I used the Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Dreams stamp set to create a clean and simple card to share today.
My card design was inspired by CAS(E) this Sketch #204.
The gold touches on my card were inspired by CAS-ual Fridays CFC165.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:
This is so beautiful. I love the colors you used also.
Thanks Gloria! 🙂
So pretty! And thanks for the cool directions on how to make the watercolor wash with the new pencils!! 🙂
Thanks Mary! 🙂
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 😉
Thanks so much Jill! 🙂
Gorgeous card Amy! I need to try a wash with the new pencils:-). Thanks for the inspiration!
Thanks Elisha! 🙂
Love your water-colored masterpiece. Perfect with the embossed dragonflies, too!
Thanks Jari! 🙂
This card is elegant. Thanks for sharing 😊
Thanks Linda! 🙂
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!
Thanks so much Susan! That made my day. 😀
So pretty Amy!! Really delicate and sweet.
Thanks Jaimie! 🙂
So Pretty, don’t you just love how easy it is to make a watercolour background with our new pencils……
Thanks Sandi! It is really easy!! 🙂
This is gorgeous, Amy! Fabulous take on the sketch!
Thanks for stopping by to leave a comment! 🙂