Pop it Ups

Pop It Ups Wednesday With Raquel – Butterfly Garden Bench

February 18, 2015

Hello my crafty friends, it’s Raquel Mason here with Pop It Ups Wednesday!  With all the snow storms I’ve been hearing about I thought I’d make a cheerful Spring card to warm things up.  Let me show you how I made this card.

KB ECD Butterfly Garden Bench


KB ECD Butterfly Garden Bench open

1.  Cut yellow cardstock at 5 x 10 score at 5.  Place Garden Bench die on the score line and die cut.

2.  Cut stripe paper at 5 x 10 score at 5.  Adhere to card base cut from step 1.

3.  Die cut the following pieces.  See photo below.

Accordion Rectangle – from purple cardstock nest the two rectangle dies to make a frame.  Cut white cardstock using the smaller rectangle.  Cut purple cardstock using “Hello”.

Outdoor Edges – cut green cardstock at 1.25 x 5 and die cut with grass die.  Cut floral paper at 4 x 5.  Die cut in the middle using wavy edge to get (2) pieces that measure approximately 2 x 5.

Butterfly Accessories – see butterflies below

All Seasons Tree – see pieces below

Garden Bench – from scrap purple cardstock die cut Garden Bench and cut bench out as shown below.  Sponge purple ink onto bench if desired.

KB ECD Butterfly Garden Bench pieces

4.  Adhere purple bench over the yellow bench as shown.  Tip: keep card flat when doing this.

KB ECD Butterfly Garden Bench cover

5.  Adhere die cut pieces to card as shown.

6. Apply Glitter Dots to butterfly antenna, flourish on Garden Bench and floral pattern paper.  Apply Border Lines around frame on front of card and along bottom inside of card.  Apply Thinking of You peel-off following the wavy die cut shape.

KB ECD Butterfly Garden Bench side

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial and feel inspired to try it out yourself!

Happy Crafting,


Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies:

780 Garden Bench Pop Up

914 Outdoor Edges

773 Butterfly Accessories

972 Accordion Rectangle

781 All Seasons Tree

2580 Thinking of You Peel-Off

1167 Borders Assorted

Other Supplies:

Wisteria Wonder cardstock from Stampin’ Up!

pattern paper from Top Line Creations

green cardstock from DCWV


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  • Reply Kylie March 3, 2015 at 7:34 pm

    I love the way the instructions include a picture of everything you need to cut BEFORE putting it together. Excellent. Thank you

  • Reply Kelly Booth February 25, 2015 at 7:45 am

    Awesome creation Raquel…Love this so much!

  • Reply Christine Pooler February 21, 2015 at 6:01 am

    A little slice of spring – very cute card

  • Reply Frances Byrne February 18, 2015 at 5:40 pm

    such a fun spring card, love it Raquel

  • Reply Brenda West February 18, 2015 at 3:35 pm

    Love, love, love this card. Thanks for sharing. I have another tree die that the leaves are actually tiny butterflies that would so go with this card set up.

  • Reply Debra Hensley February 18, 2015 at 10:04 am

    Love your card, Raquel! I am so ready for butterflies!

  • Reply Marlene L February 18, 2015 at 9:20 am

    Lovely Spring card, on this cold,snowy day, warms the heart.

  • Reply dyeandpigment55 February 18, 2015 at 8:17 am

    Great card. Thanks much.

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