Sunday, 7 July 2013

Fancy Enough For Ya?

The challenge theme at One Stitch At A Time this week is "fancy folds"... so I decided to go all out and make a card with fancy folding galore! :)
Whaddaya think? :)
I made an accordion card and I used double-sided card for the base card as both sides would be on view once it was folded. I then added some panels of patterned paper in a contrasting colour.
I decorated my card with Stitchy's gorgeous Flutterby stamp. I printed the image four times, in two different sizes (I just love the versatility of digi stamps that allows you to do stuff like this), and coloured them with my Promarkers before cutting them out.
I also added some Stickles on the wings and stamped and embossed a greeting.
I love how this card looks. It folds nicely flat for posting (am going to send it to my cousin) but when it's all opened out it looks really striking.
You don't have to use a Stitchy Bear products to enter our challenge but if you do you'll be in with a chance to win our main prize. Entries not using a Stitchy Bear product will be entered into a draw to win a $3 gift voucher to the Stitchy Bear Digi Outlet.
I'm entering this card into the following challenges:
Graph'It Marker Challenge - Bright and Beautiful Birthday Bonanza
Left of Center Challenges - Use a Sentiment on the Front
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes


Desire Fourie said...

This is just so gorgeous. Loving the beautiful colour combination, folding and the chirpy birds.
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Hazel said...

It's super, Ali, and very fancy! You went all out for this theme. Hazel x

Crafting Vicky said...

wow that really is fancy folds! I can't even wrap my head around as to how to do this. Love the colors that you have used.

Mimi said...

LOL - had to chuckle when I saw this (think we were on the same wave length ) Awesome card is so many ways. Hugs Jane your OSAAT DT sister

CraftyGirl said...

I have not tried one of these folds yet. Such a WoW factor. Sorry I have not commented on your blog lately, been out of my mind busy.


Your Sister OSAAT DT

Kathy D. said...

I would say that's a fancy fold. Very beautiful. I think the hummingbird was the perfect stamp for such a fancy card.

Thanks for playing in Clearly iStamp Blog Challenge - Summer Time. Hope you will check out the calendar challenge I also have going on at the blog

Hope to see you back for CiSC #3 which will be posted on July 19th.

Kathy D.
Clearly Digi Stamps DT/Clearly iStamp Challenge Coordinator

Angelique said...

Gorgeous design and love the touch of bling.
Thank you for joining us at Creative Fingers

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Laila said...

this is gorgeous, i need to try that folding!! thank you for showing, and thank you for joining LeftOfCenter

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

This really is fancy! Love the colours. It's lovely to see you at the Graph'It Colour Challenge, thanks for joining us and good luck :)

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Thank you for joining this week at Creative Fingers

Zoe x
Handmade with lots of Love

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card, I like the birds and the design, Thanks for joining in with us at Graph'It Challenge this week, Good Luck.
Kevin xx

Claire said...

Wow beautiful card, really lovely. Thanks for joining us at Graph'It Colour Challenge and good luck
Claire xx

Karrie said...

Wow!! Great card! Thanks so much for joining us at the Sister Act Card Challenge!!

Katy said...

This is stunning! The fold is fabulous and I love the colors and the glittery humming bird! Thank you for joining us at Clearly iStamp! -Hugs, Katy-DT :)

Dawn Frost said...

Wow I can't believe all the cutting you did, totally gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Clearly iStamp challenge #2. Dawn Frost guest DT.

CanadianScraps43 said...

Your creation is so beautiful with it's soft and muted colors. This is sure to bring a smile to any face. Very elegant and charming indeed. Thanks for playing along with us at Clearly iStamp Blog Challenge.

karen said...

Fabulous design, love the colours too, thanks for joining us at Graph It Markers, Karenx

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