Saturday, September 28, 2013

Fairy Merry Christmas


Hi everyone,

It’s challenge time with the “Crazies” over on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog.This week our challenge hostess for September Cindy Haffner finishes off the month with another fun challenge.

This week Cindy has challenged us to Bows … use bows on your card/project this week.


For my card this week I have made a Gatefold card creating an opening on the front of the card using an ornament die. The image is a cute Christmas Fairy I received free with a magazine and is from Tiddly Ink.

My bow is a paper bow created using a die from MFT. I also added die cut Christmas Trees (Taylored Expressions) and Pine Branches (Impression Obsession).


Here is the inside of my card. The Fairy is mounted using the same ornament die used to cut the hole from the front of my card. I added some pieces of holly to the top of the card and ornaments on each flap. The ornament on the left has the sentiment the other is blank so I can write my message on it to whoever this is to go to.

Don't forget to check out the rest of the “Crazies” cards over on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog and also their individual blogs for more details.


Stamps: Holly Jolly Stamp Set – Tiddly Inks
Paper: White; Burgundy; Olive; DP
Other: Black Ink; Spellbinders 2011 Heirloom Ornament; Spellbinders Holiday Tags; Impression Obsession Pine Branch; MFT Die-namics Beautiful Bows; PTI Holly Jolly Die; Taylored Expressions Trim The Tree Die; Rhinestones; Ribbon; Foam Tape; Copics




Mary Ann said...

Awesome card!!!Very Pretty!!!Wow,love your bow!!!! said...

Both those cards are so cute! I love the paper bow treatment & the ornament opening. LUV IT.

g said...

just adorable! I love how you die cut the front of the card & the bow, trees and pine branches are fabulous- LOVE THIS!!

Tosha Leyendekker said...

You and your unique folds Hoots!! LOVE the sweet bow and your darling tree and ornament adorned card. You ROCK!

Peggy said...

WOWZA! Love how this card "unfolds"! Beautifully done!

Queen Mary said...

Frances, yours is such a wonderful interpretation of a gate card! And a bit daunting! Did you have any false starts with getting the opening right? Did you cut the ornament opening and then cut it in half and then adhere that to the two halves? I guess I could think about it a bit more and figure it out. anyway, I guess it just shows you'll always be a genius in my eyes! :) XO, Mary

Sparkly Engineer said...

Love how the ornament opens

Betty Wright said...

Amazing details and design, Frances! Beautiful Christmas card!

Joanne (jojot) said...

what a fabulously detailed holiday