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This is a Really BUG Deal!

Hi everyone, Ashley here and I'm so happy to be back on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog! Today I've got a creepy-crawly-filled card to share using stamps and supplies from Lawn Fawn's Spring 2020 release!

I don't love bugs in real life, but how cute are these stamped ones? To start this card, I stamped out all of these adorable images from the new Lawn Fawn A Bug Deal stamp set in Lawn Fawn Jet Black ink. I coloured them all in with Copic markers and cut them out, leaving a small white border.

For the background, I experimented making a one-layer inked scene background. I started with the sky, using a cloud stencil and blending on Distress Oxide ink in Tumbled Glass. I then used a grass stencil and blended on Distress Oxide ink in Lucky Clover just below. I faded the green into strips of varying brown shades - Distress Oxide inks in (from top to bottom): Antique Linen, Rusty Hinge, Vintage Photo, Walnut Stain, and a touch of Black Soot.

I cut the word "BUG" out of some Lawn Fawn Knock on Wood patterned paper using Lawn Fawn's Finley's ABCs die set. I recently purchased that alphabet die set and I'm having a lot of fun incorporating big words into my cards as a stand-out, focal point element. I elevated the letters onto foam and flanked them with the rest of the sentiment from the stamp set, stamped in black ink onto some pale yellow paper.

I arranged the rest of the cute images onto the card using a mixture of liquid glue and foam squares. I also made sure to stamp out some movement lines in brown ink directly onto the background for an extra added piece of interest. And of course I had to add the adorable speech bubble, with the tiny bug saying "YAY"!

Thanks so much for stopping by! To see more of my cards, head over to my Instagram account at Ashley Young Paper. As usual, everything you need to make this card can be purchased at the amazing Butterfly Reflections Ink shop. I can't wait to be back next week with another card. Have a great week!


  1. This is such a sweet set and you've showcased it beautifully.


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