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Monday, 30 September 2013


Good morning hope you are all well I have been a little out of sorts this weekend so forgive me if i havent visited you i have been trying to stay off the computer to help. 
However I have to show this amazing fold for a card I came across at Splitcoast stampers. As you will be aware I am guesting for a while at CRAFTY SENTIMENTS and boy am I enjoying it. The stamps we are given to work with are just a dream  and the team are so friendly and the lovely Suzette is just the best. 
Well each month we have a stamp release and i was given a secret stamp no one knew except Jan our lovely leader and we where asked to make something other than a card unless it was a fancy fold one. 
Today is my day to d├ębut my stamp and it is this gorgeous little girl on a swing called 
which you can find in the shop here
why not head on over and checkout the rest of the stamps in the shop
if you pop along to the INSPIRATIONAL blog you will see each day a stamp made up into a stunning creation by one of the team from the release.
Well the card I am sharing with you is called a ORIGAMI DIAMOND FOLD CARD
and although it may look complicated it really isnt and I think i will be making a fair few of these.
1 tip though do not use card for the base and do not use very thick paper a good weight but not too stiff.
I will not bore you with all the details but just share a few pictures if you like the look of it then hop on over to the INSPIRATIONAL BLOG I have done a step by step tutorial on it with lots of pictures.
so here is my card
the finished card inside
The card folded
the fold see an easy one.

11inch square Designer Paper- Laura Ashley Love song
Double sided tape
Score Tool
Items to decorate –
Designer paper – Summer Papers – My Minds Eye
Backing Card
Flowers – Sweet Petites
Lace, Ribbon & Pearls
Stamps – Crafty Sentiments – Circle Sentiment- Why Not Swing
Promarkers – Gold Peel off Lines
Spellbinders scalloped circle & X cut circle

Well I do hope you like and take a closer look at the inspirational blog there is a hyperlink to it HERE 
Thanks for popping by and dont forget a new Crafty Sentiments challenge starts tomorrow
Bye for now


Sharon said...

Hope you are feeling better soon Sue.
Your card is amazing. Looks like it would have taken you hours. A fabulous design and love the papers, adorable image and embellies.
Hugs Sharon. x

rachel said...

this is amazing Sue - wonderful - love this image and your card shape is fabulous xx

Janette said...

Oh my word Sue this is stunning, wow what a gorgeous card, haven't done, or even seen a diamond fold in such a long time, love it....
Now you look after yourself...xxxx

Doreen said...

Beautiful...What a gorgeous image and fab

kay said...

Simply gorgeous,loving the fold and papers x

mags said...

An unusual card shape Sue but very effective. Love the image.
Hope you are feeling better soon.

Whisper said...

Oh WOW hun this is stunning and so different too, i will have to go check it out, thanks for the link, Luv Sam x

coops said...

so stunning sue..fabulous card shape and i love the gorgeous image and pretty colours ;D

xx coops xx

tilly said...

I have a headache looking at the folds lol...well done Sue, it has the wow factor