Sunday, 2 April 2017

Dragonfly Dreams

April already! Here's my DT card for this month at Stamping Sensations.
Our theme is Anything Goes - but please remember we are a STAMPING challenge and we need to be able to see stamping as the MAIN focal point of your entry!
If you go to the blog you will see the rules and of course the prize that we're giving away this challenge! 

I've done a bit of inky dusting and and embossing this month using a few stamps which I've had for a while.

Inks used were Cracked Pistachio, Peacock Feathers and Mermaid Lagoon.

I stamped and  white embossed the Stampendous Dragonfly Vine stamp, then used Cosmic Shimmer in shades of Violet Frost and Golden Pear on the wings. Quite pleased with it in real life as it has blended well and looks effective.

The delicate 'bits of wings' background stamp and the 'Dragonfly Dreams' words are from a set which has a date of 2008 (!!) and was by a company called The Stamp Bug.

Stamped the 'wings' background with Mermaid Lagoon and white embossed the words.

Finished the panel with a few 'dew drops' then mounted it onto co-ordinating card before adding to the white card base.

I am currently on my first overseas tour of my Presidential year - in Spain- so I hope the weather is kind - to all of us wherever we are!!!
Also hope that this scheduled post has published! Will be round to visit you all on my return in a few days. x



Beautiful card Viv
Dianne xx :)

brenda said...

A lovely graduation of colour into that stunning focal Dragonfly Viv.

Not sure if you were able to catch up on the Derby but was a good three in the bag for us.

B x

Stamps and Paper said...

Beautiful dragonfly card Viv and a lovely background


Carole said...

Beautiful your choice of colours.

Gibmiss said...

Hi Viv
Fabulous card... l have this gorgeous stamp... must start inking it up...
Hugs Sylvie xx

Kathleen said...

This is really beautiful, great image and a really gorgeous background.

Kath x

Valerie Nolan said...

Just beautiful Viv, lovely inking and a gorgeous image! Keeping up with your travelling via fb!
Val x

SARN said...

VERY PRETTY VIV. Oops, sorry . . . was shouting my enthusiasm for this card! LOL!
Hugs, Sarnie xxx

Crafting Queen said...

Really love this card.

Barb said...

This is a very beautiful card Viv. Enjoy you time in Spain. Barbxx

pinky said...

Absolutely stunning card Viv and the colour is just gorgeous!

Joan said...

Beautiful card Viv, love the background colours and that gorgeous dragonfly


Loll said...

This is so beautiful Viv. Amazing image and looks so pretty with the white embossing and your mix of sponged colours. xx

Sally H said...

A stunning creation, Viv! Beautiful colouring and stamping. Hope the weather is being as kind to you as it is to us - two days of gorgeous sunshine already!

Linby said...

Just beautiful, I love the soft colour of the background.

Tracy said...

Hi Viv
What a pretty card, love your background and image.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Dora said...

Awesome!! Beautiful dragonfly.

Lynne K said...

This is absolutely gorgeous, Viv! I love how it's so light and delicate, showcasing the dragonfly beautifully. Hope your tour has gone well.