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Hi readers! We’re back this month with the lovely & talented Laura Bassen using this brand spankin’ new Simon Says Stamp set: Friendship Butterflies, from our newest collection: Pure Sunshine! Laura definitely knows how to turn up the sunshine with this pretty sunrise of gorgeous colors using exclusive inks! Be sure to watch the video below for all the tips & tricks of how to make this fab card!


Laura-May blog feature

Watch the video:


Thanks for reading today, and thanks to Laura for providing this fantastic inspiration!

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  1. Some great techniques shown in this video. Thanks for demonstrating for us. The card is lovely.

  2. Laura always does such a good job. I happen to have made a card with a butterfly and it just didn’t look complete. Well, Laura came just in time for the right inspiration. Thanks!

  3. I really enjoyed your video and seeing you work! The graduated colors in your background were so pretty and I love your idea of using your ink pads to color! So easy! Thank you–it is a lovely card.

  4. Beautiful card! Love the texture and layered butterfly! I can’t wait t try embossing paste. I curious to compare it to using my modeling paste! Thank you for the video!

  5. This is such a lovely card Laura! I always love your videos and having a chance to experience your creative process. So inspiring! Thanks.

  6. I love this card and your way of throwing caution to the wind and coming up with something spectacular. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Just love this card, the background, the colours, the butterflies, and the sequins etc., just all so lovely, thanks for sharing this, and loved your video!!!

  8. Beautiful, bright colors. Makes me think of spring. I love the idea of coloring the embossing paste and the graduated paper & vellum butterflies. Such a lovely card and so many different textures and techniques. This is such a cheery card.

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