Stamping Dreams Blog Hop June 2017

Dragonfly Dreams for Stamping Dreams Blog Hop - detail - from theartfulinker.com

Hello! Thanks for joining me today. I’m participating in the Stamping Dreams Blog Hop for June. This month’s theme was to choose something that carried over from a previous catalog. I decided to use Dragonfly Dreams for Stamping Dreams. Let’s check out what I’ve made and then you’ll have the chance to hop around the rest of our international group.

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Dragonfly Dreams for Stamping Dreams Blog Hop

Dragonfly Dreams for Stamping Dreams Blog Hop from theartfulinker.com

I’ve gone with a clean and simple card

that uses the Dragonfly Dreams as the focal point.

The base is Whisper White followed by a layer of Berry Burst.

(I’ve already ordered my second pack of this color as I’m loving it so much!)

On my Whisper White top layer, I used a strip of the Basic Pack 1 Washi.

I can’t begin to tell you how much I love the varied widths and shades in the washi packs!

For the sentiment from Dragonfly Dreams, I used Berry Burst ink.

Dragonfly Dreams for Stamping Dreams Blog Hop - detail - from theartfulinker.com

Next, I cut three circles from the lovely Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Paper using the 1″ Circle Punch.

I couldn’t wait to use this paper with its shiny foil designs!

Then, I stamped the detailed dragonfly in Basic Gray Archival Ink on Whisper White.

I colored the cells on the wings with Watercolor Pencils

and activated the color with Clear Wink of Stella.

Tip:  By using the Wink of Stella, the color is not only bolder but also has a shimmer.

I used the Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits to cut a piece of Berry Burst cardstock.

After using the Berry Burst Stampin’ Write Marker to add some detail lines to the tail,

I outlined the wings with Fine Tip Glue Pen.

Then, I sprinkled on Dazzling Diamonds Glitter.

The new Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals were perfect for under the dragonfly’s body.

I finished the card with a few silver sequins from the Mini Sequin Trim.

Thank you for stopping by and checking out my Dragonfly Dreams for Stamping Dreams card.

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32 Comments

  • Reply
    Janneke
    June 21, 2017 at 3:33 pm

    Great card Sara ;o)

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    Denita Wright-Smee
    June 20, 2017 at 11:27 pm

    A very beautiful dragonfly, Sara. D xox

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    Ellen Woodbridge
    June 20, 2017 at 5:46 am

    Such a sweet card. Love the dragonflies

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      Sara Levin
      June 20, 2017 at 6:14 am

      Thank you Ellen, I love dragonflies too.

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    Lou Kitzelman
    June 16, 2017 at 6:44 pm

    Stunning card Sara. I love the elegant shimmer to it.

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      Sara Levin
      June 16, 2017 at 6:57 pm

      That’s lovely of you to say Lou.

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    Angela Meiritz-Reid
    June 16, 2017 at 4:07 pm

    Very pretty card Sara, I love all the sparkle – Angela xx

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      Sara Levin
      June 16, 2017 at 4:27 pm

      Thanks! Angela. I couldn’t resist all the shiny sparkly bits!

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    Vicki Hunter
    June 15, 2017 at 7:04 pm

    Lovely card Sara…..can’t believe I still don’t own this set…

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      Sara Levin
      June 16, 2017 at 2:12 am

      Thanks Vicki! It is a lovely set.

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    Jan Collins
    June 15, 2017 at 6:22 pm

    What a gorgeous card

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    Jenny Hall
    June 15, 2017 at 6:12 pm

    I see so much sparkle, great job of capturing it in film. Beautiful project, Sara!

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      Sara Levin
      June 15, 2017 at 6:31 pm

      That is the hardest part isn’t it Jenny? The lovely sparkle rarely shows in the photos.

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    Sarah Fleming
    June 15, 2017 at 3:31 pm

    Great card, Sara! Your dragonfly is so pretty!

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      Sara Levin
      June 15, 2017 at 5:30 pm

      Thank you for your kind comment Sarah!

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    Denise Garrison
    June 15, 2017 at 10:33 am

    Great stamp set!! You may think this is simple, and it is simply gorgeous!!!

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    Juan Ambida
    June 15, 2017 at 8:58 am

    Gorgeous card Sara, love how you incorporated the shimmery accents and the lovely Foil Frenzy specialty dsp, all ties in so well. 🙂

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      Sara Levin
      June 15, 2017 at 9:01 am

      Thank you Juana. I do love all the shimmery bits!

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    Jessie Holton
    June 15, 2017 at 8:01 am

    Love the foil frenzy spots! Thank you for joining in this month’s Stampin Dreams blog hop xx

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      Sara Levin
      June 15, 2017 at 8:31 am

      Thanks Jessie — they’re like giant sequins 🙂

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    Stephanie Fischer
    June 15, 2017 at 6:54 am

    Beautiful.

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    Kim Oliver
    June 15, 2017 at 6:45 am

    Very pretty Sara, really like the little touches of Foil frenzy xx

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      Sara Levin
      June 15, 2017 at 6:47 am

      Thanks Kim! I just had to use that lovely foiled paper!

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    Angela Westland
    June 15, 2017 at 6:44 am

    Beautifully designed card, love the white space. Angexx

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      Sara Levin
      June 15, 2017 at 6:49 am

      Thank you Angela — it can be hard to want to leave white space.

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    Imogen Tutty
    June 15, 2017 at 6:38 am

    Love this stamp set, and love love love this card 🙂

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      Sara Levin
      June 15, 2017 at 6:48 am

      Thank so much Imogen! I agree, this stamp set is fab.

    Please leave a comment, I love to hear what you have to say!