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Fluttering by with the June Pals Blog Hop!

Pals Blog Hop

Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for June! This month we are excited to show off new Stampin’ Up! products from the just-released 2015 – 2016 annual catalog. We hope you find great inspiration from the projects. Get your wish list ready!

You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards, number 16 on the Pals Hop. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all the projects.


Denise Hoepfner |
Denise Hoepfner |

Because I am in the middle of a move, I’ve held off ordering much from the new catalog. The thought of seeing all my goodies go untouched while I unpack and get situated is even more torture than I can handle!

But, the Watercolor Wings stamp set and coordinating Bold Butterfly Framelits bundle just kept calling my name. Because of its versatility in mixing and matching with the Butterfly Basics stamp set and Butterfly Thinlits Dies, it is a must-have for anyone who likes a good value. And I am all about a good value.

Which is why, in the midst of my unpacking, I found time to “procraftinate” long enough to create this card using my new set.

I decided to go with a round scalloped card using Mint Macaron, one of the new In Colors, as a  card base.

I adore the English Garden Designer Series Paper, and after choosing one of my favorite patterns, decided to let the colors dictate my butterfly: Mint Macaron, Soft Suede and Mossy Meadow. I stamped my butterfly on vellum to give it a lighter look.

I really like the flip side to this pattern, so I decided to cut out one of the watercolor flowers in a Night of Navy and Hello Honey wash and adhered it with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the patterned layer.

I added Venetian Crochet Trim to lend a little bit of softness to the card without distracting from the butterfly.

The sentiment, also from Watercolor Wings, is stamped in Soft Suede directly onto the patterned paper.

I hope you liked the card. I can tell this is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg with the combination of these two bundles. So many possibilities ahead!


The next stop is Susan Itell at Simple Stampin, number 18 on the Pals Blog Hop! Thanks for visiting; I hope to see you on next month’s Pals Hop!

Blog Hop Line-up:

  1. Peggy Noe at
  2. Shawn de Oliveira at ShawnStamps
  3. Lisa Pretto at InkBig Academy Stamps
  4. Kerry Willard Bray at Peonies and Paper Chains
  5. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  6. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
  7. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  8. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  9. Jennifer Michalski at
  10. Becky Volpp at InkBlossomwithBecky
  11. Natalie Bradley at Soirée by Natalie Bradley
  12. Martie Pollard at The Crafty Bandit
  13. Jackie Diediker at Stampin’ Jackie
  14. Deb Cozzone at Deb Cozzone’s Stamping Zone
  15. Jane Knudsen at see jane stamp
  16. Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards
  17. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie <~~~ You are here!
  18. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin
  19. Debra Simonis at Deb’s Stampin’ Grounds
  20. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  21. Dawn Tidd at Tiddbits from Dawn
  22. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  23. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  24. Michelle Gleeson at StampinMojo
  25. Amy Whelan at Amy’s Inklings
  26. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven’s Retreat
  27. Jessica Wilson at My Papercraft Universe
  28. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  29. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  30. Nancy Gleason at My Stampin Space
  31. Sue Becker at RnR Stamping
  32. Kalyn Shubnell at The Stamping Chronicles
  33. Shannon Hokanson at Paper Works by Shannon


Thanks for stopping by! I'm an avid crafter and a Stampin' Up! independent demonstrator, which helps me fuel my hobby with the best products out there!

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