Welcome to C4Galz #167. For this challenge, Lynda chose “something with wings”, which has a huge variety of options. When you are finished here, I hope you pop over to the Cardz 4 Galz site to check out the design team members’ inspirational cards.

I saw a card by Jean Heavrin posted on a Facebook group and she knows I CASE’d (Copy and Share Everything) her card. I changed a couple of things, and came up with this “something with wings” ladybug card:

Black, white, and red has been one of my very favorite combinations since way back when I was in 5th grade. I am thrilled with the way this card turned out!

Here’s the inspiration card posted by Jean:

Measurements and Such:

  • The Real Red card base measures 5-1/2 inches by 8-1/2 inches, scored at 4-1/4 inches.
  • The Buffalo check DSP, from the host DSP (designer series paper) 48 sheet pack Party Pattern, measures 4-1/8 inches by 5-3/8 inches. I also trimmed a piece of the checked DSP to 6 inches by 2-1/2 inches for the envelope flap.
  • Next, I cropped the Read Red and Basic White cardstock pieces using the scalloped contours die set. I placed them on an angle in the corner and then trimmed where I needed.
  • The Hello Ladybug stamp set is just plain adorable. The ladybug punch makes assembling these little pieces of cuteness a snap. I stamped both bodies using the Momento Tuxedo Black ink pad. Then I stamped the wings in Real Red, and used the coordinating dot stamp in black. Easy.
  • HINT: I found it was easier to cut the stamped white cardstock body and wings apart before trying to punch them out.
  • Both ladybugs are popped up on dimensionals. Everything else is attached using multipurpose glue.
  • I stamped the greeting, also from the Hello Ladybug stamp set. Then, I added two red dots in the lower scalloped corners.
  • As per my usual, I trimmed a piece of white cardstock to 4 inches by 5-1/4 inches. Then, I stamped birthday greetings from the Sending You Thoughts stamp set for the inside panel. Next, I stamped a different ladybug from the stamp set on the lower corner.
  • Finally, I stamped black dots on a piece of Real Red cardstock and punched out a 1 inch circle for the envelope seal.
  • With that, I’d finished this coordinated card, envelope, and envelope seal set.

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Have a Peachy Day!


As I was setting the publishing time for this post, I realized that today is Thursday. We had Monday off from work, so I’ve been running a day behind all week. Here I thought I was on time. I was wrong. My apologies.

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