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Dragonfly Dreams for CCMC454

There are several bundles from the Occasions Catalog that I have yet to work with.  So for this week’s Create with Connie and Mary Color Challenge, I pulled out the DRAGONFLY DREAMS Bundle for my card.  But before I get too far ahead, let’s take a look at the colors we are featuring this week.


Beautiful combination, don’t you think??  I wanted a soft watercolor look to go with DRAGONFLY DREAMS so I paired it up with products from the April My Paper Pumpkin.

Dragonfly Dreams by

I used the card base and one of the watercolor papers from the kit.  Everything else was from my regular stash of products.

Dragonfly Dreams

The water coloring shows off all three of our colors this week.  I used my aqua painter and ink pads to create the look.  I also added color to the rest of the background, a little bit of Island Indigo.  I used that same color for the dragonfly die cuts and added a bit of Wink of Stella to each to make them sparkle.

Dragonfly Dreams

The inside of the card had to be embellished as well.  The stamps from the kit along with the washi tape worked out beautifully.  The Mother’s Day sentiment on the front of the card was pulled from Oh So Succulent, I thought it was a wonderful greeting to go along with the MPP stamps.  Nice to get a head start on Mother’s Day this year!

Dragonfly Dreams by

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Wonderful Mother

Welcome to another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop!  This week we are celebrating the wonderful women in our lives in honor of Mother’s Day.


I’ve actually got NEW PRODUCTS to share with you today for my card!  I used a new bundle that includes a stamp set called SWIRLY BIRD and SWIRLY SCRIBBLES THINLITS.

Swirly Bird

I can see this stamp set being a new favorite!  It’s got wonderful swirly flowers and all sorts of bits and pieces to create all sorts of things!  For this card, I didn’t use the stamp set as much, I focused more on the coordinating SWIRLY SCRIBBLES THINLITS.

Swirly Bird

The flower is created from two die cuts done with the new In Color PEEKABOO PEACH.  I think it looks amazing against the watercolor background made with DAPPER DENIM.  It’s a gorgeous new shade of blue that will be lovely for watercolor wash and many other things.

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I added a sentiment in bold black and white from PICTURE PERFECT.  I think it’s a wonderful greeting for a Mother’s Day card!  There’s also a couple pops of color with the leaves in EMERALD ENVY and the splotches in DAPPER DENIM.  And as always I put a couple of sequins on, had to have those!  So what do think of this little sneak peek??  Are you ready for more?  Well, the MAY MINI SESSION from Create with Connie and Mary is all about NEW PRODUCTS!  Yep, we are working hard to bring you the latest and greatest.

May coming soon Sets we will be using for the May Mini Session:

  • Swirly Bird Bundle
  • Painter’s Palette
  • Confetti Celebration
  • Pop of Paradise
  • Gift of Love

Normally the Mini Sessions open on the 11th of each month.  But for May we will open on May 18th so you can see all these new products!  I hope you’ll join us, we love to give you new ideas to work with!  Just go to CREATE WITH CONNIE AND MARY to sign up!


Now, let’s get to the good stuff, the supply list!


STAMPS:   Picture Perfect, Swirly Bird

INKS:  Peekaboo Peach, Dapper Denim, Emerald Envy, Versa Mark

PAPER: Dapper Denim, Peekaboo Peach, Emerald Envy, Watercolor, Basic Black

ACCESSORIES: Swirly Scribbles Thinlits,White embossing powder, heat tool, Aqua Painter, Gold Sequin Trim, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Trimmer, bone folder, dimensionals, Fine Tip Glue Pen

Next, let’s check out what the rest of the Design Team has for us today. Click Previous to visit the very talented Mary Brown and Next to see the very talented Debbie Henderson.

Thanks for hopping with us, we love inspiring you!  Happy Stamping!