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Stampin 'Up! Dragonfly Dreams and An Experiment!

Hey there! First I'm sharing the card we made at OnStage last November with Dragonfly Dreams and Inside the Lines Designer Paper:


We cut a piece of Inside the Lines with a paper cutter and colored with Watercolor Pencils.

We stapled Basic Black Solid Baker's Twine to the strip, tied a bow, and adhered to 5/8" Burlap Ribbon. "Thanks", omitted from the sentiment by inking with a Basic Black marker, provided the greeting.


For my experiment card I colored  Inside the Lines Designer Paper with Melon Mambo, Old Olive, and Daffodil Delight Watercolor Pencils, then smoothed  with a Blender Pen.


My experiment came about after I colored the vellum-cut dragonfly with a Melon Mambo Stampin' Write Marker. The marker ink takes a long time to dry, so I sprinkled with Dazzling Diamonds Glitter.


I consider this a failed experiment because:

  1. As the marker ink dried, the glitter is started flaking off.
  2. The glitter prevented the Rhinestone from sticking well.


Glitter won't stick to marker  (or any water-based dye) ink.

 This is one of many things that's great about stamping:  you can play with ideas; some work fantastically, and some don't, but it's ALL FUN!

You can get a pack of Inside the Lines Designer Paper FREE with any $50 order in my online store:

Blender Pens

Remember while shopping:

All orders receive a Thank You card in the mail.

Every $25 you order from my online store (before tax & shipping) using the January Host Code: DFATAJZS you’ll receive pre-cut card kits to make one each of these "Dragonfly Dreams" cards:


Click on the "Rewards Program" image on the right for more info!

Order at least $50, choose a free Sale-a-bration product AND receive TWO kits of each card!

Need new catalogs? Message me!

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Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Carol carriveau

Carol, I really like your card, at least in the picture the dragonfly is very glittery and beautiful! I so agree, that we can experiment and have fun, even If our experiment may turn out to be a miss....great job and thanks for sharing this information....Have a great weekend!

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