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Friday, January 11, 2019

On Dragonfly Wings.....

Hello everyone: I'm here again today with a new card created using an old stamp set, I feel like I'm on a mission to really use my old stuff and it feels so good, it's like I'm seeing old friends after many years apart, I'm having a wonderful time.


This Dragonfly image is from a Stampin' Up! set called "Nature's Nest" that came out back in the 2009-2010 catalog, another beautiful and neglected set, sigh!!
I stamped the Dragonfly with Stazon black ink on watercolor paper and colored it with an old set of Shimmer Paints, the sprigs of flowers are from another Stampin' Up! set called "Nature Walk" which came out in the Occasions Mini in 2011.

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This is how the INSIDE of my card looks like.


I punched the design with an old Friskars punch, the sentiment both in front and inside are from a Unity Stamp Company, also super old (2012), called "Your Wings Exist", I stamped the Dragonfly on top of the sentiment with Stazon gray ink.
I'm keeping my resolution of using my old stuff, I'm really having an awesome time doing it.

I'm playing along with the following challenges.

Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday "Sparkle and Shine"

The Sisterhood of Crafters "Make it Sparkle"
The Sisterhood of Crafters

Words 2 Craft By

2 Crafty Critter Crazies Anything goes with a Critter.
2 Crafty Critter Crazies

Daisy Chain Challenge #26 "Add Some Sparkle"
            Daisy Chain Challenges

Thank you for stopping by, I sure appreciate your kind comments.
Happy Stamping.
XO
Maria.

11 comments:

Darlene said...

Beautiful! I bet it's gorgeous in real life! Well done! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Make It Sparkle’ challenge and please come back again soon!
Darlene
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit!

jimlynn said...

Beautiful coloring with the shimmer paints! I love the stamp set you used. Such a pretty and lovely card! Thank you so much for joining us at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies!
Lynn

Ellibelle said...

What a beautiful card with a wonderful design, thank you so much for sharing this month at my Crafty Wednesday challenge where it's all about Sparkle and Shine!
Ellie

Leslie Miller said...

Ohhh, the shimmer is so gorgeous on this! These sets combined beautifully, and the sentiment really is nice with any winged creature. I love it! Maria, I'm having as much fun seeing your neglected older stamps as you are creating with them! Thanks!

Sonny P. said...

Pretty Dragonfly ! So colorful ! Reminds me of the ones I see here in the summer .
Your coloring just brings it almost to life !
What a pretty sentiment to !!

Celeste Goff said...

Beautiful card and I love how you incorporated the flying theme in there. Thank you for joining us at W2CB!

Mary Fish said...

Makes me dream of spring with your sweet images!

Viv said...

Great design and colour, loving the blue and the amazing dragonfly too ;) hugs Viv xx

Debbie Mageed said...

Oh, Maria, my friend! It's so wonderful to see you in the gallery and even more wonderful to see this gorgeous card! Hope you are well! Thank you for playing with us at The Sisterhood of Crafters and hope you can join us again soon.

Vickie Y said...

Beautiful! Thnak you for sharing with us at The Sisterhood of Crafters.

Sybrina K said...

Hi Maria! Happy 2019! And, this card is such a sweet way to start the new year! I just love that beautiful dragonfly, and I couldn't agree more about old stamps feeling like good friends that you haven't seen in a while. (I feel that way every time I ink up a Lawn Fawn winter sparrow or Mama Elephant reindeer game image.) Thanks so much for playing along with our first W2CB Challenge of 2019!