Dragonfly Dreams: September

Yep. It’s here. September. Soon to be Autumn. Soon to be Pumpkin Spice Season. **sigh** I am not ready to let go of summer yet.

Our newest challenge is up at Dragonfly Dreams and our theme is Birthday!

We have a new sponsor with us for this one. A lovely designer out of the UK named Lauren Waterworth. I am using a stamp called Birthday Cupcake from her shop on craftsuprint.com

I’m not sure why I went with a Halloween theme for this card. I just had this idea in my head to do Halloween cupcakes!

I printed off three of the cupcakes and colored them with my copics. I then added some stickles & Nuevo Drop to look like sprinkles. I decided to go with a slimline so that I could have enough room for all 3 of my cupcakes. I think that this is an older Echo Park line. I added just a bit of black glimmer paper in behind and of course some enamel dots. I just printed the sentiment off on my computer and I still felt it needed something to give it more of that Halloween theme, so I went with some little silver spiderwebs.

Head on over to the blog…the Design Team has some really great projects for you to check out! Be sure to play along with us this month too!

Dragonfly Dreams – August

So this is my month to choose the challenge on Dragonfly Dreams and I’ve gone with food/drink. We are being graciously sponsored by Twinkle Lane Designs

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and the prize on offer for the winner is two images of their choice from the shop. Thanks so much Twinkle Lane

I am using an image called Donut Stack for my card.

I printed out the image on some copic friendly paper and then colored it with my copics. My DP is from Lawn Fawn and then I added a few Nuevo Drops to finish it up.

I hope you will play along with us for this challenge and be sure to stop by and leave the DT some love.

Dragonfly Dreams: July

It’s time for our July challenge at Dragonfly Dreams everyone! Our theme for the month is Indoor Activities/Hobbies.

I was at first stumped at what to do for this one, but then I realized that there is a lot that this could entail….board games, crafting, baking/cooking, watching movies or tv…lots really.

I chose to go with one of my son’s favorite activities…LEGOS! I’m sure a lot of moms can relate!

I have this Stampin Up set called Boys will Be Boys and it was perfect for this one.

I stamped the image in various directions quite a few times and then colored it with some copics just in some basic colors. It’s hard to se but some of them are also highlighted with some Glossy Accents (the ones that look a bit darker 😉 ). A perfect card for that boy in your life.

Make sure you drop by the blog and see the rest of the projects from the DT, they have a great variety for you!

Dragonfly Dreams: June

Happy Sunday one and all! Our new monthly challenge is underway over on the Dragonfly Dreams blog!

This month we are being sponsored by All Dressed Up Digital Stamps

Our theme is OUTSIDE! So let’s see the projects with an outdoor theme to them.

I’m using a digital stamp called Sight Seeing In Paris! I have been lucky enough to go to Paris and see the Eiffel Tower about 20 years ago. It was an event that was on my bucket list since I was about 6 and it was everything I thought it would be. I would love to be able to go back there again one day.

I used some DP from Crate Paper called Style Board. The image was colored with copics and my sentiment is from Paper Smooches.

I hope you like the card and don’t forget to head on over to the blog to see the rest of the DT creations.

Dragonfly Dreams: May

Hello one and all. I’m slowly trying to get back into the groove but I will admit this Covid thing is kicking my butt.

Over on the Dragonfly Dreams blog our new challenge for the month of May is up.
We are being sponsored by Fred She Said this month and our theme is Butterflies and/or Flowers.

I got to play with these awesome pre colored images and I must say, there were a lot!

I really love this card!

So I decided to go with a slimline and used my Studio Katia slimline dies for this card. I printed out an assortment of the flowers and butterflies for this card and then made a fun cluster. The HAPPY die cut is from my stash and the HELLO is from Gina K. I added a few little bling as well. You can’t tell from the photo but a few of the phtos have some Wink of Stella and I also went over a couple of them with a white gel pen to give it a little more depth.

I hope that you will play along with us and be sure to check out the amazing projects the design team has created to inspire you!

Dragonfly Dreams – April

YIKES! It has barely registered that we are already into April. Where the heck did March go???? As such, I am a bit behind with this post ! Our new challenge is up at Dragonfly Dreams and this month we are looking for your spring and/or Easter projects!

Our sponsor this month is SheepSki Designs!

For my card today, I am using the image Strawberry Season

It is a perfect image for spring….the gardens will soon be starting to grow and fresh strawberries are so yummy!

I kept my card fairly simple so that I could highlight the image. I colored first in copics and then cut it out with my circle die. I then added a bit of Wink of Stella to the flowers and the strawberries.

My paper is just some Doodlebug Designs in dots and checks….I love these for backgrounds! I punched out a little heart for my tags and then the sentiment was from my stash. To finish it off, I added a few tiny bling from my stash to give it that little sparkle!

The rest of the DT have some great projects for you to check out on the blog!

Dragonfly Dreams: September

The beginning of the month always brings a new challenge at Dragonfly Dreams! This month is such an easy one, you just have to play along! It’s HAPPY BIRTHDAY! in honor of our former chief Traci who sadly passed away a few years ago. September was her birthday month and she is greatly missed.

I chose to use up some of the Echo Park Coffee paper that I still had hanging around.

I really like this simple design and its great for using some smaller pieces. I also used the Stampin Up Coffee stamp that is probably one of my favorites to use. I went with a little paper piecing which is a great way to add some interest in your project.

I hope you like it and don’t forget to play along with us on the blog this month and there is so much inspiration for you to check out!

Looking Sharp: Dragonfly Dreams

Greetings one and all! It’s the first Sunday of the month so that means a new challenge at Dragonfly Dreams! Our theme is FOR THE BOYS! What a great one. If you are like me, you don’t have nearly enough masculine cards!

I knew I wanted to use this image and sentiment that was sent to me in a swap. I colored it with my copics and decided to use come paper from a 6×6 paper pack I picked up at the $$ store awhile ago that had all these green and leafy papers in it. I really like the green and blue together and I think these are perfect colors for a guy’s card.

The DT has some fabulous projects for you today to really get your mojo flowing so be sure to stop by the blog and leave them some love ok!

Thanks for stopping by!