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Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Fancy fold

This is the first time that I have attempted a challenge but the one at Bah Humbug interested me so I had a go!
The base card is 11" square and folded diagonally. Score at 3" and 5 1/2" from both ends of the long straight edge and fold the two inner creases towards the middle and the two outer ones back. The two outer folds need to be opened and pressed flat to achieve a diamond shape. The top folds down to shape the envelope and is scored at 3 1/2". I decorated the front with House Design paper that was free with a magazine and the topper (also free) was matted and layered onto red mirri.I used frosted lace stickles for the wings and gems for the corners. The tag was from the same set matted on red mirri and decorated with brads. I hope the fold is more obvious from the photos
thanks for looking


Valerie

4 comments:

Max said...

Hello Valerie and welcome to the magical world of blogland. So pleased you decided to join in with our challenge this week and share your fancy diamond-front envelope card at Bah! Humbug! Hopefully you will consider becoming a regular =)

Luv'n'Stuff
Max
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Irene said...

Hello Valerie

Welcome to blogland and to Bah!Humbug! We are so pleased you decided to enter our challange, and look forward to seeing more of your work.

What a fabulous diamond fold card. I love your colour combination of green with a touch of red and gold as it looks so elegant.
Your little fairy topper is so ever so sweet and cute.

Thank you so much for joining in our latest challange at Bah!Humbug!
irene
xxxx

Ann said...

oh this is gorgeous- on of my favourite type of folds. Stunning creation. Thanks for sharing it with us at Bah! Humbug!
Ann xxx

Pat said...

What a great card for your first challenge, hope you join us again. Thanks for joining in the challenge at Bah Humbug this week.

Pat xx

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