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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Birthday - Accordian Card Challenge Entry

This is my second post today, I have been on a roll this weekend! I have been seeing some accordian cards lately and I wanted to try my hand at making one of my own. They are so cute, like little books! I also put this into several challenges, how fun!
I used a nestie die to make it a shaped card but that is certainly not a requirement. Once I worked out the dimensions and fold lines it was actually pretty easy to make and I expect I will be making more of these in the future. If you have never tried one, you should! Make up your own or follow the instructions at the end of this post. My instructions will make a card sized 4 X 5-1/4 and fits perfectly into an A2 envelope.

Creations by Gill M - Anything that flies - I have a butterfly and birds.
One Stop Craft Challenge - anything but square
Totally Gorjus - As you like it
Jellypark Friends - die cuts and/or punches
Mami Doodles - shaped card

Recipe & Materials Used:

Nestabilities Labels Eight - largest die for the covers and 3rd size down for the panel layers
Paper: K & Co. Classic K collection
Stamps: TPC Studios Vintage Birdcages, Gina K Designs Stenciled Spring set and Springtime Silhouette set.
Perfect Pearls: Platinum Pearl
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Inks in Vintage Photo and Old Paper

UPDATE: I removed my instructions because I found this wonderful link to an accordian card tutorial and video by SCS that was much clearer than mine. Click here to see the tutorial.


Anonymous said...

That is so pretty, thanks for sharing Beejay!
Thank you so much for participating in the
Mami Doodles challenge.

Tracey said...

This is so beautiful :)
Thanks for joining us at Jellypark Friends this week!

Jennifer Scull said...

wow! you put a lot of work into this! so pretty!
thanks for playing along in our die cuts/punches challenge at Jellypark Friends. :)

Sharon Keanly said...

Stunning! Thanks for joining in the fun at TG this week. hugs Sharon

Gill McCall said...

super fabby card - love the colours. many thanks for playing along in my challenge this time at CBGM

Shelley said...

How lovely.Thanks for joining in this weeks One Stop Craft Challenge. Hugs Shelley xx

Tip Top said...

Wonderful card! Thank you for joining in at Jellypark Friends Friday Challenge – hope you can join us again for the next challenge! Jellypark Challenges

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