Hi there! We hope you are having a nice weekend so far. Sharon is here on the blog today with an absolutely stunning card created with our DRAGONFLY REFLECTION stamp set embossed in glitter, and some fabulous coloured bubbles.
Hi! For a long while now I’ve admired the beautiful cards made by Rahmat where she draws bubbles and colours them with her colouring pencils. So when the amazing Dragonfly Reflection stamp set from Visible Image arrived I knew I wanted to have a try at colouring some bubbles, using the round stamp with the grid as a base. I need more practice, but for a first attempt I think it doesn’t look too bad.
Here’s how I made it
Use a stamp positioner for these first steps creating the bubbles.
Stamp the circle in antique linen and leave the stamp in the stamp positioner.
Colour the circle with coloured pencils.
Return the card to the stamp positioner and re-stamp the circle with versamark clear ink and heat emboss with white embossing powder.
Repeat this process twice more to get 2 more bubbles.
Stamp the dragonfly onto the card panel and emboss with a lilac glittery embossing glitter, then roughly colour the wings with the same colours you used for the bubbles.
Stamp the sentiment onto the panel, blend some light blue ink around the corners and add a little doodling to the edges. Back the panel onto black card.
Edge the card blank with the same coloured pencils and set this aside.
Heat emboss the dragonfly onto heat embossable acetate using a sparkly light blue embossing glitter.
Cut the dragonfly out.
Heat emboss the additional wings with a clear multi sparkle and cut these out leaving a little tab on the inner part of the wings.
Place the acetate dragonfly on top of the image on the panel, secure it with low tack tape, then cut two slots either side of the dragonfly’s body for the wings to slot into (cutting the slots through only the acetate dragonfly, the embossed image on the cream card and through the black mat too).
Slot the extra wings through the slots on the acetate dragonfly, then feed them through the slots on the cream panel and secure with tape on the reverse.
Add the panel to the card blank and you are done!
Here is an alternative version of this card using black card as a base.
Cream card, Black Card, Distress Inks (antique linen, tumbled glass) Versamark clear ink, Polychromos pencils (I used 101 white, 109 Dark Chrome Yellow, 110 Phthalo Blue, 124 Rose Carmine, 131 Medium Flesh, 134 Crimson, 140 Light Ultramarine, 141 Delft Blue, 154 Light Cobalt Turquoise, 168 Earth Green Yellowish, 171 Light Green, 177 Walnut Brown), WOW! Embossing Glitters (royal crush, coastal, clear multi sparkle), WOW! embossing powder (opaque bright white).
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Wow this is so beautiful! The glittery embossed dragonfly looks wonderful, and the layered wings are stunning. The gorgeous coloured bubbles look fabulous too. Thank you for this brilliant tutorial Sharon ♡
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