final layer of parchment which was stamped twice with  “Happy Birthday!”. The butterflies were mounted with a thin strip of double stick foam tape so that their wings are loose. Card by Margaret Wiggin.