Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Dreams for the Totally Techniques Blog Hop

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I used the Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Dreams and Sunshine Sayings stamp sets to create my card for the monthly Totally Techniques blog hop.  This month we’re focusing on the emboss resist technique.  Here is my project:

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My card design was inspired by the Fusion –  Joy Challenge.

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I started by stamping the dragonfly and dot images from the Dragonfly Dreams photopolymer stamp set (available Jan 4) in VersaMark ink on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock.  I sprinkled the images with Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed them.

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I used a Sponge Brayer along with (from top to bottom) Soft Sky, Pool Party, Marina Mist and Bermuda Bay inks to ink the Very Vanilla panel.  Once I had the panel inked, I wiped the excess ink from the embossed areas with a soft cloth.

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I cut the sentiment from Blushing Bride Glimmer paper with the Sunshine Wishes Thinlits die and I adhered it to the card front with touches of Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  I stamped the sentiment from the Sunshine Sayings stamp set in Bermuda Bay ink above the die cut and then adhered the stamped panel to a panel of Blushing Bride card stock with SNAIL and to a Bermuda Bay card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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I stamped the dragonfly image from the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set in Soft Sky ink on a Very Vanilla panel inside the card.

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

Okay, on with the hop!  Click the banner below to move forward to Shannean Moncrieff’s fantastic project.

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If you get lost along the way, here is a list of the participants in the Totally Techniques Blog Hop:

  1. Patrice Halliday-Larsen – New Zealand
  2. Amy Koenders – USA <= You Are Here
  3. Shannean Moncrieff – Australia
  4. Nadine Weiner – Germany
  5. Zoe Tant – UK

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Bermuda Bay – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
  • Blushing Bride – 4″  x 5-1/4″ panel
  • Very Vanilla – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, 4″  x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Blushing Bride Paper – Sunshine Wishes Thinlits die cut

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

18 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Dreams for the Totally Techniques Blog Hop

  1. This card is a stand out – I love this dragonfly image and think its the nicest in the marketplace. You combination of blues and blushing bride glimmer paper are sensational. Absolutely stunning!

  2. There is so much wow to your card today! I love the blending of your gorgeous background and then your pop of color with the sunshine 🙂 This is one of my fav stamp sets and I’m so jealous that you get to play with it, lol!! I can hardly wait until we can order too 🙂

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