Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Dreams for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

happy-inkin-thursday-blog-hop-bannerI used the Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Dreams and Awesomely Artistic stamp sets to create my card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop today.  We’ve got a sketch challenge this week and this is what I created for it.

Here is the sketch that we’re using this week:

I started by inking the dragonfly image from the Awesomely Artistic stamp set in Smoky Slate ink, stamping it on scrap paper and then stamping it on a panel of Whisper White card stock.  I repeated that process across the entire panel and then adhered the stamped panel to a larger panel of Whisper White card stock with SNAIL.

I adhered a panel from the Fabulous Foil Designer Acetate to the larger Whisper White card stock panel with SNAIL (hidden under the Silver Foil band).  I adhered a strip from the Silver Foil Sheets over the seam in the papers with SNAIL and then adhered the layered panel to a Thick Whisper White card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment from the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set in VersaMark ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock, sprinkled it with Silver Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed it.  I cut the sentiment out with a Stitched Shapes Framelits die and adhered it to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped the dragonfly image from the Dragonfly Dreams stamp set in VersaMark ink on a panel of Whisper White card stock, sprinkled it with Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed it.  I cut the image out with the Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits Die and then adhered it to the card front with Glue Dots.  I added a single gold enamel dot from the Metallic Enamel Shapes pack to finish the card front.

I stamped the dragonfly image from the Awesomely Artistic stamp set in Smoky Slate ink across a panel of Whisper White card stock inside the card.

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what Shelagh Freemantle has created today.

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

  1. Amy Koenders – You Are Here
  2. Shelagh Freemantle
  3. Mary Deatherage
  4. Jari Francis
  5. Kristi Gray
  6. Jaimie Babarczy 

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Card stock cuts for this project:

  • Thick Whisper White – 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ card base
  • Whisper White – 1-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, Stitched Shapes Framelits die cut, Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits die cut, two 4″ x 5-1/4″ panels (one inside card)
  • Fabulous Foil Designer Acetate – 2″ x 5-1/8″ panel
  • Silver Foil Sheets – 1/2″ x 5-1/8″ panel

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18 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Dreams for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

  1. Your card is beautiful Amy! I love how the smoky slate looks almost silver, and I thought at first that the foil strip was ribbon. I think this card would also make a gorgeous sympathy card, as it’s so soft and elegant.

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