Butterfly Medley Layout

Heartfelt Creations Wednesday: Butterfly Medley Layout

Hello Friends!

Happy Heartfelt Creations Wednesday!  This is the second Wednesday in February, and that means it’s time for another fabulous release from Heartfelt Creations! This week, we are introducing another gorgeous springtime collection: Butterfly Medley. 

Are you longing for springtime…dreaming of sunny hours spent in a lavish flower garden where butterflies flit lazily from blossom to blossom? Heartfelt Creations invites you to revel in the beauty of springtime with the release of the Butterfly Medley Collection of stamps, dies, and papers. This uplifting collection is bursting with bountiful botanical roses and a kaleidoscope of fanciful butterflies. Soft shades of pastel peach, lilac, sage, lemon, teal and pink are the perfect counterpoint for the bleak, grey days of mid-winter. Beautifully landscaped backgrounds include pastel plaids, cheery polka-dots, flowing script, classic stripes, elegant flourishes, seed packets, garden themed sentiments and images. Six hand drawn stamp sets featuring botanical roses and butterflies can be paired with two sets of dies, allowing you to stamp and die cut a host of embellishments with a single pass through your die cutting machine. You’ll dream in beauty, plant seeds of encouragement and reap a harvest of creativity when you design with the Butterfly Medley Collection from Heartfelt Creations.

Oh, yes!  Heartfelt Creations, take me away!  LOL

Butterfly Medley Layout 08The colors in this collection are soooooo fabulous…and then you throw in the fabulous new butterfly dies and flower dies…and you are just transported into a place of exquisite beauty! I’m so in love!

Butterfly Medley Layout 07

I did a lot of distressing and layering on this layout.  Don’t you just love that plaid paper?  And every garden needs a rusty picket fence, wouldn’t you agree?

Butterfly Medley Layout 06Shaping these flowers is sheer delight!!!

Butterfly Medley Layout 06And the butterflies make my heart sing!

Butterfly Medley Layout 05The Butterfly Medley collection is just loaded with beautiful little extras….like these sweet little sentiment tabs.

Butterfly Medley Layout 04aAnd this collage stamp is soooo much fun to play with!

Butterfly Medley Layout 02aI absolutely love all the butterflies…and polka dots, too!  My favorite!

Butterfly Medley Layout 02a

These colors  in Butterfly Medley are just perfect for springtime.  And I couldn’t resist adding a few feathers to the layout!

Butterfly Medley Layout 01aThe seed packets (there are a bunch of different ones…each completely gorgeous) are perhaps my favorite element in the paper collection.  What do you like best from what you see here?

So, are your fingers itching to get hold of the fabby new Butterfly Medley collection?  This is just a glimpse of all the wonderful elements.  If you visit the Heartfelt Creations BLOGtoday, you’ll see more than 20 samples featuring this glorious collection of stamps, dies and papers.   This gorgeous collection is waiting for you in the Heartfelt Creations online STORE.  And, the tutorial for this layout along with a complete supply list can be found below.

Now, I leave you to dream in beauty!

Cheerio,

kathy

TUTORIAL and SUPPLY LIST

Butterfly Medley Layout

Heartfelt Creations Products and Products Carried by HC
HCDP1 251Butterfly Medley Paper Collection
HCPC 3650 Butterfly Medley Cling Stamp Set
HCPC 3651 Botanical Rose Cling Stamp Set
HCPC 3652 Botanical Wings Cling Stamp Set
HCPC 3655 Dream in Beauty Cling Stamp Set
HCD 758 Botanical Wings Die
HCD 759 Butterfly Medley Die
HCD 745 Luggage and Tags Die
459222 Paper Blossoms Tool Kit
159223 Paper Blossoms Molding Mat

Other Products: Ranger Distress Ink: Spiced Marmalade, Dusty Concord, Wild Honey, Forest Moss, Peeled Paint, Tea Dye; Ranger Jet Black Archival Ink; Ranger Distress Stain: Tea Dye; Distress Markers: Spiced Marmalade, Dusty Concord; Cardstock: White, Dark Purple; Other: clear embossing powder, Distressing Tool, glass beads, feathers, metal fence, Crystal Stickles

Directions:
Trim orange/purple plaid paper from the collection to 11.5″ square. Ink the edges with Tea Dye Distress Stain and distress the edges with distressing tool. Mat with dark purple cardstock. Cut “Dream in Beauty” paper from the collection to 10.75″, ink edges with Tea Dye Stain and distress, rolling the top left and lower right corners. Center and clue onto plaid paper. Tear a strip of the chevron paper, ink and distress and glue as shown. Cut the 6″ square card front panel that has the “v” shaped torn areas from the collection. Ink and distress as above and secure to the layout as shown, using foam adhesive. Cut the circular card front from the collection and stamp with HCPC 3655 using Jet Black Archival Ink. Heat emboss with clear embossing powder. Ink the background with Spiced Marmalade and Dusty Concord Distress ink. Flick with water to create a marbled effect. Ink and distress edges and glue onto layout. Trace around the swirls with Stickles and set aside to dry.

Using white cardstock, stamp 3 sets of HCPC 3651 using Dusty Concord DI. Heat emboss with clear embossing powder. Die cut with HCD 758, color, shape and stack. Fill centers with white glue and glass beads. Stamp 2 sets of HCPC 3651 with Spiced Marmalade DI and repeat the above process. Stamp the leaves with Forest Moss and Peeled Paint DI. Heat Emboss, die cut, color and shape. Stamp HCPC 3650 and 3652 with Jet Black Archival Ink onto white cardstock. Heat emboss with clear powder. Die cut with HCD 758 and 759. Color and shape.

Fussy cut Hope seeds from the paper collection and use foam adhesive to secure to the layout as shown. Use HCD 745 to die cut three oval tabs from the artwork page of the collection. Secure to the layout with foam tabs. Arrange flowers, butterflies, leaves, feathers, and fences as shown. Add Crystal Stickles as shown.

 

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18 thoughts on “Butterfly Medley Layout

  1. Tracey F.

    Breathtaking! There are so many details, both large and small…it is a true buffet for the eyes to go back over again and again noticing something new every time! The colors, flowers, and butterflies…all magnificent!

  2. carol

    Oh Kathy this is a beautiful work of art. I love the colours, the textures and all the wonderful flowers. You never fail to amaze me this is gorgeous x

  3. Pattie Jns

    OH!MY!MY!MY! What an awesome creation. Dream in Beauty is perfect. What gorgeous colors, and those flowers speak volumes, and butterflies, gotta have them . a super stunning creation,Love it, Love it.

  4. soozyb2013

    So Spring is on the way? Really pretty card Kathy! Here in Victoria, we have Hyacinth, Daffodils, Crocus, Snowdrops and Tulips all poking their heads up. We haven’t had any snow at all this year, just tons of rain! This card makes my heart sing!

  5. Pamellia

    Absolutely breathtaking Kathy!! I feel as if I woke up in a wonderful secret garden surrounded by gorgeous flowers and fluttering butterflies! I think I want to live in your card!! Love the feathers too, what a great little accent bit!! Thank you so much for the wonderful comments you left on my blog, you really made me smile with your kind words! big hugs until next time 🙂

  6. Robin

    I love the butterflies and the flowers in your beautiful project, but the detail that makes my heart sing is the seed packet, “Hope – plant carefully and water everyday” – darling! This project really does bring spring to mind. It will be here before we know it! Thanks for sharing the how-to’s of this project. I love it!

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