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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Pomegranate Dragonfly

Today's colors are so elegant, I love the Pomegranate, Black and Gray together. The white layer was done using the faux tearing technique. I cut a piece of scrap paper to 4 x 5 1/4" and tore it in 1/2. I used the bottom 1/2 and used temporary adhesive to attach to the bottom of the white layer. Baroque Background was stamped on the top portion using Gray ink. Leaving the bottom mask on, I sponged the top section with Pomegranate ink. Then, I masked off the top using the other torn section and stamped the French Letter Background on the bottom portion. I used a wet toothbrush swiped with Pomegranate ink and splattered the entire layer and then sponged the bottom edges with black ink. The tag measures 2 1/2" x 4" and I used a tag corner punch. The reinforcement was made with a small oval punch and a 3/8" hole punch. The gray portion of the tag was embossed with silver ep and sponged with black ink. I stamped the pomegranate part of the tag using the word Diamonds stamp in Gray ink. The dragonfly is on glossy cardstock that was done w/ the polished stone technique. I mixed Wild Plum and Red Pepper Adirondack inks and also added some Silver Mixative. The dragonfly was stamped in Stazon Black when the ink was dry. Fibers are from Basic Grey Infuse collection and Silver Cording. I added gray taffeta, narrow organdy and a rhinestone buckle to the bottom of the tag. All images are by Rubbernecker Stamp Co.


  1. This is very nice. I like your take on the challenge. Joan

  2. Wow, Sally, you deffinately went in the right direction with your design for these colors - I love the look - the tag, fiber, 'tearing', it's an awesome style!
    --Joyce (write2it @SCS)

  3. Oh, Shelly, this one is so fabulous! Love that faux tearing technique, so cool! The dragonfly is stunning and that rhinestone buckle is absolutely charming! This card is a little work of art and I love it!

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