Posted on April 5, 2019

Butterfly Gala May Basket

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Happy Friday Stampers! Maybe I'm dating myself here, but who remembers making your mom a “May basket” or perhaps dancing around the “May Pole” with your childhood friends? Today's project share is this adorable little May basket using the Butterfly Gala stamp set and coordinating punch.

Butterfly Gala May Basket

These products were on backorder for quite awhile but they've hit the SU shelves once again! All the instructions and measurements are  below and if you need help with anything, please give me a shout.

Supplies:

  • Stamp Sets Butterfly Gala (148580)
  • Card Stock – Calypso Coral (122925); Whisper White (100730)
  • Stamp Pads – Memento (132708); Calypso Coral (147101)
  • Misc.– Happiness Blooms Designer Paper (149795); 5/8”Polka Dot Tulle Whisper White Ribbon (146912); Butterfly Duet Punch (148523); 1/2″ Circle Punch (119869);Big Shot (143263); Wonderful Floral Framelits (148529); Stampin' Dimensionals (104430); Tear & Tape Adhesive (138995)’ Mini Glue Dots (103683)

Measurements:

  • Calypso Coral:                     3” x 3” – score 1/2” all 4 sides
  • Whisper White:                     3” x 3”             2 1/2” x 3 1/2″
  • Happiness Blooms DSP:    4” x 8 1/2″
  • 5/8”Polka Dot Tulle Whisper White Ribbon:  12”

Instructions:

Snip the little flaps up to the score lines.

Butterfly Gala May Basket

Put Mini Glue Dot on all 4 sides and fold into a box.

Adhere Tear & Tape around box edge.

Butterfly Gala May Basket

Put Tear & Tape on one short side of Designer Series Paper.

Peel top off Tear & Tape and wrap Designer Series Paper around box. Peel top off Tear & Tape along short edge and close up basket/bag.

Butterfly Gala May Basket

Use 1/2″ Circle Punch to create hole for ribbon.

Thread Tulle Ribbon through hole and tie bow.

Cut label using Wonderful Floral Framelits Dies and 3” x 3” Whisper White piece. Stamp greeting with Memento Ink Pad.

Stamp butterflies with Memento ink on 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ Whisper White piece.

Stamp insides of butterfly with Calypso Coral ink, stamped off once.

Punch out butterflies – stamp body with Memento ink.

Attach to label with Stampin' Dimensionals.

Attach label to basket/bag with Stampin' Dimensionals.

Remember, you can always use different paper and stamp sets if you don't have something I show!

If you'd like to order the Butterfly Gala Stamp Set and/or coordinating punch, just click on an image below! Purchasing the bundle saves you 10%!

 

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2 Comments

  • Reply Karen Finkle April 6, 2019 at 6:49 pm

    My friend and I in the community here still carried on the tradition of May baskets in 2016. I lost her to cancer April 3, 2017 and no longer do it. Maybe I should re-start the tradition?

    • Reply Anne April 7, 2019 at 8:27 am

      Yes ma’am I think you should!!!

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