Tuesday, 27 April 2010

Audrey Tent Card

Hello everyone, hoping you've got a lovely warm, sunny day too as it's been beautiful here today.
I have a card to share with you in shape that's totally new to me but I'll be making more as it's quite easy and looks really different. It's called a tent card and I found the instructions for this on the Inspirational Tips and Techniques blog whilst searching for a different card shape for a class I taught yesterday. The tutorial is by the ever inventive Debbie Dolphin and the site is definitely worth a look if you haven't seen it before.

You'll find the instructions on the blog link above. I made the card from some lovely double sided 12 x 12 paper from a pack called Touch of Teal by Papermania. I used the largest Nestabilities Blossom die to cut the shape from the card front and then attached a cut out image of Audrey by B Line Designs to the flower shape. I added black paper trimmed using the Martha Stewart daisy border to the top and bottom of the card and a white daisy repeat trim for contrast. I finished off with a stamped Hero Arts sentiment LL662 Small Greetings cut out with the Nestabilities set and inked a little.
I'm entering the card in the following challenges whose themes it fits:
Creative Craft Challenges - Bloomin' Marvellous-flowers (see OSAAT list)
Papertake Weekly - Do Something Different (my card shape)
One Stitch At A Time - Flowers (backing paper, borders, trim, central shape)

15 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, lovely papers and detail, Thanks for joining us over at OSAAT, hope to see you again soon Good Luck
    Sarah xx

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  2. Beautiful card Fliss - I love the Nestie aperture and image - the technique is so effective. Gorgeous colour scheme and MS punched border.
    Love it!
    HUgs, Sylvia xxxx

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  3. Ohhh its so pretty Fliss, its also one of my fave pics of Audrey
    hugs June xxxxx

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  4. Beautiful creation. Thanks so much for joining us at OSAAT.

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  5. Wonderful card, Fliss! I love it. I've seen a few tent cards around - must try it!

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  6. oh beautiful card hun love that image,love the borders,you have added too hun bless you for joining us at OSAAT love hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

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  7. Love your tent card Fliss, haven't seen that unusual shape before. The paper is so pretty and with the addition of Audrey, makes for a gorgeous creation. Thanks for the heads up about OSAAT.

    Fiona x

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  8. Oh Fliss, I like very much.

    The colours and of course Audrey, she exudes elegance.

    Off to check out this link, I need to make something other than easel cards, I'm so hooked on them it's becoming an obsession.

    B x

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  9. hi fliss
    thankyou so much for your lovely comments.im glad your class enjoyed making the cards. Have you tried the butterfly easel I made.The tutorial is on there also just a few posts down.im sure they would enjoy that too xx
    love debbie

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  10. This is just lovely.
    Thanks for joining us this week at OSAAT.
    smiles...Tammy

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  11. Great card Fliss hunny. I think I used this tent card thingy for my Trimmy addy flippy thingy lol. Thanks for joining us here at OSAAT.
    Sam x

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  12. Fabulous card! Love the image and colors. Thanks for joining us at PTW!
    hugs!

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  13. Wow great image Fliss love your work
    Thanks for joining OSAAT with this lovely card
    Liz x

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  14. What a fab card and beautiful flowers :)
    Thanks for joining us at OSAAT and don't forget to check back later today to see the new challenge, find out who won this one, and for a very special store anouncement. Good luck!

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  15. Fab card. Thanks for joining in with us at OSAAT x Clare (DT) x

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Fliss xx