Stampin’ Up Butterfly Wishes Friendship Card Sneak Peek

Good Thursday morning my fellow stampers and welcome to today’s blog.  How is everyone doing?  We’re past the halfway mark for the week and on our way to a long holiday weekend.  Is anyone making any plans? Anyone going to or having a picnic?  I have a picnic every year celebrating my daughter’s birthday.  She was a Memorial Weekend baby.  This year she will be 21!  I don’t where the years have gone.

For today I have another sneak peek for you.  In case anyone is interested, we only have 12 days till the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog goes live, YAY!!  Is everyone’s wish list as long as mine?  I used the new Stampin’ Up Butterfly Wishes Cling Stamp Set for my card today.  It’s such a beautiful set.  Here’s my card.

I’ve joined in with the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge #322.  Here are their colors.

I started with a Thick Whisper White card base and stamped the branch image from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in the top right .  I used my Coastal Cabana, Pumpkin Pie and Soft Suede Stampin’ Write Markers to color the stamp in.  This is a great way to get multiple colors on your stamp without having to color the image in.

I then took a panel of Pumpkin Pie cardstock and cut it on a diagonal.  I stamped the bottom with the sentiment from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I adhered the Pumpkin Pie panel to the card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

On a piece of Daffodil Delight cardstock I stamped 2 large and 1 small butterflies from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink.  I punched the butterflies out using the Butterfly Duet Punch.  I adhered the butterflies to the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals and bent their wings up a little.  I added a few Coastal Cabana Glitter Enamel Dots to the card front.

On the inside I stamped another one of the butterfly images from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Pumpkin Pie Ink, stamping off 3 times to get a light image, on a Whisper White panel.  I stamped the sentiment from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink over the butterfly image.  I adhered the Whisper White panel to a Pumpkin Pie mat using Snail and then to the inside of the Thick Whisper White card base using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

To finish my card I decorated a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  I stamped a couple of the butterfly images from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set on the envelope front in Daffodil Delight and Pumpkin Pie Inks.  I adhered a piece of Daffodil Delight Brights     6 X 6 Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap.  There was no DSP used on the card, but I figured since this paper will be retiring as of June 3rd, why not use it.  I also stamped a butterfly from the Butterfly Wishes stamp set on a scrap of Pumpkin Pie cardstock in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, punched it out using the Butterfly Duet Punch and adhered it below the envelope flap using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today.  I hope you liked my card and will give it a try.  The Butterfly Wishes stamp set will be available June 4th for purchase.  It’s truely a beautiful set.  I just love the sentiments from it and the fonts.  The Butterfly Duet Punch is available now as part of a bundle with the Stampin’ Up Butterfly Gala Stamp Set or you can purchase it individually.  Happy Stamping!!


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Happy Stamping, Karen!


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Share A Little Love – June Paper Pumpkin Kit!

Care about someone? Why not tell them?

The Paper Pumpkin June kit makes it easy for you to scatter sunshine this summer—whenever, with whomever. Not only do we give you 16 fun-sized, beach-themed cards and envelopes, but the kit also includes an exclusive carrying case so you’ll always have your cards on hand to share wherever you go. And don’t forget the exclusive stamp set and ink spot that completes every Paper Pumpkin kit!!

More about the June Kit:

  • In order to receive the June Paper Pumpkin Kit, you must have an active subscription by June 10 at 11:50 PM (MT).
  • The kit creates 16 fun-sized, beach-themed cards and envelopes.
  • Coordinating colors: Coastal Cabana, Crumb Cake, and Old Olive

Check out the quick video created by Stampin’ Up! with some sneak peaks of the June kit!
If you’re interested in subscribing to Paper Pumpkin yourself, you can either sign up for a subscription where you are billed monthly for your kit or you can purchase a prepaid subscription in my online store.  To see more information and to sign up for the monthly subscription, click here.  To see the options for prepaid subscriptions in my online store, click here.  Let me know if you have any questions.


Stampin’ Up! has posted their retiring lists for the 2018-19 Annual Catalog and 2019 Occasions Catalog.  Head over to my online store to pick up those retiring items now!  They’re only available while supplies last from now through June 3!

A few notes about the lists:

  • Due to high demand for retiring stamp sets, these items will have guaranteed availability until May 24; all other products are not guaranteed and are available while supplies last only.
  • Order deadline to get the retiring products:  June 3, 2019; 11:50 PM (MT)

Please note, some of the bundle items may be carrying over into the new 2019-2020 Annual Catalog.  However, the bundle pricing will go away, so get them while you can at the discounted price!!

Stampin’ Up! Retirement List Clarification

It looks like every single stamp set from the 2018-19 Annual Catalog is being retired and that isn’t the case, the carryover sets are being transitioned to Cling Mount.

The stamp sets offered in clear-mount or wood-mount in the 2018–2019 annual catalog that are carrying over into the 2019–2020 annual catalog will be offered in clear-mount and/or wood-mount until existing inventory has been depleted or until June 4, 2019 (whichever comes first).

If the inventory is depleted, you will be notified of the automatic switch to cling when placing an order for that stamp set. This means that you may end up purchasing select cling stamp sets (in carryover artwork) before they can be ordered from the catalog!  All carryover rubber stamp sets will be available in cling medium only (with the exception of background stamps in North America) beginning June 4, 2019.

You can download copies of the full retiring lists in PDF Form here:

  • Click here to get a copy of the full retiring list from the Occasions Catalog.
  • Click here to get a copy of the full retiring list from the 2018-19 Annual Catalog.




Product medleys are new to Stampin’ Up!. In addition to being filled to the brim with cute, coordinating products, we’ve designed our product medleys to provide you with endless creative possibilities.

The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley includes these exclusive products:

  • Everything Is Rosy Photopolymer Stamp Set—18 stamps
  • Everything Is Rosy Dies—10 dies; largest die 2-7/8″ x 1″
  • 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper Stack—48 sheets; 8 each of 6 double-sided designs
  • 6″ x 6″ rose gold foil paper—8 sheets
  • Printed die cuts—2 sheets
  • Rose gold die cuts—4 sheets; 2 each of 2 designs
  • Rose gold adhesive backed mirror embellishments—60 embellishments; 1/4″
  • Melon Mambo 1/4″ Ruched Ribbon—10 yards
  • Night of Navy/Rose Gold 3/8″ Metallic –Edge Ribbon—10 yards
  • Rose Gold Shimmer Paint—1/2 oz.

Sales Period: May 1–31, 2019 while supplies last!

Click the image below to head over to my online store to get yours now!

Everything is Rosy Product Medely  [150059] $80.00


Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Daffodil Delight Cardstock 2″ X 3 1/2″ (butterflies)
  • Pumpkin Pie Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 5 1/2″  (cut on a diagonal, card front), 4″ X 5 1/4″ (inner liner mat), 2 1/2″ X 2″ (butterfly on back of envelope)
  • Whisper White Cardstock 3 3/4″ X 5″ (inner liner)
  • Thick Whisper White Cardstock 4 1/4″ X 11″ (card base scored and folded at        5 1/2″)
  • Brights 6 X 6 Designer Series Paper (for envelope flap)


Product List

12 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up Butterfly Wishes Friendship Card Sneak Peek

  1. Love that you split the front and used a piece of Pumpkin Pie cardstock. Thank you for joining us for this week’s CC&S challenge.


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