Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Butterfly Card and Gift Tag


McGill Punches:
     -81014 Silhouette-Butterfly
     -95950 Scallop Circle
     -95923 Stacking Circle
     -53200 Punchline-2 Reach 1/16"

Additional Supplies:
     -Pattern Paper (3 different patterns)
     -Cardstock (3 different coordinating shades)
     -Violet Ink
     -Craft Sponge or Ink Applicator
     -Purple Craft Wire
     -Adhesive of Choice
     -Foam Mounting tape
     -Scissors
     -Pencil

Instructions:

Gift Tag
  1. Trim cardstock to 31/2 x 7 and fold in half.
  2. Trim pattern paper to 3 1/4"x3 1/4" and center onto gift tag.
  3. Punch one Scalloped Circle from pattern paper and punch a hole in the center with the 1/16" punchline punch.  Ink sponge or Ink Applicator with ink and apply to the scalloped edges.  Adhere to center of the card using foam mounting tape.
  4. Punch three Silhouette-Butterflies from different color cardstock and pattern paper. Ink all the edges of pattern paper butterfly.  Cut the body from the wings from one of the cardstock butterflies and ink the edges. Adhere it to the center of the pattern paper butterfly.
  5. Cut two 3" pieces of craft wire and wrap one end of each piece around the tip of a pencil to create a circle.  Adhere to the back of the pattern paper butterfly with foam mounting tape and then adhere it to the other cardstock butterfly.  Adhere your dimensional butterfly to the center of the card with foam mounting tape. 
Card
  1. Trim and mount pattern papers to the center of your card front.
  2. Follow Gift Tag instructions to add the butterflies and scallop circle.
  3. Punch 1 Silhouette Butterfly, fold in half and mount to edge of scalloped circle as if the Butterfly has landed on it. 

2 comments:

  1. Great job girlfriend. Very pretty and I love the colors...Thanks for sharing.

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  2. I really like the card and tag and all those dimensional layers I am really loving. However I think the directions are going way overboard. It's not that hard to figure out and no one makes the same size projects. Simple general instructions will do. I love your punches and I know that I can count on the McGill name when it comes to my scrappy tools. Just tone the instructions down.

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