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Mix and Match!

my name is elly and i love patterns!

i'm usually a behind-the-scenes person, but i'm helping out with a card to bridge July into August! today i've made a little card with a fabulous Lawn Fawn's Party Animal stamp set and some new Pinkfresh Studio goodies.



when i make cards or scrapbook, i always like to combine different patterns together to add visual interest. i used the mood board that Amanda made for inspiration:


i used these fantastic triangular overlays in various patterns from the Happy Things collection of Pinkfresh Studio, and layered them over some paper from the same collection.  then i stamped some party bits out and colored them, and "fussy-cut" them out.  i attached everything with glue dots, a Tiny Attacher by Tim Holtz, and some adhesive to get a happy little card that i think is great fun!


i hope my card inspires you at least a little to try layering some patterns of your own! -elly

You're Dog-Gone Awesome

Hello beautiful crafty people!!!  Lisa here with you today and I have a super clean and simple card to share with you today, that's just so darn cute!  I love the new Avery Elle Furry Friends Stamp Set, and the little puppy I've used today is definitely my favorite...



Supplies Used:
Stamp: Furry Friends (Avery Elle)
Die: Small Stitched Rectangle Dies (Lawn Fawn)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Tsukeniko)
Various Copics

As I said this was a super simple project as I have stamped, colored and then die cut my panel.  After angling it on the cardbase I liked it just as it is, so I left it! hehehe!  Sometimes the challenge of a CAS card is knowing when to stop, and I think this worked out perfectly!

Stop by the store to get some furry cuteness of your own as well as more tempting crafty goodies just waiting to go home with you!
Happy Crafting!
Lisa


Our Tribe

Hello there! Amanda back today to share a layout I created based off of this month's mood board.



Have you had the chance to play with this yet? I just love these colors together! I have found that even when my inspiration is softer colors I tend to go with more of a pure saturated color. I tried to keep the balance here but that yellow just wanted to be bold! ;-)



I used a mix of several lines from the shop and just had fun creating the flow of this layout. I really love the pops of watermelon.




Supplies Used: Crate Paper Journey Ephemera, #Happy Word Stickers, #Happy Tags & Prompts stickers, Life's Sweet Round Stickers, Banner Love Puffy Stickers, Life's Sweet Badges, Creative Agenda Enamel Shapes, True Stories Wood Buttons, Craft Market 6x6 Paper Pad, Summer Vibes Photo Stickers, Distress Marker Cracked Pistachio, Waterbrush Detailer, Styleboard Charcoal Thickers

Thanks so much for looking today! I will be back with a new mood board in just a couple days! In the meantim…

Happy Birthday!

Hi everyone,
I'm back with a birthday card using the fun images from the MFT's Whole Herd.
I started out by water colouring the background with Cracked Pistachio distress ink and stamped the sentiment with Memento Onyx black ink which is from the same set.


 I then cut a frame using the MFT Inside & Out Diagonal Stitched rectangle dies to cut out the frame and popped it up on foam tape on top of the water coloured background.  I cut out the fence from white card stock and glued it directly to the back panel.



I added some white dots for dimension to the background with the Pico embellisher.  I coloured the cow in with copics and used the die to cut it out and popped it up on foam tape.




We have the Lawn Fawn Pre-Order until August 9th, so head over to make sure you get your hands on the newest Fall/Winter Release.

Thanks for stopping by, see you again soon!

Coralynn  :)


Supplies:




Using Distress Reinkers to Create A Vibrant Watercolor Background

Hello crafty friends! It's Jess from JessCrafts.com. Today I have an artsy watercolor card created with Distress Reinkers, Avery Elle Stamps, and an MFT stencil. Check out my video for more on the technique.

I added water and and then drops of Mermaid Lagoon re-inker, Abandon Coral re-inker and Fossilized Amber re-inker

Once I had my background colored, I used the Hickory Smoke re-inker to color the elephant from Avery Elle's Ellie set.

I fussy cut out the elephant but you can get the Ellie Dies in the shop. Then I traced some of the triangles from the My Favorite Things Abstract Stencil. To finish it off I stamped some of the tiny sentiments from the set.

If you like some vibrancy to your watercolor then this will be a fun technique and it's a great way to use the re-inkers even before your pads need to be refilled.

Guest Designer Sunday with Latisha Yoast

Hello and good morning! Today I'm super happy to share more of Latisha's GORGEOUS work with everyone!  She shared an AWESOME nautical card on the blog earlier this month, and we're just so thankful she was able to share her talent with us this month! There is just something fun about making a square card.  Today, Latisha is sharing a few square cards with us today.

Be sure to leave her some love and appreciation for sharing her cards with us all month! :)
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First up is a card using some new Lawn Fawn stamps that are up for pre-order here.  This stamp set is called Happy Harvest, and included a coordinating die set. 

Instructions: Stamp image onto white cardstock with black ink.Color in image using Copic markersStamp sentiment in Lawn Fawn black licorice ink.Tie twine around the white panelAdhere to yellow cardstockAdhere yellow cardstock to the orange cardbase.
Materials Used: Lawn …

Hello Love

Hey everyone! It's great to be back on the BRI blog today! I am sharing a card using the Lawn Fawn Hedgehugs set.  I also used some bright, fun paper from the Pebbles Fun in the Sun paper pad.  I stamped the camera first and used washi tape to mask off and stamp the cute little hedgehogs in the view finder.  I colored the camera a bit with a grey watercolor marker.  The rest is simple stamping and layering.  Be sure to check out the pretty sequins in the shop! They are the perfect touch to your projects! 


A Rainbow of goodies! - Sharna W.

Hello again, back with another project. I adore all things rainbow. Its been a small obsession of mine for the last oh 20 years haha! I hoard rainbow paper, stamps, clothing, jewelry... anyways. This next project is inspired by that. Hope you enjoy!


Supplies:
Rainbow Lawn Cuts 
Hello Sunshine Lawn Ornaments Flair
Milk Carton Lawn Cuts
Puffy Cloud Borders Lawn Cuts

Stay Fresh

Hey Y'all!!!

Tenia here from Jazzy Paper Designs showing y'all a creation I created with awesome stuff from the Butterfly Reflections Ink store.......CHECK IT!!!

I had fun creating this fun card!! I created this card using the following products from the Butterfly Reflections Ink store: Little B Gold Foil Arrow Washi TapeAmy Tangerine Plus One 6 x 6 Paper Pad, Avery Elle Stay Fresh Stamp Set, Radiant Neon Electric Pink Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Copic Markers and Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend 5mm sequins!! Make sure y'all check out what's in store at the Butterfly Reflections Ink store......AWESOMENESS......I tell ya!!! Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!




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Paper Piecing an Ocean Card with Lawn Fawn

Hello crafty friends! It's Jess from JessCrafts.com and today I have a card featuring Lawn Fawn's Fintastic Friends stamp set and dies with some of their paper pads. I'm sharing the video on the Butterfly Reflections Ink channel so if you watch the video from the blog be sure to click over to YouTube to subscribe.

I stamped the adorable fish, coral and rocks onto some scraps from the Let's Polka and Pint Sized Patterns Beachside pads. I used the Stitched Rectangles and Ocean Wave borders to create the ocean background.

For some added definition to the die cut elements I went around the stamped outlines with Copic Markers. This helped tone down patterns on the outside and focus in on the image. I love that Lawn Fawn's Fintastic Friends is great for summer but can be used all year long. I can totally see some gender neutral valentines with that cute pun this February.

You are the best!!

Hi BRI Fans!!
Piali here, I'm back with few cards today!  I love the wide variety of crafty products available in Butterfly Reflections Ink store, its always fun to shop !! Today I'm using stamps from few different companies and Simple stories paper collection.
Card#1 Love the Simple Stories - So Fancy collection. I used the stickers & enamel dots  from this collection. I paper pieced the flower cluster using Paper Smooches stamp.  The sentiment is from Waffle Flower Crafts stamp. I also added some  Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend 3mm sequins...love this stuff!!
Card#2: I used So Fancy Snap cards for this card. The Wplus9 stamp sentiment was a perfect match for the jewels! The lovely frame die is from Paper Smooches . I used the lovely 3mm sequins again.
Hope you all like these cards!!! Thanks for stopping by... Happy Crafting!

You're So Sweet Card

Hello, Butterfly Reflections friends! Did you know that yesterday was National Ice Cream Day? Did you have the chance to enjoy any?  Sadly, I did not have the chance to enjoy the real thing. So to make up for it, I decided to celebrate with paper! :)

Using a Crate Paper 6x6 paper pad, choose a selection of papers to form the card layers and ice cream cone.  My Favorite Things dies make it super easy to create the ice cream cone.  Attach the layers of cards onto the card base. Attach the ice cream cone, topped off with a red sequin...as a cherry. To finish the card, a sentiment from the Lawn Fawn Sweet Smile set does the trick! The card seemed a little too Clean and Simple, so the addition of enamel dots, complete the card! There are always new products arriving in the Butterfly Reflections, Ink store! Stop by and check out what is available! Jessi
Supplies available at Butterfly Reflections, Ink: Crate Paper - Open Book Lawn Fawn - Sweet Smiles My Favorite Things- Die-namics You're t…

And Baby Makes 3

Hi there, Joann here today sharing a baby card with you today!


I started out by stamping my image from the Avery Elle-Ellie stamp set on some watercolor paper. I took my watercolors and painted a blue sky, my little elephant and the grass.  I created my own sentiment by using Lawn Fawn- Milo's ABCs stamp set for the outside and inside of my card.


Avery Elle-Number Balloons Die was used to cut the 3 out and I stamped it using the coordinating Avery Elle-Number Balloons stamp set with some Avery Elle-Magenta Pigment Ink.  I cut some pattern paper from the Avery Elle-The Everyday Collection Paper Pad for my background. 
Lastly, I finished my card by drawing my balloon string, added some Glossy Accents and Clear Wink of Stella to my balloon, and scattered some TCP Something Shiny Relish Mix!
That's all for today! Thank you so much for stopping by! 
Have a FABULOUS Sunday!
Supplies used Avery Elle-Ellie Avery Elle-Number Balloons Avery Elle-Number Balloons Die Avery Elle-The Everyday Co…

July Mood Board inspiration

Happy Saturday! It's Marcie here, from Sharp Designs. I'm excited to be back on the Butterfly Reflections, Ink blog today and have THREE cards to share using the gorgeous July Mood Board as my inspiration. 

Aren't those colours divine? I couldn't wait to play along! 

I create a bokeh effect on my first card.  I die cut circles in a few sizes from a thin scrap of cardstock. Using it as my template I inked through it in various colours onto the yellow card base, saving the white pigment ink for last. The sentiment from Written in Watercolor was embossed with Liquid Platinum powder. Sequins from the Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend collection finish it off. 

For this next card, I made a fun shaker card using Flirty Frames and the coordinating Lawn Cuts. Ombre inking and an embossed sentiment from Party Animal are a perfect backdrop for the sequins

The final card uses one of my favourite Hero Arts stamp sets ever- the Bird and Branch set from the Color Layering col…

Sweet Birthday Wishes

Hi there! Amber here today with a card using some fun new MFT goodies!!

I thought this week's MFT Sketch Challenge looked so fun so I pulled out the new Birthday Wishes and Balloons stamp set for the big tag, which was cut out with the largest from the Stitched Tags Dienamics. The Birthday Wishes and Balloons stamp set has a companion die set to make cutting out a bunch of balloons a breeze! That's the route I wanted to go, but then changed direction last minute :) I grabbed my Blueprints #14 Dienamics for the flower pieces and the leaves. To finish the card off I added some turqouise and white striped twine, some clear sequins, and some black paint splatter!

Here's the fun sketch I used, Sketch #237 on the MFT Card Challenges Blog

Thanks for popping in today, hope you have an awesome Friday!!!!!!!!!!! ~~Amber~~

Happy Birthday

Hello friends, It's Chitra here to share a card with you all!! Super excited to be back this month and writing up a post for BRI...
I played with some Avery Elle products for my card..


I used Fly By stamp set, first stamped all the images on Neenah cardstock and colored them using copics. I also added a very light blue color to the edge of the clouds. The design paper is from The Sorbet Collection and the bottom strip is from DCWV and finally I added few sequins.
Here is a close up..


Hope you liked my card.. Don't forget to checkout the shop for the all amazing new products...
Have a great day!!
Hugs, Chitra

MFT Flamingo Sunshine Card

Hello Everyone!  Its Trish and I am so happy to be back this month as a guest designer.  The last several months I'be been working on the Sequins project for the BRI store, so I took a little bit of a break to focus on that.

For today's project, I'm using some products that I received a few months ago but they have been sadly just looking at me while I work on other projects. LOL.  I'm excited to finally get around to trying and creating with them.  The products that I'm featuring are the MFT Tickled Pink Stamp Set and the MFT Flamingo Die-Namics.





Supplies: 
Ranger Detail White Embossing Powder: http://butterflyreflectionsink.3dcart...
EK Success Powder Tool:http://butterflyreflectionsink.3dcart...
Versamark Ink: http://butterflyreflectionsink.3dcart...
Wink of Stella Clear: http://butterflyreflectionsink.3dcart...
MFT Tickled Pink: http://butterflyreflectionsink.3dcart...
MFT Flamingo Die-Namics: http://butterflyreflectionsink.3dcart...
LF Black Licorice: http://butterf…