Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Misty Dragonfly...

Happy Tuesday,

A simple card to make today but hopefully effective in its simplicity.

I started with the circle media plate and inked it with the Izink inks in cases, south seas and rose.  I ran this over with my brayer to smooth the ink ( you need to press on really hard too get the best effects from the media plates)  I then inked the leaf stamp form the spring flowers clear stamp set with perfect medium and pressed it onto the plate.  This technique removes the ink form the plate leaving a resist I then stamp the inked stamp into the piece of card.  I repeated this all over the plate then pressed this onto the card using the Press to Impress stamp tool

Next I added some of the leaves inked and stamped directly onto the card.

I cut the dragonfly die ( an old die from my stash) form a piece of background I had stamped then cut it again in vellum inking through the die with cases izink dye ink pad.  I added the velum dragonfly over the stamped one and added crystals in the centre and on the edges of the wings.

I cut the centre panel out with the square stitch dot die matting this on a leftover piece of background made using the large media plate.

A few layers of white and lilac and the jaunty dragonfly and done.

All this needs is the appropriate sentiment.

Enjoy...

37 comments:

  1. Morning John, absolutely beautiful and my favourite colour combination.
    Nancyd xx

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  2. Hi John
    Another great lovely card.Beautiful colours.
    Jan

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  3. Again another beautiful card in lovely colours. Joycex

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  4. Hello John, what a beautiful card, love the colours, they are really stunning together. Have a good day all. Bx

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  5. Morning John, lovely sample today, the dragonfly just finishes it off nicely.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

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  6. Hi John
    I love this card, the dragonfly sets it off beautifully.
    B xx

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  7. Morning John
    Lovely card today very pretty colours and the dragonfly just sets it of
    Have a good day
    Love
    Sharon
    xxx

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  8. Good morning John,
    Beautiful card, simple but extremely effective, love it.
    I don't normally put sentiments on my "stock cards" till I actually use them.
    Sure as fate the one I want to use would have the wrong sentiment on!!
    Have a great day,
    Patricia xxx

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  9. Lovely and simple. Beautiful colour choice.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  10. Morning, great colours, I have your media plates but this may sound silly, haven't had the guts to play with them yet , daft I know, I'm sure when I start I will be fine, I think some of it is about them being so clean ... lol. Have a good day

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  11. Good morning John, very pretty misty card in beautiful colours.
    Marion S x

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  12. Loving the shades, gorgeous. Xxx

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  13. Beautiful card, John

    Anne (Northampton)

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  14. Very pretty card John. Love from Jackie xx

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  15. Gorgeous card I love how you've stamped leaves outside of the circle I think I have that old dragonfly die or something very similar ...

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  16. Hi John this is a stunning card I love the colours. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  17. Love the card John the colours you have chosen thank you love june horrocks xxxxxx

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  18. Morning John, This colouring and stamping is quite 'ethereal' and 'magical', I love it.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  19. Morning John, such a pretty card and lovely colour combination.
    Wendyx

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  20. Morning John. I would have to agree with everything Patricia Howarth has said about this card. There is just something so dreamy about it.

    Lisbeth

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  21. Hi John,
    Lovely card, with a lot of interest.
    Hugs, Rose

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  22. Hi John

    Beautiful, love the mix of colours you have used.

    Regards
    Heather R Oxfordshire

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  23. Pretty, pretty and in my favourite colour too

    Hugs Helen xx

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  24. Hi John, Lovely card,simple elegant and very ethereal looking in those colours.Stay healthy and happy,Lots of Love Barbara D xxx

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  25. Lovely colours and design John and the dragonfly is beautiful, Kate x

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  26. Stunning card design. I especially like the colors.

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  27. Oooh John,
    So pretty and gorgeous. I love everything about it.
    Maureen x

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  28. Hi John,
    what a very stunning and wonderful card.
    I love the beautiful stamping and the colour inks used.
    Super dragonfly also.
    I have just posted a card made with your Rustic Frame embossing folder on my blog, and was really pleased how it turned out.
    Lots of crafty regards. Jenny L.
    Forgot to say sorry I haven't visited lately I had Internet probs.

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  29. Gorgeous! Nothing more to say!

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  30. John this maybe be simple to you but it is a beautiful work of art to me.
    I absolutely love this and those gorgeous colours.

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  31. Hello John,
    I'm late - again! Lovely card and the stamping and colours are lovely! Love that dragonfly too!
    Thank you once again!
    Love Myra xx

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  32. Marie P. From Coppull.27 September 2017 at 10:19

    Good morning John. Another beautiful card, I just love the way you have got it all together and so elegant. Thank you for sharing

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  33. Beautiful card John. Love it. Thank you.

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