Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Got me a Tree!

This is the 2nd card for this month's challenge over at Lady Anne's using the digi provided by QKR Stampede.
I have chosen to make a Joy Fold  card and have to say that I'm finding them a real joy to make! The image has been coloured with Promarkers and edged round with gold pen The Christmas papers are all by Holly Hobbie 2012 Christmas Joy Paper Collection  free with Cardmaking & Papercraft  magazine. Bakers twine from my stash  along with the snippets of red card to make the sentiment using Britannia word dies. The inserts were cut using Spellbinders 'Majestic Elements'. I used Sizzix  657552  and Xcut nesting die to cut the retaining circles.
This is the card closed with the front fold held in place by the circles with are raised on 3d pads.

When you start to open the card this is the flap you see inside.

Starting to fold the front flap down.

Front down completely showing the image.

And finally with the image flap folded up to see the inside of the card. I couldn't resist making up a  sentiment to go with the image.
Forgot to put the link in for making a Joy fold card . Split Coasters have an excellent one.

Entering into the following challenges:
Lady Anne's Progressive challenge #8: Use dig provided by QKR Stampede.
Crafty Hazelnuts extra #9: Anything goes Christmassy.
Crafty Hazelnuts wkly #142: Cut it out.
Sweet Stampin: Fancy folds
Pixie's Crafty Workshop #90: Use up your snippets.
Whoopsi Daisy: Use more than 2 patterned papers. (red check, red stripe, green stripe).
Make It Monday #158: Paper Crafts.
The Pink Elephant #217: digi stamps or papers.
Creative Card Crew #45: Christmas.
Card Crafters Circle #92 Checks & tartan.



  1. Great card-what a fun image,he is fab!
    Best wishes,Nessa xx

  2. Gorgeous card, lovely image and the papers are stunning. Just going to find out how to make the Joy fold KP x

  3. How many days left now? :)
    When it comes, will you remember where all your Xmas cards are?
    I always used to lose them!
    Have a great week!
    Sue xxx

  4. Great fun image, love the style of the card and the papers are great.

    Kath x

  5. Love the way you've used the circles to hold the front fold - clever card - thanks for entering this for both CHNC challenges - and lovely that you were able to play in the Snippets playground at the same time. x

  6. lovely card, thank you for joining us at whoopsie daisy, hope to see you again and good luck, julie xxxx

  7. I'm really enJOYing this JOY fold card lol! I love how you've turned it on its side, and the clever fasteners, and what a great image, too!

    love Mags B x

  8. Oh how fun and so very cute!! Love the joy fold and this is just perfect for it. Precious card.

  9. Great image and coloring! This made me chuckle! Looks like he's on the run! Creative folding too!

  10. So many details and the result is fabulous. This design would be wonderful to add family photos and journaling too. Creative Bliss...

  11. What a fun image you chose, and I will definitely check out this Joy Fold link at SCS. Trying to save instructions on the different folds, really like this one. So many different places for the eye to feast. The Majestic S/B is so very pretty on your interiors and the stripey paper is so festive & bright. Had to laugh at this cute sentiment which was spot on for your image! TFS & Hugs

  12. Thanks for your help re these images, yes they were fun to play with and I love QKR images at the best of times. Love your card and love different folds

  13. This JOY FOLD card is wonderful Mrs A. Thank you for the instructions link as I am currently collecting fancy fold card instructions...need to break out of my same looking cards rut!
    Your image is a cutie and the papers are wonderful that part!

  14. Wonderful Mrs A - I do so love the joy fold and like that you made it the other way one. Great images and sentiment too.

    I knew we were joined at the hip - I just reached 250 followers the other day too :)

    Hugs and have a great day!


  15. This is fabulous, Mrs A! Love that gorgeous bear! Great design... must have a go at this myself!
    Thanks for joining us at Sweet stampin'this week.

  16. What a fun creation! I love the red and white scheme... it always looks so fresh! Thanks for sharing with us at the Card Crafter's Circle!

  17. WOW . . .this is amazing Mrs A. Really terrific festive card.
    Sarn xxx

  18. Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy.

  19. Is this the image that caused you the trouble the other day? You did a great job. Fab joy fold too x

  20. Brilliant card - great image :) Elizabeth xx

  21. Love the bear!! Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Card Crew!

    CCC DT
    Love to Create DT
    Crazy Challenge DT
    Anyone for Anya DT

  22. Love it! Thanks for joining us at WD & CCC xx Jan


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