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Quick and Simple Graduation Cards

Hey friends! Britney here with a quick and simple cards featuring several Lawn Fawn products (Simply Celebrate Spring Stamp setCelebration Scripty Sentiments). We had a lot of graduated this year and this is a quick and simple way to “mass produce” multiple cards at once while still making them feel personalized based on the school they attended.  If you’ve ever read any of my previous blog posts before, you know I like to start with my background first. It was really important to do so this time as two of the backgrounds needed time to dry. I tried to choose coordinating school colors for my graduates.  I used the largest of the Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle Stackables for my large background colors, the middle size of the same die set for my middle background colors and the middle size of the Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Rectangle Stackables for my white cardstock. For the two blue backgrounds, I used Altenew Classy Stripes Stencil to put down black Gina K Glitz Glitter Gel. I used …

Interactive Missing You Card

Hello, BRI friends!  Long time no see, right?  I'm delighted to be back on the BRI blog and have a really fun card to share with you.


I just love Avery Elle's Peek-A-Boo collection and thought this sentiment from the Peek-A-Boo Fair set was perfect during this time of social distancing.  What makes it even more great is that it's interactive!  When the recipient pulls the tab, those bumper cars move and actually "miss" each other.  How fun!

Those adorable critters are from the Peek-A-Boo Pals set and the bumper cars and flags are from the Peek-A-Boo Fair set.  I stamped everything in Ink On 3 Blackout Hybrid Ink and colored the images with Copics.


For my background I used Mustard Seed and Fossilized Amber Distress Oxides along with an old stencil from Neat & Tangled.  I trimmed down the panel with a stitched rectangle die, flicked on white paint, and stamped the sentiment from Peek-A-Boo Fair.  

To create the interactive element, I used MFT's Twist & …

Swan To Say

Hey everyone! Kelli here sharing this cute and simple card for that special someone in your life! My 5th year anniversary is coming up on July 25th and I think I'll give this to my husband!

I used Lawn Fawn's Swan to Say stamp set to create this card.

I colored all the images using Copic markers. To add some sparkle to the crowns, hearts, and stars, I used Lawn Fawn Prisma Glitter and Chunky Glitter. These are absolute staples for me with my cards. I feel they are naked if I don't use the glitter! Hope you like this card!

The Forbidden Forest by Davina

Hello crafty friends! I’m super excited to share the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Inspired slimline for you today. It’s been quite some time since I made a Harry Potter card, using all Lawn Fawn stamps and dies. And all though this one doesn’t feature Harry himself, hopefully you won’t be disappointed. 
I was brainstorming ideas for an interactive card using the new Lawn Fawn Lift the Flap Slimline Dies , and I had this fun idea of having different animals under each flap. When I brought Hogwarts into the mix I immediately thought about the Forbidden Forest, and I started pulling out tons of stamp sets. I’ve always wanted to create a Lawn Fawn Hagrid, and it was very simple to customize the older Gnome Sweet Gnome. I masked off the hat while inking my stamp then using a pencil and a multi liner I drew in some fluffy 80s hair. I used gold LF Embossing Powder for the little lantern from Fairy Friends Set, and I used a puppy from Happy Howloween
I then went on to create 5 tiny mini sc…

Out of this world birthday

Hello crafty friends! I hope you're all doing well. Gladys here and I'm happy to be back on the BRI blog today. I have a colorful and cute slimline birthday card to share with you so let's get started shall we....

First I cut a piece of Bristol smooth cardstock using Trinity stamps slimline series stitched card panel die. To create my colorful background I blended blueprint sketch, salty ocean, wilted violet, picked raspberry and spiced marmalade distress oxide inks. I splashed some water with a brush and I also added white specks for added interest.


I placed the card panel to the side to let it air dry so I can start coloring my images. I stamped the cute critters from Mama Elephant's newest release called little agenda spaceship. I colored them using copic markers and cut them out using their coordinating dies. I then cut some clouds from white cardstock and vellum.


Next I adhered my images using foam tape for dimension. I heat embossed the sentiment from the little…

Christmas Crafting In June with Erica

Hi guys!

It’s Erica here to guest for Vanessa and the BRI blog today! It’s always a pleasure to pop in with an appearance here after being on the DT years ago. One of the easiest and most chilled out DT’s ever, so if you are wanting to dip your toes in and try out being on a design team, you should definitely apply the next time there is a DT call.


On July 1st, the Daily Marker Coloring Challenge is starting again. I’m so excited about it, not that I really need an excuse to sit down and colour but it’s always fun to see my Insta feed flooded with coloring projects. During one of the last ones, I coloured in the Snow Buddies from MFT Stamps. That set is beyond adorable. Apparently Avery, Vanessa’s daughter, loved the snowman I did so I thought that would be perfect to use for today’s card. This one is for you, Avery!


I coloured in one of the little girls as well as the dogs (only one showing here) as well. All done with the Copics in the photo below, plus a few more. Thankfully there …

Fox with Flowers Friendship Card with Christy Gets Crafty

Hello friends, it's Christy here with a card using the adorable MFT Hooray Kind of Day stamp set designed by Stacey Yacula. All of the images in this set are just so cute, but the fox is my favorite, and I just had to use her on today's card. I colored her and her little snail friend in with Copic Markers and trimmed them out with the matching dies.

For the focal panel, I cut a MFT Wonky Stitched Circle out of Bristol Smooth Surface and watercolored a background using my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens. I stamped a sentiment at the top using Lawn Fawn Jet Black Ink, and stamped a few more images and another sentiment on the inside of my Lawn Fawn Ballet Slippers card base with Peachy Keen Ink. I selected some patterned paper from the MFT Fun in the Sun and Positively Peppy 6x6 pads and trimmed down the largest floral print with the Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Rectangle Stackables. I layered them on my card front with Tombow Mono Multi Glue and popped the focal panel up with…

Rawr...You're Dino-mite!!

Hi Crafty Friends! Tammy here with you today sharing a fun, Dino-mite card using the gorgeous June BRI Moodboard.



My card was created using the following sets from the Butterfly Reflections Ink store:
Lawn Fawn Rawrsome Stamp Set and Coordinating Dies Lawn Fawn Ahoy Matey Stamp Set and Coordinating Dies Lawn Fawn Rawr Stamp Set and Coordinating Dies
To begin, I cut a piece of Bristol cardstock using the largest die from the Large Slimline with Sliders Die. I then ink blended the background with Milled Lavender and Dusty Concord Distress Oxide ink.
Next, I cut a hill using the Slimline Stitched Hillside Borders Dies, and used Antique Linen and Vintage Photo Distress Oxide inks to create a sandy hill. Using some Vintage Photo ink thinned with water, I created some paint splatters to give my hillside some interest, and attached to my inked background.



Next, I stamped the images from the sets listed above, colored with Copic markers, and cut them out with the coordinating dies. I created …

Make a Wish!

Hello crafty friends!  Candice back with you today sharing a fun birthday card full of cuties!


I created my card using lots of products you can find in the Butterfly Reflections, Ink store:
Avery Elle Peek-a-boo Pals stamps & coordinating diesAvery Elle Sweet Swines stamps & coordinating diesAvery Elle Peek-a-boo Fair stamps & coordinating diesAvery Elle Speech Bubbles stamps I began my card with an 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 card base which is just the right size for your standard envelopes.


For the background, I first inked a piece of Bristol Smooth with wilted violet, picked raspberryworn lipsticksqueezed lemonade and then splattered with water and dabbed off with a paper towel.  I then made the photo panel by trimming another piece of Bristol Smooth and using stitched square die cuts created my photo frame.  Using the same colors of oxide inks as the background, I applied them to acetate and with a wet paint brush splattered the photo frame.

Next, I stamped all the images f…

Sending Hugs

Hi Friends!  I'm back sharing more mood board inspiration using a mix of products from Avery Elle.  I pulled out my "stash" and decided to use some products that had been sitting in my craft room for quite a long time.  Do you raid your "stash" from time to time and use your older stamps and dies on cards? 


To start this card, I ink blended a background using distress oxide inks evergreen bough, peacock feathers and antique linen.  The panel was splattered with water and left to dry.
Next, lavender cardstock was cut using the Cloud mat die.  A few of the cloud pieces were inked in green to look like foliage and the rest were inked in purple.  Next, a piece of white cardstock was used to cut the wonky square frame.  Woodgrain backdrop stamp used to stamp a piece of brown cardstock to create the "log," I used the Avery elements dot border die set to add a dotted pattern to the top of the log.
 I stamped the image from Polar peek-a-boo pals stamp using …

Birthday Bash

Hello all! It's Amanda here and I'm so happy to be back on the blog! In celebration of my birthday last Tuesday, I'm sharing a fun birthday bash double slider surprise card! My brother and I have extremely close birthdays, so growing up there was a lot of shared birthday parties. This fun scene is a little homage to those times.

As always, to start my card, I stamped my images using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.

Stamp Sets Used

Screen TimeOne in a ChameleonYear SevenCostume PartyBeam Me UpRawrsomeBicycle Built for YouLawn Fawn Happy Birthday Sentiment Freebie

After the images are stamped, I cut and colored them. (For color inspiration, I used the June Butterfly Reflections Ink Mood board!) Then I started to create my slider surprise mechanism. First I created the track, following a Lawn Fawn tutorial on Youtube. You'll need the Double Slider Surprise die set from Lawn Fawn and a plastic bag. Next, I die cut out my panels that I will decorate with my images.


 Before assemblin…

Monster Hugs

Happy Friday all! Heather here with you today to share a card that I recently created using lots of goodies from the Shop! I am just in LOVE with creating slimline cards these days (forever inspired by Davina!!) and I'm so happy that some our favorite companies are coming out with great dies to make this easier! Beats part is that Vanessa has so many option in the Butterfly Reflection Shop! Here's a look at my card: To create today's card I'm using the set by Mama Elephant called the Slim Card Basics Creative Cuts. I used the large scalloped die, card panel die, and the fun stitched holes from this set. I cut them all out of Bristol paper - and got to work inking them up using Faded Jeans, Chipped Sapphire and Peacock Feathers Distress Oxide Inks. Once the ink dried I pulled out my Gansai Tambi Starry Watercolors and used several of the golds to splatter onto my card panel. Here's a closer look: Next I went to town coloring my images. I'm using Lawn …