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Butterfly Card

This delicate card is super-simple with a bit of help from TODO.

  • Papercraft
  • < 1 hour
  • Beginner

Tools and materials required

  • TODO machine
  • Orange Cardstock
  • Yellow Cardstock
  • Pink Cardstock
  • Mint Cardstock
  • TODO letterpress template
  • TODO butterfly die
  • Pink foil roll
  • Adhesives
  • Foam pads

Instructions

Allow the machine to heat up and place the chosen metal foil plate in the centre of the hotplate. Cut a piece of foil slightly larger than the motif and place over the template, dull side facing up.

1

Let the foil heat up, then lay completely flat before laying a piece of green card over it with the A plate on top. Set the roller pressure to around 2-3 and run the carriage over the stack. Remove layers and peel away foil carrier film to reveal the design.

2

Trim the edges of the design, mount onto yellow cardstock, then stick to the centre of a large orange square blank. Die-cut a butterfly motif using pink card, layer together, then fix to the background with foam pads.

3

Add a sentiment to give it a personal touch.

4

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