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Hero Arts Butterfly Fancy Dies

Hero Arts Coloring Layering Butterflies Just For You


This is something a little bit different for me – using part of a die on purpose.  I used that wonderful large Hero Arts Butterfly die to cut out part of a panel of graded colored paper, my stash from a great buy at Michaels a couple years back.  The first card, my butterfly die took a big piece of paper with it.  I wonder where it went.  I popped the panel up on form tape and it is amazing in real life.  I used the die that goes with a new butterfly stamp set with it’s sentiment to finish this card.

Hero Arts Butterfly Fancy Dies


Do you realize that the butterfly on this card is the cut-out from the panel above/  Doesn’t even look like it, does it?  It’s not the photographing either.  The cards really do look the way they appear on this post.  The butterfly was such a soft color that I went with softer colors for background.  I have added one item here that is not Hero Arts, but some hearts from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Poppy the Owl die cut set.  I’ve found these hearts to be a perfect size in several of my future cards.  I cut the hearts from the same panel as the butterfly.

Hero Arts Butterfly Fancy Die

Supplies for both cards:

Hero Arts Butterfly Fancy Dies

Hero Arts Color Layering Butterflies

Hero Arts Color Layering Butterflies Frame Cuts

I don’t often use a negative of the die because I use every space on my paper, no extra paper goes into the trash unless it’s beyond use.  This is an exception to the rule.   I hope you enjoy and bring out your negative side, just as I did.  For once, having a negative side isn’t so bad.

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4 thoughts on “Hero Arts Coloring Layering Butterflies Just For You

  1. Great way of using thr positive and negative die cut! Lovely cards, Arlene 🙂

  2. Both cards are beautiful! Love how you used the die cut!

  3. Both simple but stunning! So fun to see how you used the paper from which the butterfly was die cut.

  4. Love this clever look!

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