Spring Butterflies Card
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Spring Butterflies Card

Celebrate the joy of spring with this cute card! It’s easy to make with the Cricut Expression and Cuttlebug machines!
Designed by Betsy Veldman
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
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Material List

  • Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
  • Cricut® Stretch your Imagination Cartridge
  • Cricut® Solutions Indie Art Cartridge
  • Cricut® Solutions Home Accents Cartridge
  • Cuttlebug® Die Cutter and Embosser
  • Cuttlebug® A2 Embossing Folder, Swiss Dots
  • Cardstock: Light Green, Dark Green, Yellow, Pink, White, Blue, Kraft
  • Buttons: Green, Pink, Yellow
  • Ribbon: Green Dotted
  • Small Pink Rhinestone
  • Jute
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Adhesive
  • Scissors

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Create one 4¼-inch x 5½-inch top-fold card from white cardstock. Cut one 4¼-inch x 2-inch strip of kraft cardstock. Emboss using Cuttlebug machine and Swiss Dots embossing folder. Adhere to bottom of card.

Step: 2

Cut clouds. Using Home Accents cartridge and blue cardstock, select Blackout feature and cut four 1-inch <Dream>. Adhere clouds to card.

Step: 3

Cut butterflies. Using Indie Art cartridge and dark green cardstock, select Blackout feature and cut one 1½-inch <Buterfly>. Repeat cut using light green, yellow, and pink cardstock. Adhere butterflies to clouds and accent butterflies with buttons and jute.

Step: 4

Adhere ribbon across card front and tie into a knot.

Step: 5

Cut Spring. Using Stretch your Imagination cartridge and yellow cardstock, select Silhouette feature, press Shift, and cut one 4-inch <Spring-s>. Adhere to bottom of card.

Step: 6

Cut small butterfly. Using Indie Art cartridge and pink cardstock, select Blackout feature and cut one 1-inch <Buterfly>. Adhere to Spring and accent with a rhinestone.


Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.