Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Dragonfly Wedding Card

Hello, Crafters.

Earlier this morning I shared the video that shows how I made the pink Dragonfly Wedding card I shared with you on 3rd April 2017. 

In the video I show the card in three colours and two different styles. 

Apart from the original Pink Pirouette card, I'd made one in Soft Sky and during the video, I made the Tip Top Taupe card.  

This last colour will be retiring at the end of this month - 31st May 2017 - as it's one of the 2015 - 2017 InColours.
 I don't have a preference with the colour, I think all three look great.

The variation between the cards is where I ended the Floral Thinlints die cuts. 

On the original card, I trimmed the die cuts so they ended at the edge of the top layer, thereby leaving a narrow border of the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper all round. 

Before I started the video, I made the Soft Sky card and allowed the Detailed Floral Thinlits die cut to come almost to the edge.

Although I think both styles look great, I prefer this version, even though the all round Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper edging is lost!

I've posted the two photographs next to each other so, hopefully, you can see the difference! ☺

That's about it for today, so until tomorrow, happy crafting.



  1. Such a beautiful card-your videos are always so helpful.

    1. Many thanks, Linda. I'm so pleased you find my videos helpful. ☺ Happy crafting, JanB.

  2. The card was so beautiful and delicate

    1. Many thanks, J Ebe. I'm pleased you like this wedding card. ☺ Happy crafting, JanB.

  3. Mrs. Jan B. You are an awesome lady. All three of these cards are beautiful! I have a granddaughter getting married. Her grandfather told her we would make her invitations. Her colors are what are throwing me off! She wants Night of Navy, Basic Gray, and Dazzling Diamond and Whisper White cards. I've been following your card making shares. I know if I case you they will be beautiful! But, these colors have me stump. She doesn't really care right now what's stamped on them (this doesn't help! LOL!). I'm begging you for help? Maybe we could put our heads together and come up with something beautiful? If you don't want to or can't, believe me, I understand. So don't feel bad about turning me down. But, I really would love your imput! Thank you for taking the time to read this message. Either way, God Bless YOU for all the work you share with us!

    1. Hi, Gloria. I haven't been ignoring you, I've been thinking about this colour scheme! I can see these colours could work well together, but nothing has sprung to mind yet! I have the three sheets - Night of Navy, Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper and Basic Grey cardstock - sitting on my desk hoping for inspiration! My initial thoughts are that you will probably have to use minimal amounts of the actual colours i.e. make Whisper White the predominant colour. When is your granddaughter getting married and do you know what colour the bridesmaid will be in? ☺ Happy crafting. ☺ Happy crafting, JanB.