Bermuda Birthday

When I get stuck in a phase of using the same colours, I take a good look at my ink shelves and take five colours that I haven’t used recently and use at least one of them on the next project. I did go through a stage of using Bermuda Bay all the time, it was my colour of choice – it’s also my daughter’s favourite Stampin’ Up! colour.

So with Bermuda Bay chosen, I set out to make a monochrome card. It’s pure coincidence that Bermuda Bay happens to be one of the colour choices in the Oh so Ombre FREE Sale-a-Bration paper, and I course went with my favourite design – the bubbles (as I call them!).

And rest, as they say, is history. The card brought itself together and made a brilliantly monochrome birthday card.

What colour would you have chosen?

Best Wishes,

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Simple Sunday: Butterfly Gala

Welcome to my new Sunday series, affectionately known as Simple Sunday! The aim of this series is to showcase projects using minimal supplies, ideal for the beginner crafter or someone new to Stampin’ Up! Each project is a white card base with a 3×3 panel decorated using a single stamp set or die set. This weeks project is showcasing the Butterfly Gala stamp set, which has a matching punch with it! LOVE punches!

For the stamping, I used memento ink and randomly stamped across my 3×3 piece of cardstock – watch my video to see how I do this. My sentiment is stamped onto an additional strip of cardstock and stuck onto the 3×3 layer. I’ve then used Calypso Coral to stamp the inners of the large butterfly’s wings and stamp the tiny butterfly too.

Both butterflies have been adhered to the card with a single glue dot each, so that I could shape their wings off the card – I love how its finished!

Best Wishes,



  • Card Base = 41/8 x 113/4 inches, scored at 57/8
  • Front Panel = 3 x 3 inches
  • Sentiment = 3 x 7/8 inches