Pop-Up Dragonfly Dreams – Stampin’ Up!

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Hi my Stampin’ Friends,

the video tutorial today is an idea on Pinterest that was inspired by Gosia MacKinnon at MyPapercraft.co.uk.  Gosia made this Card for her Mum earlier this year and I thought it was absolutely lovely.  

I really wanted to make this Card, but using my Dragonfly Dreams Bundle Stamp Set with co-ordinating Dies.  It took me some time to work out how to cut the Dragonflies so they would all still be joined up and how I could keep the dragonflies tummy intact once it was folded.  I love this Card, as it creates such a lovely surprise for the recipient.  

For the Card Base I used the Thick Whisper White Cardstock, layered up with Bermuda Bay and then cut a piece of Whisper White which I placed into my Layered Leaves Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.  I added a smaller piece of Bermuda Bay Card to which I placed a piece of Designer Paper.  

For the pop-up dragonfly centre in the Card I used a long piece of Whisper White measuring 10 x 2 1/2″ which was scored and folded.  The Dragonfly Die is placed on top and run through the Big Shot.  I then hand stamped on top of the cut outs using the Dragonfly Stamp and my Bermuda Bay Ink Pad.  To add extra special beauty I die cut three Dragonflies out using some of the Bermuda Bay Glimmer Paper I had from Sale-a-Bration.  It has added such sparkle.  I love it.  

Here is the video showing how I made it using the Textured Wood Embossing Folder, Foil Frenzy Speciality DSP and Dragonfly Stamp Set with co-ordinating Dies.  Oh how I love the glitter on this Card!!  

If you fancy a shmooze through the Stampin’ Up Catalogue for more ideas and creativity these are available in the side bar, just click on them to download the images.

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Happy Crafting with LOVE from SANDRA x

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Measurements

THICK Whisper White Cardstock cut at 8 1/4 x 5 3/4″ (21 x 14.5 cm)

Bermuda Bay Cardstock cut at 5 3/8 x 3 7/8″ (13.7 x 10 cm)

Whisper White Cardstock (place this piece through the Embossing Folder called Layered Leaves)

Bermuda Bay Cardstock (Front of Card) 2 7/8 x 2 3/8″ (7.3 x 6 cm)

Foil Frenzy Designer Series Paper (Front of Card) 2 3/4″ x 2 1/4″ (7 x 5.8 cm)

Foil Frenzy DSP (Inside of Card) 5 1/4 x 1″ (13.5 x 2.5 cm)

Whisper White used for the Inside Pop Up to die cut the Dragonflies cut at 10 x 2 1/2″ (25.5 x 6.5 cm)

score at 2, 3 1/2, 5, 6 1/2″ and 8″ (5, 9, 12.7, 16.5 and 20.3 cm)

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