Hello everyone - how are you all? Did you have a good weekend?
I am here today to show you another of my creations from the Polkadoodles Frosted Winter - Octavia collection.
Once again, I have tried something new to me. This is called a Three Step Card and I found the fabulous tutorial here at Tara's Craft Studio. Thank you Tara.
However :-) You all know me by now - I have made a tutorial as I have used my trusty card stock of 8.5" by 11" card stock and Tara uses 12".
So firstly here is my card :-) This is just the front and I have used a pre-coloured image and it has been layered :-)
I just love this new collection. The papers are gorgeous, digitals are amazing and I love all the different embellishments. Here is a look at the card open and I will then get on with the tutorial :-)
So I will show you some more photo's later :-) Grab a coffee and sit awhile :-)
First up you will need a piece of card stock that measures 6" by 11"
Now here comes the fun part. You will need to score at the 2" mark and down 2", at 4" and down 4".
Next score at the 6" point from 2" down, and the 8" point from 4" down. I hope this makes sense, but if you click on the picture it will make it larger and you will see what I mean.
Finally score at the 10" and 10 1/8", top to bottom :-)
Now you will need to cut slits (the red lines in the photo above) from the bottom of the 2" score line to the top of the 6" score line. Then from the bottom of the 4" score line to the top of the 8" score line. Each of those score lines are then folded as below. So top. middle and bottom two score lines are all mountain then valley folds. Finally the end long score lines are both valley folds.
Your's should now look like this from the top view :-)
Next up you will need a piece of card stock that measures 6" by 4 3/4" this will become the front panel of your card. You actually attach the right hand side of this piece of card stock to the flap as indicated below.
This is your card complete and ready for decoration.
The finished card closed will measure 6" by 6".
And this is what it looks like open :-) I hope the tutorial made sense - let me know if it's OK!
So now to show
off you my card with a few more photo's :-)
I have distressed and inked all the edges and added a little glitter to those fabulous trees and tag.
I have layered up the wonderful pre-coloured image. This came from one of the design sheets off the collection.
I used two different backing papers, that complimented the design. I love the rich purple - its gorgeous!
For the inside I used one of the frames, filled it with a backing paper and then added a wonderful sentiment (from the collection). I have left a panel to leave a message too, with a cream poinsettia.
The little side panels have some little button ephemera, that have Peace, Joy, Noel on them.
I loved adding glitter to this one and added tiny bits here and there on the lovely snowflakes in the paper.
I am entering this card in the following challenges
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long - Challenge #54: Folded Card (closes 1 Sept)
Christmas Card Challenges - Week #38: Anything Goes (closes 28 Aug)
Crafting From the Heart - Challenge #74: Anything Goes (closes 30 Aug)
Craft Your Passion Challenges - Challenge #276: Always Anything Goes (closes 30 Aug)
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog - Challenge #241: Anything Goes (entry #2)(closes 25 Aug)
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenges - Challenge #98: Use a Sentiment (closes 3 Sept)
Thank so much for stopping by today. Really appreciate each and everyone of you that takes the time to visit.