The details for CropChocolate Challenge #13 read "Karen and Michele have done this week's challenge: Create a project using the following recipe: Spring themed. Must contain 3 folds somewhere. Use 2 DIFFERENT paper lines." [Details for the current CropChocolate challenge.]
The rules read "Post a picture of your design. 50% of the product used must be from
CropChocolate.com. Please include items used in the description of your
entry. Contest ends on May 2nd, 2012 at 08:00:00am Mountain. Please submit your entry before then. $10 CropCredit in a random drawing."
I decided to try to meet the criteria for two challenges with this one project. The requirements for other challenge read: "Create a project that includes FABRIC. :)"
I decided to create a jump-up card (some people call them pop-up cards)
because the number of folds helped me meet one of the requirements (and I like how it looks and had not tried one yet). I found how to make it in a leaflet that came with The Ultimate Crafter's Companion. The card base
is made from 12x12 BasicGrey Out of Print Etchings (out-3316). I started with a 6x12 piece of cardstock and completed all of the folds to make the card.
I then pulled out this piece of batik fabric.
I used Sizzix Flower Layers Set #3 and my Big Shot to cut the flowers from the fabric.
I used Fancy Pants Chi-Chi Fancy-Free Collection by Nancie Rowe Janitz Beautify (item #971), QuicKutz Squeeze and QuicKutz dies to cut my leaves and tag.
I attached the flowers using Making Memories Crystal Brads (light medium square) and the tab using Making Memories Metallic Mini Flower Brads.
Here is a close-up of the flowers:
This photo shows how the card stands on its own:
And here is the completed card:
Other products used: The Ultimate Crafter's Companion, Viper by SnakeTape, black gel pen and Zig 2 Way Glue.
I hope that you like my completed project. Comments are appreciated.
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