Mayan Butterfly Card by Julie Lavalette

Hi Everyone, It's Julie here today from a wild, wintry Scotland. Today I am showcasing the stunning Mayan Butterfly. There are 4 newly released Large Butterflies available individually in this collection and all have Angel Wings, please check them out HERE.

In this photo you will see how I cut my layers to give an aperture on my card. I used Coordinations Cardstock and sanded it back to reveal a bit of the core, followed by using my Brick Embossing plate to add more texture.

My Mayan Butterfly was die cut 4 times using 300gsm Cardstock.

I then shaded a few colours of Distress Ink to the edges and added a spritz of Mica Spray, drying off with my heat gun.

You will see the difference from one layer on my card to the finished result of the 4 layers. I glued the centre and edges of my Butterfly only bevelling it up slightly so my wings wouldn't lie flat and would add depth and rigidity to them.

My Flourish Band I wanted to be at the edge of my card, so I simply cut it in half as I new I was mounting my flowers across it and this would hide the space in the middle. The Shasta Daisies were layered up with a little Distress ink and Flower Soft added into the centres.

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Hope you enjoyed my post today and good luck to everyone entering our Weekly Challenge.

Julie x


  1. Wow !! what a stunning card ..Love the new release die and the beautiful way you have showcased it !

  2. Beautiful card Julie! I love how you inked the butterfly and those daisies are stunning!

  3. Now why would I need another butterfly die? Well, OK, maybe just this one LOL. It's beautiful and so is your card. Hugz

  4. Julie, this card is stunning. Love the graduated gold shading on the butterfly and your daisies are perfect. Fabulous color scheme!


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