Thursday, July 5, 2012

SCS CreativeCrew A Fancy Fold Christmas

Here is my SplitcoastStampers CreativeCrew project for July!  Based on a Accordion Fold Card tutorial which was originally written by Beate Johns, I’ve tweaked it a bit to lighten it and to use the Top Note Bigz Die!CCREW0712cf_field1The Design Team challenge had us make a fancy fold card of our own choosing…. provide the link, and feature the Be Of Good Cheer designer series paper pack and colors!P1140343I love the rich color combinations of Cherry Cobbler, Gumball Green and Very Vanilla… but when you open my accordion fold booklet/card, you’ll also find Marina Mist!  Snowflakes and snow just look better in blue, don’t you think?P1140346Isn’t this polka dot paper and Blissful Bird fun?  It’s meant to be an all year round stamp image… but I think it works well for Christmas too!CCREW0712CF_field2When the accordion card is fully opened… it lies perfectly flat, and would make a nice display book for photos with Santa too!P1140342I really had fun making the Christmas Tree using the Delicate Designs Folders!  This tree is a bit different than the one featured on my scrapbook page on Tuesday!  Whish I had added white gel pen accents before photographing vs. after Winking smile!P1140340Didn’t really want the ribbons ‘flopping’ around…. so I used an Exacto knife and straight edge to cut a slit to slip stitched satin ribbon through.  (Say that three times, LOL!

Hope you enjoyed today’s accordion fancy fold top note die cut card!  I look forward to reading your comments!  Tomorrow I’ll be sharing a new clean and simple graduation card / money or gift card holder which I made with my senior stampers!  Hope you’ll stop back by and take a moment to say hi!



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SCS Creative Crew A Fancy Fold Christmas Accordion Card

Stamps:   More Merry Messages WM 126400/ CM 126402, Snow Swirled WM 111690/ CM122799 , Blissful Bird WM 126472, Four Seasons (hostess) WM 126830 / CM 126832

Papers: Very Vanilla 101650, Cherry Cobbler 119685, Early Espresso 119868, Gumball Green 126840

Inks:  Marina Mist 126962, Gumball Green 126861, Cherry Cobbler 126966, Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Write Marker 119681

Terrific Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine 113439, Delicate Designs Folders 127023, Large Scallop Edgelits 127019, 1” Circle Punch 119868, 1-1/4” circle punch 119861, Bird Builder Punch 117191, Boho Blossom Punch 119858, Decorative Label Punch 120907, paper snips 103579

Awesome Accessories:  Blender Pens 102845, gumball green stitched satin ribbon 126848, stampin’ dimensionals 104430, multipurpose liquid adhesive 110755, glue dots 103683, vintage faceted designer buttons 127555

Techniques:  Accordion Card, Die-Cuts, punching, delicate designs Christmas Tree, book making, scrapbooking,  Christmas Cards

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Beth said...

How did you get the center of the accordian card. Did you glue, or was it cut out special. Could you please share your measurements? Thanks. The Top note adds a nice shape to it. Beth

Laura-Lee Doucet said...

Great cards - what an awesome job! Just stopped by from SC. Hope you stop by my blog and Follow me too :)

Barb S said...

Such a cute idea. I may have to borrow this one.
Barb S (FL)

Lisawhs808 said...

Would make a nice mini album. Great tip re the ribbon.