Mark’s Finest Papers Blog Hop – Day 2

December Preview Week

This month’s New Stamp Set Releases are

 Featured Dec. 3

Lots of Words

Featured Dec. 4
Mini Swallowtail

Featured Dec. 5
Butterfly Essence

Please hop along with us! You have a chance to win one of the above stamp sets! Just comment on the following blogs (don’t forget this one), each day for more chances to win! (You do NOT have to comment on all the blogs each day! The names are drawn randomly!) All three winners will be announced on Dec. 14, 2013 on the Mark’s Finest Papers blog. You can go back and comment if you missed a day. (HINT: The more you comment, the more chances you have to win and comments on the MFP blog count twice!) The deadline for commenting is 10 PM EST on Friday Dec.. 13, 2013.

Thanks for coming back to day 2 of our hop!  Today, I used the gorgeous butterfly on the Mini Swallowtail stamp set.  I used a scalloped edge accordion fold card my sweet friend Becky adapted for the Silhouette. The base was cut in white and the tops were cut in my favorite color, purple!  Next, I stamped the butterfly from the mini set in black Memento ink and then used my Bic Mark-Its to color and shade in the image.  After it was completely dry, I used some Spray & Sparkle Glitter Varnish in Silver from Crafter’s Companion on it to give it just a little sparkle.  I wish the photo could better show you the difference it made!  Then I fussy cut the butterfly and bent his wings up just a little before attaching him to the card to give the illusion of flight.  I hope you like it!

Here’s the Design Team:

Guest Designer


Cathy C  

Be sure to check back Dec.10,11 & 12 for the continuation of our Blog Hop. We will be introducing the other 3 new Stamp Sets for December.

Happy Scrapping!
~Amy E

Amy England

Creator of the Scrap This Save That blog and Youtube channel and curator of a ridiculous amount of paper crafting supplies!

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  1. DIANA L. says:

    I am loving the lever card the butterfly is so pretty Have a great day
    DIANA L.

  2. Janine says:

    So very vibrant and pretty.

  3. terrie says:

    The style of your card really make the butterfly image pop out..
    great idea and well done

  4. Stampsnob. says:

    Okay , I don't know how you did the otter edges so they fit one inside Is this two punches The card is beautiful..>…Lis

  5. Sunshine HoneyBee says:

    Like how the peek thru look is used.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  6. Pam says:

    Stunning butterfly against the purple!!

  7. wannabcre8tive says:

    So pretty in purple.

  8. MariLynn says:

    Beautiful card. Love your butterfly against the purple.

  9. Unknown says:

    Wow this is beautiful like the color
    Thank for showing

  10. stamping sue says:

    I do! I do like it very much!
    stamping sue

  11. Anne says:

    Stunning contrast of colours, boldness and delicacy! Wowza! Superb!

  12. kReN says:

    Love this flip or swing card or whatever it is called. Looks great with the butterfly!

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  13. Pat says:

    Looks wonderful.

  14. Winnie and Patty says:

    Amy–this is beautiful! TFS

  15. Scrappin' Diva says:

    Pretty accordion card! TFS!

  16. Jane says:

    Lovely card!!!

  17. Kathy Bradley says:

    How very pretty!!!

  18. An'Jenic G. says:

    Great card Amy. I can see some of the sparkle.

  19. loulou says:

    Stunning card. Love the great complementary colour scheme.

  20. Unknown says:

    Very pretty card! I love it!

  21. Sue D says:

    Great fold and I like the sparkle.

  22. Jean Bullock says:

    Wonderful card and I love how you made the butterfly 3D. Well done.

  23. Gail says:

    liking that Purple! Good work!

  24. Cathy Dineen says:

    Beautiful! 🙂

  25. Michelle N. says:

    Cool card-love all the sparkle on the butterfly!

  26. (AJ) ArtJypsy says:

    Love the shaped card you have made and the simplicity you gave it.

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