Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Dreams Sneak Peek

I used the Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Dreams stamp set and coordinating dies and a little of the Falling In Love DSP from the upcoming 2017 Occasions Catalog to create my card to share today.  I can officially say that I have already fallen in love with this stamp set bundle and this beautiful designer paper!


My card design was inspired by Retrosketches #240.


I started by adhering a strip of the Falling In Love DSP (available Jan 4) to a Very Vanilla card base with SNAIL.  Then I stamped the sentiment from the Dragonfly Dreams photopolymer stamp (available Jan 4) set in Early Espresso ink on a panel of the Falling In Love DSP.  I adhered the stamped DSP panel to a panel of Sahara Sand card stock with SNAIL.


I adhered a strip of White Vellum to the DSP panel with SNAIL (hidden under the layering panel) and then adhered a strip of the Falling In Love DSP over the vellum with SNAIL.  I wrapped a strand of Linen Thread around the panel, tied a bow and then adhered the panel to the card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.


I stamped the dragonfly image from the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set in Sahara Sand ink on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock.  I inked the center of the dragonfly wings in Blushing Bride ink and the outer edges in Soft Sky ink and then stamped it over the Sahara Sand image.  I cut the stamped image out with Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits die (available Jan 4 in a bundle with the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set) and then added Clear Wink of Stella over the wings.


I adhered the dragonfly die cut to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals and added a single Pearl Basic Jewel near the die cut to finish the card front.


I stamped the dragonfly images from the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set in Sahara Sand, Soft Sky and Blushing Bride inks on a Very Vanilla card stock panel inside the card.


Here is a peek at the awesome Dragonfly Dreams bundle that will be available beginning January 4!

I’ll be posting late tomorrow as I’m doing a blog hop so I’ll see you again on Saturday evening!  🙂

You can find a list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.

November 16 – 30 Host Code:  AAFDWHAS

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For one week only, November 21-28, you can save up to 40% on select products.  To sweeten the deals, Stampin’ Up! will be having 24-hour sales on the first and last day of the promotion, featuring special products available for that day only.  You can even get a sneak peek AND save on products that will be on the future holiday catalog retiring list. You won’t to miss out on this great opportunity to stock up and save!

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Card stock cuts for these projects:

  • Very Vanilla – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits die cut, 4″ x 5-1/4″ card stock panel (inside card)
  • Sahara Sand – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel
  • Falling In Love Designer Series Paper – 2-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ strip, 3-1/2″ x 4-3/4″ panel, 1-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ panel
  • White Vellum – 1-7/8″ x 3-1/2″ panel

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

29 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Dreams Sneak Peek

  1. Amy, Beautiful card and love,love that dragon fly stamp and die! Waiting patiently! HaHa! Will be sending order on the 21st. Thanks for all the great ideas.

  2. Oh my, I love this card!! It’s so dreamy and what awesome colors for your dragon fly 🙂 It’s so gorgeous!! 😊

  3. I am looking forward to the new catalog. All the cards you have made with the new stamps and thinlits are so cool.


  4. Still a day late and dollar short but had to say how much I love this card. So soft and ethereal. I don’t know how you do it–you always create the most elegant yet simple cards. TFS

  5. I love your card, especially the colors you choose for your dragonfly. May I ask how you applied the ink to the stamp. Did you just touch the ink pad to the stamp or did you use a tool or a sponge? Thanks!

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