I cut out the flip flop shape first from black Core'dinations cardstock to serve as the card base and then with Simple Stories patterned paper. Using the patterned paper gave a very summery feel. To make both a right and left shoe, I flipped the image to make a mirror image before cutting the second time.
Not the easiest thing to photograph. Here's another view:
For the butterfly accordion card, again I used Simple Stories patterned paper (two kinds) and Core'dinations cardstock to create a quick cheery card. The stickers and enamel dots are also from Simple Stories.
These cards were published in the Creative Scrapbooker Magazine Summer 2016 issue as part of a feature on shaped cards. Be sure to pick up a copy and have a look!