Good Things Grow with Dragonfly Garden

Greetings my stamping friends! It has been a busy couple of days around my house! On Tuesday my home in Carrollton, Texas had a photo shoot for its big debut on the MLS — it is hard to believe that we are just a couple of months out from moving into our new home in Aubrey.

Since I had to do some SERIOUS organizing and decluttering, and I have never shared my “craft studio” with you because it was such a sad sight, I thought I would first share with you two photos from the shoot:

I’m actually a little sad to be leaving this studio now that it is all nice and organized! (And believe it or not I have about 30 boxes of retired products and projects out in my garage!)

For today’s project, I used products from the Dandy Garden Suite which is now available for purchase in the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog. This particular card was actually designed by a sister demonstrator — Deanna Blackmon — for a shoebox swap we did during the OnStage @ Home event back in November of 2020. This project would be considered an advanced card and includes “fun folds”:

As you can see, it involves a lot of folds and special cuts. It was a bit of a challenge for me at that time and I actually just finished putting it together before sitting down to share this post with you. (Whoever invented the camera feature of today’s “smart phones” is a genius. It allowed me to finish this card months later.)

Here are the Stampin’ Up! products that were used in the design of this card with hyperlinks which will allow you to add what you need to your shopping cart if you find you “need” these products:

Product List

The dragonflies were punched from a sheet of the Dandy Garden 6×6 Designer Series Paper using the coordinating punch and both are colored with Wink of Stella to give them shimmer. I colored the flowers using the dark Calypso Coral and Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blends combo packs and the larger of the flowers are also colored with Wink of Stella. I colored the leaves with the light Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Blends combo pack.

If you want more detailed information for the design of this card, including measurements, just ask me. I will need to measure each piece, but would be happy to help if you want to try to create this or a similar design for this “fun folds” card.


As you may notice in my project Product List, the Basic White products (replacing the now retired and sold out Whisper White products) are now available for purchase in the North America market. Below are the new product numbers:

  • BASIC WHITE 8-1/2″ X 11″ CARDSTOCK (159276)
  • BASIC WHITE 8-1/2″ X 11″ THICK CARDSTOCK (159229)
  • BASIC WHITE 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X 30.5 CM) CARDSTOCK (159231)
  • BASIC WHITE 3″ X 3″ (7.6 X 7.6 CM) ENVELOPES (159233)

You may want to update these product numbers in your copy of the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog on pages 153-154.

Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you leave here inspired to put stamps to ink to paper. Until next time, stamp on my friends.


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