Colorful spring butterfly cards are sure to cheer up your friends! Dreary winter days can get the best of us down, but a cheerful card in the mailbox is guaranteed to bring a smile.

This set of gingham butterfly “just a note” cards is quick and easy to make. Send each one to five different friends or give the whole set as a gift.

The Butterfly Gala stamp set coordinates perfectly with the Butterfly Duet Punch to make cut-out butterflies a breeze. In the following video I’ll share a few tips for getting the best results when using them together.

In this episode of Ink It Up with Jessica TV I’ll show you 5 different ways to color in the Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Gala butterflies and give you tips for how to color with Stampin’ Blends and Blender Pens, how to use the Wink of Stella Glitter Brush and more!

Card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″
Whisper White: 4″ x 5-1/4″
Gingham Paper: 3-3/4″ x 4″

Watch the video above to learn how to make butterfly cards and to see:

  1. Tips for coloring with Stampin’ Blends
  2. Tips for stamping color inside
  3. Tips for coloring with Blender Pens & Wink of Stella
  4. Tips for getting multiple shades of color from one ink pad
  5. How to stamp with two step stamps


I hope these Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Gala card ideas inspire you to go create AND send a cheerful card to a friend.

If you like butterflies as much as I do, be sure to check out this butterfly card tutorial as well.

Happy Stamping!


Supplies: (some supplies used are no longer available)

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