Monday, 27 April 2015

Tent time....


Hi Peeps...

A quickie from me this morning on a little card I made yesterday...  After seeing my lovely blogging friend Kat's fabulous tent card a little while back - I decided it was time for me to give it a go.  I didn't realise how easy it was!  
 

The image is one off the Little Fairies sheet from LOTV - so many on that sheet to choose from - and it took very little colouring.  Then the rest has to be self-explanatory....  you can see from the pics how it looks from all angles!  If you want me to, I'll do a quick video tutorial - just let me know.


The tent style really solves the 'flop' of cards that fold at the top (know what I mean?) - but obviously the message from the sender has to be written on the back.  I left this one 'sentiment-less' (like most of my cards!) so it can be used for any occasion.


Materials:
Image - LOTV Little Fairies
Paper - Nitwits Digi
Dies: Spellbinders Circle and Scalloped Circle
Flower and Leaf Punches
Colouring - Copics
Pinks: RV91, R81/83
Shading N0/1/Blender Pen
Skin and Hair as usual
Gems and Glitter

Hope you all have a lovely week... the sun is shining here but it's chilly!!

Big hugs

16 comments:

  1. Adorable Christine, this is such a cutie, and pink too! Hugs xx

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  2. This stamp is adorable I 've been resisting buying this set but I keep seeing it and its adorable so I think I need to move it up the wish list.!! This shape is fabulous and would love a tutorial so kind of you enjoy your week love and hugs Carole x.

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  3. It's gorgeous, Christine! Yes please to the video tutorial offer! I want to make one too! :o)

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  4. Awwww, this is so pretty. I love those papers too. Unfortunately the ink in my colour printer has dried up and so I can't use any of my lovely digi papers (and I may have a fair few!!!). I need to get that sorted out, but never seem to get around to it. Love that little fairy too.
    Have a great week.
    Hugs
    Annette
    xx

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  5. Thanks for the shout out Christine! Your card scores points over mine for being PINK! And it's so lovely with the sweet fairy in the aperture - can you believe I don't have these fairies in my collection?!

    I was planning to do a tutorial after I made my card the other week but it would only be a picture one so I'm sure people would love a video tutorial as it's such a cute and easy fancy fold to do.

    Big hugs, Kat xx

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  6. HI Christine, Gorgeous card and such a pretty image.
    I love tent cards, , as you say, a great way of having an aperture without the flop.
    Hope you are well,
    Hugs, Avril xx

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  7. Christine, this is a lovely card. Your colouring and gorgeous design are beautiful and I love your tent card. All just perfect...xxx

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  8. Lovely style Christine, great papers and I love the sweet image
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  9. Another gorgeous creation Christine.

    Kath x

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  10. Christine, this is an adorable card. The image is so sweet and all the gems look fabulous. Such pretty papers and punched flowers.
    Have a lovely week.
    Hugs Sharon. x

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  11. Adorable and so gorgeous Christine, love the design...would really appreciate a tutorial, would love to give one of these tent cards ago myself :)
    Hugs
    Wendy xx

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  12. This is absolutely delightful Christine. You have placed those gems so nealty around the image! :o)
    Jackie xx

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  13. This is one of those cards that makes you go 'awwwwww'... so cute! Sweet little fairy and I like the tent style. Great idea having the gems around the circle too.

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  14. so cute, love the image and your tent card. Gail xx

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  15. This is absolutely beautiful! She is such a cute fairy and looks so perfect with your tent design. Love the frame of gems too!
    Rebecca.
    x

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  16. Hi Christine, I ran across your card while looking at Facebook...and yes, I would love a tutorial on how to make this fold. It's perfect for the gals at the office since the card won't fall over or need as much space to be 'open' as a regular card! Hugs, Gail

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