Happy Weekend Blogging Friends!
I hope the weather in your area is BEAUTIFUL!
Still a little 'yucky' here in Ohio but hey ... it is only the end of February!
When I saw the challenge at the Bloggers Challenge blog was Fancy Folds,
I knew exactly what I wanted to do!
I received my copy of the Simply Cards & Papercraft magazine I was published in last month and the featured card on the front cover really caught my attention. I knew immediately I wanted to give this card fold a try! So THIS was today's inspiration!
My card isn't nearly as fancy as the one on the magazine but I think it's an eye catcher.
I was lucky enough to win the challenge over at Classy Cards n Such recently (thanks Beverly) and the prize was this beautiful pink/green tone design paper pack. Since it too had just come in the mail, of course I had to dive right in and create with it.
Here's what my card looks like open ...
After making my 6 1/4" x 9" base card, I scored it in half at 4 1/2" ... then scored the front cover in half again at 2 1/4". Then, I simply ran the folded front panel through my vagabond using one of the Spellbinder Classic Circle dies. I
must admit I made a mistake purposely used the die that was 2 sizes up to cut the designer paper which left a wider 'white space' so that's when I decided to use various pink shades of little Darice flowers to adorn the front panel.
The center floral stamp is an oldie but a goodie from JustRite called 'Plant a Little Love'. I've probably had this stamp set five or six years and maybe used it once (MY BAD!). I used my Spectrum Noir alcohol markers for the coloring and since I used various shades of pink on the front ... I did the same when coloring the flower. I believe this is a hydrangea flower and they do come in a variegated pink shade (I checked on google! LOL)
A few other challenges:
Always Something Creative - Special Card Forms
Feeling Crafty Challenge - Dies and/or Punches
Flat Friends Challenge - More and 1 Fold
Scor-Pal Challenge - More than one Score plus flowers
Sweet Stamps February Challenge - Fancy Folds
Thanks so much for stopping by today!
Once again, I'd like to wish you a FABULOUS weekend!
Filled with fun and laughter!
Papers: White cs, First Edition paper pack 'Love Letters', Pink cs, SU Pomegranate cs
Accessories: JustRite 'Plant A Little Love' stamp set, AMuse sentiment stamp, Versafine Onyx ink, Spellbinder Classic Circle dies, Spectrum Noir alcohol markers, Martha Stewart 'Branch' punch, Martha Stewart '3-in-1 Butterfly' punch, Darice flowers, Cheery Lynn Designs B190 'Sentiment Frame #2' dies, White Opal Liquid Pearls