What I have for you for today's hop is a "fun fold" card. Over at Sparkle N Sprinkle, we've been having an in-house challenge to design some of our cards with "different" folds. You know, anything other than your standard "fold it in half" type card base. So, I did this fun design with today's hop in mind!
My furry subjects for today are Eternal Friends - two sweet little kitties that also come on a great cat set called Kitty Trio - Set 231.
My fun fold card design for these little cutties is called a Diamond Fold card. The central diamond shows off your main image and it kind of pops up from the rest of the card making your main image really stand out. (The ribbon band actually helps keep it closed).
To "open" the card, you pull outward on the two side sections.....and then you get a completely different look! How cool is that! These are really fun to play with......open - close - open - close....it's hard to put them down LOL!
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From there you can chose to fill in the rest of the pieces with designer paper (as shown) or leave it the color of your cardstock. Put your message on the panels that pop out or write it on the back.
For my main image, I chose to make my pink diamond a little bit bigger than the card base diamond so it hung over the edges just a little bit. You can also cut your main diamond a little smaller & let your base cardstock make a frame around your image.
So many options - the choices are endless. But one thing is for sure.....
After you make one of these, you'll want to make a bunch! If you'd like to make a card like this one, full instructions for this card can be found in the SNS Art Gallery here.
I sure hope you enjoyed today's card! Be sure to stop back after the hop (later on Saturday) and I'll have another fun furry friend to share with you here after the hop winners are announced! And don't forget to leave a little comment to let me know what you thought of todays card and qualify for the great prizes too. Now hop on over to Shanna's Blog for even more fun and furry ideas! Hope you enjoy the rest of the hop and Thanks so much for stopping by!
Until next time,