Thursday, 18 April 2013

Butterfly Montage boxcard tutorial

Butterfly Montage box card


Cut a piece of card 17.5cm x 21cm

Mark at 4cm in from all sides and pencil a line

cut the centre out and save the central piece, you need this too

Brush both pieces with talc/anti static bag

Stamp butterfly montage with Versamark and sprinkle with clear embossing powder

Heat emboss with heat tool

Take the centre panel and brayer some ink over the emboss from opposite corners,buff with a tissue.

Add a small amount of ink to the edges of the embossed frame if desired.

Stamp the lone butterfly onto heat resistant acetate and emboss with clear powder.

Stamp the tag part of the montage onto card, cut out.

Add some ink to the top and bottom of the tag piece and stick the acetate butterfly.


cut a piece of card 14.5cm x 18cm

Score at 1cm and 2cm on all four sides

Cut each corner as below

crease score lines as below

Use wet glue to stick tabs

Stick the brayered piece inside the box and add the tag piece

using wet glue stick the frame to the box

add little stamped bunting pieces if desired as I did on telly.

If you would like a reminder of the Purple version please check the Claritystamp challenge blog.




  1. Love this Maria, its beautiful, Mary x

  2. know I love this card. It looked stunning on the tv and was a really involved demo...loads of techniques and ideas! I loved the little bunting flags! Both the green and purple version were brilliant and it was great to see the same card done different colour ways! Hope to see you very soon! X

  3. Hi Maria, This is beautiful and thank you for sharing this tutorial your so creative x

  4. Thank you for this. I'm a newbie and love the fact that you literally took it step by step just like Barbara does. Can't wait to have a go. Just waiting for my stamps now. x

  5. Thanx for posting this, Maria very clear tutorial will definitely be having a go as this is one of my fave stamps xx

  6. I adore this Maria thanks for much for posting the tutorial.

  7. Hello Maria
    Thank you for this tutorial!
    I will print it off as its such a clever idea ..I will use it for more cards

  8. Great tutorial Maria, thank you x