Make a Dandelion Wish

But make no mistake: the weeds will win; nature bats last.
~ Robert M. Pyle

MFT PI Make a Wish
We don’t have Dandelions in Texas generally, and I kind of miss them.

Pure Innocence Make a Wish

Okay, I don’t miss pulling them out of the yard. But, I do have some wishes that need attention.

Dreams Come True

Oh, if blowing on a Dandelion would only make it so – I’d love some minions.


Tips & Techniques

The little Pure Innocence darling is Copic colored, paper pieced and fussy cut. I still go back and check Michele’s tutorial, Coloring Hair with Copic Markers. I love her color choices.

I used a Quickie Glue Pen to add just a little glitter on the tips of the Dandelion seed blossoms.

Here are the Copic markers I used and the rest of the ingredients. The links for the newest stamp sets and Die-namics will work after the release.


Finished size: 5-1/2″ by 5-1/2″. Additional ingredients: Memento Rich Cocoa Dye Ink, Fine Glass Glitter, American Crafts twine, Basic Grey Hipster Paper Pad (love it’s hip retro look).

My Favorite Things Teaser TimeIt’s My Favorite Things teaser time again. I’m highlighting one of the newest Pure Innocence images, Make a Wish, and the newest Blueprints Die-namics. I snuck you in a peek at another stamp set I’m so stinkin’ freakin’ excited about. It’s designed by our own, sweet Mona Pendleton. You’re going to freak, too, when you see the rest of Mona’s stamps this week. Oh, Swoon.

The My Favorite Things boss lady has all the scoop about our Teaser Time at the My Favorite Things Blog – details about the latest stamps and Die-namics, links to all the designers’ crazy-fun creations, and, yes, prizes.


If you make a wish for yourself, it’s a good idea to slip one in for someone else. It helps a wish to travel with a friend.

Hint, hint, if any of you has access to some Dandelions – would you tack on a wish for me? Minions, I Need Minions!

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Sweet Comments

  1. Love how you backed the button Linda…so creative and pretty!

  2. OMGosh I love it all! Great paper and design and the dandilion girl is so adorable.
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  3. Wow, you did some great stamping, especially the dandelion tag. Love the colors you used.

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  4. So adorable Linda! Love how combined the stamp sets! Thanks for the tips and inspiration!
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  5. I love her outfit. Such a pretty card.
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  6. Gorgeous card! I love her hair and will be trying out this color combo. Love the added dandelion.
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  7. I love how you incorporated the Dandelion Wishes Die-namics into this card, Linda!

  8. Great card, Linda!! I love this little PI and the new Blueprints are so fun to work with!!! I’ll try to find some dandelions for you today… : )
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  10. Hopeful Crafter says:

    I love your card! Thanks for the idea of making a wish with a friend to make it travel better. I would make a wish on a dandelion for you but I really hope not to see any in my yard this year, but I will be getting these sets after May 7th!!

  11. Beautiful card!!!! Love the fussy cutting! Fun layout!
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  12. Liz scahefer says:

    Brings me back to Childhood totally.

  13. how stinkin adorable is this card Linda! love it…and certainly…wishes sent your way
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  14. Beautiful card. Very creative stamping for the dandelion tag.
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  15. Beautiful!! The combination of the two stamp sets was nicely done!!! Precious!
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  16. Angela R. says:

    absolutely darling, LEEEENDA! Seriously cute! We have some dandelions out in San Antone…. feel free to come pay a visit! 😉

  17. This is gorgeous Linda!! That dandelion is fabulous and that bow is adorable!!
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  18. Christine Dearinger says:

    Linda… clever to combine both sets!Love the dandelion image.Brings back many happy childhood memories.
    Keep up the good work.

  19. Denise Bryant says:

    Sweet card! Love the paper piecing and the darling image!

  20. I love your card! Super cute paper piecing and the ever so adorable PI girl! :)

  21. Tammy Hasnon says:

    I just love square cards. Blueprints 3 looks like it will make them just that much easier. Can’t wait. The new Pure Innocence Girl is absolutely adorable.

  22. I love the card they are really amazing and creative. I really love the paper piercing .
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  23. What a cute card! Love the blowing dandelion.

  24. An adorable image…fantastic card!

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