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Sunday, March 12, 2017

Cards with Multiple Folds

I typically stick with the good ole standard A2 card size.  But once in a while, I will try something new to me.  Then, I wonder why I haven't done this sooner.

So this cutie I have had colored, in a stack of die cuts for some time now.  She is a fairy I purchased from one of my favorite Etsy shops for digital stamps, Prettygrafikdesign.  She is colored with Copics, layerd on a couple of pieces of cardstock that I sprayed with shimmer mist.

I added a layer of of white cardstock that I used my New Bo Bunny die.  I then layered all of that on some Recollections purple patterned paper.  I added that same patterned paper to the sides.  I also used my new Lawn Fawn stamp set to make the balloons and cut them out with their coordinating die.  I used the Happy Birthday sentiment from the same set.  This I centered at the bottom of the card using my Perfect Stamp positioner. ( I so am in love with that stamp positioner!)

I learned how to do the Center Step Card by watching the tutorial over on Splitcoast Stampers.  You can watch it here.  While I was making the card I  had  to make cuts from 1 inch to, I think 6 1/2 inches one inch from each end of the card.  This became a challenge because I have completely rubbed off the 1inch mark and any marks up to 2 inches on my a paper trimmer.  So I just had to guess where the 1 inch would be.  This means I need a new trimmer, right? 😉

This makes a 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 card, which means I need to make an envelope to hold it.  But it is such a stinkin' cute card.  I am so happy with it.

I did color the balloons with copics also.  I added some clear Wink of Stella to add shimmer to the balloons.  I couldn't resist sneaking in 3 Nuvo drops in silver to add a bit of something extra.

I am entering this in Creative Craft Cottage Challenge #83:  Shaped Cards or More than one Fold.
Digi Choosday Crafting Challenge: Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude Challenge: #25 Anything Goes


cotnob said...

This is a pretty card, such a fabulous design.
Thank you for joining us for our Anything Goes challenge at Digi Choosday .

Julie Reed said...

So cute,thanks for joining our ATG challenge at Digi Choosday, Julie DT x

Andrea Beecroft said...

Oh you have a sweet card here it is just so cute. Thank you for sharing it with us over at Digi Choosday Challenge 10. Good luck with your entry. Hugs Andrea DT

Ine Swinkels said...

nice!! Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage. Good luck.
Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)

Eve's Card Designs said...

So sweet! Thanks so much for joining in the fun with us at Digi Choosday Challenge Good Luck! Yvonne (DT)

Helen said...

Beautiful card - love the colours you've used.

Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage.

Helen x

Nicola Gold said...

So great that you tried a new fold. It came out wonderfully. Thank-you for joining us at the Crafting with an Attitude Challenge 'Anything Goes' March 2017.
Nicola, CWAA DT (Amethyst Lily Designs )

Anjie said...

Great make. Thanks for joining us in our week 10 Anything Goes challenge at Digi Choosday
Anjie (DT)