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Interactive card with dragonfly

Interactive volvelle card with dragonfly and gnome created for the MFT YouTube Channel.

Hello there! I made a volvelle card featuring a dragonfly with color changing wings for my monthly interactive card tutorial on the MFT YouTube Channel.

As always, before we get into more details, let’s check it out in the video clip below:

The adorable images are from the JB Wings & Wishes set and the sentiment is from the SY Beauty of Spring set. I also used the largest die from the Stitched Eyelet Lace Circle STAX Die-namics for my rotating wheel.

Interactive card with dragonfly.

I’ve actually made a similar card with a color changing chameleon before, but I didn’t film the process to create a tutorial for it. In both cards I die cut windows with the matching dies, stamped the images on pieces of acetate and masked some elements with a white paint marker.

Interactive volvelle card with dragonfly.

However, in this card I also fussy cut part of the image and inlaid it in the window so that only the wings of the firefly would change color. It’s a simple and useful trick that allows you to use almost any type of image to create this kind of interactive card… For the coloring I used the following Copic markers:

Gnome’s skin and beard: E11, E21, E00, R01, E37, E35, E33

Gnome’s hat and shoes: G07, G05, G03, G02, W10, W7

Firefly’s body: YR27, YR24, YR21

Flowers: G07, G05, G03, G02, G99, G94, YR27, YR24, YR21

Volvelle card with color changing dragonfly.

There’s not much more to tell about this simple card. Check out the six minute long tutorial if you want to create your own version of it! Thanks for stopping by!

List of supplies used for interactive card with dragonfly

JB Wings and Wishes stamp set

JB Wings and Wishes Die-namics

SY Beauty of Spring stamp set

Interactive labels stamp set

A2 Stitched Rectangle STAX Set 1 Die-namics

Stitched Eyelet Lace Circle STAX Die-namics

Skinny Strips Die-namics

Measurements for interactive card with dragonfly

Wheel: 4 1/16” (10,3cm)

Panel: 4 1/8” x 5 1/8” (10,5cm x 13cm)

Card base: 8 ¾” x 5 5/8” (21,2cm x 14,3cm)

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