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Friday, August 21, 2015

Dragonfly Dies, Halloween
and the Very Best of Pinterest Pins

I bought a new dragonfly die from Spellbinders called Dragon Delight using my 40% off Cut at Home VIP coupon this month:

Spellbinders | Dragon Delight

These are the very first cards I made with it:

Signature Greetings by Papertrey Ink
Wavy Wishes by Hero Arts

I also tried this same layout idea using the butterfly dies from Memory Box called Isabella Butterfly (solid butterfly blue layer) and Rhone Butterfly Wings (lacy butterfly white layer):

This was my Pinterest pin inspiration card:

handmade card from stamping up north ... white and mint ...background on top of printed paper ... wide punched trellis border ... dragonfly die cuts ... beautiful!
Original Pin HERE

Here are a few other dragonfly card pins:

Related image
Original Pin HERE

Spellbinders Dragon Delight die - Google Search
Original Pin HERE

Enjoy Today by frenziedstamper - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
Original Pin HERE

More dragonfly pins can be found HERE.

I'm starting to think about Halloween projects and this easy candy popper treat from Chic'n Scratch caught my eye:


She has included a video HERE and a nice set of written instructions HERE. Her project uses a 4.5" x 6" piece of DSP scored along the 4.5" side at 1", 2", 3" and 4". It makes a nice little box to hold a few sweet treats. I made these two up in no time using the envelope punch board, SU's oval punch and Martha Stewart's bat punch: