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Do you have a favorite bundle in the new upcoming 2017 Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog!? 

I think this Detailed Dragonfly bundle might be a runaway winner ... It is going to be hugely popular, I'm sure!

 

Detailed Dragonfly thinlit cards featuring the watercolor pencil background technique, from the Stampin' Up! 2017 Occasions catalog. Cards by Cindee, Lisa and Patty

 

The Dragonfly cards I'm sharing today all feature watercolor backgrounds, and the Detailed Dragonfly thinlits die cuts, as well as greetings stamped from the Dragonfly Dreams stamp sets, created by Cindee, Lisa and Patty (that's me!). :)  

 

We have a MINI BLOG HOP for you today.. please be sure to visit Cindee and Lisa's blogs today (links at the bottom of this post).

 

Look for these Stampin' Up! Supplies here:

  • Dragonfly Dreams stamp set, pg 26, 2017 Occasions catalog, #142924
  • Detailed Dragonfly thinlit dies, pg 26, 2017 Occasions catalog, #142749
  • {OR, save 10% and buy the bundle, above 2 items in one bundle #144278}
  • Watercolor Pencils, pg 24, 2017 Occasions catalog, #141709
  • Succulent Garden 3/8" Ribbon combo pack, pg 21, 2017 Occasions catalog #142781
  • Watercolor paper, pg 175 annual catalog, #122959
  • AquaPainter, pg 180 annual catalog, #103954

All of these supplies are available through my Stampin' Up! store (here), but PLEASE NOTE, all 2017 Occasions catalog products are available AFTER 1/4/17!

 

We created these together one day after seeing Stampin' Up! Co-founder, Shelli Gardner demonstrate this technique idea at  a recent Stampin' Up! OnStage event.  She used the new Watercolor Pencils for the background.  We used the watercolor pencils on 3 of the cards above and used a different watercolor background technique on the other 3 cards.

 

Detailed Dragonfly thinlit cards featuring the watercolor pencil background technique, from the Stampin' Up! 2017 Occasions catalog. Cards by Patty Bennett

 I mounted my watercolor paper onto a top fold Peekaboo Peach card, and then tied the new Sweet Sugarplum 3/8" ribbon around the card.   Even though this card is striking and somewhat bold, it's also very soft and soothing!  The die cut dragonfly piece is adhered with about 5 glue dots.  Really easy to attach to the card!   I speckled the card by flicking some Gold Wink of Stella onto the finished card.

Today I'm sharing the watercolor pencil background technique with you and will share the other background technique with you soon!

 

Watercolor pencil background tutorial for the Detailed Dragonfly thinlit cards featuring the watercolor pencil background technique, from the Stampin' Up! 2017 Occasions catalog. Card by Patty

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As you can see by the "how to" watercolor background tutorial above, it's really pretty easy.   Color the watercolor pencils onto your watercolor paper, wash over the color with an AquaPainter or wet paint brush and let dry!!! wow!!!

 

Detailed Dragonfly thinlit cards featuring the watercolor pencil background technique, from the Stampin' Up! 2017 Occasions catalog. Card by Patty Bennett

 

You can really see the pretty Gold Wink of Stella dots on this photo above.. such a neat addition to most any card!

When the card is totally dry, stamp the greeting using the Stampin' Up! Basic Black Archival ink pad.

 

For details on Cindee and Lisa's cards:

Visit Lisa's Blog Here

Visit Cindee's Blog Here

 

Need a Stampin' UP! catalog?  Please Ask!

If you have not yet seen the 2017 Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog, and would like a copy, please let me know!  My regular customers should have received one by now, but perhaps you are new and have not placed your first order yet, and I'd love to send you one!

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Comments

Randee S

Love this bundle and the color combo you used. TFS

Danielle Johnson

I love these cards!

Ellen L Mosti Barner

Patty - Thank you so much for sharing the technique and samples. I CASED it today in a class with my downline!! Ellen Barner

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