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Monday, 27 May 2013

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 92

This time's challenge was set by Annette, and she wants us to make a tri-shutter card! Now, I had no idea what a tri-shutter card was, so I first had to check out some tutorials to get the basic design.

Now, when it comes to trying out a new fold, I tend to head for Photoshop Elements. I traced out the various elements there, and then added a background colour, then layers of digital paper and the panels, adding wording to two of them.


I printed the image and cut and folded as required.

I used paper, images and other elements which are from Debbi Moore's Venice collection and are available as freebies on her site.
I cut out the images and matted them onto some Spellbinders die cuts.
I finished with some die cut flowers and a feather. The flowers were made using Sizzix dies.

I hope you can join us this week!

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Bearly Mine where anything goes,
The Perfect Sentiment where anything goes (with a sentiment),
Wags n Whiskers where anything goes,

5 comments:

fionalawlor said...

OOooooo this is soo fab! The colours look so regal and really beautiful :)
Fiona x

Margaret said...

Wow!!!!!!! This is absolutely stunning! Love, love, love the colors and your images and coloring. I've never tried one of those either, but I may have to give it a go. Thanks for joining us at Perfect Sentiment this week. Good luck.

Kimberly S said...

Such a beautiful birthday card in the rich purple and gold! Thanks so much for joining us for the Wags n Whiskers Challenge! :) hugs, Kimberly

Bridie @ Simply-Crafting.co.uk said...

Fabulous card, the gold works really well with the purple backing papers!

Well done for getting the Tri-Fold to come together - mine was a complete disaster!

Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog



Happy Crafting!



Bridie

J said...

My printer is rubbish at printing on card... it only takes the very thin sort, and that is no use as a base card. So envious of your method - good idea though!

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