Butterfly Luminaire

Butterfly Luminaire

Hi there Core Fans!  It’s Joann here with you and today.  This month we are featuring projects made with the fabulous Core Vellum and Core Vellum Quotes and today I decided to combine both for you for this particular project 🙂 This was my first time using Core Vellum and I must tell you it’s a pleasure to work with.  In the past  when I’ve used regular vellum I have not had a lot of success with heat embossing… Not the case with Core.  Your heat embossing works like a charm.  I will never use any other vellum again now…

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here is pic of what the Luminaire looks like with the flameless candle turned on.

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Butterfly Luminaire Supplies:

  • Coredinations Vellum Baby Pink – GX-2300-98
  • Coredinations Vellum Gold Metallic – GX-2300-94
  • Coredinations Vellum – GX-1810-10
  • Coredinations Core Essentials Pastels Cardstock
  • Coredinations Inspirational Vellum Quotes
  • Core Basics 80 lb White Cardstock
  • Sand It Gadget & Dust Buddy
  • Darice Nesting Rectangles Embossing Essentials Die
  • Spellbinders Butterfly Magic Die
  • Spellbinders Dainty Dots Embossing Folder
  • Spellbinders Les Papillions Two Die
  • Heartfelt Creations Arianna Blooms PreCut Set – HCPC 3608
  • Heartfelt Creations Arianna Blooms Die – HCD 748
  • Versamark
  • Party Pink Embossing Powder
  • Liquid Adhesive
  • Silhouette Cameo

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To make this project follow these steps.

Step 1
Start by cutting a piece of White cardstock 11″ x 6 1/4″ and using the Spellbinders Butterfly Magic Die cut out your pattern.  For the best possible box use the Core Basics 80 lb or 110 lb. card stock!  Next, taking a piece of Coredinations Vellum Baby Pink in the same size, emboss it using the Spellbinders Dainty Dots Embossing Folder.  Once the vellum is embossed, attach the vellum to the White cardstock and then roll into a circle.  Note:  try to curve your cardstock prior to attaching it in a circle.  This will allow the project to hold the shape better.

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Step 2

Using the Darice Nesting Rectangles Embossing Essentials Die, cut out the Vellum quote and the paper using the next larger size.  The flowers are stamped using Versamark and Party Pink Embossing Powder and heat embossed prior to die cutting them out.

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Step 3
Finally, layer on your pieces and decorate the box as desired..

Thanks for stopping by for a peek… Have a wonderful day my crafty friends!

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About Castlepark Designs

My name is Joann and I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia with my husband Miles. We have one son who is in the Royal Canadian Navy. I have worked full time in the Finance and Insurance industry for the past 29 years. I absolutely adore all things paper & glue and have been involved with crafting in some way for most of my life. I have a great admiration for creating projects from paper that may not necessarily be made from paper. When not in my craft room, I enjoy spending time at our cottage enjoying all that nature and suburban life has to offer.

4 responses »

  1. Beautiful Joann-so creative & colorful. Thank you.

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  2. Oh, I love this. I pinned. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/415386765606977777/ The heat embossing on the Coredinations vellum is AMAZING. What weight is the vellum?

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  3. Hi Jean, thanks for the Pin and your lovely comment! They don’t seem to have a weight on the vellum but it seems twice as thick as any other vellum I’ve worked with in the past. It’s really lovely to create with :). Hope that helps. Thanks again, all the best!

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  4. Gorgeous projects Joann!! You never cease to amaze when with your 3D projects. You are such a phenomenal artist!

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