Saturday, October 10, 2009

On a roll .....

Hello there!
I hope you're all enjoying a beautiful weekend! I spent a little time crafting today and have to say I've become a little addicted to this new (to me) card fold. I LOVE IT!! I think I like it so much because it's easy and it's especially perfect for the male cards as there's not much extra space to 'pretty it up'!
So, here they are - the second picture is a side view showing you how the card stands up. The first image is a stamp from B Line Designs - a vintage air balloon. This stamp has sat uninked for way too long! The sentiment is SU! and pierced with a brad and sits over the biege ribbon.

This second card is the ever-so-cute 'Froggy Gift' from High Hopes Stamps. It was an image I had already coloured in (with copics) so this was pretty quick and easy for me to put together. the back embossed panel is the Happy Birthday folder for the cuttlebug. I used twine to tie around the bottom of the image.

Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment. I love reading what you have to say and I always try and visit new commenters, so be sure to let me know if you're arriving for the first time!
Well, I'm off to have a soak in the bath and read my book for a bit! Enjoy your evening!
Danielle x


LINDA said...

These are both just wonderful.. I really like the design.. The images are very nice.. Lovely work..
Hugs, Linda

Rachel said...

Oh wow this is a real neat folding card! you did such an awesome job with these cards.

stampinfrog said...

Danielle both of cards are fantastic! I love this fold for the guys too. Love both images but my fav is Froggy Gift! Fantastic job!!!

Francesca said...

2 wonderful cards , love the colouring and details


Donnas Den said...

These are great. I have a blog about cards for men. Would it be ok for me to show your cards as a great example?


Clare (Littlebear) said...

Brillant cards Danielle and I love the fold! The balloon stamp is stunning.
Clare x

Mandy said...

What beautiful cards!!! I love the fold I struggle for mens cards so I might just have to sneak this fold!!lol both images are lovely.

Mandy xx

Penni said...

Great cards Danielle. Love this fold, I've never seen this before. Great Balloon Stamp too.


Ben said...

These cards are lovely - Is there a tutorial on how to do them as I would love to have ago - I love the balloon stamp


dolcreations said...

Danielle this is a really neat folding card! I am really loving what you are doing with it. I really like that image, fantastic masculine cards!
Enjoy your Thanksgiving Weekend!

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Danielle,
These are both great cards. I love the cute image on the scond one. The first one is really classy - what a great man card.
Fiona x

Lorraine said...

Super cards Danielle love the fold great Man`s card.

Jeanette said...

Both cards are wonderful Danielle and I do love that card folder. It has such a great look!
Happy Thanksgiving!
Hugs Jeanette

cats whiskers said...

What a delightful cards danielle
Hugs Jacqui x

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Well Done
Hugs Jacqui x

KanataNewf said...

A truly unique fold. I'm going to have to give this one a try!

Linda said...

Love the shape of these cards. They work well for Christmas cards and wedding invitations too! Thanks for the inspiration :-)


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