Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Garden Dandy Laser Cut Thanks

Good morning and happy Monday!  We had a gorgeous couple of days here in north Georgia and have heard that the country is thinking about warming up so that’s all good.  We even washed the van yesterday (along with 100 of our closest friends!) 😉

My card today is a reach-back to the awesome Dragonfly Garden bundle and pretty Dandy Garden DSP.  This time, I also used a cool die cut panel from the Dandy Laser Cut Paper.  Take a look-see:

This layout was inspired by the challenge at Freshly Made Sketches this week.

I started by matting a piece of Misty Moonlight Dandy Garden 6″ x 6″ DSP on a Bumble Bee mat with Liquid Glue for the card front.

Next, I cut a narrower piece – with the design going 90 degrees to the card front – and adhered it to a Bumble Bee mat of its own.  I set these in place on the card front – no adhesive just yet.

I selected a panel from the Dandy Laser Cut Paper and positioned it where I wanted it on the card front.

Using the narrow matted strip as a guide – I put sticky notes in place to create a mask.

Once the mask was secure, I picked it – and the laser cut panel – up and removed it from the card front.

Then, using a Blending Brush, I colored between the mats with Bumble Bee ink.

I adhered the narrow strip to the card front with Liquid Glue, then popped the laser cut panel in place with small pieces of Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Hint:  this part is a bit persnickety, not gonna fib ya.  So…take your time – and then be sure that you line up the colored section of the panel with the DSP strip.

I cut a piece of Blackberry Bliss paper from the Dandy Garden 6″ x 6″ DSP with the largest circle Stitched Shapes die and used Liquid Glue to adhere it to the card front.

On a piece of Basic White, I stamped the Dragonfly Garden sentiment in Blackberry Bliss and punched it with the Tailored Tag Punch – then adhered it with Liquid Glue.

The dragonfly is cut using the Dragonflies Punch (bundled with Dragonfly Garden) from one of the designs in the Dandy Garden 6″ x 6″ DSP.  I adhered it with Liquid Glue.

I colored an Opal Round with my Dark Misty Moonlight Stampin’ Blend, adhered it to the sentiment and the card front was done.

On the inside, I added the wildflower image from Dragonfly Garden in Bumble Bee on a Basic White panel.  Then I added some little dragonflies in Misty Moonlight.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Bumble Bee mat and into my Blackberry Bliss card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Basic White Medium Envelope got more from Dragonfly Garden sweetness on the front…

…and another piece of Dandy Garden 6″ x 6″ DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  The Dragonfly Garden stamp set and bundled Dragonflies Punch will live on my favorites list for a long time – how about you?  It’s just wonderful and is so pretty when combined with the two coordinating papers…Dandy Garden 6″ x 6″ DSP and Dandy Laser Cut Paper!

I hope you like!

If you’d like to recreate this card, all the products and card cuts are listed below!







Use this host code when you order $50 or greater and receive a free gift (AND the Monthly Card Tutorial) from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $10.00 in any active Catalog!  That includes some of the Host Exclusive stamp sets!  See my Customer Rewards page for full details. You’ll also be getting a link to my ZOOM The Craftroom (an exclusive TWICE-A-WEEK online event for my customers) and the monthly Online Tutorial.   The February Tutorial features the Hydrangea Haven Bundle!  

Stamps-N-Lingers Butterfly Bouquet Special Bundles!

Y’all know that the Butterfly Bouquet Early Release promotion runs just from 2 Mar – 3 May 2021.  After that  – you’ll have to wait for the release of the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog to get them.   But – you probably ALSO know that the gorgeous Designer Series paper that will NOT BE AVAILABLE AT ALL after the end of this promotion period.  You read that right!  The Butterfly Bijou 6″ x 6″ DSP and the Natural Touch Specialty DSP are only going to be available WHILE SUPPLIES LAST – and then…poof!  Gone! 🙁

So, to help you get the goods right quick and save a little dough…I took a look at what’s coming on 2 March – and put together ONE SINGLE BUNDLE – and a couple of add-ons for you.

The Butterfly Brilliance Bundle – $71

If you bought all these products separately you’d spend about $85 when you factor in shipping and tax – depending on how much Uncle Sam takes where you live.

Here’s what you’ll get:

Butterfly Brilliance Bundle $54.75
Butterfly Brilliance 6″ x 6″ DSP $11.50
Natural Touch Specialty DSP $5.00

BONUS:  When you purchase the Butterfly Brilliance Bundle, you’ll get a FREE package of Gold Hoop Embellishments (see how well these work and why I love them with this bundle right here!)!

Now – when you purchase the bundle – you’ve got the option to add on some additional packs of the DSPs and/or the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine if you don’t have one!  If you don’t already have one – this is a GREAT time to get it and you’re for SURE going to want to be able to use the amazing Brilliant Wings Dies (they cut out the stamped image from Butterfly Brilliance AND butterflies from the Butterfly Bijou 6″ x 6″ DSP!!

Butterfly Bijou 6″ x 6″ DSP add-on:  $10 each

Natural Touch Specialty DSP add-on: $4 each

Stampin’ Cut and Emboss Machine: $109 each (note: this is the full-size machine and comes with 1 Base Plate, 1 Die Plate, 2 Cutting Plates, and 1 Specialty Plate – so you’ll be able to get to work right away!)

So – if this looks good to you, fill out the form below and pick your goodies!

I’ll send you a PayPal invoice on 23 Feb and then on 2 Mar, I’ll get them right on the way directly to you!

PLEASE NOTE: This offer is available to anyone – but I can only ship to addresses in the United States or Military APO addresses.  Thanks for your understanding!

This special will only be available from me at these great discounts until 15 Mar 2021  (or while DSP supplies last!) – so…don’t hesitate!! 🙂

One more note – once you hit “Submit” -it takes a hot second (or twelve!) for the system to do it’s thing.  Be patient – it’ll get there. Once it has – it says “Message Sent – Go Back”.   You can click “Go Back” and that will return you to the Blog Post! 🙂

Brilliant Wings DSP Add-on - $10 each (only with purchase of Main bundle)

Natural Touch Specialty DSP Add-on - $4 each (only with purchase of Main bundle)

Stampin' Cut and Emboss Machine Add-On - $109 (only with purchase of Main bundle)

Of course, if you want the very best deal – AND to get these goodies right now! – I can help you do that!

If you join the Stampin’ Up! team now, you can select these goodies for your Starter Kit!  Or…fill your kit with other things you need and then purchase the suite with your shiny new 20% Demonstrator Discount!!  Give me a holler and I’ll get you all hooked up!  You’ll also be cashing in on the 200 FREE SHEETS of DSP by joining during Sale-A-Bration.  BONUS!!

2019-2021 In Colors Retiring Soon!

The Retiring List will be coming out in March! While we don’t know EVERYTHING that will be on it…we DO know that our 2019-2021 In Colors will for sure be leaving us!

NOW is the time to stock up on Ink, Refills, Cardstock and DSP – they’ll sell out QUICK once the list goes live!

Here’s the whole shootin’ match – so…be sure to get yours before they fly off the shelves!

Now Available!

Hey Chick and Birthday Chick Bundles

Time….Don’t Run Out on Me!!

Sale-a-Bration is Almost Over!!

During Sale-A-Bration – 5 Jan – 28 Feb! – you can earn FREE products. For every $50 or $100 (before shipping and tax) that you spend, you can choose between two purchasing levels of free products!  There are 7 free products available to pick from at the $50 level and 2 free products to pick from at the $100 level!


It’s also a good time to HOST – because, when you host a workshop (OR place an individual order) and the total sales hits $300 (before shipping and tax) – then you will automatically earn the awesome Punch Party stamp set!  This is an exclusive set from Sale-A-Bration and…trust me – you WANT this stamp set!

You can see more details and find the list of punches that it coordinates with on page 17 in the Sale-a-bration Brochure! 🙂


And you can “host” a “workshop” with a group of friends and family.  Even while socially distanced!  Yup – it’s true!  I’ll make you your own special host code  – you give it to your friends and family and when they place an order using it – YOU get the rewards!!


Cuz…not only do you get the amazing Starter Kit (you pay just $99 plus tac and select $125 in Stampin’ Up! product (including any pre-order items! 😉) – you’ll ALSO get…200 FREE SHEETS OF GORGEOUS DESIGNER SERIES PAPER!!

All the details are on my Stampin’ Up! Promotions Page – but if you’ve got any questions or would like to chat or need the current catalogs – let me know!  You can reach me at:

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Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in This Project: 

Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Blackberry Bliss Cardstock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″)

Bumble Bee Cardstock:  4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 1/4″ x 4″ (mat for strip on front)

Dandy Laser Cut Paper:  On front of card

Basic White Cardstock:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Tailored Tag Punch (sentiment)

Dandy Garden 6″ x 6″ DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); 2 1/8″ x 3 7/8″ (strip on front); Largest Circle Stitched Shape die cut (behind sentiment); punched dragonfly; envelope flap

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Finn Fan Fix 

So…I got my new phone out the other evening.  You know, to test the low-light photography capabilities.

Thankfully, Finn gave me a totally awesome shot to practice on…

Good thing Wayne had that bag of popcorn to lure him over there! 😉




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6 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Garden Dandy Laser Cut Thanks

  1. So pretty Mary! Love the way that you added color across the dragonfly panel. Good thing that Finn was such a wiling participant for the low light photo. 😉

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks, Amy – and yes, he’s a cooperative subject, for sure! 🙂

  2. I love all the dragonflies! Your fireplace is like the one we had in upstate NY. I think the low light came out pretty good.

    • stampsnlingers

      Yes – it’s going to be a great camera – looking forward to some of those sunsets that my old one couldn’t do justice to – hoping THIS one can! Thanks so much, Karen! 🙂

  3. Susan K

    Love this card and how you put that BBliss circle on there. It’s those kind of layers that I don’t think about! Love your take on the sketch too. I got a new phone this week too but haven’t tested the low light capabilities…your seems to work great. Hope Wayne shared the popcorn!

    • stampsnlingers

      He did! Which is exactly why Finn stands there so intently focused! ROFL! Thank you so much, Susan! 🙂

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