April InKing Royalty Blog Hop

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s April Blog Hop! During this year’s blog hops, we are having fun with our stamping favorites – our favorite themes for seasonal cards and projects. This month’s projects feature a mix of butterflies and dragonflies – just in time for Spring. We are excited to share our creations with you today! After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

I needed a Mother’s Day card and decided to use The Dandy Garden Suite to make it.  This fabulous suite can be found in the January-June Mini Catalog and will be continuing on into the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog.   

Here’s my card:

Here’s the outside of the card









And here’s the inside










I just LOVE that little swarm of dragonflies!

Here’s the recipe: 
Paper: Thick Basic White Cardstock measuring 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.
            2 pieces of Basic White measuring 3 3/8 x 4 3/8 in.
            1 piece of Misty Moonlight Cardstock measuring 4 1/2 x 7 in. scored at 3 1/2
             Extra Misty Moonlight Cardstock for the die cuts
             DSP from the Dandy Garden 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper Pack
Misty Moonlight Ink Pad
Dandy Wishes Dies
Dragonfly Garden Stamp Set and Mother’s Day Stamp from a past Paper Pumpkin Kit
Dragonflies Punch
Detailed Trio Punch
Opal Rounds
Wink of Stella

* Stamp the Thick Whisper White Piece.
* Round the top right corner of the Misty Moonlight Cardstock using the Detailed Trio Punch.
Card Front:
* Die cut the dandelion and grass from cardstock using the dies.  Die cut the dandelion centers out of DSP using the dies. Add an Opal Round to the dandelion center.
*Punch the dragonfly from the sheet of DSP using the Dragonflies Punch.  Use Wink of Stella on the wings.
*Stamp the sentiment.
*Assemble the card front and punch the upper right hand corner using the Detailed Trio Punch. Adhere to the Misty Moonlight card front.
Card Inside:
*Stamp the inside and punch the top right hand corner with the Detailed Trio Punch.
*Adhere the finished mini card to the Thick Basic White Cardstock piece.

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping  There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want to miss it!


Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

    1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
    2. Julie DiMatteo at The Paper Pixie
    3. Sheryl Abernathy at Elegant Sentiments
    4. Renae Novak at Blessed by Cards
    5. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
    6. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
    7. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
    8. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
    9. Candy Ford at Stamp Candy
    10. Sheryl Sharp at Sharp Notes by Shery
    11. Rachel Brumley at Stamp with Rachel
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