Monday, 23 March 2015

Sheltering Tree Tabbed Square Pop Out Swing Card aka Square Lever Card

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A card challenge and a colour challenge here….

First the colour challenge…our lovely Team challenge setter, Julie Wade has been missing doing her colour combinations work for the team and so popped what she is currently using on our Team Page last Friday.

Pistachio Pudding , Always Artichoke, Sahara Sand & Basic Black . I took one look …and thought…WOW! So I rushed off to make a few cards… and … I love it… it really is an amazing combination Julie!! THANK YOU!

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Then my card challenge… I have seen a few Pop Out Swing cards around on the Internet over the past couple of months – so I have had the card format pinned and on my To Do List for a while.

So I found my pinned projects- both by fellow SU! demos and both which have video tutorials – the first one by  Dawn Griffiths and the second by Julie Davison.

But these are for the standard US 8 1/2” x 11” cardstock. So I converted to  a size more suitable for our European A4. And made a sample… coming soon!

But something was not working for me…!! So I went back to the drawing board and searched around the internet a bit more… and found the Splitcoast Stampers Lever Card Tutorial by Laura Lipe. That card solved the bit that wasn’t working … so another sample…coming soon!

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But then I decided I really wanted a large square card! So here it is… But actually with a completely different solution for the bit that was bothering me….!! More on that another day!! Easter Treats Amanda Bates at The Craft Spa 044

Yes sorry… that is code for no tutorial today… as my back is still agony after about 10 minutes on the PC…. but I have a cunning plan come April…. so I hope that then I will be able to hit that backlog of Tutorials to share…. watch this space… and keep your fingers crossed…..

2 comments:

  1. Can’t wait for all these tutorials

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  2. Amanda, I'm flattered that your gorgeous makes were inspired by my colour combination, looking forward to trying your tutorials x

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