Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Butterfly Basics Dryer Sheets Technique & Winner of January Free Stamp Set

Here is one of the pretty cards we made at my Card Clubs last month.  The Butterfly Basics Stamp Set is my favorite stamp set in the Occasions Catalog and has been really popular among my customers.  Did you know you can get the stamp set with the coordinating Butterflies Thinlits Dies as a bundle?  Bundle & SAVE 15%!!!   Your choices are:
  • Wood Mount Stamp Set (139322) - $61.95
  • Clear Mount Stamp Set (139323) - $51.75
  • Photopolymer Stamp Set (138865) - $41.50
Dryer Sheets Technique
Here is a cool technique I shared at my workshops using inexpensive dryer sheets to die cut this large butterfly which has very detailed design.  Placing one dryer sheet under your card stock when running through your Big Shot will prevent you from poking these small pieces.  Just follow these simple steps:

1.  Place your materials in the following order:

Cutting Pad (top)
Butterfly Die
Wax Paper
Card Stock
Dryer Sheet
Cutting Pad
Magnetic Platform (bottom)

2.  Run through your Big Shot machine.

3.  Carefully remove your butterfly die.  You may have to use your tweezers to find a spot so that you can easily remove your die without getting any paper stuck in your die.

Tip - I have found that dryer sheets need to be tacky to adhere these small pieces.  

Supply List
Stamps- Butterfly Basics
Paper - Blushing Bride, Sahara Sand, Very Vanilla, Vellum Card Stock
Ink - Blushing Bride, Perfect Plum, Wild Wasabi, Pear Pizzazz, So Saffron, Sahara Sand
Tools and Accessories - Basic Pearls, Pink Pirouette Blendabilities Markers, Bitty Butterfly Punch
Big Shot - Butterfly Thinlits Dies, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder
Non-Stampin' Up - Wax Paper, Dryer Sheets

Winner of January Free Stamp Set
Oops....I just realized that I hadn't announced the winner of January Free Stamp Set earlier:)  My family and I just came back from our vacation and I'm still trying to go back to my normal routines.  Before we left I finished making all thank you cards to my customers who were in the drawing and mailed them out.  But apparently I forgot to announce the winner......  I feel like I need another vacation!!!!  So here it goes.....

Thank you to everyone who placed a Stampin' Up! order with me in January.  I drew one winner from all of the online and phone/email orders and the lucky stamper is ... Olga C. from Stuart, FL to receive the Because You Care Stamp Set.  Congratulations Olga!!!

The free stamp set for the month of February is Time to Celebrate Stamp Set from the new Occasions Catalog

Time to Celebrate Stamp Set

The free stamp set for the month of March is I Like You Stamp Set from the Annual Book.
I Like You Stamp Set
Please click HERE to learn more about my Free Stamp Set of the Month offer.  It could be YOU next!!!

Thank you for stopping by today.  Have a wonderful day!!!

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