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Love your kind heart, featuring Honey Bee stamps

Hello Butterfly Reflections Ink friends!  It's Jung here with you today with a rainbow butterfly card, perfect for happy mail!  Also, TGIF!!!  We could really use rainbows and sunshine this weekend here in Texas.

I've had the Honey Bee Simple Sentiments: thanks stamp set for quite a while.  I was saving this stamp set for when I needed a thank you card, but I decided to get the stamp set out to see if I could create a card without the thank you sentiment.  This stamp sent has lots of individual words you can put together to create many different sentiments!  I chose to make a "love your kind heart" card.  Just like Vanessa, I love butterflies, so I used the butterfly image to create a rainbow card.

To make my card:

1. I repeatedly stamped the butterfly from the Honey Bee stamp set using Lawn Fawn jet black ink on a piece of white cardstock.  

2. I cut of the stamped cardstock using a stitched rectangle die.

3. I colored the butterflies using copic markers.  I only used 2 markers for each butterfly.

4. I colored in the diamond on each wing of the butterflies with finetec watercolor in gold pearl.  I also splattered some of the gold watercolor on the card.  I set it aside to dry.

5. I decided to work on the card base.  I made my own top folding A2 sized card base out of white cardstock.  I taped off the back part of the card base.

6. I created the rainbow ink blended card base with my Tim Holtz ink blending tool, and my beloved distress inks.  I used abandoned coral, carved pumpkin, mustard seed, mowed lawn, mermaid lagoon, dusty concord, seedless preserves, and picked raspberry.

7. I adhered the stamped/colored cardstock to my rainbow card base using fun foam.

8. I used 4 words from the stamp set to create my "love your kind heart" sentiment.  I stamped it on black cardstock with Versamark ink.  I heat set it with white embossing powder.

9. I cut out the sentiment strip and adhered it to my card using foam tape.

10. I added a few Pretty Pink Posh sparkling clear sequins to finish off my card.

I hope you like my card!  I'm really happy with how it turned out.  I'm so glad I discovered how versatile this stamp set really is.  I can't wait to send out this fun little card to a crafty friend!

Happy Friday y'all!  


  1. Your card is so beautiful. I love all the colorful butterflies and the rainbow colored card base is wonderful.

  2. This is so pretty! I love how you colored the base to match your butterflies!

  3. Love this card. Rainbow of butterflies is so pretty.


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