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Birthday Butterfly

Birthday Butterfly Bag

This week’s Global Design Project challenge is to CASE the Designer and our featured designer is Krista Frattin from Stampin’ Dolce. When CASEing a card, you may use the colors, theme or layout to create your own take on the project. For my gift bag, I used several elements from Krista’s original.

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The gift bag is cut on a Big Shot using Mini Treat Bag Thinlits Dies. The Mint Macaron-striped paper is included in the 2015–2017 In Color Envelope Paper collection. This thinner designer paper is perfect for projects like this. The butterfly from the Butterflies Thinlits Dies is cut twice; once from Pink Pirouette cardstock and once form vellum cardstock.

Birthday Butterfly Bag

The fun greeting from the Suite Sayings stamp set is stamped with Basic Gray Archival Ink on Whisper White cardstock and cut from one of the Lots of Labels Framelits Dies. Holes are easily pierced using an Updated Essentials template. Smokey Slate Thick Baker’s Twine adds a fun element to the end of the tag.

ShawnStamps ColorCue 12I hope you enjoyed this simple project. It’s an easy way to make a treat bag perfect for party favors or to hand deliver a special card. Take some time to play along with the challenge this week. I’d love to see what you’re up to.

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6 Comments

  • Reply Melodie

    I’m so amazed at how you manage to keep your beautiful creations so simple!

    April 23, 2016 at 3:02 am
  • Reply Tracy May (Bedlam & Butterflies)

    I love your take on Krista’s card! Very clever CASEing – it’s lovely! And I love the colour scheme too!

    April 22, 2016 at 5:20 am
  • Reply Cheryll Miller

    Soft and striking, love your style Shawn. xx

    April 21, 2016 at 6:07 pm
  • Reply Gail Davidson

    Crisp, clean, technically perfect … and beautiful Shawn! I love paper-piercing and it adds so much interest on your tag. What a great CASE of Krista’s card! xoxo

    April 21, 2016 at 6:37 am
  • Reply Brian

    Beautiful simplicity. I love the colors you’ve chosen – so soft and sweet.

    April 19, 2016 at 1:37 pm
  • Reply HJ

    This is another beautiful card, Shawn. I love the color combo and your take on the butterfly challenge. Butterflies are always a favorite. I love that you have the pink butterfly from CS and then one on top from vellum. Have a great day.

    April 18, 2016 at 9:04 am
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