Monday, December 30, 2013

Crafting a Scene ...

GOOD Morning Blog Friends!
WOW!  Can you believe we are in the last few days of 2013!!  
I'd like to wish everyone a very joyful, happy, healthy & prosperous 2014!!

** Proud to announce that this card was chosen 
as Top 3 at Craft A Scene! **

Back in early December I played along in the Craft A Scene challenge which is 
Winter Scene (option: Tri Shutter Fold).  Since I was rushed for time, I simply entered a winter scene A-6 card.  Today, I'd like to play along again but this time I've made my card an A2 Tri Shutter fold creation.


I really love this fold and actually this is the first time I've created a Tri Shutter card and NOT cut EACH individual decorative panel.  Instead, I've cut a full panel that is a little smaller then the card base.  Next, I created my scene ... adhered it to the base card and rescored/cut.  Viola!  The SAME but a little DIFFERENT!

Here are the measurements for this A2 size Tri Shutter card:
(which turns out to be a little smaller than the A2 [5 1/2"x3 1/2"])
 I will share a true A2 (5 1/2" x 4 1/4")Tri Shutter card with you later in the day.

CUT your base card 5 1/2" x 10 1/2"
SCORE at 1 3/4", 3 1/2", 7" and 8 3/4"
CUT SLITS 1-1/2" from each side between the end scores.

For my 'scene' panel, I've cut the medium blue paper 5 1/4" x 10 1/4".
First I stamped my Inkadinado snowflakes using white craft ink ... let dry ... then created my wintery scene using:
 Stampscapes
Cabin with Fence - 144F
Pin Row - 150E
Rocky Peaks - 188F

The sentiment used is from the SU 'Home for Christmas' stamp set and reads:
Though far and wide
on earth we roam,
at Christmastime
our hearts come home.
I thought this was such an appropriate sentiment for this log cabin in the woods scene.

The deer on the left is a die by Cottage Cutz - Winter Wonderland Deer
The deer on the right is a die by Impression Obession - DIE 117C

I added a little color to the trees and the cabin with my Spectrum Noir alcohol markers.

There are FOUR more days left on the challenge ... why not give it a try!
I'll be back later in the day with that other Tri-Shutter Scene card creation I mentioned earlier in this post.

A few additional challenges:
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
Christmas Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Hobby Cutz Challenge - Anything Goes
Pile It On Challenge - P is for ___  (Pine Trees)
That Craft Place - Anything Goes

Till then ... happy day, happy crafting and God Bless!
As always . . .

14 comments:

  1. Oh wow this is amazing. Love the buck in the forest scene.
    Wishing you a wonderful 2014 and may it be all you want it to be. Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}O

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  2. Oh my, Darlene, this is stunning! May you & yours be richly blessed in 2014.

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  3. Gorgeous Darlene! I love this scene and the adorable deer you have added. Very creative and looks very real! Great job. I would love for you to register for a chance to win FREE Candy on my blog - ends Dec. 31st; if you haven't already entered. Happy New Year. Hugs, Gloria

    http://purpleglocreations.blogspot.com

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  4. fantastic!! beautiful scene.
    thank you for joining at craft a scene this month.

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  5. These tri fold cards are stunning! The scenes are really cool...great job!

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  6. Stunning! Thanks for sharing with us at Christmas Card Challenge. Hope to see you again soon. Hugs x

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  7. Gorgeous!!!!! What a beautiful scene you have created (and you are fantastic at those I might add)....wow...love those stampscape stamps you have used, you are going to make me "have to" purchase some of those yet...you enabler you...LOL!!

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  8. This is spectacular, Darlene! Love how you created this and all the details. Looks like another winner! Happy New Year!

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  9. Lovely card - these are my favorite myself - love making them - thank you for joining us at Challenges 4 Everybody. Please take the time to join my blog for updates as they come around. Ange xxoo

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  10. What a beautiful card! I love the colours and the deer dies. Thanks for joining us at Craft a Scene this month.
    Pia/DT

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  11. stunning - this is gorgeous - thanks for joining us at craft a scene and that craft place - and good luck x

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  12. wonderful card - thanks for joining us at craft a scene this month - hugs rachel x

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  13. What a beautiful card! I saw that you won at Craft a Scene!
    This is very inspirational Darlene!
    It gave me some great ideas! I love it!

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  14. Wonderful job with this one. Love the background, colors and technique. Very striking.
    Edna B.

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Darlene