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Saturday, April 17, 2010

Birthday Card using Sentimentals

Hiya. Thought I would make my friend a Birthday card w/ the cart I won --- Sentimentals!
Thanks, again, Michele!! :-)

Both pix can be enlarged by clicking on them! :-)

Betcha thought the blue was showing thru the butterfly, eh? Nope! But I did use double-sided cardstock. Only I flipped the butterfly on both the card and envelope, to show the opposite side colour.
:-) You can see it better in this pic:-

Here's the recipe:-

Cricut Sentimentals cartridge

p. 46 {buttrfly}[envelope]

p. 46 {buttrfly}[card]

p. 46 {buttrfly}- main part
p. 46 {btrfly-s}- wings

Thinking of You
p. 48 {owl}Phrase

I used gluestick, attaching the wings to the butterfly; hence, glue was sticking thru the filigree. I then sprinkled Martha Stewart glitter on top, allowing the glitter to adhere to the areas inside the butterfly. I thought it was a nice touch. Then I added some rhinestones to the body of the butterfly. Pop-dotted the butterfly inside the card. Added seed beads to the antennae. The butterfly on the front of the card was "stickled".

Hopefully, my friend will like it.

Note:- you'll notice on the envelope --- 4 slits on the sides.
Tip:- when scoring (I used my new Martha Stewart scoreboard!), try not to score on the slits. I didn't realize that it was an actual slit, and not just an embossed score area. :-

Decided to change it up a bit:- added a computer-generated sentiment......


  1. Thank you for visiting my blog and the comment. I have come for a visit and I love this card. you have inspired me to do another card for a young girl who had an accident. I have only been bitten by the cricut bug for just a year now but it is so awesome. I love meeting people who have cricuts, they always are such awesome people. TFS

  2. Linda, this card is so cute!!! You're friend will love it. Why not enter it into my showcase #3, the fairies might select it to be showcased and you'd get a personalized award!

  3. thanks for the tip - I just bought sentimentals cart - thanks for your entry on Cute and Some showcase


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