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Stampin' Up! Hey Love & Forever Lovely
Are you looking for a cute Valentine's Day project...

The butterflies in the Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog are wonderful... which is your favorite?

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This is a cute layout and changing the sentiment could make it a card for any occasion. Stampin' Up! outdid themselves in the butterfly category this year. It is hard to choose which are my favorites. 

Do you have a favorite butterfly set? I'd love to hear about it.




  • Stamps:  Beauty Abounds (cling 148726)
  • Inks:  Crumb Cake (147116), Early Espresso (147114), Bermuda Bay (147096)
  • Paper: Crumb Cake (120953), Very Vanilla (101650), Bermuda Bay (131197)
  • Other:  Big Shot (143263), Butterfly Beauty Thinlits Dies (148536), Stitched Label Framelits (146828), Very Vanilla ½” Lace Trim (141672), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Fine-Tip Glue Pen (138309), Snail (104332), Dimensionals (104430)


  • Crumb Cake:             8 ½” x 5 ½”; scored at 4 ¼”
  • Bermuda Bay:           5 ½” x 4”
  • Bermuda Bay:           3” x 3” (or scraps)
  • Very Vanilla:             5” x 3 ¾”
  • Very Vanilla:             3 ½ x 1 ½”
  • Trim:                         6”


  1. Fold the Crumb Cake card stock in half to form the card base.
  2. Attach the Bermuda Bay layer to the front of the card.
  3. Stamp the large flower image, with Early Espresso, on the larger Very Vanilla card stock.
  4. Stamp two butterflies, using Bermuda Bay ink.
  5. Stamp the splatter image, in the background, with Crumb Cake ink. Stamp some of the images a second time without re-inking the stamp.
  6. On the Big Shot, using the smaller piece of Very Vanilla cardstock, cut out a label using the Stitched Label Framelits dies.
  7. Stamp the saying on the die cut label with Early Espresso ink.
  8. On the Big Shot, using the smaller piece of Bermuda Bay cardstock, cut out two of the small butterflies and 3 of the teeny tiny butterflies
  9. Attach the stamped Very Vanilla cardstock to the Bermuda Bay layer.
  10. Attach the Lace Trim to the bottom of the card using glue dots.
  11. Attach the saying on top of the lace trim using dimensionals.
  12. Attach the small butterflies to the front of the card using the Fine-Tip Glue Pen. First put a small dot of glue on the Vanilla cardstock and then add the butterfly. Hold the butterfly in place for a second to cement the glue.
  13. For the two larger butterflies, first bend their wings up a bit to give them dimension. Then attach them using the Fine-Tip Glue pen just in the middle of the butterflies.

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