Saturday, August 13, 2011

Flutter Friend-CQC

So honesty time.  I attended the Regional Stampin' Up event in February and saw some really great projects using window sheets.  I came home and put them on my next order.  Fast forward to AUGUST, my first window card!

It's been a while since I did a challenge.  I still look at them every week but just haven't participated....till I saw these fun colors over at Colour Q.

So up my alley!  I love bright colors and I decided to pull out those window sheets and use a Clean and Simple design (my favorite).  Final result....

I decided to make a square card so I started with a 4 1/4" square piece of Basic Black.  I then cut my window sheet 4" by 8" so I could fold it and have a 4" square and attached it to the black piece using glue dots.  The only negative is you have to cover the glue somehow, so I attached a piece of 3 3/4" square Whisper White card stock in the middle.  I've seen some great CAS cards with frames, so I took out my trusty ruler and Black Stampin' Up marker and made a 1/2" frame around the white card stock.  I took my Friendly Phrases stamp set out and inked it up with Black ink.  For the butterflies, I used the Beautiful Wings embosslit and ran my colored card stock through the big shot.  I did this two times for each color as I attached with glue dots  to the top of the window sheet again and didn't want them to show when you opened the card so I attached the same butterfly on the inside.  (Hope this makes sense!) Before I attached them though, I added our new Mini Brads (love). 

I love the look of this card and may have to use window sheets again....hopefully not 6 months from now!


  1. This is beautiful! Love the clean and graphic design.

  2. Fabulous card, Bobbie! Love the butterflies. Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week.

  3. This is wonderful! What a fun card---I am window-sheet challenged, personally! Glad you played with us this week!

  4. Super cute! I love the window panel! It really gives the butterflies a feeling of movement. I love the CAS feel to your card! Thanks for playing with us at CQC this week!

  5. Wow, how cool! Love how those butterflies seem to fly away when you open the card. Pretty CAS design, too! Thanks for joining us this week at the ColourQ!

  6. this is soooo cool, I love it!