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Awesomely Artistic Friend for the Happy Stampers Blog Hop


Apple of My Eye Happy Stampers Blog Hop


Welcome to another Happy Stampers Blog Hop.  Thanks for stopping here along your way!  My share for today is from the  Awesomely Artistic stamp set from Stampin’ Up!  Although this is not new, it is one I like to pull out from time to time because I love the dragonfly stamp that is part of this set.  I hope you enjoy my Awesomely Artistic Friend card.

Our challenge is to use these colors for our creation:  



Awesomely Artistic Friend


It’s always nice to have an extra card ready to send to a friend, you don’t really need a special occasion!  I think this Awesomely Artistic Friend card will work nicely for a “just because” moment.  


Awesomely Artistic Friend


I left the inside free of stamping so that there is plenty of room to write my message.  A strip of Floral Boutique DSP left over from the front panel was added to the Whisper White inside.


Awesomely Artistic Friend


To make the envelope a little more special, I added another strip of the Floral Boutique DSP to the outside flap.

Instructions and card dimensions are at the end of the post.  Now, it’s time to hop forward to Kristi’s blog to see what she has for us today.  A list of all of the Happy Stampers is also below in case you get lost along the way or want to re-visit any pages.  




A list of the Happy Stampers sharing today:

Sandi MacIver

Amy Koenders

Shelagh Freemantle

Mary Deatherage

Jari Francis (you are here)

Kristi Gray

Heather Wright-Porto



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Instructions for making this card:

Stamp the dragonfly images in Versa Mark ink, dust with copper embossing powder, heat emboss and fussy cut them.

Stamp the flower and “burlap ribbon” images in Night of Navy onto the Whisper White art panel

Stamp the banner image in Night of Navy onto Whisper White, use the Stamp-a-ma-jig and stamp Friend in the center and fussy cut

Stamp the dotted image from Awesomely Artistic in Versa Mark and lightly dust with Copper emboss powder, heat with heat tool

Add a panel of Floral Boutique DSP to the Night of Navy card base with snail or glue,

Pop the art image onto the front with dimensionals, then add the dragonfly images and the banner sentiment with dimensionals

Add a strip of DSP to the inside Whisper White panel with snail or glue

Glue the DSP to the outside flap of the envelope and cut off the extra with paper snips


Card stock cuts in inches:

Night of Navy base:  4 1/4 X 5 1/2

Whisper White art panel:  3 7/8 X 5 1/8; for inside panel:  4 X 5 1/4

Floral Boutique mat:  4 1/8 X 5 3/8; strip for the inside 1/2 X 4: strip for the envelope 2 1/4 x 6



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Thanks for stopping by, hope to see you next time!