Sunday, 3 February 2013

Julie's Jems Spring Blog Hop

Good Morning! Welcome to the first Julie's Jems Blog Hop. We are celebrating the launch of the NEW Spring / Summer seasonal catalogue by giving YOU lots of inspiration! So without further ado, I give you my butterfly gift card:

A close up of some of the details for you - aren't the layered up butterflies just perfect?! The little butterfly in the centre is from the new catalogue and coordinates with 2 sets (at the moment!), Papillion Potpourri and my favourite Sale-A-Bration (SAB) set, Bloomin' Marvellous!

I have used the NEW Print Poetry Designer Series Paper Stack to make the large butterflies, mounting them all onto the NEW Natural 7/16" (1.1 cm) Trim Ribbon. I wanted to show you how these ribbons are not just for vintage style projects.

Finally the little motif is from Pretty Petites (another SAB set) which has a matching punch - which you can also earn for FREE during SAB! See the full list of further materials at the bottom of this post.

Hopefully some of you will have clicked over on to me from Elizabeth's blog: Stampinandcreatin

and so the next place you need to visit is the lovely Angela Dawes blog: Sparklycards

Happy Crafting, and come back soon!


Card Recipe:
Stamp Sets: Distressed Dots, Pretty Petites
Card and Ink: Wisteria Wonder, Pool Party, Whisper White
Punches: 1" Circle, Petite Curly Label, Bitty Butterfly, Elegent Butterfly
Ribbon: Natural 7/16" (1.1 cm) Trim
Other: Smooch Spritz (Vanilla), Basic Pearls, Dimensionals


  1. Lovely card Becky and you've just reminded me I have the Print Poetry paper stack unopened! Will have to fix that later...

  2. I love this
    The texture looks stunning!
    Debbi x

  3. Hi, I love this card - your colour combo is great. I love the inked ribbon x

  4. Lovely card - the DSP you chose for the larger butterfly is so right!! Beautiful!

  5. lovely card and already my inspirations are overflowing :0) x

  6. Hi Becky, I agree with the comment about texture and your card showcases the new little butterfly off perfectly. Angie. x

  7. Wow Becky STUNNING Loving the butterflies they are amazing and i love the papers and the design of your card, Loving the stamps, Love Lise xxxx

  8. Hi Becky! I've hopped on over today as Monica said that The Jems were doing a hop. I was so pleased to come across your blog as I have lost your address and been meaning to get in touch. We've done a hop today too, if you want to take a look it starts at my blog
    I LOVE your card, especially the colour combo - have you tried wisteria and island indigo?

  9. Lovely use of the butterfly punches - they work perfectly x

  10. Love your card Becky, those butterflies have a sandy/stoney look (iykwim) which looks fab, really 3D.
    I resisted the Trim but I think it will be on my next order!!

    Sharon x

  11. Gorgeous card and colours Becky... and stunning butterflies.... that ribbon trim is just so fantastic to use... I am loving it!!

  12. Beautiful colours and gorgeous butterflies. I love the backing paper too.

    Linda xxx

  13. A beautiful card, those butterflies are gorgeous! x

  14. what a lovely card, the papers used on the butterflies go splendid with the natural trim, i shall be including the trim in my next purchase :)
    emma x

  15. Love the vintagey feel to your card xx

  16. Beautiful, I love it, so inspiring x


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