1 Card – 3 Ways

Now…I am sure this NEVER happens to you…you sit down to make something and you have something very specific in mind and when you are done…well, you sort of took a left at your stampin’ desk!  Today I sat down to make a card for the casology challenge – wings.  When I finished…it looked like this…


Now don’t get me wrong…LOVE IT!  But it was NOT the card I set out to make!  So I decided to make the one I set out to make and I came up with this…


So…funny thing about this card…LOVE IT…but STILL not the card I set out to make.  Well…you know what they say…3rd time’s the charm and here’s my third card…

dragonfly3Now we’re talking…THIS is the card I had intended to make when I started out this morning!  Really all the components are pretty much the same…

  • Base card (either Perfect Plum or Whisper White) – 4 1/4 x 8 1/2 folded
  • Layer (either Perfect Plum or Whisper White) – 3 7/8 x 3 7/8.  Top two run completely through the Elegant Dots Embossing Folder, last one only the top 2/3.  Add using dimensionals.
  • Strips – first one Silver glimmer – 5/8 x 3 7/8 an 3/8 x 3 7/8, second one Mint Macaron – two strips 1/4 x 3 7/8, and third one 1/4 x 3 7/8.
  • Cut two different sized Lots of Labels from Whisper White, stamp splatter in Mint Macaron and greeting in Night of Navy, later using dimensionals and add using dimensionals.
  • Stamp dragonfly using Perfect Plum on Whisper White, cut out and add to card fronts.
  • For third card, add some Basic Rhinestones to finish off.

So…which one is YOUR favorite???

And speaking of favorites…we have just released Create with Connie and Mary July 2015 Mini Session – 5 FABULOUS projects.  It’s a PERFECT time to join!

JulyCreateGrpHere’s some information about our upcoming mini session:

A mini session includes the tutorials for FIVE projects with full step-by-step tutorials for THREE (3) card sets and TWO (2) 3D items.

All FIVE projects are available once the mini collection opens so you immediately have all projects (and tutorials) right there at your fingertips

AND we are showing ‘snippets’ of the projects and letting you know what sets we used!  (check out Create with Connie and Mary to see them!)

Wow…so what is this going to cost?  Only $8.95!  We are going LIVE July 26th and you will get ALL 5 ideas right away…no waiting!  So head over to Create with Connie and Mary to sign up now!

Don’t forget to check out what the rest of the design team!

Set(s): Awesomely Artistic, Tin of Cards
Paper: Whisper White, Perfect Plum, Mint Macaron, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Perfect Plum, Mint Macaron, Night of Navy
Other: Elegant Dots Embossing Folder, Lots of Labels Framelits, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!


9 thoughts on “1 Card – 3 Ways”

  1. Carole Fineberg

    I love them all, Mary! Beautiful and definitely something I shall try on my own. I never say CASE because even if I start out trying to CASE something, it never turns out as I saw it. Thanks for the inspiration!

  2. Hey Mary!! Such a great set of cards. Great color choices.Hey Kara!! Awesome card. Super CAS. I love how you inked the corner with those vibrant colors. Thank you so much for playing us this week at CASology.

  3. I liked each one as much as the one before….but really couldn’t pick just one of them however my DH is going to be unhappy because now you are making me want that stamp set. Thought I could resist it because the dragonfly was really the one image that I liked….and now I like that dragonfly way too much! Gonna have to go buy that renegade framelit for the dragonfly, too….oye!!!

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