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Monday, April 13, 2015

Butterfly Tri-fold ATC

Created this Artist Trading Card ATC with a Butterfly theme, flowers & folds. Cut Tim Holtz Mini Butterfly by recycling some cereal cardboard for sturdiness and used Shimmer Sheetz. Stamped K Andrew Designs sentiments. Added a couple bow ties.

Supplies List 

bow: Halloween (yes, Halloween pkg) crafts 2 purple mini bow ties
gem: Studio 112 white teardrop  Studio His & Hers - purple
ink: Adirondack Brights Purple Twilight
machine: Tim Holtz Vagabond
paper: Elizabeth craft designs Shimmer Sheetz  
   Recollections Purple Daisy Floral scrapbook  
   cardstock -  purples
recycle: cereal cardboard
stamp: K Andrew Designs Winged Things - sentiments
Tim Holtz: die - Mini Butterfly
tool: MISTI - for stamping 

Entering this into the following challenges:  

4/13 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#146 Anything Goes UE 4/7

4/14 Mod Squad  Butterfly Focal  UE 4/8
4/14 Simon Says Stamp Wed April Showers and/or Spring Flowers  5E(#5) 4/8
4/14 Wicked Wed ATC #153 Use a fold on your ATC 2E(#1) combtot10ch 4/8

4/17 Suzy Bee's Ch#75 Anything Goes w/ Twist ... Add some Spring flowers  UE 4/11

4/19 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch: In the Middle   5E(#2*) 4/13
   In the Middle - is a trifold ATC; thus has a middle 
4/19 Stamped Blessings Amusing Ch -  Butterflies 2E(#2) 4/12

4/25 Artistic Inspirations Ch#129 Anything Goes w/ Twist of Spring UE 4/13

4/30 Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper April 2015 Ch UE 4/1



  1. Lovely butterfly, great fold idea and love the color. Thanks for joining us at Wicked Wednesday :)

  2. Very pretty, I just love the tri-folds.I went to a dear friends memorial on Sunday. It really took a lot of emotion out of me. This would be a perfect card or such a time like this.

  3. It's lovely to see these shades of lavender and purple, Melissa, and this is a great entry for our challenge this week! Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  4. Pretty card, and love tri-fold. Thank you so much for participating this week at the Mod Squad Challenge

  5. Such a lovely card, the purple pattern paper is wonderful. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

  6. Lovely creation!
    Thanks for playing at Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge.

  7. This is super, Melissa - my kind of colour. Another lovely card for my Patterned Paper April challenge. x