Floral Flutter


Bloom where you are planted!


Stampendous is our sponsor February 3rd -6th over at Passionate Paper Creations and Friends by Rhea. Make sure to pop over and ( join if you have not) be on the lookout for specials from the Sponsor! They sent us each two stamps, Floral Flutter is todays stamp. I will have the second one for you tomorrow. They have lots of fun images, buzz on over and check them out. Now on with the show and tell….


So, when I got ready to make this card, I inked it up and (Insert sad face) found a defect. If you see the upper left hand corner, the wing details are missing. I decided to just color it all in like the rest of the butterfly and figure it out later.


Starting with the flowers, I selected 3 colors to compliment my blue/purple butterfly.


Deciding that my best plan would be to cover up the defect. This was the perfect sentiment, but my strip hardly covered the problem. I have these retired tag corner square dies from MFT that had one the right size, so I added the sentiment strip on top of it, using the tag as the cover.


I stamped my image in obsidian and colored it. Then I stamped over it in Versafine and heat embossed it with clear powder. It helped make the details of the stamp pop a bit, since it looked faded after I colored it.

Copic List:

  • Plumeria Flower: Y19, Y15, Y02, T8
  • Daisy Flower: R02, R12, YR000, YG03, YG01, YG00
  • Rose Flower: YR09, YR04, Y38, Y35
  • Stems & Leaves: G99, G94, YG03
  • Butterfly: B23, B21, BV01

Card Details:

  • Card Base of opaque white 120lb
  • Peach Floral layer cut with rectangle doe, adhered with tape runner
  • Black layer cut with rectangle die, adhered to base with 1/4 inch double size adhesive and fun foam
  • Image stamped on Hammermill, colored with Various Copic Markers, stamped a second time with versatile and heat embossed with clear powder, adhered to black with tape runner
  • Sentiment stamped on base paper with versafine and heat embossed with clear powder, adhered to pink die cut with foam squares, adhered to card with tape runner
  • Honey Bee rainbow gems added with tonic deluxe glue for bling
  • Envelope embellished with matching papers and 6 inch double side adhesive

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Nancee56
11 months ago

What a great card! I have had to “fix” things on my cards before to hide a mistake….so much better than tossing something and starting over! There is always something we can do to mask any defect! Thanks for sharing!

Nancy Farrell
Nancy Farrell
11 months ago

Great thinking on the “cover up”. No one will every know!!!