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Thursday, April 1, 2010



My Card was made using a using a Stamabilities fragile beauty. As much as flowers are a part of spring so are insects. I love dragonflies, their shimmery color and how they flit and hover make them so so interesting. I stamped the image then stamped again on vellum and cut out the wings and attached them. I watercolored and also used some pearls on them for shimmer. I used a nestie #10 for the image. The next layer was a nestie #1 which I dotted stickles around the edge. Each layer is foam dotted up. I cut and watercolored some leaves and tucked between the layers. I used My Minds Eye papers out of my stash. I distressed edges and stitched the stripe pieces. I also used a flourish stamp for the corner and then aged all around the creme with a bluegreen. I drew a dragonfly in the upper corner and used some stickles on it also. I had some nifty fiber in my stash so attached it also.
Papertake Weekly: Open
Frosted Designs: Vellum
Simon Says: Its so Distressing
Fab N Funky: Spring is in the Air
S2G: Anything goes
Incy Wincy Designs: Stitching
LaLaLand Crafts: paper piecing

20 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Davi! Those 3-D dragonflies really pop off the card! Pretty Nestie! :) TFS

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  2. Very Beautiful those Dragonflies are Stunning :) Thanks for Playing Incy Wincy this Week
    Hugs Nikki and the rest of the DT

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  3. Davi, This is so sweet and very lovely. I too like dragon flies. The soft colors and swirling wisps of plant and flourish, all blend together to make a mystical world for your lovely dragonflies. The GG (grand girls) and I are watching a Strawberry Shortcake movie I gave them for their BD's. Your email arrived this AM all scrambled and looking like Russian. I thought you ought to know. The header was in English, but the message was weird. Not sure if it is you or me. I will call later. Love, Martha

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  4. Wow, this is really gorgeous. I love the natural look and feel to this card.

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  5. Love the dragonfly wings! What a great idea. Thanks for joining us this week for the Twisted Thursday Challenge at Shirleys2Girls!

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  6. What a gorgeous card! Love the image and colors!
    Thanks for joining us at S2G this week!

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  7. Oooh this is fabulous!!

    Thank you for joining us at Incy Wincy Challenge this week!!

    Happy Easter :)

    Id love it if you would come and visit Vanilla Hevn - my blog

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  8. Hi Davi, This is a lovely card! Thanks for playing this week at S2G TT.

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  9. Absolutely gorgeous and thanks so much for joining us for Twisted Thursday at Shirley's 2 Girls!

    Peace & Luv,
    Jeannie

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  10. This is so delicate and gorgeous!! I love the dragonflies, they're beautiful. thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp, hugs, Jane xxx

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  11. A great card Davi, I adore all the beautiful details.

    Liza x

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  12. This card is gorgeous!
    Thank you so much for playing with us at La-La Land!

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  13. Hi Davi,
    Great card. Love the detail.
    Thanks for joining us at Incy Wincy Design.

    Tami

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  14. Those wings just POP Off the card! WONDERFUL and so elegant looking too. I love this card Davi--great job! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at La-La Land Crafts this week! *Ü*

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  15. Simply beautiful! Very classy! Thanks so much for playing along with us at La La Land Crafts!

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  16. Oh Davi this appeals to me greatly I love nature this depicts nature beautifully those dragonflies along with your design are gorgeous. Last year I made a big pond for the frogs in my garden as soon as I had finished it and put the plants in my first visitor was a red dragonfly...awesome I was thrilled to bits.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  17. Lovely job on your card. Thank you for playing along with the Papertake Weekly challenge.

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  18. beautiful card,gorgeous colours and the dragonflies are delightful thankyou for joining us at fab'n'funky this week
    andrea

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  19. So pretty! Thanks for playing this week with Shirley's 2 Girls!

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  20. I love the 3-d effect for the dragonfly. Gorgeous.

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