DRAGONFLY CELEBRATION

Posted on April 5, 2017 in LO MAS RECIENTE, So Suzy Stamps, Tarjetas, Tecnicas, Tutoriales

Dragonfly celebration is the card that I made today for So Suzy Stamps. I love dragonflies and this is a very special stamp because depending of how you color it, you can give it different styles. Take a look at my card:

DRAGONFLY CELEBRATION

I made this using a watercolor technique and partially coloring some details of the dragonfly stamp. The first thing that I did was choose the colors of distress ink that I wanted to use: I selected three blues and two greens.

DRAGONFLY CELEBRATION

I applied the ink directly over an acrylic block and with an aqua painter or water brush I applied the ink over the watercolor paper, starting with the blues. When I was satisfied with the colors I let the paper dry and decided where to stamp the dragonfly image and the sentiment Careful what you wish for at the same time using the misti (SSS). I used Memento Tuxedo Black ink.

DRAGONFLY CELEBRATION

I kept the dark blue just for accents and using the paint brush I enhanced some details of the dragonfly and splattered the ink around the layer.

DRAGONFLY CELEBRATION

When the watercolor layer was totally dry I pasted it over a card base leaving a colored border to create a better contrast and I added some blue sequins. DRAGONFLY CELEBRATION

Easy and beautiful!

Great News!!!

Now I have amazing news to share with you. If you follow me on Social media, you may already know that So Suzy Stamps has new Owners! Let me introduce the new Mr. & Ms. So Suzy Stamps, John and Vicky Briggs. Maybe these names are new for some of you but they are very recognized in the stamp community and the best part is that they have the same vision as us about quality products and designs.

You know that I consider So Suzy Stamps as part of my home and I am sure this will remain my house, because they will be with us and the team is the same. We will continue to be So Suzy Stamps with the difference that now ALL THE STAMPS are available and not more stamps will retire!!! Wooo hooo!!! John and Vicky are manufacturing. So follow us as always!! And as of now, every order over $45 dollars will have FREE SHIPPING!!!

About my friend Suzy, she will be around. Maybe we can convince her to be a great card maker, so you can follow her in her new blog All About SuzyThe other good news is that our Mama, Denis, finally has her own store to sell us the amazing Bunkie Bags, to keep our Misti’s, cricut, scan and cut and any other stuff safe. You can find her exclusive products and her love in Simply Charming Bags

So welcome John and Vicky and welcome all the amazing changes for our creative lives!

I love So Suzy Stamps and my dragonfly celebration card!!!

5 Comments

  1. Love you and your Dragonfly card Martha.

    Thank you very much for the mention! Hugs Denise

  2. Your dragonfly card is wonderful. I am on vacation so was glad I could use Pinterest to save this card until I get home. Did you air dry the watercolor layer or use a heat gun to hurry it along? Thanks for sharing!!

  3. Una tarjeta muy bonita. Cada vez me gusta más las acuarelas en el scrap

  4. So pretty. Going to have a go at this style soon.

  5. Love your card, such a pretty outcome.
    XO April

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