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Orange Special Birthday Dragonfly Card

Orange Special Birthday Dragonfly Card Image
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  • Hero Arts F2540 Special Birthday Stamp
  • Inkadinkado Gem Stone Insects
  • Ranger Black Enamel Accents
  • Stampin' Up! Really Rust Marker
  • Stampin' Up! Pumpkin Pie Classic Stamp Pad
  • Michael's Stores Special Value Ribbon
  • Ranger Mini Mister
  • Bazzill Basics Earth Tones Orange Cardstock
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • patterned paper from DCWV Flower Shower Spring Matstack
  • White cardstock for base
  • Ranger Non-Stick Craft Sheet
  • Clear glitter glue


  1. Cut 2" x 4" piece of white cardstock.
  2. Stamp "May your Birthday..." using waterproof ink like memento tuxedo black ink.
  3. Streak with pumpking pie ink. It is important that you use a water based ink that is not permanent and will run when wet.
  4. Place on non-stock craft sheet.
  5. Spritz with water until soaked.
  6. Let dry overnight. Ink will blend and run as it dries.
  7. Stamp dragonfly using waterproof black ink.
  8. Color dots with Stampin' Up! Marker.
  9. Apply clear glitter glue over the surface. Use a product that has a moderate amount of glitter so image will still be visible.
  10. Let dry overnight with sentiment.
  11. Cut out dragonfly.
  12. Cut 5 1/4" x 8 1/2" white cardstock for base. Fold in half.
  13. Mount 2 1/4" x 4 1/4" orange cardstock on left hand side of card front.
  14. Cut patterned paper to 3 1/4" x 4 1/4" and mount on right hand side of card front.
  15. Mount dried sentiment over the orange cardstock about 1/8" from left side, top and bottom.
  16. Mount 4 1/4" strip of ribbon over the seam, leaving 1/8" inch of orange visible.
  17. Mount dragonfly over patterned paper using dimensional foam on the edge of the wings so they are raised while the body is mounted flush.
  18. Place dot of Ranger Black Enamel Accent in each of the four corners of the sentiment. Use evenly sized dots.

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