Double Z-Fold Card – using Dragonfly Dreams

Hi my Stampin’ Friends,

I am so in love with the Double Z-Fold Card.  It is so easy to make and I had to use the adorable Stamp Set Dragonfly Dreams, which also has the co-ordinating dies.  This Set has not only dragonflies, but bees too!  The bees very often tend to get overlooked. The clarity of these images is quite remarkable.  Such an enchanting Stamp Set and what could be more apt in the Summer months than BEES!!  

It took me quite a while to design this Card today but it was so worth it.  It is not that it was difficult in style or anything, but its deciding the layout that takes the time.  That is the hard part.  

So I have used the Daisies, or they could be Sunflowers from the pack of the Delightful Daisy Designer Series Papers.  The large images work perfectly with my bees, of which I stamped out 5 of them, and die cut them out using the dies.  The card base uses Pool Party Cardstock, layered up with Whisper White and the Delightful Daisy Designer Paper.

It is such a pleasure to stamp these sentiments and images on the Whisper White Cardstock that runs across the bottom half of the card using Pool Party, Old Olive and Early Espresso Inks.  Those gorgeous little bees were stamped out using Early Espresso Ink. They say that “the devil is in the detail” and after die cutting my bees using my Big Shot I had to add some of the Clear Wink of Stella to the wings!  Absolutely gorgeous, don’t you think? I hope you love it too.  An easy card with a great looking style.

In the attached video I demonstrate how easy it is to add yellow colour to your stamped bees, along with lots of other hints and tips.

Happy Crafting with LOVE from Sandra xx

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All measurements have been given in the attached video.

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8 thoughts on “Double Z-Fold Card – using Dragonfly Dreams

    1. Sandra Ronald Post author

      Hi Anne, thank you so much. I am pleased you love it too. They really are clever little bees. I love this SET, its so darn cute!! Crafty Hugs Sandra x

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  1. Romaine

    I just loved this card. The paper you used really made that card. Thanks for sharing your project, It is really nice and thanks for all the measurements. Love the way you popped up the front of the card. I never would of thought to pop it up looks great.

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    1. Sandra Ronald Post author

      Hi Romaine, thank you very much. Yes the Designer Paper with the Daisies on is very pretty. I would love to see your version of this card should you make it. Crafty hugs Sandra x

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    1. Sandra Ronald Post author

      Hi Denise, thank you, so pleased. I love it too. Dragonfly Dreams Set is so darn cute!! Crafty hugs Sandra x

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  2. Sandi Jesperson

    Greetings from BC Canada..
    I have made some Z fold cards but I like the simplicity of your Z fold better than any others I have seen.
    I can see I’ll be making some of your design in the future.
    Love the bees by the way. I’ve had this set for a while and you’re right….. I over looked the little critter.

    Thanks for sharing your passion.

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    1. Sandra Ronald Post author

      Hi Sandi, Greetings from the U.K. That is great news to me that you love the simplicity of my Z-Fold. Yes I agree the little critter definitely gets overlooked, as the Dragonflies over shadow it. Crafty hugs Sandra x

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