Thursday, July 24, 2014

Merry Christmas Diamond-Fold Card


I just wanted to add another card to this year's growing-way-to-slow Christmas card collection, so I've made a diamond-fold card which is being put on display here...

or you can display it this way...

I consider this a mini card because when it's folded up, it's a 4-inch square card.

If you're interested in making this type of card, you can find the template HERE.

And as more often than not, the colouring of the image was done with my Letraset markers--Promarkers and Pantone Trias.

Here's a close-up of the cute Tilda being featured...

- Something For You Tilda from the Sweet Christmas Dreams Collection 2011

Magnolia stamps are available at Magnolia-licious, Diana's on-line store where she carries a large selection of both full-size and mini Magnolia stamps.  And if you don't see the particular one you are looking for, ask Diana if she can bring it in for you.  
Check out also the stamps from Wee StampsWild Rose Studios and Candibeans.
Magnolia-licious also carries cutting dies from various companies including Memory BoxPoppyStampsMagnolia Doohickey. and other crafting tools such as Scor-tapes, Prima Chalk Edgers, flowers, etc.  Have a look!
Prices are discounted, you get excellent customer service and what's more, you get to earn 2% credit to be applied to future purchases.  Sweet!

Challenges for this card:
Winter Wonderland - Blue Christmas
Christmas Cards All Year 'Round July Challenge - Non Traditional Colours
Crafting From the Heart Challenge #29 - Anything Goes
Totally Tilda Challenge #100 - Anything Goes
Sparkles Monthly Challenges - CH #58 Christmas in July
Aud Sentiments Challenge #111 - Christmas in July
Come and Get It Challenge - Christmas in July
613 Avenue Create Challenge #81 - Anything Goes
Craft for the Craic July Challenge - #6 Your Favorite Colours (it's blue)
Sister Act Card Challenge # 66 - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Enjoy your day and have a wonderful week!

Materials and Tools Used
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  DCWV Nana's Nursery Baby Boy paper pad; Recollections Starry Night paper pad
Dies:  Spellbinders Standard Circles and Classic Ovals; Magnolia Doohickey Poinsettia; Cheery Lynn Designs B148 Holly Flourish; Tim Holtz Festive Greenery
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain and Bundled Sage; pearls from my stash
Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias 


JenniferD said...

Wow I have never seen that fold card sit like that before I love it!Your Card is Totally Gorgeous too!

Miranda Slagboom-de Groot said...

It's just gorgeous.
Hugs Miranda

Jacee said...

What a beauty Norma, I love the fold, and your colouring is as beautiful as always, Love it!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Beth Brovold said...

Oh my my dear Norma...this is FANTASTIC!!!!! And as always thanks for sharing your tutorials with us!!!!
Take care,

Véronique said...

So cute Norma!

Hugs, Veronique

Melissa Banbury said...

What a genius card fold!! I LOVE it - thanks so much for sharing the template! I can't wait to try it :)

Unknown said...

A real beauty thanks for joining us at sister act this week and good luck
Hugs Tonnie DT

Anonymous said...

This is wonderful Norma, I love your sweet mini card, so pretty, thanks for the template
Hugs Julie P

Deborah said...

Gorgeous card. Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland.

Deborah A

* Shell B.* said...

Fabulous christmas card, great image & design!
Glad that you could join us for the challenge at Come And Get It…..hope to see you back soon!

¸..• ´¨¨)) -:¦:-¸.•´ .•´¨¨))*((¸¸.•´ ..•´
Shell in Alaska ~ CAGI DT ~

mgoll88 said...

Cool cvard creation with wonderfull images , looks great!


Danii said...

This is so gorgeous :-)
Hugs, Danii

NPurdum56 said...

What a beautiful card Norma! Thanks for sharing how it is made! I Love your coloring! Nancee :)

Billie A said...

Beautiful card love the style and the image. Great embellishments. Great colors. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

Katya- Ангел в кедах said...

So pretty!

Unknown said...

Very cute! Beautiful project :) thanks so much for joining in our July challenge over at Craft for the Craic.

Rebecca said...

I've never seen that before! I love it! Thanks for sharing it with us at Sparkles we hope to see you again!

Love From Rebecca xx

Helen said...

Wow! This is stunning. Absolutely love it! Thanks for joining us at Sparkles Monthly challenges for our ‘Christmas in July’ challenge.

Hugs Helen P (DT) x

Grenouille Greetings said...

I really should come by your blog more often. I am thoroughly enjoying my visit here today and I love how you have shown two ways to display this stunning card! Hugs, Lesley

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