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Monday, August 23, 2010

Just Believe Tent Card

This is my Just Believe Tent Card! Instead of having a card that opens, this has a folded paper in the bottom so you can stand it up on a table and display it. This card really looks good sitting on my table! If you change around the image it would be perfect for Christmas!

Here is how I made it:
I cut an 11" x 5 1/2" piece of white card stock and folded it in half. I drew pencil lines from diagonal corners to find the middle and then using a pencil inside my circle cutter I drew light circles to see what size I wanted to cut out of the center.

I then used my Just Believe flower stamp and stamped it in the corner. Once that was done I cut out the circle that looked like the best size and just cut around the flower image with a craft knife for the parts that went in the middle. Then I used stamps and sponges to finished off the card. To make the red scallop border I just cut a scallop circle using my big shot and the large scallop circle die. I then used my circle cutter to cut out the center circle. I put this over my card and just cut out around the flower so it wouldn't cover it.

To make the tent feature I cut a 3" x 5 1/2" piece of paper and scored it every half inch going in the long direction.

Using Tombow adhesive I glued this onto the bottom inside of the card like shown. This makes the card still fit in the envelope but then you can expand it and sit it on the table.

To make this card I used:
Always Artichoke ink and paper
Cherry Cobbler ink and paper
1/4" Grosgrain Always Artichoke ribbon
Circle Cutter
Just Believe stamp set
Big Shot
Scallop Circle Die and Scallop Circle Die#2
Big Designer Buttons - Deck the Halls colors (Holiday Mini)


Amy Celona said...

You do such beautiful work!

craftystamper said...

A great card. And thanks for explaining how you made it. I may give it a try - as you suggested - as a Christmas card.

Rose said...

Your card is beautiful, wow you didn't do that in 10 minutes! Love the cut out flower images, excellent work.

Theresa said...

I really like this card. Thanks for sharing.

Andrea said...

Your talent never ceases to amaze me. Thanks for continuing to share it with us.

Melannie - Craft Haven Retreats said...

Gorgeous card and thank your for providing instructions! I will definitely try this card out!

Alissa Weaver said...

Beautiful and amazing!

Regina said...

What a fantastic card!
Thanks for the tutorial!

Greetings from Germany

Donna said...

Lynn - what a beautiful card! You always come up with some wonderful ideas! Thanks for sharing them with us.

Marge Waskiewicz said...

Lynn, I'm in awe over your beautiful cards. You are so talented in your creativity. I don't know if I could even attempt to try it.
Do you do videos? Thanks for sharing....

Olga said...

BEAUTIFUL... Love it!

Created By You said...

Fabulous tent card and tutorial Lynn! Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful work and instructions!

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