How To Make A Stained-Glass Style Dimensional Dragonfly Card by Elena Anderson

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This project can be made with the Explore Air 2, Explore 3, Maker, & Maker 3.

  • Cricut Machine: Explore Air 2, Explore 3, Maker, Maker 3, or Joy
  • Light Grip mat (ideally, several)
  • Fine Point Blade
  • Scoring Stylus or Scoring Wheel
  • 65 - 80 lb/175 - 225 gsm Cardstock in the following colors: Black, White, Light Yellow, Medium Yellow, Light Green,
  • Medium Green, Dark Green, Fuchsia
  • 280 - 100+ lb/250 - 300+ gsm cardstock in the color of your choice for the card base
  • Blue marble patterned light cardstock OR print a digital image onto 65 lb. white cardstock
  • Clear holographic/iridescent sticker paper
  • Brayer or scraper
  • Spatula
  • Green Marker (slightly darker than medium green cardstock)
  • Anti-static pouch/brush or cornstarch with a paintbrush
  • Cricut Pen (0.8 mm)
  • Glue with a precision tip bottle
  • Double-stick tape
  • Bone folder (or old credit card works too)
  • Ruler/straight edge
  • Scissors
  • Fine point tweezers

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Elena is a lifelong crafter, having learned cross stitch, sewing, and hardanger as a young child from her creative aunts. She started her paper crafting journey in the 1990s with scrapbooking and now concentrates on electronic cutting machine crafts.

In addition to teaching crafters how to use their machines on her blog,, with fun project tutorials, she designs her own SVGs, which she sells through her Etsy store.

Elena lives in Denver, CO, with her best friend and husband of 23 years, Alex, and their sweet dog, Django.

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