We are into the second week already of the current Butterfly Challenge which is lasting for a total of 4 weeks. The letter to be used is J for Joy fold and I have now added instructions for how to make this shape (under the card shapes tab) on the challenge blog.
This is the card that I have used to illustrate the tutorial.
I have gone with the wheel elements of Joy Fold/ Jasmine/Jewels/Butterfly.
I have used the closure as being a belly band as I wanted to show on the tutorial that the whole of the base card can be cut from just 1 sheet of card stock/design paper 29.7cm x 21cm.
Most coloured cardstock comes in this size along with design papers from magazines and digi papers that you down load from the web or cd's.
This is the completed card. I used white card stock and a snippet of a digi paper from 'Pink Petticoats'
Isabelline Dandelions that I had left over from another project and was in my paper stash. The yellow design paper is also from my stash and I think by SU. The stamped butterfly is by 'Stampendous' from their Royal Butterfly SSC 1155 stamp set. I thought it worked perfectly with the dandelion design paper. The Birthday wishes sentiment is by Woodware. Jewels from my stash.
Please check out the tutorial for the instructions on making. I hope you can join in the challenge this month.