I had a lot of fun making today’s card. I created a scene of a knight sailing in stormy seas to slay a fire breathing dragon. The waves and clouds are cut using a die from the Rainbow Builder Framelits Dies. The dragon and knight are from the Magical Day stamp set, and the background is from the Myths & Magic Designer Series Paper. Stampin’ Blends alcohol markers made the coloring easy! And Clear Wink of Stella added the shine (unfortunately mine leaked and applied a bit too much shine in some places.)


Here’s what I made:

Stampin' Up! Magical Day handmade card fighting the dragon from a boat on the waves by Candy Ford of Stamp Candy


Here’s what I did:

Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer:

  • Dapper Denim card stock (CS) cut to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, then scored in half at 4-1/4″
  • Calypso Coral CS cut to 5-3/8″ x 4-1/8″
  • Myths & Magic Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP) cut to 5-1/4″ x 4″
  • Dapper Denim CS cut to 5-1/4″ x 2″
  • Bermuda Bay CS cut to 5-1/4″ x 2″
  • Pool Party CS cut to 5-1/4″ x 2″
  • Whisper White CS cut to 5-1/4″ x 4″ for the inside of the card

Stamped with the Magical Day stamp set:

  • dragon in Memento Black ink onto a scrap of Pool Party CS
  • knight in Memento Black ink onto a scrap of Whisper White CS
  • flame in Memento Black ink onto a scrap of Daffodil Delight CS
  • sentiment in Dapper Denim ink onto the Whisper White CS for the inside

Colored using Stampin’ Blends Markers:

  • dragon in Calypso Coral, Old Olive, and Bermuda Bay 
  • knight in Smoky Slate, Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight, and Ivory
  • flame in Cherry Cobbler and Pumpkin Pie

Applied Clear Wink of Stella to:

  • Calypso Coral parts of the dragon
  • knight’s armor and sword
  • water
  • NOTE: my Wink of Stella leaked in a couple places, so there’s an overabundance of the shimmer on the dragon’s belly & leg, and on the knight’s sword

Die cut using the Magical Mates Framelits:

  • dragon, flame, and knight

Die cut using the Rainbow Builder Framelits:

  • the three 5-1/4″ x 2″ pieces of CS, one near the top, one in the middle, and one near the bottom
  • NOTE: the die is longer than the CS pieces, so move it sideways for each piece, so they don’t match up exactly

Die cut using the Layering Ovals Framelits:

  • oval from a scrap of Basic Gray CS, for the rock under the dragon

Cut using Paper Snips:

  • boat from a 2″ x 2″ piece of Wood Textures Designer Series Paper (then drew the lines on using a Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker)

Assembled the card:

  • burnished the fold in the card base with a Bone Folder
  • layers of CS die cut with the Rainbow Builder Framelits glued together as shown
  • knight glued to the back of the boat
  • dragon glued onto the Basic Gray oval rock
  • rock and boat glued to the back of the water, then all of it glued onto the DSP layer
  • clouds glued onto the DSP layer
  • flame glued onto the dragon’s nose and the DSP layer
  • sentiment layer glued to the inside of the card base


Here are today’s colors:

You can click on each one to see all the products that come in that color!


Here’s what I used:

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There are a lot of products on this list because I’ve listed all the options for buying each item. For example, the Blends alcohol markers can be purchased individually, in pairs, or in a large pack of all of them.


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