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Monday, November 9, 2009

A new addiction!

Addicted to pop up cards! I've left the greetings off these - will add/personalise when I need to. These really are great fun to make and they look a wee bit special!









Pop up card - first attempt


First time making a pop up card and I was surprised how easy the basic folding was.
Started with a piece of card - 13cm x 26cm
1. fold it in half - right sides together
2. open it out again - right side up - then fold the right edge in so that it is aligned to the centre fold
3. open it out again - right side down - fold the bottom left corner up so it's aligned to the fold you have just made
4. open it out again - right side down - repeat what you did in step 3 for the top left corner (this creates the centre folds
5. last step - right side down - cut away the two corners to create the diamond shape which will face you on the pop up
6. gently fold!



Monday, November 2, 2009

Hoppy!







Still on the same theme of a white background. Yet another Penny Black stamp coloured with promarkers.








I am really loving using a white background - its not something I've really done in the past but doing the "all white" challenge has been really inspirational! I love this little hedgehog - he's coloured using promarkers.

tracy brown-scott / blue daisy crafts
2008