FireworksHappy 4th of July everyone!  This is my second card for today so make sure you check out my Timeless Talk card here.

So…what do you do when you really, really, really want to do a challenge but don’t have the image for the ‘theme’?  IMPROVISE!!!  The CASology challenge this week is FIREWORKS and I REALLY wanted to join the fun but … well … no FIREWORKS images in my Stampin’ UP! stuff.  So I was looking at the images I DID have and thought the big flower in the Too Kind set well…LOOKED LIKED FIREWORKS!  WOOO HOOO!!!

So here’s my CAS card.  Base of the card is Whisper White.  I too another piece of Whisper White, stamped the greeting (from Remembering Your Birthday…but you could EASILY put Happy 4th of July inside!) using Midnight Muse and Real Red.  I stamped the large flower using the same colors, punched out some Silver Glimmer stars, added using dimensionals then added the panel to the card front (yes, it is to the left on purpose!) using dimensionals.  Quick and easy and DEFINITELY celebrating the 4th!

summerpromoOver on Create with Connie and Mary Summer Collection we are celebrating all things Vintage this week.

What’s the Summer Collection you ask?  Well its 24 fabulous EXCLUSIVE projects each with a full downloadable tutorial!  AND…by popular request…MORE card sets!

The projects shared through Create with Connie and Mary Summer Collection are only shown to our subscribers and will not be posted anywhere else…so you must be a member to enjoy.  Our projects are perfect for gifts and SU demo classes and camps!

Although we have already started, it’s not too late to join!  The projects are based on New Catalog supplies and will be good ALL YEAR!!!!  So head over to Create with Connie and Mary and JOIN THE FUN!!!!

Set(s): Too Kind, Remembering Your Birthday
Paper: Whisper White, Silver Glimmer
Ink: Midnight Muse, Real Red
Other: Merry Minis Punch Pack, Dimensionals


Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!


10 thoughts on “Fireworks?”

  1. You have improvised PERFECTLY! And that’s what CASology is all about! Plus, I have that set coming to me in the mail (I think it was an earlier card of yours that convinced me to place another SU! order and include that set!) Thanks for playing along with us at CASology this week!

  2. Those flowers make FANTASTIC fireworks and I love the glittery stars that you put with them. Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

  3. GREAT IDEA111 this is such a wonderful idea and great to show customers the veritality of stamp sets – just keep a cd. front on hand to show when making flower cards at a party!! thanks for your “outside of the box’ THINKING

  4. Mary, I love that you improvised with your flower puffs…this is an amazing card and the silver stars are the perfect touch! Thanks for playing along at CASology!

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