Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Dreams CAS Wonderful Friend Card

I used the Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Dreams stamp set to create a clean and simple card to share today.
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My card design was inspired by CAS(E) this Sketch #204.

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The gold touches on my card were inspired by CAS-ual Fridays CFC165.

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I started by coloring a large area with the Bermuda Bay Watercolor Pencil on a panel of Watercolor Paper.  I used an Aqua Painter to add a little water to the area and create a watercolor wash background.

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I let the panel dry completely and then stamped the dragonfly image from the Dragonfly Dreams photopolymer stamp set in VersaMark Ink over the watercolored area.  I sprinkled it with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed it.

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I inked the dot image from the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set in Bermuda Bay ink, stamped it on scrap paper and then stamped it over the watercolored area near the dragonfly.  I repeated this process until the area was mostly covered.  Then I adhered the watercolor paper panel to a panel of Soft Suede card stock with Fast Fuse Adhesive and then to a Bermuda Bay card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

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I stamped the sentiment from the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set on a strip of Whisper White card stock in Soft Suede ink.  I used the banner die from the Gift Card Envelope & Trims Thinlits Dies to cut out the sentiment and I coiled Gold Metallic Thread and adhered it to the back of the sentiment banner with Glue Dots.

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I adhered the sentiment banner to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals and then added two gold enamel dots from the Metallic Enamel Shapes pack to finish the card front.

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I inked the dragonfly image again in Bermuda Bay ink, stamped it on scrap paper and then stamped it across a Whisper White panel three times to finish the inside of the card.

You can see a complete list of supplies for creating this kit at the very bottom of this post.


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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Bermuda Bay – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
  • Soft Suede – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel
  • Whisper White – Gift Card Envelope & Trims Thinlits die cuts, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
  • Watercolor Paper – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel

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20 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Dreams CAS Wonderful Friend Card

  1. I’m in love with this card! Love the Bermuda Bay watercolor pencil – watercoloring, and the depth of the dots 🙂 Also love the way you brought gold in, nice subtle bling 😉

  2. How do you think of this stuff? It’s gorgeous and eye-catching and all those big adjectives! I just stand in awe of your creativity! Never the same and always inspiring!

  3. So Pretty, don’t you just love how easy it is to make a watercolour background with our new pencils……

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